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Jack Lalanne
Jack Lalanne

The father of the modern physical fitness movement, Jack LaLanne was a fixture of American homes for more than 34 years with his The Jack LaLanne Show. Weak as a child, he adopted a strict diet of exercise and by the time he was 18, was running a home gym, training police and firemen. He opened America's first health club in 1936. LaLanne continued producing health and fitness videos well into his nineties before succumbing to pneumonia in January 2011. At 41 and at 60, he swam from Alcatraz to Fishermen's Wharf, once in handcuffs, the other towing a boat.

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Robb Zerr .
Jack LaLanne
"Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you." Jack LaLanne would know a thing about being a slave to his body rather than the other way around. Before he became a fitness icon - long before there was ever a Richard Simmons, LaLanne conquered his own addiction to sugar and jun… [ Read More ]
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