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How past presidents’ exercise routines compare to Trump’s



When President Donald Trump had his first physical as a presidential candidate in December 2015, Dr. Harold Bornstein did not shy away from exaggeration.

“If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency,” he said.

Two years later, results from Trump’s second official medical exam released in February 2019 said the president is in “very good health overall,” but is clinically obese— the latest warning after he was told in January 2018 to lose 10 to 15 pounds.

Though Trump does practice healthy habits like refraining from smoking and drinking, he is not a fan of exercise.

“All my friends who work out all the time, they’re going for knee replacements, hip replacements — they’re a disaster,” Trump told The New York Times in 2015.

Trump isn’t the only president who didn’t like working out, though most were more active than he is.

Here’s how he stacks up against past occupants of the Oval Office.

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