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Quarantine Weight Gain: 35.82% Gained Weight During Pandemic [19,903 Person Study]

Quarantine Weight Gain: 35.82% Gained Weight During Pandemic [19,903 Person Study]

In previous research, we found that the lockdown led to people exercising more than they were prior to the pandemic - staying active to enjoy the health benefits of exericse. Additionally, we have found that nearly 70% of gym members haven’t gone back to their gyms, nor do they plan to anytime soon. All along, conversations regarding the “Quarantine 15” and weight gain during the pandemic have been ongoing. In order to learn just how this pandemic has i[…]


Away teams 41.6% more likely to be shown a red card [Data analysis]

Away teams 41.6% more likely to be shown a red card [Data analysis]

To understand the impact that red cards have on football matches we have collected data from 19,985 games in Europe’s top 5 leagues over the last 10 years. The data below includes games from the German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, and English Premier League between 2010 and 2020. This analysis examines the number of red cards for home teams versus the number of red cards for away teams. Key Findings: Away teams 41.6% more likely to[…]


Red cards down 21.4% in last decade [Analysis of 19,985 games]

Red cards down 21.4% in last decade [Analysis of 19,985 games]

To understand the impact that red cards have on football matches we have collected data from 19,985 games in Europe’s top 5 leagues over the last 11 years. The data below includes games from the German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, and English Premier League between seasons 2009/10 and 2019/20. This is the first of a series of articles analyzing 11 years’ worth of red card data and focuses on the frequency of red cards. Key Fin[…]


Calories Burned Running: How Many Calories Burned Running?

Calories Burned Running: How Many Calories Burned Running?

All types of exercise benefits you by burning calories. Specifically, running is one of the most effective exercises to help you burn calories. In this study, we analyze the number of calories burned running, from every angle. The study breaks down how many: Calories are burned running per hour Calories burned running per minute Miles to run to burn 500, 1,000, 2,000 calories Hours to run to burn 2,000 calories Calories burned running by weight Calories burned running on[…]


40+ Weight Loss Statistics 2021

40+ Weight Loss Statistics 2021

We scoured through various studies and polls, researching and collecting data regarding weight loss to provide a comprehensive breakdown of: Weight loss statistics Weight loss success statistics Weight loss and diet failure statistics Stats and facts on why diets don't work Weight loss demographics Weight loss industry Weight loss statistics RunRepeat's quarantine weight gain survey of 19,903 people surprisingly revealed that 32.17% of respondents managed to lose weight[…]


Calories Burned Walking: How Many Calories Burned Walking

Calories Burned Walking: How Many Calories Burned Walking

In order to stay active and enjoy the benefits of exercise, people began getting active outdoors during the pandemic. In fact, activities like walking was the top fitness trend in 2021, so we wanted to analyze just how much walking benefits weight loss and how many calories will walking burn. In this piece, we discuss: Calories burned walking per hour Calories burned walking per minute Calories burned walking by miles Walking duration to burn 500, 1,000, 2,000 calories C[…]


Calories Burned Biking: How Many Calories Does Cycling Burn

Calories Burned Biking: How Many Calories Does Cycling Burn

Riding a bike at home or outdoors is on the rise, with our fitness trends report showing outdoor exercise and home fitness as the most popular trends of 2021. We know exercise benefits you in losing weight by burning calories. But we wanted to learn how biking benefits you and just how many calories you burn cycling or riding a stationary bike. Specifically, this study investigates how many: Calories burned cycling per mile Calories burned cycling / biking 1 hour Calorie[…]


Average Gym Membership Cost 2021 [Gym Price Analysis]

Average Gym Membership Cost 2021 [Gym Price Analysis]

We compiled the prices of the different membership plans at 16 popular gym chains in the US (as of January 15th, 2021) to analyze the average gym membership costs in 2021. The comprehensive analysis specifically addresses: What does the average gym membership cost per month in 2021? How much does the average annual gym membership cost? Gym membership price comparison of the top US gym chains Top 5 cheapest gym memberships to join for $20 or less a month What does the ave[…]


Runners Find Little Need for Gyms in 2021

Runners Find Little Need for Gyms in 2021

Back in April we surveyed 12,913 people and found that moderate runners (those running just 1-3 times a week) prior to the lockdown were finding more time to run and as a group were logging 55% more runs. We just completed another survey of 2,712 runners to see what they plan to do in 2021 to hit their fitness goals. This was part of another study we just published on Gym Member trends. Key Findings 84.78% of runners said that outdoor activities like running and working[…]


How Will Gym Members Stay Fit in 2021 [Hint:Not the Gym]

How Will Gym Members Stay Fit in 2021 [Hint:Not the Gym]

Although nearly half of gym members said they would return to their gym when it reopened back in April, only a third had returned since August. With the pandemic only worsening as 2020 comes to an end, we wanted to learn how this year has changed the way gym members approach achieving the benefits of exercise and their fitness goals. To do this, we surveyed 1,990 gym members from 120 different countries in order to learn how they will be approaching staying fit in 2021,[…]