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March 23, 2023
Climate Legislation, National Monument Protection Among 2022 Conservation Wins for Outdoor Alliance
Washington, D.C. (March 23, 2023)/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Helping pass historic climate funding legislation and securing a new National Monument in Colorado are among the key conservation successes achieved in 2022 by Outdoor Alliance, a non-profit working on behalf of the human-powered outdoor recreation community to protect public lands and waters. Outdoor...
March 15, 2023
The best treatment for depression? It could be exercise.
Exercise as a treatment for severe depression is at least as effective as standard drugs or psychotherapy and by some measures better, according to the largest study to date of exercise as “medicine” for depression. The study pooled data from 41 studies involving 2,265 people with depression and showed that...
March 1, 2023
Got 11 minutes? A daily brisk walk could lower risk for early death.
Walking for at least 11 minutes every day could lower your risk of premature death by almost 25 percent, according to the largest study to date of physical activity, disease risk and mortality. Published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the ambitious study analyzed health data for more than...
February 28, 2023
Boating Market Report: Shift in Buyer Intentions Show Normalizing Conditions Are Underway
MIAMI, Fla., February 28, 2023 /OUTDOOR SORTSWIRE/ - The boating market began to normalize last year as buyer interest shifted and the total number of boats sold globally decreased for the first time since the pandemic-driven boom. Boats Group, a global leader in online boating marketplaces, today announced findings from...
February 20, 2023
Over 40? Just 20 Minutes of Daily Exercise Can Keep You Out of the Hospital
Researchers found that among nearly 82,000 British adults, those who regularly exercised were less likely to be hospitalized for various health conditions in the coming years. The list included such common ills as pneumonia, stroke, diabetes complications and severe urinary tract infections. US News
February 13, 2023
Climbing Gym Industry’s Multi-Year Growth Rates Revealed in CBJ Gyms and Trends 2022 Report
Climbing Business Journal—an independent outlet for climbing gym industry news—released its renowned Gyms and Trends report. The report chronicles and analyzes all the major industry happenings for the year 2022 and showcases the size and scope of the climbing gym industry in the US and Canada. And, for the first time...
February 13, 2023
Groundbreaking Outdoor Industry Study Sets Stage to Electrify Textile and Apparel Factories
BOULDER, CO [February 13, 2023] /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Burton, New Balance, Patagonia, REI Co-op, and Gore’s Fabrics Division (Gore) – five members of OIA Climate Action Corps – and OIA are pleased to release the results of a joint-commissioned study regarding the feasibility of electrifying the textile and apparel industry. The study...
February 13, 2023
Top 10 Healthiest Cities in America in 2023
The Mindbody + ClassPass annual Wellness Index ranks the health of the 50 most populous US cities. The rankings are based on a variety of factors, including how much residents exercise, how stressed they feel, the amount of rest they get, how many of them smoke, and how much alcohol...
February 2, 2023
Atomic Releases Climate Impact Statement and Announces Global Partnership with Protect Our Winters
/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ - Ski equipment manufacturer Atomic has released its first annual climate impact statement and announced a global partnership with Protect Our Winters (POW) for 2023. The report details the company’s efforts to reduce its environmental impact through the transformation of its value chain and the development of a...
February 2, 2023
Skip the sports drinks, non-alcoholic beer may be as good as, or even better, for post cycling recovery
While a cold pint of beer after a long day in the saddle is certainly enjoyable, we all like to ignore that beer and other alcoholic drinks have long been associated with adverse effects on performance and fitness. CW
January 31, 2023
How Much Do Professional Mountain Bikers Get Paid? – Pinkbike’s State of the Sport Survey
In some major sports such as soccer, Formula One, or even road cycling, athletes' salaries are common knowledge and published annually. In mountain biking, athletes’ salaries are often shrouded in mystery. How much a rider gets paid can be an elusive number that is hard to decipher as a ‘salary’...
January 27, 2023
Most Americans aren’t getting enough exercise, study finds
Less than a third of U.S. adults meet suggested benchmarks for aerobic and muscle-building activities set out by health officials, according to a new study released Thursday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends healthy adults spend at least 150 minutes per week — roughly 20 minutes a...
