Diet and exercise

New York Mets relief pitcher Jacob Rhame, right, reacts as Philadelphia Phillies' Rhys Hoskins runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 25, 2019 - 12:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rhys Hoskins fired up the engines of an NL East rivalry by cooling down his jets after a memorable homer. A night after getting buzzed twice by high fastballs from Jacob Rhame, Hoskins got the ultimate revenge with a ninth-inning homer and taunted the New York Mets reliever with a...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
April 14, 2019 - 3:34 pm
Liverpool didn't slip up this time. A 2-0 win over Chelsea — sealed by a stunning long-range goal by Mohamed Salah — preserved Liverpool's two-point lead in the Premier League over Manchester City, which beat Crystal Palace 3-1 earlier Sunday. The victory also meant the Reds partially avenged a...
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FILE - This Nov. 1, 1977 file photo shows marathoner Jim Fixx near his Connecticut home where he runs just for the fun of it. In July 1984, the acclaimed author and running guru died of a massive heart attack while trotting along a country road in Vermont. Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray is cautioning people thinking of running a marathon to talk with their doctors before hitting the road, especially if they have coronary artery disease or a family history of it. (AP Photo/Jerry Mosey, File)
April 11, 2019 - 8:52 am
BOSTON (AP) — It was the death heard 'round the running world. In July 1984, acclaimed author and running guru Jim Fixx died of a heart attack while trotting along a country road in Vermont. Overnight, a nascent global movement of asphalt athletes got a gut check: Just because you run marathons...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns a shot to Serena Williams fo the U.S. during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York. Osaka is headed for big money with both Japanese and global appeal. Among companies vying to cash in on her stardom is Tokyo-based Citizen Watch Co. Its 80,000 yen ($700) Naomi Osaka watch is selling out after it got a lot of exposure on her wrist at the U.S. Open, where she beat Williams. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
November 09, 2018 - 9:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka used a powerful forehand and a matching serve to win the U.S. Open against Serena Williams. Off the court — on the marketing front — experts say she could have the same potential as Williams, and maybe more. "It's very, very rare to find a Japanese-born female athlete who...
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FILE - In this July 19, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Ravens cornerbacks Jackson Porter, from left, Darious Williams, Bennett Jackson and Stanley Jean-Baptiste stretch during an NFL football training camp practice at the team's headquarters in Owings Mills, Md. In recent years, the presence of yoga has grown in the NFL. The fast-paced, hard-hitting sport has accepted the more calming practice that emphasizes conscious breathing and body flow. Much like yin and yang, the two complement each other both mentally and physically. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
August 17, 2018 - 2:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — During the mandatory rookie camp back in June, the New York Giants required players to take a yoga class. Running back Robert Martin walked in, looked around at his new teammates and thought, man, this is crazy. "We usually don't do yoga," he said. "We stretch, but we don't do yoga...
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FILE - In this Dec. 24, 1999, file photo, New Orleans Saints linebacker Keith Mitchell (59) deflects a pass away Dallas Cowboys tightend David LaFleur (89) during the fourth quarter in New Orleans. Mitchell deflected the ball to teammate Mark Fields (55) who intercepted the pass, sealing the Saints 31-24 victory. On a routine tackle on Sept. 14, 2003, Keith Mitchell wound up flat on his back unable to move. His playing career was over. He had a spinal contusion. Now Mitchell is a certified yoga instructor with more than a decade of experience. He founded the Light It Up Foundation and the KM59 wellness movement that helps children, trauma survivors, first responders and veterans. (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)
August 17, 2018 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Mitchell only ever considered himself a football player. It was a label he willingly claimed for so long. When that was ripped away, he was lost. "You don't realize how attached you are to the identity," the former All-Pro linebacker said. "I didn't know myself." He had to...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2018, file photo, Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle La'el Collins, left and running back Ezekiel Elliott, center, listen to yoga instructor Stacey Hickman, right, as the team does some flexibility exercises at NFL football training camp in Oxnard, Calif. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, File)
August 17, 2018 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Without stretching, New York Giants offensive lineman Chad Wheeler folds his 6-foot-7, 317-pound frame over far enough to place his palms flat on the ground. His knees are straight but not fully locked, because that's poor form, and he can comfortably hold himself there — he's that...
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Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader throws during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 21, 2018 - 10:02 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader has received a warm ovation from fans in his first appearance on the mound since his years-old racist and homophobic tweets surfaced during the All-Star Game. The left-hander jogged in from the bullpen after the Brewers scored three runs in the...
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President Donald Trump, center, watches runners as he attends the White House Sports and Fitness Day on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Washington. At left is Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 30, 2018 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking his turn in the batting cage and swinging a golf club, President Donald Trump joined a group of famous athletes for a field day with kids at the White House on Wednesday as he kicked off an effort to increase youth participation in sports. "Work hard, get in the game, play...
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In this April 3, 2018, photo, mountain climber Lhakpa Sherpa prepares to start her shift as a dishwasher at the Whole Foods Market in West Hartford, Conn. Once a year Sherpa heads back to her native Nepal to try and break her own record for successful summits of Mount Everest by a woman. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
April 17, 2018 - 9:21 am
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at Whole Foods, Lhakpa Sherpa just doesn't have time for training to climb Mount Everest. Even so, she has done it a record eight times — and hopes to outdo herself yet again. The 44-year-old native of Nepal holds...
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