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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 sta[…]


Premier League most Diverse in Managerial Appointments [Analysis]

Premier League most Diverse in Managerial Appointments [Analysis]

  We collected data on 877 different managerial spells, and 18,260 leagues games, in the top five European football countries during 2010-20. Our aim was to observe how different nationalities are represented in various leagues when it comes to managers.   Key findings: The Premier League has the lowest representation of domestic managerial talent with English managers managing only 27% of all league games during 2010-20. Serie A is the opposite spectr[…]


200+ Gym Industry Statistics [Global Analysis]

200+ Gym Industry Statistics [Global Analysis]

We spent 57 hours researching, analyzing, and compiling data on the global gym industry to produce a comprehensive global analysis. These 200+ gym industry statistics cover: Global gym industry statistics Top 10 countries by gym industry revenue Top 10 countries by number of gyms Top 10 countries by number of gym members Top 10 countries by gym member penetration rate Top 10 countries with the most members per gym Top 10 countries with the highest annual[…]


COVID's Impact on the Fitness Industry [35+ Stats and Facts]

COVID's Impact on the Fitness Industry [35+ Stats and Facts]

The global pandemic is the biggest disruption the fitness industry has ever faced. To develop a greater understanding of just how the industry is being impacted and shifting, we spent hours researching, analyzing, and compiling the newest research, stats, facts, and data.    Specifically, the research compiled addresses: Gym closures and bankruptcy during the pandemic  Job loss in the fitness industry during the pandemic  Impact of COVID-19 on[…]


Women Are Better Runners Than Men [2020 Analysis]

Women Are Better Runners Than Men [2020 Analysis]

Faster doesn’t mean better. This analysis covers 2,348,505 marathon results achieved during the 2009-2019 period. The purpose was to analyze differences in pace throughout the marathon between women and men.  The data has shown that women are 18.33% better at keeping an even pace than men. They burn out less in the 2nd half of the marathon.  You are welcome to use material from this analysis as long as you refer to it. For special requests or questio[…]


Premier League is the Safest Among Top European Leagues for Managers [Study]

Premier League is the Safest Among Top European Leagues for Managers [Study]

We collected data on 815 different managerial spells in the top five major European Football leagues from the last decade. Our aim was to understand how various top leagues behave when it comes to hiring and sacking of team managers/coaches.    Key Findings: The average Serie A manager is not expected to last an entire season with an average of 35.1 league games. During the past decade, a total of 44 managerial spells in Serie A have lasted less than 10[…]


A Fifth of Gyms Are Still Closed [6,812 Member Survey]

A Fifth of Gyms Are Still Closed [6,812 Member Survey]

Four months after our initial gyms reopening survey we ran a follow-up survey that found only 30.98% of gym members had returned to their gym. To learn more about the status of gyms currently, we asked 6,812 gym members about the reopening of their gyms.    Key Findings 23.93% of US gym members reported that their gyms have yet to reopen or are permanently closed  20.58% of gym members globally reported that their gyms are still closed - 18.28% have[…]


74 Benefits of Running Backed by Science

74 Benefits of Running Backed by Science

Some 20 - 25 minutes of running can transform your mind, body, and soul. This is not an exaggeration. All these benefits are backed by various scientific studies. When you read about just one or two benefits, it is easy to overlook and continue with your sedentary routine. We wanted to create something more powerful. Something that is hard to ignore. So, we reviewed and compiled hundreds of studies to present the incredible, almost life-changing effects of running. C[…]


Only 30.98% of Gym Members Have Returned [5,055 Member Survey]

Only 30.98% of Gym Members Have Returned [5,055 Member Survey]

Prior to gyms reopening in May, we surveyed 10,824 gym members regarding how they felt about returning to their gyms and their memberships. Four months later, we have surveyed 5,055 gym members to learn just how many members have returned since gyms reopened, plan to return moving forward, and have canceled their memberships. This survey was run on RunRepeat.com, between August 1st and August 13th.   Key Findings Only 30.98% of gym members have returned to t[…]


Was Doping Worth it? Russian Athletics Decline [24K Results Analyzed]

Was Doping Worth it? Russian Athletics Decline [24K Results Analyzed]

This is a follow-up piece on our previous in-depth research on doping and performance of Russian athletes. We analyzed 24,020 track and field results from 3,731 events and 400 Russian athletes to understand the consequences of doping.     The 400 athletes competed at the Olympic Games at least once during the 1993-2019 period. ANA (authorized neutral athletes) who qualified for the Olympic Games 2016, but did not compete due to the blanket ban, were inclu[…]