Black History Month: 11 Sheroes in Health and Fitness
Somehow, her arms became the focal point when the whole person is pretty darn amazing
Somehow, her arms became the focal point when the whole person is pretty darn amazing. Since President Obama took office, the First Lady has made it her personal mission to launch Americans off their couches and office chairs. Let’s Move!, her fitness brainchild, focuses on combating childhood obesity but enlists the participation of whole families and communities to make young people less sedentary and more active. To do that, the 50-year-old has hit the Dougie, exercised on the White House lawn and ran fitness obstacle courses in elementary school cafeterias. But she also leads by example, ensuring that her entire family embraces the lifestyle, demonstrated in daily work outs with her husband in the morning.