Farewell to Jack LaLanne

Farewell to Jack LaLanne
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Fitness's Founding Father
Born to French immigrants in 1914, Jack LaLanne liked to say that he was inspired to start experimenting with weights by a talk about good diet he heard as a junk-food-craving teenager. He opened his first health studio when he was 21 and debuted his workout show in 1951 on a local San Francisco television station.

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