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THE NEW TRAINING TABLE
ALEXANDER WOLFF
November 07, 2011
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November 07, 2011

The New Training Table

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1984

Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs comes out with a compilation of chicken recipes called Fowl Tips.

1988

Giants G.M. George Young assigns an assistant trainer to shadow rookie defensive end Leonard Marshall to make sure he doesn't stop by McDonald's after training camp sessions.

1989

Jets nutritionist Janet Horowitz tries to get players to eat better by distributing a weekly newsletter to their wives and girlfriends.

1993

A poll of 23 NFL team trainers finds that football players eat twice the amount of fruit and vegetables as the average male.

1997

Golfer Jesper Parnevik says he eats nothing but fruit and volcanic sand for stretches to cleanse his system.

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