For a week, sport has been at the heart of every conversation. And with good reason. It is official, the city of Paris will host the Olympic Games in 2024. Which gives Gleeden, the European leader for extramarital encounters with almost 3.7 million members, the opportunity to take a look at in the sports activities of its members. Which sports are practised most by the unfaithful? Find out the answers from over 15,000 Gleeden members.
Male cheaters prefer ball sports
At the top of the unfaithful men’s list of favourite sports, is tennis, which is played by 31% of the men surveyed by Gleeden. Without a doubt, unfaithful men like to hit a ball. The proof, golf and soccer come in second and third place, and is played by 22% and 16% of the men respectively. Rugby (13%) and running (11%), complete this list of the top 5 sports most played by unfaithful men.
Yoga: the favourite sport of unfaithful women
Women maintain their seductive capital and opt for gentler sports to take care of their figures. Yoga takes first place in the women’s ranking, practised by 29% of unfaithful women, followed by fitness (23%) and then pilates (16%). Flexibility, softness and tone seem to be the most important for Gleeden’s female members – Popular among the unfaithful, running rates in both rankings and is practised by 14% of the women interviewed. Finally, swimming takes the last place in the top 5 feminine sports, and is practised by 9% of women.
Cheaters, true athletes
To maintain a lasting extramarital relationship, it is better to have energy to spare and be in good physical shape. And Gleeden members seem to have understood this, because they train like true athletes: 49% of men and 46% of women interviewed by Gleeden say they do sports several times a week, while only 9% of men and 12% of women admit that they don’t.
Sport: the favourite alibi for infidelity
But there is another reason for the attraction for the unfaithful to sports. Yes, according to a recent study by Gleeden, sport is one of the most common alibis used by the unfaithful to find their lovers. It was revealed that 10% of Gleeden members admit they have taken a gym membership with the sole purpose of using it as an alibi. No wonder then that the idea ended up by driving some of them to decide to do sports regularly.
Obviously, sport and infidelity is a great love story.
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