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September 20, 2022
Outdoor Participation Grows to Record Levels
BOULDER, COLO [September, 2022]/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Outdoor Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Outdoor Industry Association, released the 2022 Outdoor Participation Trends Report that concludes that participation in outdoor recreation continues to grow at record levels. According to the report, more than half (54%) of Americans ages six and over participated in at...
September 7, 2022
Survey: RV Owners Continue to Profit From RV Rental Boom
RVshare, an online company bringing RV owners and renters together, recently surveyed its RV owners and found that the demand for RV rentals continues to be very high, with revenues from bookings up nearly 40% year-to-date. RVshare said it has had more than 100,000 owners sign up to rent their...
August 30, 2022
Study reveals top trending camping destinations on TikTok
New research by online camping booking platform Pitchup.com has revealed the top 20 countries where camping content is most watched on popular social media platform TikTok. South American nation Colombia topped the poll with more than 50 million views of the #camping hashtag on the video sharing platform, with the...
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) — 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...
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 3, 2022
Outdoor Industry Reveals Findings of Workforce Assessment Survey
BOULDER, CO (August 3, 2022)/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Today, the Outdoor Industry Association and Outdoor Recreation Roundtable released results from a recent survey, the "Outdoor Industry Workforce Assessment," which was conducted by Oregon State University's Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy with input and support from Basecamp Outdoor, Path to Peak Education +...
August 1, 2022
Boating Market Report: Demand Continues to Move Inventory at A Record Pace
Strong consumer demand continues to move boat inventory faster than before the pandemic Global average boat value is 28.9% higher than 2019 Boats sold in the first half of the year total over $6 billion globally Average price of boats in the 26-foot range continues to rise, up 71.5% in...
July 28, 2022
Icebreaker Releases Fifth Installment of Annual Transparency Report
DENVER (July 28, 2022) /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ - icebreaker, the original merino apparel pioneers, has released the fifth installment of its annual Transparency Report, with a major focus on its switch to regeneratively grown wool. Through icebreaker’s partnership with The New Zealand Merino Company and its ZQRX program, the brand aims...
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 6, 2022
Outdoor Foundation Reveals 2021 Annual Report Findings
BOULDER, CO (July 6th, 2022)/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – The Outdoor Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Outdoor Industry Association, released its first annual report today showcasing data from its 2021 Thrive Outside program work and participation research. Since the launch of the Thrive Outside Community Initiative in 2019, the Outdoor Foundation has connected...
June 28, 2022
Outdoor air pollution may raise the risk of death by 20%, study finds
Scientists in many areas of study seek to understand what increases people’s risk for death. One area of particular interest is environmental factors that contribute to cardiovascular-related mortality. A recent studyTrusted Source published in PLoS ONETrusted Source examined the associated risk between certain environmental exposures and mortality, including cardiovascular mortality. Medical...
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 6, 2022
New clues are revealing why exercise can keep the brain healthy
Scientists are learning how muscles in motion can improve cognition and shield against diseases like Alzheimer's, paving the way for new treatments. National Geographic
June 2, 2022
Coffee Drinking Linked to Lower Mortality Risk, New Study Finds
The research found that those who drank moderate amounts of coffee, even with a little sugar, were up to 30 percent less likely to die during the study period than those who didn’t drink coffee. NY Times (paywall)
May 24, 2022
Can Exercise Help Make Therapy More Effective? A Pair of Studies Suggests It Might
For many people, exercise is a whole lot more than just a way to make physical progress. And if you’ve been running for awhile, you’ve probably read about (or experienced) the many ways exercise can benefit your mental health. It doesn’t take all day to reap the benefits of a...
May 6, 2022
Skin Spews Telltale Gases for Health Trackers to Tap Into
Scientists are doing experiments to see whether sensors might be added to wearables to tell us even more about our health based on gases released by our skin. WebMD
May 4, 2022
New study finds exercise improves heart health even more for those with anxiety and depression
A new study from the American College of Cardiology suggests that regular exercise can decrease the likelihood of heart complications by 22 per cent in individuals with anxiety and depression, compared to 10 per cent in those who don’t. Put simply, exercise seems to have stronger benefits for the heart...
April 27, 2022
PrimaLoft Publishes its First Relentlessly Responsible™ Report for 2021
/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ - PrimaLoft, Inc., the leader in advanced material technology, published its first Relentlessly Responsible™ Report showcasing the company’s philosophy of using innovation and performance to drive sustainability. The report highlights key achievements in recent years, with an emphasis on 2021, and gives a peek into the vision for...
April 14, 2022
It doesn’t take a lot of exercise to fight depression, study says
The meta-analysis, published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, looked at 15 studies involving over 190,000 people to determine how much exercise was needed to reduce depression. Adults who did activities equivalent to 1.25 hours of brisk walking per week had an 18% lower risk of depression compared with those who...
April 11, 2022
Pickleball Startup, Baddle, Announces Multiyear Agreement for New Line of National Hockey League Branded Pickleball Gear
Los Angeles (April 11, 2022) /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ - Baddle, a rapidly growing pickleball brand launched in 2021, is expanding its portfolio with an exclusive multiyear licensing agreement to produce National Hockey League-branded pickleball gear. NHL-branded pickleball paddles, paddle covers and grips will be available in Q2 (with wholesale preorders starting...
April 5, 2022
How This Simple Breathing Exercise May Improve Your Endurance
When you’re working out, you may be neglecting one group of muscles that can be key to your performance: those that help you breathe. New research presented at the American Physiological Society annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2022 finds the benefits of certain muscles that control our breathing may extend...
March 28, 2022
Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Partnership Objects to Forest Service Plan
Asheville, NC – March 28, 2022 /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ - The Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Partnership, which represents stakeholders from across the full spectrum of public land interests—including recreation, forest products, conservation, wildlife, hunting, and fishing—has filed an Objection to the draft management plan for the Nantahala and Pisgah National forests, which was issued...
March 24, 2022
Study: stay fit to prevent Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s and other dementias affect more than 740,000 Canadians, and unfortunately, science has not yet found a cure for the debilitating disease. The absence of an effective treatment puts even greater emphasis on the importance of prevention, and recent research shows that runners are already giving themselves a leg-up. Canadian...
March 11, 2022
57Hours Surveys Network of Mountain Guides to Highlight the Effects of Climate Change
New York, NY (March 11, 2022) /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ - 57Hours recently surveyed its network of mountain guides to compile testimonials of climate change in the mountains. The goal of the survey was to gain an understanding of the ways in which guides—who spend their lives and careers in the mountains—have...
March 9, 2022
Organs have their own pace of aging, a Chinese study finds
People are aging constantly, but individual organs have their own pace. The study published on Wednesday in the journal Cell Reports reported multiple "clocks" within the human body. An international team led by Chinese scientists measured the varying biological ages of his or her organ systems. News