Found May 14, 2012 on The Other Paper:
PLAYERS: Charles Barkley
While training for his "Shirt Off" competition with Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal turned back the clock to 1983 and incorporated a famous scene from the movie "Flashdance" into his training routine.

The TNT basketball analyst released a video of himself being squirted down with a hose in a driveway while he sings the "Maniac" song from the movie.

Shaq tearing off his wife-beater and running in place is a little— no make that a lot— less appealing than the water soaked dance that Jennifer Beals made famous in the movie about a female welder who spends her nights dancing on stage in a steel mill city club.

Shaq and his co-host Barkley will unveil their bodies during Tuesday night's broadcast of "Inside the NBA" to show who is in better shape.  From the looks of this "Flashdance" parody and other videos of Shaq, the former NBA center looks pretty hard— at least compared to Barkley.

O'Neal's trainer Nikki Alexander has been working her student through a variety of workouts and was shown doing backflips off his stomach last week before turning on the hose and bringing back memories of torn sweatshirts and leggings.

I'll never be able to hear the song "What a Feeling" the same way ever again.


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Charles Barkley was bragging about being in shape on national television when Shaquille O’Neal pulled out a Shake Weight for Charles to see if he could use it. Of course, Charles Barkley isn’t the kind of guy to back down from something like this and performed how he thought you should use it.

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After several weeks of hype, TNT’s “Inside the NBA” finally held their “shirtoff” competition between Shaq and Charles Barkley to show Chuck’s progress on Weight Watchers. It’s weird that so many people were drawn to see what these two knuckleheads would look like topless, but that’s what happened. Barkley appeared to be in decent shape, but he was blown away by...

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