There is no doubt in my mind that President Obama and the First Lady are the healthiest first couple to ever stay in the White House. Everyone knows that President Obama loves to play basketball, and he can hoop. Anybody who plays basketball knows that you have to run and jump, and it is a vigorous sport, and old fools sit on the side and watch.

The First Lady is also very athletic and I have pictures of her running, and she looks like she is in great shape. First Lady Michelle Obama is on a three day, three state tours to promote her, “Let’s Move Diet and Exercise Campaign.” The campaign targets childhood obesity, because one out of every three children is overweight.

The Let’s Move Campaign is bringing awareness to families who spend most of their time at fast food restaurants, therefore their meals are not healthy and they don’t exercise. Her tour started in Des Moines Iowa with Governor Terry Branstad, who she praised for his push to make his state the healthiest in the nation.

At this event, the First Lady led an entire arena of 14,000 in a dance routine called the Interlude. The University of Northern Iowa Interlude Dance routine has become a You Tube sensation, and the First Lady was more than happy to back her claim that she is willing to put herself out front, to get our children moving. The First Lady proved that she can dance, and she is not afraid to shake her thing.

The next stop was Central Florida on Friday February 10, 2012, and she had dinner with “the Halls,” an African American family in Ocoee. Mr. Kern Halls works with Orange County in the school nutrition association. The theme of her tour in Florida is “Change Begins at Home.”

The First Lady spent about an hour eating dinner with parents Kern, 37, and Patrice, 36, and sons, Keian, 12, and Kamryn, 7, discussing healthful eating. They dined on a meal of jerk chicken, brown rice, and peas, sautéed zucchini and salad.

The neighbors initially thought something was wrong when they saw a large number of police cars parked on the street. Once they realized what was going on, they formed a crowd to get a glance of the First Lady.

Indrani Tewari, a neighbor in the community was excited and happy that Mrs. Obama visited their sub-division. “I started calling all my friends. It’s cool that we got to see her,” said Ms. Tewari.

The next day, Mrs. Obama stopped at Northland, a church in Longwood, where Rev. Joel Hunter is senior pastor and a spiritual advisor to the president. At this event there were other representatives from other religious groups that have embraced the Lets Move Program. At the event the church choirs sang and they demonstrated some of their church based exercise programs.

In the afternoon Mrs. Obama appeared at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. At this complex she worked out with families and got an opportunity to speak about her Let’s Move Program. “This economic downturn has hit households particularly hard. Folks are struggling to make ends meet and just to put food on the table, and we all know that sometimes the most affordable options aren’t always the healthiest option,” says the First Lady.

This program is great, because Americans don’t have time to exercise and our diets are not healthy. Support the First Lady and spend each day moving and exercising.

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