LoLo Jones Wants Her Bobsled Booty Back!

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Olympian LoLo Jones, known for her  long jump between sports, she went from running track to bobsledding. In order to do so LoLo had to pack on the pounds, not just a couple of pounds, but thirty pounds to be able to hang with the other bobsledders.

Talk about all you can eat, this female athlete had to adhere to a strict 9,000 calorie diet to pack on the weight, including eating double bacon cheeseburgers and three 1,000 calorie protein shakes a day.

After competing at the Olympics in Russia for the American team, she decided to make the leap back over to track. This meant it was time for her to take off the pounds.

LoLo explained in an interview with ThePostGame.com even though she was happy to see the weight come off,  she was sad to see her booty go.

“It’s really tough, because I thought I could lose all the weight and I didn’t. I am still about 7 lbs overweight. And it’s not the way you want to keep it.. at first I had that nice bobsled butt, that I worked so hard to get, and I was like Yes!, this is going to stay, and all this other stuff is going to go…and the butt was the first thing to go and I was like NOOO!!! That’s the one thing I wanted to stay.”

Well LoLo if you win another medal in track, it will be well worth it! But consuming 9,0000 calories a day. Now that’s what you call dedication.

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Boxer Miguel Cotto Switches Trainers

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Former three-division title holder Miguel Cotto has made some changes, first switching trainers and returning to the promoter that helped boost his career.

Cotto took to the Twittersphere by announcing his changes, saying:

“I will be back in the ring on Oct. 5 on HBO with Top Rank and [with trainer] Freddie Roach in my corner.”

The 32-year-old Cotto will start training with Freddie Roach at Wild Card Gym in Hollywood than his usual training spots in Puerto Rico and Florida. Cotto has also decided to part ways with his former trainer Pedro Diaz.

Cotto’s advisor Gaby Penagaricano has said that Cotto wanted to try something new since he is returning to the ring in October, and that also happened when searching for a new trainer.

He wanted to try a few well-known trainers, and wanted to start fresh, and once trying different trainers, he clicked very well with Freddie Roach.

We look forward to seeing you back in the ring in October, Cotto!

Via ESPN.com

Fitness Correspondent: Hannah Townsley

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Celebrities & Athletes Attend GBK’s Pre ESPY’s Gifting Suite For A Good Cause

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NFL player James Ihedibo was spotted showing off his Super Bowl ring at GBK‘s Pre-ESPY’s gifting suite in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Many other athletes and celebrities were in attendance enjoying a fun-filled day of  music, food and luxurious gifts.  The competitive spirit was definitely in the air as attendees took their chance competing in a poker tournament to help raise money for charitable organizations.

Even though former MLB player Jose Canseco says he’s great at playing Holdem’,  he didn’t stand a chance up against Professional poker player Tim Phan. Tim won the tournament, beating out actor Mekhi Phifer in the last round.

The cast of VH1’s new show “Hit The Floor” were reunited at the event including, leading actor McKinley Freeman who seemed to be all smiles with his gifts in hand. Jaguar’s tight end Marcedes Lewis stopped by and showed love and chatted with football Terrell Owens, and Basketball wife/reality star Laura Govan and her husband NBA player Gilbert Arena’s were seen mingling amongst the crowd. Other stars in attendance included Utah Jazz players Demarre Carroll and Trey Burke, Actor Giles Marini and many more.

Check out the gallery below to see pictures of the event;

Photo Credit: GBK Productions

Athletes Bare It All For ESPN’s The Body Issue!

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Get comfortable with being uncomfortable.” Says Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers.

That is one of Kapernicks favorite qoutes, and that’s exactly what he did for ESPN’s body issue. Along with 12 other athletes who got “uncomfortable” baring it all, including NBA player John Wall and volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings.

The body issue is ESPN’s annual magazine specifically dedicated to admiring the human form of an athlete.

Besides baring it all in the magazine, each athlete answered questions about their careers and the bodies that have led them there. Check out what these three athletes had to say;

ESPN:What would you define as your edge mentally?

Colin Kaepernick: Your mind can make your body do things you don’t think it can. So I push myself to be uncomfortable. If my body is feeling perfect, if I’ve got no aches, pains or soreness, something is wrong.

ESPN: What do you like about your body?

John Wall: I think my best feature are my abs. They’re cut up. Last year, when I was injured, I got overweight and I didn’t like myself because I had a big belly, and that’s not what I want to be. I like to stay in shape, and I like to be fit even when I’m not playing. So I’ve been doing a lot of sit-

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