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Michelle Obama puts us all to shame
February 2nd 2012
The First Lady is known for her toned arms - as she showed on the Ellen show, it's all down to push-ups. But are they safe for women?
Push-ups aren't really something that women tend to do. There's a belief that we can't do them properly, and when an exercise is this difficult, who wants to challenge that theory? Better to start from the knees.
This video of Michelle Obama, though, seems to challenge that idea. "Challenged" by Ellen DeGeneres (OK, the whole thing is stage-managed - why else are they wearing trainers? - but it's still cool), the FIrst Lady pumps her own body weight 25 times without seeming to break a sweat.
If you lack motivation, just think of how beautifully toned the First Lady's arms are, at an age (48) when most women are reaching for shrugs, shawls and cardigans.
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