Working out with Kyle Schwarber: Exclusive look at Cubs slugger's mission to transform his body

TAMPA, Fla. -- After a down season that found him in the minors for a short stint,Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarberpromised himself 2018 would be different. It began with getting in shape. The Cincinnati native has spent the winter in Tampa doing just that. A slimmed-down Schwarber is giving us a peek at what his daily life has been since the Cubs lost in the NLCS.

His mornings begin in the gym and end with him swinging a bat. In between, his diet has morphed into the most healthy of his career. It's all in an attempt to help his team back to the postseason and show the baseball world that 2017 just wasn't the Kyle Schwarber that made him the No. 4 pick in the draft and 2016 World Series hero. He's on the comeback trail.

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