January 20, 2021
(January 20, 2021) – There was no question of the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the running industry. But the good news is that most runners are looking forward to racing in person again this year. That’s just one top takeaway from the 2020 Global Runner Survey. Results...
January 14, 2021
Here is the physiology behind why the cold weather can make one slow down - and how to counteract it. Canadian Running
January 14, 2021
What trends will define the 2020s? A new book from EuropeActive, “HORIZON 2030 – The future of the health and fitness sector,” sets out to address that very question, combining expert insights with the latest industry data to chart the course ahead - predicting continued expansion for clubs over the...
January 12, 2021
The Boston Qualifier Questionnaire offers some insight into what runners who’ve qualified for Boston do that separates them from the rest. Canadian Running
January 5, 2021
New Survey: More than 2/3 of Respondents Say Their Health and Fitness has been Negatively Impacted During 2020
Chanhassen, Minn. – According to a new survey, a majority of people have reported gaining weight, losing muscle and struggling with their mental health during the past year.Life Time, the nation’s premier healthy lifestyle brand which owns and operates more than 150 health club destinations and produces more than 30...
January 4, 2021
The Best of the Best: Endurance Sportswire Announces Its Most Popular Press Releases and Industry News Items of 2020
San Diego, Calif. – As we embark upon 2021, Endurance Sportswire has put together a list of its most viewed press releases and industry news items over the past year. Congratulations go to iFit. Thanks to SEO and a great news topic, the company's press release was opened 4,021 times....
December 27, 2020
Top trail runners mix running and walking on steep terrain, but even scientists aren’t sure how to choose which is better. Outside
December 16, 2020
Strava reviewed data from more than 73 million users in 2020 for their year-end-report and found that despite working from home, social distancing and shelter-in-place restrictions, the virtual community became stronger than ever. ESPN
December 14, 2020
You've probably heard people say some athletes have "the right genes" for running, but it turns out that's not very accurate. Canadian Running
December 3, 2020
A study of treadmill-using dogs, ferrets and humans reveals that dogs might feel better after they run. Canadian Running
December 2, 2020
Walking for at least 11 minutes a day could lessen the undesirable health consequences of sitting for hours and hours, according to a new study of the ways in which both inactivity and exercise influence how long we live. Findings reveal that those who were the most sedentary faced a...
November 24, 2020
RunSignup | GiveSignup, the leading technology provider for US races, released the results of a survey of the endurance industry indicating that both virtual and in-person race elements are expected to important in 2021. The simple survey created a snapshot of revenue and event expectations for the industry in 2020...
November 19, 2020
Of the close to 700,000 people involved in 787 races since July, there has only been one reported case of coronavirus. One reported case doesn’t mean there weren’t other cases that went unreported or that were asymptomatic, but the results are still impressive. Canadian Running
November 5, 2020
A recent study out of the University of Calgary found that running has cognitive benefits and performing other aerobic exercises on a regular basis for just six months can boost brain function by 5.7%. The study suggests that new runners of all ages should experience at least some improvements after...
November 4, 2020
According to a timely new study of anxiety and resistance training, which involved healthy young adults, barbells and lunges, regular weight training substantially reduces anxiety, a finding with particular relevance during these unsettling, bumpy days. Find out how from the New York Times.
October 26, 2020
An analysis that covers 2,348,505 marathon results achieved during the 2009-2019 period sought to see the differences in pace throughout a 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...
October 20, 2020
To better understand the challenges professional athletes have faced, Strava partnered with Stanford University for a study of 131 professional athletes in the US. The new study shows the mental, physical and financial effects the pandemic has had on the athletic community. Check out the results on Endurance.biz.
October 8, 2020
Compared to athletes from other sports, endurance athletes have a unique relationship with discomfort. After all, embracing open-ended challenges is exactly what endurance athletes do every day in training, so they are no stranger to pain tolerance. Read more on Outside.