Sunday, January 23, 2011

jack lalanne


jack lalanne

American fitness guru Jack LaLanne died on Sunday at his home in Morro Bay, California, with his long-time agent, Rick Hersh. He was 96.The cause, "said Hersh, was respiratory failure caused by pneumonia. LaLanne was sick last week. His wife, Elaine was on the side of the family and friends, "said Hersh. Funeral arrangements are not announced, but the agent said, plans were made.

LaLanne decades to talk about the health benefits of sports and fitness. He opened his own spa in California in 1936, the year before the fitness craze swept the United States. LaLanne designed for even the world's first leg-extension machine, and several other pieces of fitness equipment is already standard in the fitness industry.

He was born in San Francisco on 26 September, 1914. A self-confessed sugar and junk food-addicted as a child, she went to the bodybuilding and weight training, and he in his late teens.From years 1950 through 1980 study LaLanne several feats of strength and perseverance. The first stunt was the underwater swimming the length of the Golden Gate Bridge loaded with 140 kilograms of equipment in 1954. He went to a lot of attention on stage events, such as filling in more than a thousand pushups a little over 20 minutes, and towing vessel filled with 65 tons of wood pulp in Japan.

LaLanne was his own workout program, "The Jack LaLanne Show." The first broadcast nationally in 1959, the show went on the run for three decades. In later years, he is easily recognizable because of the late-night infomercials juicing.He many of the benefits featured in the CNN Larry King Live "and was a friend of the talk show host." There was no one like Jack LaLanne, "King said Sunday night." She always ... a real guru. I think the old Charles Atlas comic book predecessor Jack LaLanne would be. "

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  1. So sorry to hear about Jack LaLanne. Deepest sympathies ot his family. He was a pioneer in the fitness industry...

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