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Athlete's DIY Fitness Test 4

Written by Dr Noel Duncan

It's strength testing time now. Let's see what your upper and lower body regions can do.

In Parts 1 to 3 of our DIY Fitness test we examined body shape, pulse rates, flexibility, abdominal muscles and heart recovery rates. To complete the test we look at the strength of your hips and chest. Once again, if you're in doubt about the following tests, consult your doctor before proceeding. If it hurts or you feel faint, stop immediately.


Using our health and fitness calculators will help you get the facts on your lifestyle.