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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 …

Date of Birth: September 26, 1914
Date of Death: January 23, 2011


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"My goal has always been to help people help themselves. Your body is your most priceless possession; you've go to take care of it!" Jack Lalanne
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"I can't die. It would ruin my image." Jack Lalanne
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"I just want to see how long I can keep this thing going. The easiest thing is dying. Living is a a pain in the butt." Jack Lalanne
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"Probably millions of Americans got up this morning with a cup of coffee, a cigarette and a donut. No wonder they are sick and fouled up." Jack Lalanne
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"Focus on your problem zones, your strength, your energy, your flexibility and all the rest. Maybe your chest is flabby or your hips or waist need toning. Also, you should change your program every thirty days. That's the key." Jack Lalanne
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"By exercise. I'll tell you one thing, you don't always have to be on the go. I sit around a lot, I read a lot, and I do watch television. But I also work out for two hours every day of my life, even when I'm on the road." Jack Lalanne
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"Do you know how many calories are in butter and cheese and ice cream? Would you get your dog up in the morning for a cup of coffee and a donut?" Jack Lalanne
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"I have spoken to a whole group of millionaires, head executives at Microsoft. Boy did I chew those guys out." Jack Lalanne
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"I only eat fish - no chicken, no turkey, just fish. I get all my protein from fish and egg whites." Jack Lalanne
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"I'd rather see you drink a glass of wine than a glass of milk. So many people drink Coca-Cola and all these soft drinks with sugar. Some of these drinks have 8 or 9 teaspoons of sugar in them What's the good of living if you can't have the things that give a little enjoyment?" Jack Lalanne
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"If you've got a big gut and you start doing sit-ups, you are going to get bigger because you build up the muscle. You've got to get rid of that fat! How do you get rid of fat? By changing your diet." Jack Lalanne
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"Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you." Jack Lalanne
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"So many older people, they just sit around all day long and they don't get any exercise. Their muscles atrophy, and they lose their strength, their energy and vitality by inactivity." Jack Lalanne
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"The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more." Jack Lalanne
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"They thought that athletes that worked out with my system wouldn't be able to throw a ball because they'd be too muscle bound. Those are the misconceptions I had to go through for about 40 years." Jack Lalanne
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"We don't know all the answers. If we knew all the answers we'd be bored, wouldn't we? We keep looking, searching, trying to get more knowledge." Jack Lalanne
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"What you need to do is get that tape measure out, and start measuring that gut. Then you start working out and you start eating properly till that gut gets down close to it was when you were in your 20's. Then you'll find out what your weight should be." Jack Lalanne
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"Yes, exercise is the catalyst. That's what makes everything happen: your digestion, your elimination, your sex life, your skin, hair, everything about you depends on circulation. And how do you increase circulation?" Jack Lalanne
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"You can't get rid of it with exercise alone. You can do the most vigorous exercise and only burn up 300 calories in an hour. If you've got fat on your body, the exercise firms and tones the muscles. But when you use that tape measure, what makes it bigger? It's the fat!" Jack Lalanne
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"You don't have to call it God or Jesus. That's religious humbug to a lot of people, but you've gotta believe that nature and spiritual things surround us. That is what put us here! I thank the universe for that every day of my life." Jack Lalanne
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"I do it as a therapy. I do it as something to keep me alive. We all need a little discipline. Exercise is my discipline." Jack Lalanne
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