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September 23, 2022
Can Ice Baths Help You Burn Body Fat? New Research Says Yes
The authors of a new review published in the International Journal of Circumpolar Health say that taking a dip in cold water may be just the thing if you are looking to reduce the amount of unhealthy body fat that you have. Cold water exposure might also lower your risk...
September 18, 2022
Optimize Exercise: Specific Links Between Exercise, Memory, and Mental Health Revealed by Fitness Trackers
Exercise can boost your mental and cognitive health — but not all forms and intensities of exercise affect the brain equally. In fact, according to a new Dartmouth study, the effects of exercise are much more nuanced. It found that specific intensities of exercise over a long period of time...
September 13, 2022
BAA launches inaugural Boston Marathon medical research funding program
The program will provide researchers with a one-time itemized budget of up to $25,000 to complete the proposed work. The BAA said it may also choose multiple proposals at lower amounts to support depending on the total number of submissions received. The BAA said proposals for field studies aimed at...
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A Business as Secure as Your Bib: BibBoards Celebrates 5 Years
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - BibBoards is celebrating five years of serving endurance athletes, brands, and race coordinators. BibBoards has grown significantly in the last few years and has made a commitment to partnering with more brands, races, and organizations to get BibBoards into the hands and onto the shirts of more...
September 2, 2022
USA Triathlon Has Its Eyes on Rowing
For the next three years, coaches from USA Triathlon and Hydrow will be studying the effects of rowing on a triathlete’s training in an immersive, extensive research pilot called the Hydrow Transformation Program. Team USA
August 30, 2022
How much protein do runners need?
Protein is a big discussion in gym and weightlifting culture, but it’s a less-prevalent conversation among runners. This is something that needs to change, though, as runners should focus on their protein intake just as much as any other athlete. You may not require as much protein as a strength- or power-focused...
August 25, 2022
SFIA Study: Fitness Industry Remains In Flux
The Sports & Fitness Industry Association’s (SFIA) new study, 2022 Tracking the Fitness Movement Report, found that while demand for at-home fitness products diminished from pandemic-driven high watermarks, the business remains strong and reflects a positive long-term outlook. The institutional fitness business, equipment sales and health clubs, which suffered during...
August 19, 2022
Research Begins on Biosensor Technology to Alleviate Chronic Dehydration Among Motorsports Athletes
BOSTON, MASS. — AUGUST 19, 2022/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Heat exhaustion and dehydration are widespread and well-known problems in motorsports. NASCAR driver A.J. Allmendinger almost collapsed due to heat exhaustion at the 2022 NASCAR Cup; F1 driver Lewis Hamilton loses up to 10 pounds through sweat during a one-hour 45-minute race, and chronic...
August 16, 2022
NBDA Releases Cost of Doing Business Report, Sponsored by BikeExchange: After seven-year hiatus, benchmark financial report for cycling industry returns
Asheville, North Carolina (August 16, 2022)/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Long considered a benchmark report for doing business in the US cycling industry, the Cost of Doing Business (CDB) Report will be released today from the National Bike Dealers Association (NBDA). Made possible by funding support from title sponsor BikeExchange, the report makes its...
August 16, 2022
One Water Race Starts August 23rd
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - On August 23rd -25th, the first official One Water Race will take place. One Water Race is the world's toughest endurance race. The race has gained a lot of attention and the world's best endurance athletes visit to Stockholm to challenge all physical and mental limits and...
August 11, 2022
Science Shows You Can Go Farther and Faster with Music
A new study in the Journal of Human Kinetics showed that listening to music during a running time trial led to a 10% increase in total distance covered, as well as a 14% increase in speed. There was also evidence of 8% lower blood lactate concentration in those who listened to...
August 2, 2022
The Great Cooling Revolution in Endurance Sports
Studies show that reducing body temperature may improve performance even in relatively temperate conditions. We’ve known that physiology for a long time, but it wasn’t until recently that athletes started making cooling techniques a top priority. All around the world, in all different sports, there is something big happening. We...
