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Survey: 59.01% believe USMNT should boycott World Cup

Survey: 59.01% believe USMNT should boycott World Cup

Amid growing calls from European countries to boycott the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, we surveyed 4,201 people (including 1,015 Americans) to understand the general position on the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) and the upcoming soccer World Cup. Key findings: 59.01% believe the USMNT should boycott Qatar ‘22 60.59% believe World Cup ‘22 should be removed from Qatar and held elsewhere 59.01% believe the USMNT should boycott Qatar ‘22 Whe[…]


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[…]


82.95% of UK fans to boycott Super League (1,471 fans surveyed)

82.95% of UK fans to boycott Super League (1,471 fans surveyed)

Fans have been expressing their fury at clubs after the announcement of the Super League on Sunday. We ran a flash poll to understand if the fury stretches as far as to boycott the Super League games and companies that will broadcast, support, or sponsor it. Key Findings: 82.95% of UK based will boycott the Super League Only 43.08% of US fans to boycott with 34.69% still undecided 67.91% of fans outside of the UK and US to boycott the Super League 84% of UK based fans of[…]


Gloomy Future for Domestic Players in EuroLeague

Gloomy Future for Domestic Players in EuroLeague

After analyzing the influence and continued growth of American players in the EuroLeague, we decided to look at the evolution of domestic players in the highest European basketball competition. We analyzed 2,634 EuroLeague players over 21 seasons to see how domestic players’ overall numbers and contributions changed in recent years compared to early seasons. Key findings Domestic players’ time on the court over the last 3 EuroLeague seasons declined 36% compa[…]


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[…]


Cycling benefits: 105 health benefits of riding a bike

 Cycling benefits: 105 health benefits of riding a bike

Based on our analysis of more than 100 studies and 73 hours of work, we have compiled 100+ statistics, facts, and findings from the research on the health benefits of cycling. This article covers the benefits of cycling for: Heart health Joint and bone health Seniors and older adults Diabetes Weight loss Mental and emotional health Brain health Cancer risk Overall fitness - building muscle, strength, and endurance Biking to work instead of commuting in your car Drawbacks[…]