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Joe Thomas, retired NFL star from Brookfield, transforms body through swimming

Posted at 11:02 AM, Sep 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-14 12:02:11-04

MIDDLETON, Wis. — Joe Thomas credits swimming 30-minutes, two or three times per week, to helping him lose 60 pounds since retiring from the NFL in 2017.

He was looking for a way to lose weight and stay in shape. Thomas noted his past knee surgeries to finding himself in the pool for cardio workouts.

The Brookfield Central and University of Wisconsin-Madison standout left tackle was drafted third overall by the Cleveland Browns in 2007.

Thomas was a 10-time Pro Bowler and had a record 10,000 consecutive snaps with the Browns.