January 4, 2023
These 2-minute exercise bursts may be better than your regular workout
New research shows exercise “snacks,” which consist of brief spurts of exertion spread throughout the day, can improve metabolic health, raise endurance and stave off some of the undesirable changes in our muscles that otherwise occur when we sit too long. The Washington Post
January 2, 2023
Hydration can significantly impact your physical health, study finds
Drinking enough water is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing chronic diseases, a lower risk of dying early or lower risk of being biologically older than your chronological age, according to a National Institutes of Health study published in the journal eBioMedicine. CNN
December 28, 2022
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2023
The annual ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® worldwide survey to determine industry trends by health and fitness professionals is now in its 17th consecutive year. The COVID-19 pandemic certainly made an impact on the 2021 survey and continued for 2022, but for 2023, some current trends are emerging whereas others are weakening...
December 28, 2022
Life Time Survey: Building Muscle Tops Weight Loss as Primary Focus for 2023
Life Time’s annual health and wellness survey of more than 1,000 fitness enthusiasts finds that building muscle topped weight loss as primary focus for the year ahead – an increase of 10 percent from last year’s survey and a departure from “losing weight,” which typically tops most New Year’s resolution...
December 21, 2022
Camber Outdoors Releases 2022 Workplace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report
BOULDER, Colo. (Dec. 21, 2022)/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Camber Outdoors, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to amplifying diverse voices across the outdoor industry by supporting outdoor-recreation focused organizations as the vehicle of change to create diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces and spaces across the outdoor industry, released part one of its key findings...
December 20, 2022
KOA Survey: Camping Likely to Increase in 2023
Kampgrounds of America said in its December research report that an estimated 58 million households went camping in 2022 – a record year. The organization said the outlook for 2023 also looks healthy, as 87% of campers plan to include the activity in their New Year’s resolutions, most of which say...
December 19, 2022
What drove coyotes to kill a hiker in a Canadian park?
When a 19-year-old woman was killed by coyotes in a Canadian park in 2009, she became the only known coyote attack fatality in North America. What prompted coyotes to behave so uncharacteristically? In a study published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, researchers believe they have an answer. Wildlife
December 13, 2022
2022 B.A.S.I.C.S Campaign Focused on Collisions High Fives Foundation Celebrates 12th Year Promoting Mountain Safety
TRUCKEE, CA /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ - The 2022 initiative for the High Fives Foundation’s B.A.S.I.C.S (Being Aware and Safe in Critical Situations) campaign is focused on collisions. The B.A.S.I.C.S program has been running for twelve years and helps to prevent injuries on the mountain with different campaign themes each year. The...
December 8, 2022
2-Minute Bursts of Movement Can Have Big Health Benefits
A new study confirms that you don’t have to do a hard workout to reap the longevity rewards of exercise. NYT (Paywall)
December 2, 2022
mountainFLOW Receives State Grant to Further Ski Wax Research
[Carbondale] /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ - mountainFLOW is pleased to announce it has been awarded an Early-Stage Capital and Retention grant through the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) Advanced Industries Accelerator program. This funding will help further the development of plant-based ski wax. "At mountainFLOW we are always...
November 30, 2022
November RV Shipments Down 50%
Results for the RV Industry Association’s November 2022 survey of manufacturers determined that total RV shipments ended the month with 24,445 units, a decrease of (-50.4%) compared to the record 49,285 units shipped in November 2021. Through November, RV shipments are down (-15.6%) compared to the same point last year...
November 27, 2022
New Study Reveals a Secret to Becoming More Active
A new mathematical model incorporates the influence of social interactions on community exercise patterns, implying that connecting with moderately active individuals may motivate sedentary people to become more active. Ensela Mema of Kean University in Union, New Jersey, and associates recently published their findings in the journal PLOS ONE. SciTechDaily
November 22, 2022
Vibram Launches ‘Work With Trust’ Global Campaign Highlighting Excellence In Work And Safety Sectors
/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ - As a brand with a long history of serving the various work and safety occupations, Vibram is highlighting its continued commitment to innovation, safety, trust and confidence with a new global campaign, ‘Work with Trust’. Primarily digital, the campaign centers around a cinematic film shot by international...