Skip to comments.Paul Bragg disciple Jack LaLanne dead at age 96
Posted on 01/24/2011 12:06:33 PM PST by jackspyder
Famous fitness guru Jack LaLanne died yesterday, Sunday Jan 23, 2011 in Morro Bay, California at the age of 96.
Jack LaLanne was the son of French immigrants, born in San Francisco, California on September 26, 1914. So he was actually 96.3 years old. Not bad considering the average age of death in the United States is now 78.3 yrs, and man's years may now be limited to 120 according to the Bible. (Genesis 6:3)
Jack LaLanne's life was changed at age 15 when he heard Paul Bragg speak about health and nutrition in Oakland, California. Jack went so far as to say "Bragg saved my life ..." The Bragg Healthy Lifestyle Motto is: "You are what you eat, drink, breathe, think, say and do". Bragg health products and books can be bought at health food stores everywhere and may be most famous for their apple cider vinegar. (whose bottle touts the christian fish with John 3:16 within)
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Had to wait an hour or so until cartoons or the Stooges showed up on one of our four channels.
As opposed to the other Jack LaLanne?
I remember those days as well
If believers are to accurately represent this thing we call the Gospel, we ought to avoid mixed messages such as "You are what you eat, drink..." along with John 3:16.
Fortunately, the Scriptures are clear: People are not this, at all. They are what God decides to make of them. There are many folks who are physical wrecks and yet have been excellent teachers of biblical truth. They are far more valuable to the human race than the exquisite specimens turned out by physical fitness gurus.
It's all genetics.
I’ll bet Jack’s last 30 years were much better quality than his brother’s last 30 years.
The Bragg family or someone high up in the company must be Christian. Good health is important and for those who care to look up the scripture they will find something even better.
According to his obituary, Norman LaLanne ran his own business until he was 88, was a regular at a local barbecue joint, enjoyed playing golf at his club regularly until shortly before he died and he would speak with his brother on the phone every day.
So he was apparently lucid to the end, and feeling well enough to play golf in his 90s.
Jack LaLanne's mantra was "if something tastes good, spit it out."
Doesn't sound like he enjoyed the last 30 years if all he was doing was drinking celery juice and exercising.
Dude swam to Alcatraz in handcuffs at age 60...
That’s long enough. Quality is more important than quantity.
One of my earliest memories in the 60’s is Jack LaLanne.
My mom watched him every day, after the soap opera.
She had this exercise thing she bought from him, simply a rubber band with two handles. I forgot the name, but I was fascinated with it. I didn’t get the exercise part, though. Why anyone would spend time pulling this things and bouncing up and down when they could go out and play hopscotch escaped me.
At 61, I have a little more time, but I like my Ab-circle, my bands, my 3 mile walks, altho’ on snowy, cold days, I could do a few leg lifts — wish I could still stand on my head. ;-)
Yep, think how long he might have lived had he not worn out his heart and body with all that bogus exercise stuff.........
Well he actually round tripped it...
For his 65th birthday he towed 10 rowboats across the Golden Gate...each with 200lbs in them. He did this with his hands tied behind his back and the rope in his teeth.
LOL. My mom had one of those too.
Um, doesn’t the Good Book advise that the length of amans days are three score and ten or 70 years? Not 120.
Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar is da bomb!
I remember that America too. However it took some out-smarting my mother. She didn’t like me and my two older brothers watching The Stooges. She was afraid we’d be poking each others eyes out and whacking each other in the head with pipe wrenches. Not that we weren’t necessarily doing that anyway...truth is I loved watching “The Little Rascals’’/’’Our Gang’’. Great stuff. Not PC though. There’s at least two generations of American kids who have no idea of Hal Roach and his ‘’Little Rascals’’. Sad.
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