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Paul Bragg disciple Jack LaLanne dead at age 96
examiner.com ^ | Jan 24, 2010 | Rene Girard

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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TOPICS: Food; Health/Medicine; Religion; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: exercise; jacklalanne; lalane; paulbragg; yetagain
I know by now everyone has already heard that Jack LaLanne is dead, but this article shares some different information from the others I have seen
1 posted on 01/24/2011 12:06:42 PM PST by jackspyder
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To: jackspyder
I always knew exercise would get 'em sooner or later

RIP

2 posted on 01/24/2011 12:08:54 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage
I used to come home from school and Jack LaLanne would be on TV. Arthur Godfrey, Art Linkletter were on the other channels.

Had to wait an hour or so until cartoons or the Stooges showed up on one of our four channels.

3 posted on 01/24/2011 12:16:27 PM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: jackspyder
Rest in peace, Mr. LaLanne.
4 posted on 01/24/2011 12:17:32 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." -- Barry Soetoro, June 11, 2008)
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To: jackspyder
Paul Bragg disciple Jack LaLanne dead at age 96

As opposed to the other Jack LaLanne?

5 posted on 01/24/2011 12:17:52 PM PST by GSWarrior (Businessmen are more trustworthy than preachers, professors and politicians.)
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To: billorites

I remember those days as well


6 posted on 01/24/2011 12:17:56 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: jackspyder
"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)"

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.

7 posted on 01/24/2011 12:22:01 PM PST by Dutchboy88
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To: jackspyder
Jack LaLanne's older brother, who was not a fitness enthusiast, died 6 years ago at the age of 97.

It's all genetics.

8 posted on 01/24/2011 12:31:52 PM PST by wideawake
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I’ll bet Jack’s last 30 years were much better quality than his brother’s last 30 years.


9 posted on 01/24/2011 12:33:23 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Dutchboy88

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.


10 posted on 01/24/2011 12:38:14 PM PST by jackspyder
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I’ll bet Jack’s last 30 years were much better quality than his brother’s last 30 years.

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.

11 posted on 01/24/2011 12:43:53 PM PST by wideawake
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To: jackspyder

Dude swam to Alcatraz in handcuffs at age 60...


12 posted on 01/24/2011 12:45:47 PM PST by databoss
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To: jackspyder

That’s long enough. Quality is more important than quantity.


13 posted on 01/24/2011 12:54:42 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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“If you have a chair and a towel, you can stay in shape,” during the 1960s, my mother was a devotee — every day with Jack Lalanne.
14 posted on 01/24/2011 1:00:34 PM PST by Constitutions Grandchild
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To: Constitutions Grandchild

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.


15 posted on 01/24/2011 1:13:42 PM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: I still care
Exactly! When you can ride your bike from sun-up to sun-down, play tether ball, go swimmin’, who wants to sit around doing leg lifts — especially when you can stand on your head and do cartwheels. Sheesh!

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. ;-)

16 posted on 01/24/2011 1:19:15 PM PST by Constitutions Grandchild
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"Dude swam to Alcatraz in handcuffs at age 60..."

Poor guy. Went the wrong way during his escape attempt.
17 posted on 01/24/2011 1:30:02 PM PST by Darteaus94025
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To: Puppage
I always knew exercise would get 'em sooner or later

Yep, think how long he might have lived had he not worn out his heart and body with all that bogus exercise stuff.........

18 posted on 01/24/2011 1:34:08 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (The only thing Super Glue is good for is gluing your fingers together.....)
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To: Darteaus94025

Well he actually round tripped it...


19 posted on 01/24/2011 1:38:57 PM PST by databoss
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"Dude swam to Alcatraz in handcuffs at age 60..."

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.

that's fit.

20 posted on 01/24/2011 1:48:14 PM PST by Mariner (USS Tarawa, VQ3, USS Benjamin Stoddert, NAVCAMS WestPac, 7th Fleet, Navcommsta Puget Sound)
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To: I still care
She had this exercise thing she bought from him, simply a rubber band with two handles.

LOL. My mom had one of those too.

21 posted on 01/24/2011 1:59:50 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: jackspyder

Um, doesn’t the Good Book advise that the length of amans days are three score and ten or 70 years? Not 120.


22 posted on 01/24/2011 2:10:48 PM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: jackspyder

Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar is da bomb!


23 posted on 01/24/2011 3:03:45 PM PST by redhead ("I think I'm the best fish filleter in the whole third grade." --Piper Palin)
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To: billorites

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.


24 posted on 01/24/2011 5:41:29 PM PST by jmacusa (Two wrongs don't make a right. But they can make it interesting.)
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