Jack LaLanne Dies At The Age Of 96
Posted on Mon Jan 24, 2011 09:00 AM PDT

LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Fitness legend Jack LaLanne has died at the age of 96 due to complications with pneumonia.

LaLanne's longtime agent, Rick Hersh, confirms that the exercise guru passed away at his Morro Bay home.

Elaine LaLanne released the following statement:

    “I have not only lost my husband and a great American icon, but the best friend and most loving partner anyone could ever hope for."

The couple had been married for 51 years. In addition to being the founder of a chain of fitness studios, LaLanne made millions after releasing Jack LaLanne's Power Juicer.