Jack LaLanne Dies at 96: Inspirational Wisdom

Jack LaLanne, the "founding father of fitness", has passed away at the age of 96. The man was inspirational to say the least. Did you know he was a sugarholic?

He told NPR "I was a maniac. I was a psycho. Had these headaches all the day, couldn't stand the pain. All from sugar, sugar, sugar."

This all changed for LaLanne when, at age 15, he attended a lecture given by a health nutritionist who believed in exercise and a healthy diet. The next day LaLanne "stopped eating sugar, became a vegetarian and joined the YMCA in Berkeley, California."

LaLanne quit the sugar and never missed a workout since! NPR reports:

LaLanne on fitness as a lifestyle:

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