Running Rules as Favorite Fitness Routine in Capital Region

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Some interesting findings when it comes to fitness habits in the Capital Region. A recent survey by CDPHP Insights – a new online survey community – finds that 28 percent of local residents prefer walking, jogging or running to any other fitness routine. Bicycling came in a distant second with 14 percent, while yoga and swimming tied with 12 percent. And just 3 percent of survey respondents say they enjoy team sports – ouch!


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Talk about loners, the survey found that 59 percent of people prefer to work out alone, while just 4 percent of participants say they enjoy working out in large groups.

As far as exercise must-haves, 42 percent of participants say they workout with a water bottle, 24 percent use headphones and music, 18 percent workout with a Fitbit or other wearable device, and just 11 percent use a smartphone.

CDPHP Insights is an exclusive online community of CDPHP members who want to make a difference. Member who are interested can take our survey to see if they qualify.

Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 24 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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CONTACT: Ali Skinner
         Director of Strategic Communications
         Capital District Physicians' Health Plan, Inc. (CDPHP)

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