Video Of The Week - US First Lady (And Kids) Set New Guinness World Record

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Ever since US first lady Michelle Obama has come to the White House, she has been focused on how to make American kids healthier. Her 'Let's Move' campaign launched in 2010 to promote physical fitness and encourage healthy eating in children is responsible for countless organic gardens and several fun organized activities. On October 11th, she took her message to a global level, by asking kids from all over the world to participate in the fun activity of jumping jacks!

Organized in conjunction with the National Geographic Magazine, the first lady asked kids everywhere to do jumping jacks for one minute anytime within a 24-hour period that began at 3pm on October 11th. To jump start the event, the First Lady invited 464 elementary and middle school students to join her at the White House for a full minute of rigorous jumping jacks!

While they did a fine job, kids from all across the nation and world didn't disappoint either - A total of 300,265 of them participated, shattering the previous record of 20,000! Now all they have to do, is keep moving!

Resources: Christian Science Monitor.com

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244 Comments
  • Kobiover 3 years
    Wow 😯 that is really cool I want to break a world 🌍 record one day.
    • hadasah10
      hadasah10almost 4 years
      lol
      • Coolover 5 years
        I know I'm lucky!!!!!!!!!!!
        • at98462
          at98462about 6 years
          lol......that's sooo cool!!!
          • ck3
            ck3about 6 years
            lol 😂
            • soccergirl67
              soccergirl67about 6 years
              cool!
              • talentgirl
                talentgirlover 6 years
                wow !
                • Jessie66724over 6 years
                  SO COOL
                  • Jessie116274over 6 years
                    awesome.... they are really lucky
                    • chris yoonalmost 7 years
                      This most of takin lots of work I wish I was there.