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Author: John F. Kennedy
'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.'


Author: Mahatma Gandhi
'It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.'


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


Author: Thomas Jefferson
'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.'


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


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


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
'The first wealth is health.'


Author: Thomas Carlyle
'He who has health, has hope and he who has hope, has everything.'


Author: Lee Haney
'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.'


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


Author: Plato
'Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.'


Author: Denis Waitley
'Time and health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.'


Author: Hippocrates
'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.'


Author: Paul Dudley White
'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.'


Author: Charles M. Schulz
'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.'


Author: Vinoba Bhave
'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.'


Author: Mike Ditka
'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'


Author: Joan Rivers
'The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it.'


Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
'The human body is the best picture of the human soul.'


Author: Samuel Johnson
'Exercise is labor without weariness.'


Author: Lord Chesterfield
'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.'


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


Author: Lady Gaga
'I do yoga, I do Bikram and I run, and I eat really healthy.'


Author: Josh Billings
'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.'


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


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


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


Author: Sam Snead
'Practice puts brains in your muscles.'


Author: Robert Orben
'Quit worrying about your health. It will go away.'


Author: Emil Zatopek
'A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket.'


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


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


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


Author: Joey Adams
'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.'


Author: Peggy Fleming
'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.'


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


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


Author: Bill Vaughan
'Muscles come and go flab lasts.'


Author: Cheryl Tiegs
'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.'


Author: Rachel Blanchard
'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.'


Author: Gene Tunney
'Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.'


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


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


Author: Kim Alexis
'I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.'


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


Author: Florence Griffith Joyner
'A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.'


Author: Hugh Blair
'Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.'


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


Author: Brock Yates
'Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific. I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style, and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.'


Author: Warren Cuccurullo
'Once you are over 30, 35 years old, I think everyone should get down to the gym and start moving again.'


Author: Gro Harlem Brundtland
'Investing in health will produce enormous benefits.'


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


Author: George William Curtis
'Happiness lies first of all in health.'


Author: Sasha Cohen
'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.'


Author: Sarah Michelle Gellar
'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.'


Author: Jayne Mansfield
'You gotta have a body.'


Author: Stone Gossard
'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.'


Author: Jim Otto
'You must also give mental and physical fitness priority.'


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


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


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


Author: James Thomson
'Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.'


Author: Eva Green
'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.'


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


Author: Jonah Lomu
'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.'


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


Author: David Soul
'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.'


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


Author: Joel Edgerton
'One of the things I've always enjoyed is moving around and staying fit. Physicality is such a big part of being an actor, but it's also about stillness and silence.'


Author: Ann Oakley
'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.'


Author: Gene Tunney
'To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.'


Author: Deborah Bull
'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.'


Author: Olivia Newton-John
'The only weights I lift are my dogs.'


Author: Graeme Le Saux
'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.'


Author: Jill Clayburgh
'I love to swim for miles I could just go back and forth.'


Author: Leigh Hunt
'The groundwork of all happiness is health.'


Author: Erin Gray
'I like exercise. I like a healthy body.'


Author: Courtney Thorne Smith
'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.'


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


Author: Grete Waitz
'In terms of fitness and battling through cancer, exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally.'


Author: Amy Irving
'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.'


Author: Viggo Mortensen
'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.'


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


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


Author: Charles Atlas
'15 minutes a day! Give me just this and I'll prove I can make you a new man.'


Author: Donna Dixon
'I love Nautilus and stretching. The results are immediate, and that gives me the motivation to continue.'


Author: George Bernard Shaw
'Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.'


Author: Lance Armstrong
'For whatever reason, maybe it's because of my story, but people associate Livestrong with exercise and physical fitness, health and lifestyle choices like that.'


Author: Lance Armstrong
'Obviously, I come from one background, and the people that design fitness equipment have been doing it for years and years, and they know what works and doesn't work.'


Author: Kim Kardashian
'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, mo'


Author: Suze Orman
'No one's ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that's abandoned by February.'


Author: Andre Maurois
'The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.'


Author: Lena Dunham
'My weight fluctuates depending on my mood and my current devotion to my fitness routine.'


Author: Ron Fournier
'At the start of his second term, one wonders less about Obama's fitness than his willingness: Why doesn't he do more to build and maintain the relationships required to govern in era of polarization?'


Author: Alan Thicke
'Family involvement is a valuable thing and playing together actively can be the '90s version of it. Instead of just watching, you can do it together... something we don't spend enough time on. We can motivate and excite each other about fitness.'


Author: Alan Thicke
'As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.'


Author: LL Cool J
'I think fitness is important. I think a healthy lifestyle is important. I think putting positive energy out there is important and just staying connected with the people.'


Author: Ellie Goulding
'I suffer panic attacks which has made me really conscious about my fitness and I have become addicted to jogging. It might sound odd but a lot of good has come out of it. My fans send letters saying they have taken up jogging because I do it.'


Author: Shawn Johnson
'I'm doing four hours of gymnastics training a day, six days a week and then an extra two to three hours in a fitness center as well.'


Author: Alison Sweeney
'We talk a lot on 'Biggest Loser' about how fitness is a natural antidepressant, how it burns off stress. What I like about running is that it gives me time alone. I'm always busy, with people at work, with my kids. I love getting out for a run by myself a'


Author: Lauren Conrad
'Fitness is a luxury when you are busy!'


Author: Mary Decker
'I can jog, but I can't run. That's hard for me. I like the fact that I can jog for fitness, but to me there's a huge difference between jogging and running.'


