Personal trainers need to know who Jack LaLanne was. While he did do that, I will make the bold statement that Jack LaLanne was more important than Arnold! Jack was more important than Joe Weider and Ronnie Coleman! Jack was the Captain America of fitness! While Jack passed away in at the age of 96, I'd like to take this moment to tell you just a little of who Jack LaLanne was and what he did, and after I'm finished, you'll never think he was just that juicer guy again.
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His mentor Paul Bragg , obviously started before him. The physical culture movement in America started out during the late s. Other well known figures in the health industry who stressed exercise as part of their health program before Jack would include John Harvey Kellogg and Joseph Pilates. But, Jack LaLanne would certainly be the most successful and longest lived well known modern figure in the health club industry. While health spas can be traced back to ancient Rome and physical culture gyms existed before, Jack is generally credited with creating the modern concept of a health club that revolved around weight machines for working out. For the first time, women could go to one of his gyms and publicly workout.
It's 8 o'clock on a Sunday morning, and the backyard patio of a home on a windy hillside in Morro Bay would be as quiet as the nearby pastures where horses silently munch, if not for one thing: a force of nature named Jack LaLanne. In a red swim cap and a tiny blue bathing suit that a man seven decades his junior might feel bashful about wearing, the eternal fitness guru -- the original fitness guru -- is busy splashing away in a hot tub next to a lap pool. You should be working out with me! He is waist deep in water, sculling with hands covered in black webbed gloves that look like something out of "Creature From the Black Lagoon. I've been doing this since I was
We remember Jack LaLanne by looking back at his five most amazing feats. January 24, Even if you got past the guards, Alcatraz was supposedly inescapable because of the treacherous swim to the mainland.