Jack LaLanne, exercise, guilt and obesity

January 30th, 2011 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

January 30, 2011

This week Jack LaLanne, the modern guru of vigorous exercise, passed away at age 96. Frank Bruni of the New York Times has an insightful article on LaLanne, the merging of physical prowess with moral and personal value. The result: massive guilt about one’s lack of exercise while rates of obesity and overweight soar. The Ripped and the Righteous – NYTimes.com