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CNN World's Fittest Women

Venus and Serena made the list of eleven women.
http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/07/health...iref=obnetwork

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WTF Seriously who was the genius that came up with such a ridicolous idea? 'The 11 fittest women in the world'; Really?

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Venus?
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Well, hardly the 11 fittest.

But 11 role models for fitness spread out across a bunch of different body types? Still pretty cool.

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I get what they are saying, but the title "fittest" is misleading. I think the list is supposed to represent the female celebrities that most people in the world think of when they think of fitness/athleticism/strength.

Obviously Jessica Biel isn't the fittest or strongest/most athletic female, but in the movie industry, she is known for her beauty/athleticism. When people think of strong/athletic female athletes, Venus and Serena are likely at or near the top of the list.

Seems like the list is skewed more towards American views than world views, though.







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No Stosur? She's been fitness nut like forever
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and no Yelena Isinbaeva?



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I get what they are saying, but the title "fittest" is misleading. I think the list is supposed to represent the female celebrities that most people in the world think of when they think of fitness/athleticism/strength.

Obviously Jessica Biel isn't the fittest or strongest/most athletic female, but in the movie industry, she is known for her beauty/athleticism. When people think of strong/athletic female athletes, Venus and Serena are likely at or near the top of the list.

Seems like the list is skewed more towards American views than world views, though.
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No Stosur? She's been fitness nut like forever
This is not tennis celebrity only.
No one can deny Stosur is a fitness nut, but her celebrity quotient is not that high.

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What a Fu@king joke. In no way is Serena fit. she works out but in no way is she "fittest is the world".
I am so sick of Venus leaching off Serena. That chick can't even make it through a set without huffing and puffing in the back court.

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This is not tennis celebrity only.
No one can deny Stosur is a fitness nut, but her celebrity quotient is not that high.
If we go celebrity, why they missed Jennifer Aniston? She became really really fit and more hotter because of that
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I don't think Venus is anywhere close to one of the fittest player on tour right now so let alone one of the fittest "celebrities" in the world. But it's not like if any athlete couldn't make that list. They basically picked different persons from different sports/areas and picked the one that is most likely the most popular in the USA/english speaking countries.

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What a Fu@king joke. I no way is Serena fit. she works out but in no way is she "fittest is the world".
I am so sick of Venus leaching off Serena. That chick can't even make it through a set without huffing and puffing in back court.
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and no Yelena Isinbaeva?


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