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fitness quotes (77)

Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
Paula Abdul   Category: Fitness

Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.
Franklin P. Adams   Category: Fitness

If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all.
Joey Adams   Category: Fitness

I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.
Kim Alexis   Category: Fitness

When I do get time, I like to hike and I take lots of vitamins and powders to keep healthy.
Catherine Bell   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
Josh Billings   Category: Fitness

And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
Julie Bishop   Category: Fitness

Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
Hugh Blair   Category: Fitness

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.
Rachel Blanchard   Category: Fitness

Investing in health will produce enormous benefits.
Gro Harlem Brundtland   Category: Fitness

It's not about weight, it's about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is.
Deborah Bull   Category: Fitness

He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
Thomas Carlyle   Category: Fitness

Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.
Lord Chesterfield   Category: Fitness

Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well.
James Freeman Clarke   Category: Fitness

I love to swim for miles; I could just go back and forth.
Jill Clayburgh   Category: Fitness

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.
Sasha Cohen   Category: Fitness

So I've broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance.
Kenneth H. Cooper   Category: Fitness

The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
Kenneth H. Cooper   Category: Fitness

Happiness lies first of all in health.
George William Curtis   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

It's challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise.
Joely Fisher   Category: Fitness

I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes.
Peggy Fleming   Category: Fitness

I will always listen to my coaches. But first I listen to my body. If what they tell me suits my body, great. If my body doesn't feel good with what they say, then always my body comes first.
Haile Gebrselassie   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

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.
Stone Gossard   Category: Fitness

I like exercise. I like a healthy body.
Erin Gray   Category: Fitness

I'm French, so I'm quite lazy about exercising, and I smoke. But I do love going for a run in the morning with my dog. That's all.
Eva Green   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

I didn't have the same fitness or ability as the other girls, so I had to beat them with my mind.
Martina Hingis   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
Wilhelm von Humboldt   Category: Fitness

The groundwork of all happiness is health.
Leigh Hunt   Category: Fitness

And you know, the baby boomers are getting older, and those off the rack clothes are just not fitting right any longer, and so, tailor-made suits are coming back into fashion.
Amy Irving   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
Thomas Jefferson   Category: Fitness

Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
John F. Kennedy   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

Personally, I need a high level of physical fitness in order to feel at ease.
Jurgen Klinsmann   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

I concentrate on exercises from the waist down, since that is the laziest part of a woman's body.
Tina Louise   Category: Fitness

You gotta have a body.
Jayne Mansfield   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.
Knute Nelson   Category: Fitness

The only weights I lift are my dogs.
Olivia Newton-John   Category: Fitness

Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
Ann Oakley   Category: Fitness

Quit worrying about your health. It will go away.
Robert Orben   Category: Fitness

You must also give mental and physical fitness priority.
Jim Otto   Category: Fitness

Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
Fred Perry   Category: Fitness

For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy, Oscar.
Daniela Pestova   Category: Fitness

Swimming is normal for me. I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It's my home.
Michael Phelps   Category: Fitness

Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.
Plato   Category: Fitness

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Jim Rohn   Category: Fitness

Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.
Marquis de Sade   Category: Fitness

Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game, you really do train to play. It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife. You can get away with not doing it for a while, as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness.
Graeme Le Saux   Category: Fitness

Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow.
Anne Wilson Schaef   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
Arnold Schwarzenegger   Category: Fitness

Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.
George A. Sheehan   Category: Fitness

I'm still very professional about my fitness. I stay in trim as I always did.
Peter Shilton   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise. It's something I long for but the biggest problem is bending down and putting my tennis shoes on. Once I go out I'm OK.
David Soul   Category: Fitness

I have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
Sting   Category: Fitness

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
Alan Thicke   Category: Fitness

Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.
James Thomson   Category: Fitness

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   Category: Fitness

Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.
Gene Tunney   Category: Fitness

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
Gene Tunney   Category: Fitness

Muscles come and go; flab lasts.
Bill Vaughan   Category: Fitness

My bottom is so big it's got its own gravitational field.
Carol Vorderman   Category: Fitness