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Jack LaLanne
Jack LaLanne was a healthy showoff to the very end
Jack LaLanne was a healthy showoff to the very end

Jack LaLanne was an incredible showoff, and with good reason. If you can do 1,033 push-ups in 23 minutes at the "over-the-hill" age of 42, then by all means show yourself off. If you can swim more than a mile through the strong currents of Long Beach Harbor while towing 70 people in 70 rowboats on your 70th birthday, then you've earned the right to show off — especially if you do this while handcuffed and shackled. Jack lived his life completing implausible feats of strength and endurance, seemingly as a challenge to a world that said, "Let's see you do that!" He wanted us to "do that" too. He wanted us to unglue our collective butts from...

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