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By Extra Mustard
October 16, 2014

Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire posted a selfie on Instagram Wednesday. At first glance, it doesn't seem to be terribly noteworthy. The weird part is that it's a selfie of him taking bath. The weirder part is that it's a selfie of him taking a bath in red wine. No, for real. 

 
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Recovery Day! Red Wine Bath !! #Kinging #Blessed #Hebrews Getting ready for the eighth day feast.

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This seems like a curious decision. But as we've pointed out earlier, there can be health benefits to STAT's boozy soak.

Amar'e himself has now had the opportunity to explain his reasoning. 

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“The red wine bath is very important for me because it creates more circulation of my red blood cells plus it’s very hot, so it’s like a bath, hot tub, but it’s also the red wine just kind of soothes the body, which follows up with a 90-minute massage,” Stoudemire told Jonah Ballow of Knicks.com. He also said he's been doing it for six to eight months.

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