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Hi, and welcome to another newsletter from the Topend Sports website. In this edition there is some interesting news from around the web, our usual products reviews and a great deal on a personalized diet meal plan.

Around the Web:

  • Research has confirmed the long-held assumption that sport and physical activity can alleviate depression 
  • The art of manliness website had a very interesting article on "Are You As Fit As a World War II GI?" comparing the fitness testing of the US Army from the 2nd World War to current fitness standards.
  • Who hasn't seen the Colombian cycling team photo which appears very revealing? See it and other uniform fails in sports history 
  • And here's a simple test you can perform right at home that apparently predicts how many years you have left to live. 

New Product: Apple Watch

Apple recently unveiled a new smartwatch, and one of its major selling points is its use as a comprehensive health and fitness device. A lot like currently available trackers like the fitbit, the Apple Watch will track your heart rate, measure your movement, and estimate the calories you've burned.

New on Topend Sports: Tapeworm Diet Anyone?

I have spent some time collecting information about popular diets, including some pretty bizarre fad diets, and the most bizarre prize goes to the tapeworm diet. I am not surprised that some people do actually try this extreme measure diet. The idea is to ingest a tapeworm, which then shares your gut and consumes some of your calories. No doubt you will also feel unwell and will eat less food too. Read more about the Tapeworm Diet.

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