Legendary Red Lerille joined Joe’s Ajax Gym in New Orleans in 1952. Joe told Red he could be
Mr. America. Red wrote down his goal, worked hard and became Mr. America in 1960. Red also admired that Joe did something new to improve his gym every month and later adopted the habit when he opened a 4000 sf Red’s in 1963 in Lafayette, LA. Red has made 1 improvement every month for the last 624 months in a row and counting.
Red’s is now 195,000 sf, covering 20 acres.