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13 of the best fitness and health apps
When gyms closed in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, most people turned to their mobile devices for their daily at-home fitness fix. According to data from Statista, health and fitness app downloads hit 593 million during the first three months of 2020. That was just over 30% more... Read more
Smart real-time virtual coaching delivers performance benefits for runners
Runners who trained with Under Armour’s real-time Form Coaching feature ran 7% faster and 3% farther than those who didn’t, according to anonymised data from the UA MapMyRun app. Under Armour has led development in smart sneaker technology in recent years, helping athletes achieve better runs with the HOVR... Read more
2020 a year like no other for sport, Strava report reveals
Insights from Strava’s global community of over 73 million athletes shed light on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on competition, performance and habits. Strava’s annual Year in Sport report revealed a boom in global exercise amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As athletes adapted to 2020’s widespread changes to competition... Read more