Running and mental health during lockdown
Asics conducted a study investigating running behaviours and mental health during the 2020 lockdown including 14,000 people globally; it reveals more people are running to cope and feel free. You’re doing the right thing, so great job!
- 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
- 78% of UK runners say running is helping them feel more sane and in control
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