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01/24/2011 02:26 PM ID: 87615 Permalink   

Jack Lalanne Dies at 96

 

Fitness guru Jack Lalanne died of respitory failure due to pneumonia at the age of 96 in his home in California this past Sunday. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elaine, two sons Dan and Jon and a daughter, Yvonne.

Elaine was a frequent partner on Lelanne´s televisised exercise show that ran from the 50´s to the 70´s. Elaine said, "I have not only lost my husband, but the best friend and most loving partner anyone could ever hope for."

Lelanne, son to poor French immigrants and a sugar addict, began exercising when he heard Paul Bragg speak about the benefits of a vegetarian diet including brown rice and whole wheat. Mr. Bragg said to Lelanne, "Jack, you´re a walking garbage can".

 
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  I thought he´d live to at least 150....  
 
I started exercising with Jack in the late 50´s when we got our first television. This guy was awesome. I would tell Jack he can stop exercising now and take a break but that just wouldn´t be Jack´s style. You made the world a better place Jack, you will be missed, RIP.
 
  by: Valkyrie123     01/24/2011 04:24 PM     
  I remember when my mom  
 
used to watch him. she didn´t exercise, she just like to watch him and his muscles.
 
  by: John E Angel     01/24/2011 09:27 PM     
  ^^^^  
 
I always figured he´d be hit by a bus or something. Some health nuts piss off karma and get killed in accidents. ;)

RIP, Jack.
 
  by: Lurker     01/24/2011 09:44 PM     
  someone  
 
needs to tell karma about Richard Simmons.
 
  by: John E Angel     01/24/2011 09:48 PM     
  Simmons  
 
Was HILARIOUS when he guest appeared on Who´s Line Is It with Drew Carey..
 
  by: Allanthar     01/24/2011 10:15 PM     
  my surfboard  
 
has a big bump on the back
 
  by: Rokkumon   01/24/2011 11:14 PM     
  One Heck of A Man  
 
In 1956 when Jack was 42 he set a world record of 1,033 push-ups in 23 minutes.

In 1984 at the age of 70, Jack while handcuffed and shackled swam 1.5 miles while towing 70 boats with 70 people from the Queen´s Way Bridge in the Long Beach Harbor to the Queen Mary.

This site has a list of this amazing mans accomplishments in strength and stamina.
From:
http://www.lalannefitness.com/...



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  by: ichi     01/24/2011 11:37 PM     
  Couldn´t make it to 97 eh?  
 
He made the juicer...

Yeah, he was a influential guy from what I hear. I guess I have to thank for what he did for Health and Fitness in US.
 
  by: MannyisHere     01/25/2011 03:34 AM     
  Vegetables, Fruits, Juices, Exercise, Plant Muscle  
 
Jack Lalanne: Nonagenarian Pesca-Vegetarian.
 
  by: THE ACTUAL STORY   02/01/2011 05:36 AM     
 
 
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