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Reggie Love: Meet Obama's Body Man (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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There's one man who spent almost every day of the presidential campaign by Barack Obama's side, and that man is Reggie Love. According to a May 27th New York Times profile on Obama's 26-year-old body man, the former Duke basketball and football star was usually the first person Obama saw each day (when they rose at dawn to work out) and the last (when the two watched Sports Center while Obama flossed).

And, according to the profile, there were a few other things Reggie knew about his boss:

Mr. Love now knows that when it comes to food, Senator Obama "eats pretty much anything, from chicken wings and barbecue and ribs to grilled fish and steamed broccoli." But when he is campaigning in a small town with limited options, a cheeseburger is always a good bet. ("Cheddar is the cheese of choice," Mr. Love added.)

He knows that "the boss," as he calls Mr. Obama, likes MET-Rx chocolate roasted-peanut protein bars and bottles of a hard-to-find organic brew -- Black Forest Berry Honest Tea. He keeps a supply of both on hand.

See pictures of the man the now president-elect says "'is cooler than I am.'"

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