THE Incredible Shrinking Umpire

September 1981
Ebony;Sep1981, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p92
The article reports on the 14-week diet of umpire Eric Gregg that results to the 106 pounds lost. Gregg approached Gus Hoefling, strength and flexibility expert for the world champion Philadelphia Phillies, and Hoefling designed a weight reduction program including exercises and dieting. Gregg groaned during the workouts that included push-up and sit-ups for three hours a day and five days a week.


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