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Why do athletes have hard time staying in shape?

Updated: August 18, 2010, 4:13 PM ET
By Adam Watson

Winning a championship isn't enough motivation these days.

It can't be with football players from the college and professional ranks showing up to camp out of shape. An incredibly large NFL salary apparently isn't much of an incentive either.

The conditioning battle between Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and Albert Haynesworth has raged for weeks. The defensive tackle only recently satisfied his coach's physical requirements, but on Tuesday stopped practicing after just ...

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