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Jimmie Johnson

Fitness freak in firesuit: Johnson challenges NASCAR family

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One of NASCAR's biggest winners, Jimmie Johnson wants his NASCAR family to join him in becoming big losers.

By losing weight.

By losing a defeatist attitude.

By losing the excuses that prevent them from striving for improved physical and mental health.

Johnson, a six-time NASCAR champion, has started a movement that could end with his fans — and maybe even some who love to hate him — in a personal fitness victory lane.

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