While famous for the quote "I can't die, It would ruin my image", Jack LaLanne's ultimate time did come, yesterday, January 23/11 peacefully at his California home from respiratory failure.
For a video synopsis of his lifework by Good Morning America click HERE
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While we all have our own preferences and levels by which we move our bodies and exercise, Jack is an inspiration and will continue to be a legend and example for all of us.
I believe that Jack lived out well my following quote: "Wellness is about TOTAL YOU; but it is not achieved by accident...just picking the dimension of wellness that you like and minimizing the others doesn't work in the long run. Optimal lifestyle wellness begins with a conscious, intentional decision/choice to assume responsibility for the quality of your life. It may mean raising your standards above what you have been comfortable with; it will require time, commitment, energy, motivation and attitude. "
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Lastly, let's do what we each can to avoid the High Cost of Inactivity