Fitness legend Jack LaLanne dead at 96.

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  1. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/24/sports/24lalanne.html
    http://www.tmz.com/2011/01/23/jack-lalanne-dies-dead-fitness-guru/
    God damn Pneumonia! First Leslie Nielsen, now Jack LaLanne.:( 

    I think the best way we can honor Jack is to do what he lived for, being active and living healthy. I'm sure we could all benefit from it.
     
  2. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    You gotta admit, he talked the talk and walked the walk!! He lived to a ripe old age, Kudos!! :rip 
     
  3. Hiraga

    Hiraga BILL BILL BILL BILL BILL

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    Holy crap, LaLanne was awesome. That's too bad. :( 
     
  4. Tyrannosaur

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    Damn, spent his entire life living healthy and fit then pneumonia comes along and takes his life away. That picture of him in the second article makes him look like 56 rather than 96. I bet he could have probably lived for another 15 years, or hell even 25.

    R.I.P. Jack :( 
     
  5. 46+2

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    damn yo! all the wrong people are dying!
     
  6. smkspy

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    That's life. RIP, Jack.
     
  7. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Aww dude, no way man. I had to have seen, and occasionally still watch, hours of his infomercials. RIP my friend.
     
  8. KnightHawkke

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    he for sure did show a fine example of correct living:thumb 
    hope he is pouring fine fruit and vegetable juices in heaven!
     
  9. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    aw, crummy news. i thought he would live for a lot more years.
     
  10. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    :rip  Jack , i bet he is teaching fitness classes in heaven now.
     
  11. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    Umm, he was 96. Humans, as a rule, do not live much longer than that...ever.

    But the man made fitness just a part of his lifestyle. No crazy diets, no huge amounts of supplements, no big sacrifices, just healthy living and fun.

    And obviously, it paid off.

    - Coeloptera
     

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