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ESPN reports that 31-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire, big man for the New York Knicks, has found a new way that he believes is helping him rejuvenate his body in his 13th season in professional basketball.

He bathes in red wine.

"The red wine bath is very important to me because it allows me to create more circulation in my red blood cells," Stoudemire said. "Plus, it's very hot, so it's like a hot tub. But it's also the red wine ... just kind of soothes the body."

The story says that this is not an unusual approach. "According to the Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa in the renowned Plaza Hotel in New York City, 'Grape polyphenols fight against free radicals, which cause 80 percent of skin aging. ... In addition to their exceptional antioxidant power, polyphenols reinforce microcirculation, protect elastin and collagen fibers and prevent the destruction of the fundamental elements of the skin's support tissues'."
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