Americans would easily lose a few pounds every month by solely eliminating white sugar from their diets. But they won’t do it, because they don’t want to “starve” themselves. How did it happen that a normal diet 30 years ago is equated with suffering today?

People think of him as the old TV fitness guy but don’t realize how many cutting edge advances he made in fitness. He was a real genius.

Read his wikipedia entry-fascinating. A couple of interesting points- as you would expect doctors opposed his idea of fitness gyms saying it was unhealthy. when Lalanne was 15 he was inspired to get into the fitness lifestyle when he heard a talk by Paul Bragg of Braggs ACV fame. Lalanne did his daily fitness routine up until the day before his death at age 96!

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