Here is one of the archived newsletters from the Topend Sports email news alert. Sign up to receive the latest news direct to your email inbox. See more archived newsletters.

Topend Sports Logo

Topend Sports Newsletter: News Alert #7 2014

Bringing you the latest news in sport, science, fitness and nutrition

Welcome to another newsletter from Topend Sports, online's ultimate the sport and science resource.

Around the Web:

xrayMoving Skeletons: There is a really cool video below of a human skeleton performing yoga poses. When I was checking out that, I came across a couple of other pages : bizarre medical x-rays that only pose further questions about the story behind the images. 

Are You Fit?: Topend Sports has the most comprehensive listing of fitness tests for sports, but sometimes you want to just answer the simple question - are you fit? Here are four simple tests of mobility that will answer that question for people of any age. Can you squat? Can you lie down and stand up? Can you tie your shoe laces without support? Can you pick up a pen? from an article in The Hindu - no longer working).

On Topend Sports: What are the Fittest Sports?

On, the page that generates the most discussion is about the world's fittest sports. The extensive list by ESPN has boxing as the most demanding, but a large number of commenters think that motocross should be up there. In actual fact motocross is not even listed in the list of 60 sports! The list has been criticized for its North American bias, I think sports from elsewhere in the world such as Australian Football and Hurling should also be high on the list. 

boxing match in a ring boxing match

Ad: Accu-Measure Skinfold Caliperaccumeasure skinfold caliper

Buy: Accu-Measure Fitness 3000 Personal Body Fat Tester

Related Pages

send us a comment Any comments, suggestions, or corrections? Please let us know.

Newsletter Extra

Check out our archived newsletters. If you like what you see, sign up to our mailing list. Subscribers get access to a range of free downloads.

 → How to Cite