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February 6, 2020
Do CBD lotions and balms actually work?
In surveys of CBD users, pain management is always one of the top reasons given for using nonintoxicating cannabis products. So it makes sense that nearly all brands, especially those targeting athletes, now offer topical solutions meant to be applied directly to achy areas. Are these balms, salves, creams, lotions, roll-ons, patches, and sprays an intriguing advance in sports medicine? Or...
January 17, 2020
RunSignup’s RaceTrends Report Shows Slight Increase in Race Participation
Moorestown, NJ – RunSignup released their Fourth Annual RaceTrends Report exploring the state of the endurance industry. The report was built by mining RunSignup registration and finisher data over a five-year period to generate transparent statistics, identify trends in the industry, and provide recommendations to keep endurance events competitive in a crowded market....
January 16, 2020
How Fitbits can help predict flu outbreaks
A study in the United States has found that heart rate and sleep data from wearable fitness tracker watches can predict and alert public health officials to real-time outbreaks of flu more accurately than current surveillance methods. The study used data from more than 47,000 Fitbit users in five U.S. states....
January 13, 2020
What artificial intelligence says about running form
The act of running, it turns out, is surprisingly complicated. The bob of your head, the rotation of your hips, the angle of your foot—all these factors and many others can vary in endless ways. However, a new study from researchers at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland and the University of...
January 9, 2020
The State of Ultra Running 2020 reveals findings
The study, undertaken by run shoe review site RunRepeat in collaboration with the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU), explores the trends in ultra running over the last 23 years. Impressively, they analyzed 5,010,730 results from 15,451 ultra running events, making this the largest study ever done on the sport. Read the...
January 6, 2020
Study Shows: A simple beginner marathon plan can produce big heart health benefits
A new study of first-time London Marathon runners found that their basic training program produced important health benefits. After four months, the runners had lower blood pressure and greater flexibility in their cardiac arteries. The researchers judged the subjects to have erased four years from their “vascular age.” Read more about...
January 2, 2020
Endurance Sportswire Names its Most Popular Press Releases and Industry News Items of 2019
San Diego, Calif. - As we embark on 2020, Endurance Sportswire has put together a list of its most viewed press releases and industry news items over the past year. MOST VIEWED ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE PRESS RELEASES Professional Triathletes Organisation Approaches Wanda Sports Board Proposing to Enter Into Discussions to Acquire...
December 30, 2019
Wearable tech named top fitness trend for 2020
More than 3,000 health and fitness pros surveyed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) were surveyed as part of ACSM’s annual fitness trend forecast in the article “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2020” published in the November/December issue of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal. According to the 14th annual...
December 26, 2019
Eating in a 6-hour window and fasting for 18 hours might help you live longer
A review of past animal and human studies in The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that intermittent fasting can reduce blood pressure, aid in weight loss and improve longevity. The report functions as a road map of sorts for physicians to prescribe fasting as a method of prevention or treatment for obesity, cancer, diabetes...
December 10, 2019
The BibRave 100 and MYLAPS Highlight What The Best Races in America Have In Common
Portland, OR - BibRave, the running industry leader in grassroots digital marketing, recently announced the 2019 edition of The BibRave 100: A Definitive List of the Best Races in America. With the release of the list, BibRave also published a custom white paper on “What Winners Have In Common,” highlighting...