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Leandro Barbosa and Shaun Livingston work out together in Brazil

The key to staying in shape during the off-season? Sand running in Brazil. And also chilling on boats.

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Leandro Barbosa and Shaun Livingston are in Brazil working out together. Mostly that involves running in sand. And also, apparently, chilling on boats.

Let's investigate:

Here they are running in sand:

Let me tell you what, I've played frisbee on the beach once or twice (what's up Stinson?) and I can confirm that running in sand is way harder than running on, say, a basketball court. So yeah, good on them. Side note: Barbosa's long-limbed prance is just too good.

Here's another family shot:

A photo posted by Leandrinho Barbosa (@theblurbarbosa) on

Also, this is cooooooool. Can we make this into an Olympic sport? I mean, hell the Olympics are about to be in Rio.

Lastly, I'm just gonna go ahead and assume this is in Brazil as well. Go get it Shaun, you've earned it.

I told u it come a time we have to persevere.... I KNEW IT COME A TIME WHERE WE ALL BE HERE #Loyalty

A photo posted by Shaun Livingston (@sdot1414) on

So, what have we learned?

The key to a successful, sustained career in the NBA is sandrunning, sandvolleyballeying, and chilling on boats. Sounds pretty nice.

#BeepBeep indeed.

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