Marathon Statistics 2019 Worldwide (Research)

Marathon Statistics 2019 Worldwide (Research)

We spend 6 months to conduct the largest study of race results ever. It contains 19,614,975 marathon results from 2008 to 2018 from more than 32,335 races across the globe. The study was conducted by Statistician Jens Jakob Andersen and Vania Nikolova Ph.D. in Mathematical Analysis.    Feel free to use any data from the study as long as you refer to this original source.    Worldwide Marathon Statistics 2018 global marathon statistics Fin[…]


The most popular Euroleague teams

The most popular Euroleague teams

  Summary: Fans of Euroleague teams fill 68% of their arenas capacities on average Only 2 teams (Zalgiris and Maccabi) gather more than 90% of their arena's capacity 7 teams in total have above the average attendance regarding the arena capacity %, and 9 teams are below the average in this aspect   Zalgiris fans showed that Lithuania is a land of basketball - 5% of Kaunas population goes to the arena every game Vitoria is following closely w[…]


All Eco Sneakers Do Is Kill The Planet a Little Bit Slower [Study]

All Eco Sneakers Do Is Kill The Planet a Little Bit Slower [Study]

The threat from climate change is greater than ever. Recently a number of sustainable sneakers have entered the market. But does anyone actually know what environmental impact their sneakers have? It turns out that if the sneaker industry was a country, it would be the 17th largest polluter each year. That raises one question in particular: how much do these 'eco-sneakers' actually reduce carbon emissions by? Well, not as much as you might hope. Eco-sneakers are no[…]


#NSFW - You won’t believe your eyes (NUDE HIKING)

#NSFW - You won’t believe your eyes (NUDE HIKING)

  Naked hiking 101: Those offended by rumps need not enter When the wild calls, sometimes it calls to your innermost desire to be one with nature. For those who answer this call, there is a style of hiking that is a must-try. Strip off your clothes and bask in the glory of the fresh sun on a nude hike. Whether you opt to take a solo hike with your buns bare to the sky or you make it a social event celebrating the wonders of unmasked nature, naked hiking is an a[…]


33 Couples yoga poses to take your relationship to the next level

33 Couples yoga poses to take your relationship to the next level

From Instagram gurus, major publications, family and friends to your work colleagues, it is hard to go very long without hearing about yoga. We get it. Yoga is a great form of exercise with a long list of benefits. The thing is though, the majority of yoga practitioners partake in it as a form of individualistic practice. However, there is more to yoga than meets the “third” eye. Couples yoga is a shared experience focused more on the connection with one[…]


Shortest vs tallest NBA player - dive into the extremes of the NBA

Shortest vs tallest NBA player - dive into the extremes of the NBA

  Will you have a better playing career if you are the shortest or tallest NBA player? It seems logical that the game played "above the rim" should be more suitable for the "giants". However, we did an in-depth analysis of players who led the league in height and their colleagues on the other side of the scale. It turns out that, unless your name is Wilt Chamberlain or Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, tallest players are not more successful than their shorter fellas. In fac[…]


Stronglifts 5x5 workout - best strength training program for beginners

Stronglifts 5x5 workout - best strength training program for beginners

  The fitness industry is littered with fad workouts that tell you what to do, how to do it, and promise amazing results. They come. They go. And a new one is born. The 5x5 workout is not one of those fads. This training program has stood the test of time having originated in 1960 by the legendary bodybuilder, Reg Park. It has lived on since then. It has taken on different forms throughout the years into versions with the help of experts like Bill Starr or Mark[…]


114 of the best hiking and adventure quotes of all time

114 of the best hiking and adventure quotes of all time

  From time to time we all need a little inspiration, so we’ve assembled the largest collection of adventure and hiking quotes on the web. These quotes are by famous naturalists like John Muir, climbers like Sir Edmund Hillary, and explorers, poets, industry leaders, or authors who were inspired by the great outdoors. We have selected some quotes by famous adventurers, while others are simply about hiking, nature, or being outside, but all will light[…]


A Complete guide to Basketball movies

A Complete guide to Basketball movies

"Basketball is like poetry in motion; cross the guy to the left, take him back to the right, he's fallin back, then just J right in his face. Then you look at him and say, "What?" " - Jesus Shuttlesworth, He Got Game (1998)   As a truly global sport, basketball has spread its influence way above the sports sphere. The game has become a part of the music culture, fashion, and cinema, among the others. Since "The Fair Co-Ed" hit the theaters i[…]


Ditch the polar vortex: 5 best winter hiking destinations in the US

Ditch the polar vortex: 5 best winter hiking destinations in the US

  Across the United States, there are countless locations for those who are diehard fanatics to hike during the cold winter months. Challenging and as icy cold as a fireless hearth, these trails are ideal for those who are willing to pull out the snowshoes, AT skis, or crampons to tackle the trickiest winter hikes. This article, however, is not focused on the icy or snow-lined trails. While we have mad respect for those who ice pick their way up the side of a mo[…]