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ProudLib72

(17,984 posts)
Sun Jan 14, 2018, 04:58 PM Jan 2018

Do Grade Schools Still Do President's Physical Fitness Tests?

And, if they do, have they added the "Beautiful cake eating" segment to the test?

tRump's recent physical has made me ponder the meaning and relevance of the test that we all so fondly recall from our childhood.

I remember those tests. Usually they included sit ups, push ups, and chin ups. I also remember thinking about how my president wanted me to be physically fit so I could accomplish great things. But now I'm reconsidering all that.

I mean, really, folks, how can there be a president's physical fitness test when tRump is morbidly obese and eats 10,000 calories a day? Does anyone here honestly believe tRump could do more than, say, five sit ups over a period of a week? How about all those push ups? Sorry Donnie, but bringing a Big Mac up to your mouth does not count as a push up. Are we going to change "push ups" to "golf cart hops", as in "How many times can you hop up from a golf cart in 60 seconds?"

More than that, I no longer believe my president cares what kind of physical shape I'm in. He certainly doesn't want me to have access to decent healthcare. I guess as long as I am able to maintain a semi-upright position on my potato chip crumb infested sofa and watch Faux and Fiends, I should be deemed 100% fit. Because, let's face it, that is the physical shape tRump aspires to.

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Do Grade Schools Still Do President's Physical Fitness Tests? (Original Post) ProudLib72 Jan 2018 OP
Yes but now its how much fast food can you eat before you throw up. unblock Jan 2018 #1
Bring me a bucket ProudLib72 Jan 2018 #3
Trump's fitness plan! RKP5637 Jan 2018 #2
The "F" in KFC stands for "Fitness" ProudLib72 Jan 2018 #4
I remember those! PJMcK Jan 2018 #5
I never got a badge! ProudLib72 Jan 2018 #6
You could buy.......... MyOwnPeace Jan 2018 #8
When I'm president, I'll have all the bigliest badges! ProudLib72 Jan 2018 #9
Just be careful......... MyOwnPeace Jan 2018 #10
I still have mine and I was very proud to get it as a kid. n/t Kirk Lover Jan 2018 #7

PJMcK

(22,215 posts)
5. I remember those!
Sun Jan 14, 2018, 05:10 PM
Jan 2018

I think we took them all the way through junior high school, (8th grade). I recall that I got the badge three years in a row and I still have one of them.

Since Trump doesn't "believe" in exercise, I doubt that this is a program he's even thought about.

He's such an embarrassment.

ProudLib72

(17,984 posts)
6. I never got a badge!
Sun Jan 14, 2018, 05:19 PM
Jan 2018

And I remember doing mid-70s sit ups in one minute. I would puke if I tried that today.

I guess this would be something that falls under DeVos' purview? She might try charging students to participate.

ProudLib72

(17,984 posts)
9. When I'm president, I'll have all the bigliest badges!
Sun Jan 14, 2018, 06:57 PM
Jan 2018

Bigliest tie, bigliest piece of cake eaten, bigliest McDonald's order consumed in one sitting, bigliest bone spurs, etc.

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