7 Amazing Fitness Facts About the World Cup

Health.com

Health.com

Do you have World Cup fever yet? Even if you’re not a big fan of soccer, it’s hard to resist the excitement of the big event—or the staggering stats, like these fitness facts from Health.com:

Did you know that players, on average, run 7 miles each 1:30 minute game? Or that even referees run between 6 and 8 miles per game? Talk about a workout!

See more fun figures here, and if you’ve feeling motivated, check out our guide on running for beginners.

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