Watch the First Lady Michelle Obama Jimmy Fallon physical fitness challenge video from the Tues. Feb. 7, 2012 broadcast of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The multi-event challenge held between the talk show host and the First Lady was recorded at the White House. See how they fare in a match-up of events ranging from push-ups to a potato sack race. Details and the video are below after the jump.
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Watch the full replay video above. Mrs. Obama’s participation in the special appearance is in support of the second anniversary of the n the magazine is in support of the Let’s Move! childhood obesity initiative. With “Eye of the Tiger” as the soundtrack, she put the talk show host through the paces with dodgeball, push-ups, hula hooping, tug-of-war and as a finale, a potato-sack race.
After the race was complete and Mrs. Obama was determined the winner through a not-so-complicated scoring mechanism of pencil, paper and check-marks, Fallon said in defeat, “The most important thing for the kids to learn is that it’s all about being active and having fun. It doesn’t matter if you won or lost.”
“It matters,” Mrs. Obama responded wearing a gold medal around her neck.
Photo credit: Official White House Photo: Joyce N. Boghosian
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