François Henri "Jack" LaLanne is an American expert in nutrition and fitness and motivational speaker. He described himself as a "sugar addict" and a "junk food fanatic" until the age of 15. pioneer Paul Bragg. During his career, he believed that the overall health of the country depended on the health of its people and regarded physical and nutritional culture as "America's salvation". Decades before health and fitness began to be promoted by celebrities like Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons, LaLanne was widely credited with publicly preaching the health benefits of exercise. He has published numerous fitness books and hosted the fitness television show The Jack LaLanne Show from 1951 to 1985.
|Born||Francois Henri LaLanne, September 26, 1914, San Francisco, California, U.S.|
|Died||January 23, 2011, Morro Bay, California, U.S.|
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, California, U.S.|
|Occupation||Fitness expert, television host, inventor, entrepreneur, motivational speaker|
|Television||The Jack LaLanne Show|
|Website||[ Official site]|
|IMDb||Jack LaLanne's IMDb|
Fitness guru's exercise, nutrition and a positive attitude. He has been called the godfather of fitness and is the first fitness superhero.
He loved sugar and junk food and developed an eating disorder at the age of 15. He heard a talk from nutrition speaker Paul Bragg that changed his life.
He hosted a fitness television show from 1953 to 1985 and opened one of the nation's first gymnasiums in Oakland, California, in 1936 when he was 21 years old.
He was married to Elaine Rorem Doyle from September 1959 until his death. He has two daughters, Janet and Yvonne, and two sons, Daniel and Jon.
He was appointed by Arnold Schwarzenegger to the Board of Governors on Fitness.
- American fitness and bodybuilding exercise writer
- American chiropractor
- Alumni of Berkeley High School (Berkeley, California)
- American fitness coach
- American Nutritionists
- Healthy Eating Advocates
- American bodybuilders
- American writers on health and wellness
- The San Francisco Writers
- Inhumations au Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Latest information about Jack LaLanne updated on May 10 2021.