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Missouri, are you intentionally trying to drive people away from your state? Jumping jacks, second only to burpees as one of the most hated gym exercises, is now the official state exercise of Missouri. The reasoning behind the announcement has to do with both Missouri's slightly-higher-than-average obesity rate and the fact that the inventor of the jumping jack was born in Missouri.
This makes Missouri the second state to claim an official exercise. Maryland has already locked in walking, so everything else is guaranteed to be sub-par.
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