Monday, May 4, 2009

Running/Jogging and Yoga Lead Sports Growth in 2008

“Among sports and recreation activities with 10 million or more participants, running/jogging experienced the highest growth rate in 2008, according to the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA). Data contained in NSGA's annual "Sports Participation -- Series I and II" reports, which are now available, shows running/jogging grew 18.2% with 35.9 million pounding the pavements. Yoga, in just its second year in the study, trailed closely with a 17.1% growth rate to 16.0 million participants..."

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