Olympic fever speeds up fitness routines

Last Updated: Wed, Aug 08, 2012 13:04 hrs

With the ongoing London Olympics fever, fitness fanatics and couch potatoes alike have sped up their fitness routines.

eBay India, India's leading eCommerce marketplace announced the eBay Fitness & Sports Barometer, which gauges sports & fitness popularity basis the number of products purchased on eBay India.

Exercising leads the eBay India Fitness & Sports Trends followed by India's favorite sport Cricket, followed by Swimming.

Interestingly, reflecting the wide range of sports featuring in the Olympics, Football, Badminton, Table Tennis, Tennis & Boxing feature in the Fitness & Sports Barometer.

Yoga makes its presence felt at Number 5 as does Golf which is likely to feature in the next Olympics.

eBay India said it is selling a fitness product every 8 minutes.

Abhimanyu Lal, Head - Category Management, eBay India, said: "The eBay India 'Fitness & Sports' trends provides an interesting way to track sports and fitness popularity amongst consumers.

"We are noticing how fitness and sports enthusiasts in India have all geared up for the ongoing Olympics by working hard on training and workouts."

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