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LeBron James wasn't in action on Sunday night as the Cleveland Cavaliers enjoyed a day off following back-to-back games on Friday and Saturday.

While, though, the four-time NBA MVP didn't suit up and take to the hardwood yesterday, that didn't mean he was sitting with his feet up and taking it easy.

Instead, as he made clear in the latest video uploaded to his official Instagram account, James was busy putting in the hard work in the gym. And he was certainly hyped about being there.

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Cleveland fans will appreciate seeing the leader of their team going above and beyond as the business end of the season fast approaches, especially after LeBron's last publicised gym visit drew some unnecessary scrutiny.

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Unfortunately for those who still argue his Miami workout session with former teammate Dwyane Wade had sinister undertones, this James video shows fellow members of the Cleveland franchise in the background this time.

Cryptic

Entitled 'Something is really wrong with me!', the video is also the latest in a long line of slightly left-field social media activity from LeBron.

The 31-year-old has drawn questions from the media over the past week or so after people were left confused by his cryptic tweets.

James himself said recently that more "Da Vinci code" messages would be coming in the future.

Perhaps his workout message is exactly that.

Whatever the motivation, or reason, behind his recent actions it looks like he is simply having a bit of fun away from the court as the intensity ramps up on it.

Time to focus

After losing three of four games to end February, the Ohio franchise has begun March with three straight victories to cement their position at the top of the Eastern Conference.

With James having put up 33, 19 and 28 point games (including two double-doubles) in that stretch, he and the Cavs have responded well to some of the recent criticism that had emerged.

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Of course, the pressure will remain on Cleveland for the rest of the regular season and into the 2016 NBA playoffs considering the expectations heading into the campaign.

If the franchise is to go one step better than last season and win the Larry O'Brien Trophy they will need James at his peak when the crunch games roll around.

Keeping him fresh and highly motivated is an essential part of that. Judging by the video above, that isn't in question right now.

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