Monday, July 19, 2010

Ant's Mind And Body Gym Elevates Training

“At 7 a.m. on a gray Bay Area summer morning, in a nondescript storefront near the MacArthur BART Station, an unlikely group of college and pro athletes and middle-aged adults gather for what looks like a meditation session. Mellow New Age music plays softly from a CD player as the dozen or so early risers sit cross-legged, breathe deeply and focus before rising to begin a very unusual workout. Guiding the group is Anthony Eggleton, known as Coach Ant, 51, a physical therapist who began training top Bay Area student athletes 20 years ago, first out of his garage in Berkeley, then at his gym in Richmond, a health club in Emeryville and a sports complex in Alameda...

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