Fitness Expert Samir Becic Challenges President Obama to 25 Push-Ups for #PushUpsEverywhere Campaign

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Health Fitness Revolution founder Samir Becic challenges President Obama to 25 push-ups to kick off the #PushUpsEverywhere campaign to encourage healthy lifestyles.

Samir Becic

"Sixty to seventy percent of chronic illnesses are associated with obesity," Becic said. "These numbers can prove fatal for the growth of humanity."

The founder of Health Fitness Revolution and renowned fitness expert Samir Becic challenged President Barack Obama to perform 25 push-ups. Becic's challenge comes to light as Health Fitness Revolution non-profit movement launches their #PushUpsEverywhere campaign, an effort to promote a healthy and fit lifestyle.

The fitness expert's challenge to the president is an homage for the American leader to set the standards for Americans.

"This challenges launches our campaign of doing push-ups everywhere, anywhere, at any time," Becic said.

Health Fitness Revolution, a non-profit movement, named President Obama among the fittest heads of states in back-to-back lists.
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Becic's call to prioritize the obesity epidemic arrives as President Obama meets with the United Nations this week to discuss myriad global issues. Obesity can be as large a humanitarian concern as hunger and malnutrition due to the dire health consequences. Statisitics show by 2030, 51 percent of the population will be obese.

"Sixty to seventy percent of chronic illnesses are associated with obesity," Becic said. "These numbers can prove fatal for the growth of humanity."

The fitness expert commended First Lady Michelle Obama's incentive to prioritize health in the United States. Her involvement in promoting health and fitness to all audiences established standards for a healthy lifestyle.

"But because this great nation is suffering so severely from the obesity epidemic, I would love for the president to lead this challenge," Becic said.

While Becic challenges the President to 25 push-ups, he challenges the rest of America to do 10. He asks that viewers do their push-ups everywhere, anywhere, during any situation, and at any time. He says to then post the video, challenge two friends, and #PushUpsEverywhere.

Samir Becic, world-renowned fitness expert and writer, earned a spot in Men's Journal's "Top Fitness Trainers in America" list and was named the "No.1 Fitness Trainer in the World" four times. For several years, Becic was the fitness director for Bally Total Fitness' largest facility in America and his experience and knowledge as a health and fitness expert has allowed him the opportunity to be published in numerous media outlets across the world. Becic is a contributing writer for FOCUS.de, one of the largest magazines in Europe, and is a fitness expert for Verizon Wireless, several national radio and television stations.

Health Fitness Revolution, a movement spearheaded by the Samir Becic Foundation, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to making America a healthier nation. Health Fitness Revolution aims to change the way people think about health and fitness, incorporating proper exercise and nutrition practices into the very fabric of family and society. By properly education the public and giving them the tools they need to live a healthy lifestyle, 60-70 percent of illnesses can be controlled or avoided, including obesity. Through a variety of channels in the community like schools, churches, community centers and corporations, Health Fitness Revolution hosts events and workshops to educate children and their parents about the fundamentals of physical fitness and nutrition. For more information, visit HealthFitnessRevolution.com and HealthFitnessRevolution.org

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