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znachki
01-24-2011, 03:39 AM
A fitness legend has passed.

Jack LaLanne Dead at 96

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hJDMA_e-Cn_u5dKfcR6F8rZZpoNw?docId=6d9191a19531432382ce0aa 42604acdb

I remember watching his show with my mom when I was a kid. He made exercise easy for everyone, and always seemed like such a classy guy.

Rest well sir, you've earned it.

Carmen Ovsiannikov
01-24-2011, 03:50 AM
Yet another great gone. :(

I remember watching him as well. At least he lived a long and healthy life. RIP Jack.

Rex
01-24-2011, 04:20 AM
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FigureSpins
01-24-2011, 04:49 AM
Aw, too bad - I thought for sure he'd make the century mark. RIP Jack. His wife will be very lonely.

alchemy void
01-24-2011, 05:17 AM
Wow... this is so weird. I just watched his infomercial 3 hours ago....

Anita18
01-24-2011, 08:03 AM
Glad to hear he was healthy up until the very end. That's how I'd want to go. I saw my grandma physically waste away for years because she refused to be active, and it was terrible.

RIP Jack, you earned it.

Cupid
01-24-2011, 12:23 PM
I remember my mom working out with Jack LaLanne. She had her chair out for the exercises. Elaine LeLanne, his wife, and Happy, his white shepherd dog. RIP

Bev Johnston
01-24-2011, 04:08 PM
Awww... I'm sad about this. I remember reading an article about him five or six years ago and being amazed that he was still at it. He was such a role model - no excuses, just do it. RIP, Jack.

skatingfan5
01-24-2011, 04:14 PM
As a child, I remember my grandmother exercising in front of the TV with Jack LaLanne's show -- and I remember Jack's exhortations to "Inhale" .......... "Exhale" accompanied by ascending and descending scales on the organ. R.I.P., Jack.

heckles
01-24-2011, 04:51 PM
Jack LaLanne taught us the important ethic of staying a hottie until one's demise.

Nomad
01-24-2011, 05:35 PM
I thought he was going to live to be 110 at least. RIP.

Skate Talker
01-24-2011, 05:49 PM
Wow... this is so weird. I just watched his infomercial 3 hours ago....

Someone actually watches infomercials? Were you tied to a chair?

CantALoop
01-24-2011, 09:27 PM
:eek: I'm in shock, he was an amazingly dedicated and inspirational person. He was one of those celebrities you assume is going to be around forever.

I would've expected some celebrities a quarter of his age to die before he did. :shuffle:

AragornElessar
01-25-2011, 12:53 AM
Another legend gone, but did he ever live life to the fullest and also helped an awful lot of people learn the benefits of exercise and a healthy lifestyle long before it became "the answer" to helping w/so many health issues. Not a bad legacy to have.

He'll be missed and he's more than earned his rest. :(