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Photos: The Sporty Side of Rockers

Anthony Kiedis, Justin Timberlake, John Lennon and more show off their athletic skills

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Musicians have a reputation for not being athletically inclined, but it's not necessarily true. While many rockers are a far cry from jock status, this gallery of images proves that some of them – from buff stars like Anthony Kiedis and Madonna to the skinny pop idols like Justin Bieber and the Beatles – occasionally get sporty.

Ben Gibbard, Flea

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Ben Gibbard

In Runner's World, Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard talks about taking up jogging to "shed some unhealthy habits" and how he'd hoped to beat the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea in the L.A. Marathon.

Gavin Rossdale

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Gavin Rossdale

Gavin Rossdale practices with his doubles partner Mark Philippoussis at the Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic held at the Delray Beach Tennis Center in Florida on November 4th, 2007.

Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber during the 2011 BBVA NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 18th, 2011.

Flea, Rick Rubin

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Flea and Rick Rubin

The Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and legendary music producer Rick Rubin paddle boarding in Malibu on June 17th, 2010.

Justin Timberlake

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Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake warms up before a golf clinic for kids during the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament at the TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas on October 18th, 2008.

Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga

We can't imagine Lady Gaga actually practicing yoga in that outfit, but she accessorizes with her yoga mat during a visit to Pure Yoga studio in Taipei, Taiwan on July 2nd, 2011.

Russell Simmons

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Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons is a seasoned yoga pro, as demonstrated during his participation in Jivamukti's Back to the Source Master Classes week at the Prince George Ballroom in New York City on January 7th, 2010.

Bill Wyman

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Bill Wyman

Bassist Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones playing table tennis with Atlantic Records boss Ahmet Ertegun backstage at Earl's Court in London, England in May 1976.

The Beatles

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The Beatles

The Beatles create a makeshift fishing hole to fish from their hotel window in Seattle, Washington on August 26th, 1964.

Keith Richards

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Keith Richards

Keith Richards appears a bit confused to find himself at a tennis match as he takes in the action at the U.S. Open in Queens, New York on September 10th, 1988.

Bret Michaels

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Bret Michaels

Bret Michaels attends the Eddie Van Halen Golf Tournament at the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California on April 14th, 1994.

Anthony Kiedis

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Anthony Kiedis

Anthony Kiedis playing in the 46th Annual Dodger Hollywood All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium in Elysian Park, California on August 7th, 2004.

Britney Spears

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Britney Spears

Britney Spears warms up prior to the celebrity basketball game at 'N Sync's "Challenge for the Children III" charity event at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on July 29th, 2001.

Eddie Van Halen

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Eddie Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen in action during the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in Indian Wells, California on February 19th, 1994.

Anthony Kiedis

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Hockey Skills

Anthony Kiedis and Manon Rheaume during the 2nd Annual Rock' n the Puck Celebrity Hockey to Benefit TJ Martell at Great Western Forum in Los Angeles, California on August 18th, 1993.

Madonna

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Madonna

Madonna attempts to teach a few yoga poses to Rosie O'Donnell on an epsiode of The Rosie O'Donnell Show on March 13th, 1998.

Pink

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Pink

Pink gets ready to skateboard down a half pipe at the T-Mobile X-Games afterparty held at the roof top of the Arclight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood on August 13th, 2003.