Obama undergoes fitness exam at Pentagon

WASHINGTON Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:47pm EST

President Barack Obama addresses a joint news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in the East Room of the White House in Washington, January 11, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing

President Barack Obama addresses a joint news conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in the East Room of the White House in Washington, January 11, 2013.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama had a little personal fitness boot camp at the Pentagon on Saturday.

Obama, 51, participated in what the White House described as a fitness evaluation at a Pentagon clinic, part of the periodic medical examination of him that is coordinated by the president's doctor.

He was at the Fit to Win Clinic inside the Pentagon. The clinic's website says its objective is to enhance "military readiness and civilian wellness through fitness, nutrition, health education and positive lifestyle behavior changes."

The White House provided few details but said "the results of the president's periodic medical exam will be released before the end of the month."

(Reporting By Steve Holland; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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Comments (2)
victor672 wrote:
Did he give one of his sloppy salutes?

Jan 12, 2013 6:16pm EST  --  Report as abuse
speaker12 wrote:
If anyone is unfit to run this nation, Obama is the one. He and his cronies are running us into the ground. This is not sour grapes my friends, just take a look at you next paycheck. That is of course, those of you who work for a living.

Jan 12, 2013 11:00pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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