Maryland, Missouri Name Official State Exercises

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Missouri announced that the jumping jack is their official state exercise this week. The inventor of the exercise, General John J. Pershing, grew up in the state. Maryland, the first state to name an official exercise, has claimed walking as theirs. Now, who wants burpees?

Jumping Jacks: Now Missouri's 'Official State Exercise' | Racked

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