July 26, 2022
Exercise more than the recommended amounts for the longest life, study says
Researchers analyzed more than 116,000 adults in a study published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. Participants self-reported their leisure time activity in questionnaires several times over the course of 30 years, and researchers estimated the association between the time and intensity of exercise with rates of death....
July 20, 2022
Survey Finds Runners Value Sports Sponsors More than the General Public
A survey from Elevent finds runners are more sponsorship savvy than the general public, including having both a more positive perception of sponsors and a willingness to engage with them. Elevent, a provider of sponsorship lifecycle management software, consulting services, and research, in the first quarter of 2022 conducted a...
July 19, 2022
Runners Value Sports Sponsors More than the General Public According to Recent Survey by Elevent
MONTRÉAL – July 19, 2022/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Elevent, North America’s leading provider of sponsorship lifecycle management software, consulting services, and research, today unveiled the results of a recent survey of American adult runners and their unique perceptions of sports sponsors. The results reveal a dedicated fanbase with a positive perception of...
July 13, 2022
Running USA 2022 Global Runner Survey Results Available, Webinar Set for July 20
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - Running USA has released the results of its 2022 Global Runner Survey and will hold a webinar to present key findings on Wednesday, July 20. Results for North America were released today and can be purchased here (Running USA foundation and contributing members can download the report...
July 12, 2022
Global Exercise Physiologist and Nutrition Scientist, Dr. Stacy Sims Launches Micro-Learning Collections on Supplements, Energy Levels and Women’s Health
/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - Forward thinking exercise physiologist Dr. Stacy Sims introduces a collection of short, comprehensive courses around nutrition, supplement and women’s health topics designed to give women athletes fact-based science and research on the most pressing and trending topics. Known for her ‘Women are Not Small Men’ lectures and...
July 11, 2022
You can’t exercise your way out of a bad diet, study shows
A new study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine examined the diets and exercise patterns of 360,600 British adults over the course of 11 years. They looked at the amount of exercise each participant did in an average week and how vigorous it was to see if people...
July 8, 2022
Working Out Only on Weekends Is Just as Effective as Daily Exercise, Study Finds
A new study compares how our frequency of exercising during the week can affect our mortality. Research shows that it may not matter if you squeeze all your physical activity in at the end of the week, as long as you’re getting your steps in. The new evidence might make you...
July 8, 2022
Trail runners prefer to race the marathon distance or longer, new study finds
If you first experienced trail running in your mid-30s, you’re in good company. A new study on the training habits of trail runners reports that almost a quarter of athletes began exploring trails between the ages of 31 and 35. The research was conducted by the International Trail Running Association...
June 29, 2022
Strava data on Le Tour pro riders’ training shows at least 15,000km covered since January
As an official ride partner for this year’s Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, Strava has published exclusive data. This reveals that pro cyclists have individually covered at least 15,000km in distance while training for the race since January – the equivalent of cycling from the...
June 24, 2022
New study explains why you can’t eat after a hard run
There is evidence to suggest that appetite may be suppressed after a hard workout, due to alterations in hunger hormones and metabolism. In a recent study in Nature, researchers at Stanford University, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and elsewhere identified a metabolite molecule that’s released into the blood during...
June 21, 2022
PeopleForBikes Unveils 2022 City Ratings: The Best Places to Bike in the U.S.
BOULDER, COLO. (June 21, 2022)/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – For the sixth consecutive year, PeopleForBikes, in conjunction with Trek Bicycle, is proud to publish the findings from a year of research in a comprehensive guide to and ranking of 1,058 cities for biking in the United States. In 2022, the top three bikeable...
June 15, 2022
The best exercise time is different for men and women, study finds
A new study finds there are optimal times of day for achieving specific goals with exercise. The research shows that for women, in particular, exercising in the morning or evening produces different results. The study also includes the effect of exercise times on an individual’s mood. Medical News Today
June 9, 2022
Here’s why your smart watch isn’t great at prediciting calories burned during a workout
If you are among the majority of Americans who are overweight or just looking to stay fit, you may be counting calories (kcals) in the foods you eat and tracking the number of kcals you burn during exercise. There are several options available for tracking kcals during exercise. High-tech devices...