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The Presidential Fitness Message Can't Seem to Connect

Tolga Ozyurtcu
Board of Contributors
May 14, 2018 | 08:00 GMT
The President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition was created in 1956 in an effort to inspire more citizens to become more fit. Six decades later, the decline in U.S. fitness measures continues.
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a Marucci baseball bat as Vice President Mike Pence, right, looks on during a 'Made in America' product showcase event at the White House on July 17, 2017.
(OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Getty Images)

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