Join the “Let’s Move” Initiative.

Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.This is an ambitious goal. But with your help, we can do it.

Everyone has a role to play in reducing childhood obesity, including parents, elected officials, schools, health care professionals, faith-based and community-based organizations, and private sector companies. Your involvement is key to ensuring a healthy future for our children.

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Here’s a sample of what you’ll see from the Let’s Move! newsletter:

First Lady Michelle Obama leads a group of 400 local children on the  South Lawn of the White House to help break the Guinness World Records title for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period, Oct. 11, 2011.


Physical activity is not just limited to running or playing sports. Find an activity that you like to do and stick with it.  Try dancing, swimming, jumping rope, climbing a jungle gym, playing hopscotch, or swinging a hula hoop.


Those pumpkins aren’t just for carving! Try roasting the pumpkin seeds you scoop out or add pumpkin to your favorite fall recipe. It’s a healthy vegetable and packed with Vitamin A!


First Lady Michelle Obama Takes Your Questions
Recently we took your questions about Let’s Move!, the First Lady’s initiative to end childhood obesity and posed them directly to First Lady Michelle Obama.

Healthy Recipes for Healthy Schools
Check out recipes from the Healthier US School Challenge celebration.

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