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45+ Boutique Fitness Statistics 2021/2022 [Research Review]

The boutique fitness industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the fitness industry. To better understand the size, growth, and facts about this industry, we researched and compiled more than 45 statistics about boutique fitness. Top boutique fitness industry statistics for 2021 The boutique fitness industry is expected to be worth $22.1 billion by 2022, up 4.63% from their pre-pandemic levels of $21.1 billion in 2019 The industry is projected to grow to $26.2 bi[…]


Pull ups benefits | 60+ Statistics & Facts [Research Review]

There are different types of workouts you can do at the gym or at home to reap the benefits of exercise. But if you want to focus on upper body strength, one of the workouts you can do is pull-ups. We've read an analyzed hundreds of studies on strength training's benefits, spending nearly 45 hours focused on researching the benefits of pull ups. The top 8 reasons why you should include pull-ups in your workout routine are that pull-ups: Improve your physique and strength[…]


Deadlift Benefits | 80+ Stats & Facts [Research Review]

We have read and analyzed thousands of studies on the benefits of exercising regularly in addition to the overall benefits of strength training. To demonstrate the benefits of deadlifts, we spent 83 hours reading over 100 of scientific studies and articles. The top 10 deadlift benefits we uncovered from the research that stresses the importance of deadlifting are that they: Increase your vertical jump Make you a more explosive athlete Help you run and sprint faster Incre[…]


Bench press benefits | 60+ Statistics & Facts [Research Review]

There are many benefits of exercise for building strength, but no other strength training exercise improves upper body strength as effectively as the bench press. To demonstrate the benefits of bench presses, we spent 36 hours reading, researching, and analyzing over 20 scientific articles and studies. In summary, the top benefits of bench pressing: Increases chest and arm strength Builds significant muscles Improves overall pressing power Low-frequency bench pressing is[…]


Strength Training Benefits | 110+ Stats & Facts | Research Review

We've read and analyzed thousands of scientific articles regarding how regular exercise benefits you, with hundreds of which being focused on the overall benefits of strength training. The top strength training benefits we uncovered from the research that stresses the importance of strength training include: Increased strength, muscle, and power It makes you run faster, jump higher, and be quicker Improves overall athletic performance Keeps bones strong and joints health[…]


Squat Benefits | 90+ Stats & Facts [Research Review]

We've reading thousands of studies on the health benefits of exercise and how strength training is beneficial We wanted to highlight the benefits of squats because it is one of the most important and effective exercises one can do. To highlight squat benefits, we have curated data from over 75 studies and summarized the top benefits of squatting: Make you a stronger athlete Build incredible power, muscle, and functional strength Best exercises for engaging lower body Inc[…]


Return to work creates exercise boom for least active [Study]

Return to work creates exercise boom for least active [Study]

We wanted to understand how the exercise habits of people who were forced to work remotely during the pandemic were impacted by returning to the office full-time. To do this, we surveyed 2,494 people who were working remotely during the pandemic about their exercise habits before and after returning to work. Key findings: Returning to work in the office full-time, after being forced to work remotely during the pandemic has resulted in: 59.52% of non-exercisers are active[…]


50+ Science Backed Benefits of Push Ups

Push ups fall under the umbrella of a compound exercise, targeting multiple muscle groups that provide you with many different health benefits of exercise. To showcase the benefits of push ups, we have curated data from over 50 studies and found that overall, push ups are great for: Building muscle, strength and endurance in your arms, chest, and core Improving heart health and reducing cardiovascular disease risk Lowering your blood pressure and cholesterol Helping peop[…]


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[…]