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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. You can see more running stats, facts, and trends here. 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 m[…]


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[…]


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[…]


1/3 gym members won't return after vaccine (11K surveyed)

1/3 gym members won't return after vaccine (11K surveyed)

A year ago, at the start of the lockdowns, we found that nearly 50% of gym members didn’t plan to return to their gyms upon reopening and that more than 10% had canceled their memberships. A follow-up study in August found that the cancelation rate continued to increase and that less than a third of members had actually returned by that point. Now, in March of 2021, we have surveyed 11,193 members from 142 countries to learn how many gym members plan to return to t[…]


HIIT benefits: 68 benefits of high-intensity interval training

HIIT benefits: 68 benefits of high-intensity interval training

High intensity interval training is incredibly popular and is a great way to experience a wide range of exercise benefits. We spent 80+ hours analyzing over 220 studies on high-intensity interval training to provide a comprehensive review of the benefits of HIIT, broken down into the following sections: Heart health Fat loss Physical fitness, strength, muscle, and conditioning Diabetes prevention and management Mental and emotional health Bone and joint health Cancer Qua[…]


Walking benefits: 118 health benefits of walking

Walking benefits: 118 health benefits of walking

The importance of exercise is well known, but in order to demonstrate the importance of walking and why walking is such a great form of exercise, we spent 75 hours, analyzing over 200 studies to provide a comprehensive review of the benefits of walking. These 118 reasons to walk everyday are broken down by their benefits for: Heart health Physical fitness, strength, muscle, and conditioning Seniors and older adults Prevention and management of diabetes Mental health and[…]