Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them. --Lee Haney--
The human body is the best picture of the human soul. --Ludwig Wittgenstein--
If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. --Hippocrates--
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. --Thomas Jefferson--
Exercise is amazing, from the inside out. I feel so alive and have more energy.
The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit. --Morihei Ueshiba--
If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world. --Vinoba Bhave--
My job is to be fit and I'm really blessed that I get to go and work out and live a really healthy lifestyle. --Kerri Walsh--
A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.
--Florence Griffith Joyner--
Swimming is normal for me. I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It's my home. --Michael Phelps--
If I don't feel confident about my body, I'm not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It's all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it's fitness or whatever. It's about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it. --Kim Kardashian--
Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. --John F. Kennedy--
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. --Jim Rohn--
Time and health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted. --Denis Waitley--
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. --Joseph Addison--
Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. --Gene Tunney--
What's important is to get into shape and then not to have to worry about it. I don't want to get on stage and not being able to do something. Not being physically fit doesn't work for me. --Chris Cornell--
It's very important to have the right clothing to exercise in. If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it's not inspiring for your workout.--Cheryl Tiegs--
The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy. --Kenneth H. Cooper--
Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.
--Franklin Pierce Adams--
Like most people I can be lazy, so it's nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I'm outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer. --Viggo Mortensen--
Women have fought so long and hard for our rights and equality, and now all our attention is put on being a size 0.
Practice puts brains in your muscles.
I started running around my 30th birthday. I wanted to lose weight; I didn't anticipate the serenity. Being in motion, suddenly my body was busy and so my head could work out some issues I had swept under a carpet of wine and cheese. Good therapy, that's a good run.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good nutrition program to help speed up my recovery. I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order to get back out on the ice.
Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart. --Gene Tunney--
Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced. --Marquis de Sade--
I think if you exercise, your state of mind - my state of mind - is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem.
Fitness is a curve. You can be Lance Armstrong, or you can be really out of shape at the opposite end. People enter the curve wherever they are and then they can move up the curve, by better nutrition and better exercise.
Flexibility is crucial to my fitness. Incorporating a good warm-up and cool-down into every session decreases my chances of injury. I use both dynamic and static stretching in my training. I've starting doing a few yoga sessions which incorporates muscle strength and flexibility. --Samantha Stosur--
You must also give mental and physical fitness priority. --Jim Otto--
I don't smoke, don't drink much, and go to the gym five times a week. I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great. I can run a marathon, you know.
--Sarah Michelle Gellar--
Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse. --George A. Sheehan--
Here's what I tell anybody and this is what I believe. The greatest gift we have is the gift of life. We understand that. That comes from our Creator. We're given a body. Now you may not like it, but you can maximize that body the best it can be maximized. --Mike Ditka--
I have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while. --Sting--
You need to eat normally and healthfully, and you need to exercise. I'm so passionate about this because I think people spend their lives not happy in their bodies. --Courtney Thorne-Smith--
It's been a long road back to health and fitness for me. I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most. --Jonah Lomu--
I like to embrace natural beauty. I try to get at least 8 hours of sleep, drinking a lot of water and exercising. --Tia Mowry--
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning. --Thomas Jefferson--
I have never taken any exercise, except sleeping and resting, and I never intend to take any.
I think it's more important to be fit so that you can be healthy and enjoy activities than it is to have a good body.
A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.
You can't get rid of it with exercise alone. You can do the most vigorous exercise and only burn up 300 calories in an hour. If you've got fat on your body, the exercise firms and tones the muscles. But when you use that tape measure, what makes it bigger? It's the fat!
It's challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise.
Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.
Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
--John F. Kennedy--
Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.
--Charles M. Schulz--
Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it.
Personally, I need a high level of physical fitness in order to feel at ease.
Exercise is labor without weariness.
You can't be fat and fast, too; so lift, run, diet and work.
The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.
15 minutes a day! Give me just this and I'll prove I can make you a new man.
Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
I like exercise. I like a healthy body.