The Suns’ Grant Hill joined first lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Monday as she announced three new physical fitness opportunities for military families.
First, Mrs. Obama said the International Health, Racquet and Sports Club Association would offer complementary memberships to immediate family members of actively deployed reservists. Secondly, she created a goal for the American Council on Exercise to provide at least 1 million hours of free personal training.
Lastly, Hill and the rest of group of other athletes, nutritionists, pediatricians, trainers and educators that reside on the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, will assist in hosting a series of events with military families. The only two-time Majerle Hustle Award Winner is aiding the First Lady in her commitment to combating the epidemic of childhood obesity in America.
Besides Hill, Mrs. Obama was joined by gymnast Dominique Dawes, figure skater Michelle Kwan, Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets and former tennis great Billie Jean King. The renowned collection of athletes led demonstrations that included dancing, ball tossing and an obstacle course at activity stations located on the South Lawn.