LONDON, TOKYO and ROME, June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A new study investigating running behaviours and mental health during lockdown including 14,000 people globally, reveals more people are running for mental benefits
- 43% of regular exercisers in the UK are exercising more now than they were before lockdown
- 82% of UK runners say running is helping to clear their mind and 78% say exercise is helping them feel more sane and in control
- 72% of runners want to keep running as much as they are now after the pandemic ends
Amidst the confinement and isolation of lockdown, the UK has fallen in love with running – that is according to a new study by ASICS. More importantly, the research shows nearly three quarters of UK runners plan to stick with their new exercise routine.
The study of 14,000 regular exercisers across 12 countries, found that more than a third (36%)…