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Gym Harassment: 56.37% women harassed while working out

Gym Harassment: 56.37% women harassed while working out

We wanted to understand how prevalent harassment is in gyms and how it impacts members, gyms, and the industry as a whole. To investigate this we surveyed 3,774 gym members (1107 female and 2667 male) in June of 2021. Key Findings 56.37% of female gym members have experienced harassment at the gym - 2.68x more than male gym members (21.00%) 92.31% of cases of harassment against females go unreported Of the female gym members who experienced being harassed: 25.65% stopped[…]


Fitness Trends 2021: New Trends in Fitness [Global Report]

Fitness Trends 2021: New Trends in Fitness [Global Report]

The pandemic has forced drastic changes upon the fitness industry, producing a sizable shift in how people approach staying fit and maintaining the health benefits of regular exercise. In order to learn about what the newest trends in fitness were for 2021, we surveyed 4,538 active adults from 122 countries (active adults are respondents who reported being active at the start of 2020). These respondents shared what they believe was the best way to stay fit in 2021, in co[…]


Sprinting Benefits | 40+ Benefits of Sprinting

Sprinting Benefits | 40+ Benefits of Sprinting

Sprinting is one of the most intense forms of working out that can give you the health benefits of exercising for an hour, in just a few minutes. Decades of studies have shown the benefits of exercise in improving one’s health, but one of the biggest challenges is squeezing in 30 minutes of exercise a day, which is the current exercise recommendation. To determine the various benefits of sprinting, we spent 80+ hours researching and analyzing over 90 studies and br[…]


Hiking Benefits | 70+ Health Benefits of Hiking

Hiking Benefits | 70+ Health Benefits of Hiking

Since the onset of the pandemic, people have begun looking elsewhere to get active and enjoy the benefits of exercise. This is what has led hiking to significantly grow in popularity over the past year. Now, 59.1% of active adults see outdoor activities like hiking as the best way to stay fit in 2021, according to the fitness trends 2021 report. The United States Environmental Protection Agency says an average American spends more than 90% of their daily life indoors and[…]


Running Boom: 28.76% of runners started during the pandemic

Running Boom: 28.76% of runners started during the pandemic

We surveyed 3,961 current runners to investigate how many began during the pandemic. We wanted to learn about their motivations for running, whether they’ll participate in races, and how they differ from those that began before COVID. Key findings: 28.76% of current runners started running during the pandemic These new-pandemic runners are 19.82% less likely to participate in in-person races over the next 12 months New runners are 115.37% more in favor of virtual r[…]


77 Gym Membership Statistics, Facts, and Trends [2020/2021]

77 Gym Membership Statistics, Facts, and Trends [2020/2021]

We researched, read, analyzed, and compiled data and facts on everything regarding gym memberships and gym members, to bring you a comprehensive breakdown of gym membership statistics. Gym membership statistics Gym attendance statistics Gyms least and most busy times statistics Gym participation statistics Gym equipment and exercise popularity statistics Gym member retention statistics Gym membership cancellation statistics Gym member new year resolutions statistics Gym[…]


Scientific Benefits of Exercise [Research Review]

Scientific Benefits of Exercise [Research Review]

In 2021, we began a project dedicating a significant amount of time towards researching the scientific benefits of exercise for your health. Reading, reviewing, analyzing, and reporting the findings of hundreds of studies showing how everything from regular physical activity to working out benefits you. Cardio Cardio benefits your heart health significantly. When analyzing how different forms of aerobic exericse improved heart health, the studies showed significant impro[…]


Cardio Benefits: 80+ Benefits of Cardio for your Health

Cardio Benefits: 80+ Benefits of Cardio for your Health

In our investigation to the health benefits of exercise, we spent 72 hours analyzing over 300 studies specific to how cardio improves your health. The 80+ benefits of cardio statistics that we produced through research were analyzed and broken down into the following sections: Heart health Physical fitness Hormones Weight loss Diabetics Mental and emotional health Brain health Bone health Joint health Heart health About 655,000 Americans die from some form of cardiovascu[…]


Jump rope benefits: 35+ health benefits of jumping rope

Jump rope benefits: 35+ health benefits of jumping rope

To investigate the health benefits of jumping rope we spent 75 hours analyzing over 150 studies. This exercise benefits you in a wide range of unique ways. This review of rope jumping benefits is broken down into the following sections: Heart health Weight loss Physical fitness, strength, and muscle Aerobic conditioning and oxygenation Diabetes Mental and emotional health Brain health Bone and joint health Heart health Some of the benefits of cardio include improving you[…]


Rowing machine benefits: 56 health benefits of rowing

Rowing machine benefits: 56 health benefits of rowing

Different forms of exercise benefits your health in different ways. One unique form of exercising is rowing. In order to demonstrate the benefits of rowing and why using a rowing machine is such a great form of exercise, we spent 70 hours, analyzing over 160 studies to provide a comprehensive review of the benefits of rowing, broken down into the following sections: Heart health Physical fitness, strength, muscle, and conditioning Weight loss Diabetes Mental and emotiona[…]