Author: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
'Teaching kids about health and fitness is important to me. It's about being fit for life.'


Author: Elaine MacDonald
'A life coach does for the rest of your life what a personal trainer does for your health and fitness.'


Author: Richard Simmons
'Our children are obese, either have or being threatened by diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and not socially adjusting properly to others because of a lack of fitness.'


Author: Drew Carey
'Oh, and once, when I was in the Marines, I got a perfect score on my physical fitness test.'


Author: Alison Sweeney
'Fitness is not an option. It's part of my job.'


Author: Alison Sweeney
'What's wrong with extreme dieting and hard-core fitness plans is that they don't take into account the rest of your life.'


Author: Alison Sweeney
'I recommend that people try new stuff or take new fitness classes all the time. It's important to mix up your routine, not only for your body, but also for your mental state.'


Author: Charles Babbage
'The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person.'


Author: Jenson Button
'Resting for me is fitness training.'


Author: Ruben Studdard
'I'm not in the best shape, but I want to prove to myself I can do something that seems insurmountable and inspire others by showing them no matter where they are in their fitness goals, they can do it, too.'


Author: Bear Grylls
'In the British Special Air Service, combat fitness is all about running.'


Author: Paul Gascoigne
'I thought I did well for someone who has been out for 10 or 11 months. Then I was sub against Liverpool and tried to play for the guys and work on my fitness.'


Author: Andy Murray
'My fitness trainer's English, my physio's English, some of my friends are English. I don't have a problem with English people at all.'


Author: Jenson Button
'I can't eat whatever I want, definitely not. I'm always controlled because I do a lot of fitness and triathlons, not just Formula One, so I always make sure I eat the right things.'


Author: Jenson Button
'For me, triathlons were something that was down to me and my fitness. Now, I really enjoy the pain in the triathlon of chasing someone down. It's a bit like chasing down Nico Rosberg in the last few laps at Silverstone - it makes you feel alive.'


Author: Shay Mitchell
'With fitness, I do Bikrams hot yoga. The gym that I have in my building is amazing. I love to do cardio and weights there.'


Author: Kiana Tom
'They both go together you can't be in front of the camera hosting a fitness television show in front of 75 million households and not have trained 6 days per week year round - in a bikini no less.'


Author: Matthew Rhys
'I'm 33 now and I seem to have hit a fitness plane. Shifting the wobbly bits isn't as easy as it used to be.'


Author: Gordon Strachan
'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.'


Author: Frank Bruno
'I try and maintain a little bit of fitness, man.'


Author: Lee Haney
'As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I am committed to educating parents and especially young people on ways to live a long, healthy and active life.'


Author: Laurieann Gibson
'I believe it's extremely important to include some other type of fitness activity in your training, so cross training will help you to avoid injury when you are dancing.'


Author: Laurieann Gibson
'I personally love to run outdoor fitness trails. I love the meditative value I get when out alone, challenging myself to run faster and higher.'


Author: Busy Philipps
'I like starting off the new year fresh. I'm excited to see how 2013 turns out. Maybe because I'm an actress and I am always on a diet and fitness program, but my New Year's resolution is to let myself be nice to myself about my body.'


Author: Marcia Cross
'I don't want to lose my fitness. I'm 45. I have two babies. I've got a long way to go and I want to keep in tiptop shape. There's no magic bullet.'


Author: Richard M. Daley
'The spirit of the Olympic movement is great for young people because it teaches them about the training and discipline required to compete. Even if they don't make the teams, they can rededicate their lives to the art of sport, discipline, and physical fi'


Author: William Graham Sumner
'A drunkard in the gutter is just where he ought to be, according to the fitness and tendency of things. Nature has set upon him the process of decline and dissolution by which she removes things which have survived their usefulness.'


Author: Gabrielle Reece
'With both kids, I started working out again at 16 days postpartum, but I treated myself with kindness, doing mild workouts, because my fitness level was lower.'


Author: William Ames
'The goodness of a thing created is the perfection of its fitness for the use which it serves. Now that use is either particular or universal.'


Author: Ivan Lendl
'People may say I developed an iron will, but what really happened is that I made myself much fitter. I think an iron will is always supported by fitness.'


Author: Jamie Redknapp
'I'm enjoying myself this year and for once I'm not chasing my fitness.'


Author: Cobi Jones
'Overall, I think I'm in pretty good shape, but I'm not really someone that is gung-ho or a fitness fanatic.'


Author: Jillian Michaels
'I've always believed fitness is an entry point to help you build that happier, healthier life. When your health is strong, you're capable of taking risks. You'll feel more confident to ask for the promotion. You'll have more energy to be a better mom. You'


Author: Josh Duhamel
'My mother was a P.E. teacher, and she was kind of a fanatic about fitness and nutrition growing up, so it was ingrained in me at a young age. As I get older, I'm finding out it's not about getting all buffed up and looking good. It's more about staying he'


Author: Tipper Gore
'I have long recognized a link between fitness and mental health and I think we need to encourage young people to take part in sports and team activities because we know it has such positive results.'


Author: Lois Capps
'My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need to make a concerted effort, all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables, but there '


Author: Candice Swanepoel
'I feel if I'm healthy and happy, I look good. With a good mixture of fitness and healthy food I always feel great!'


Author: Rafer Johnson
'The main thing is that it's nice to see these young people - 9 to 14 years old - take the opportunity to get more involved in their health and fitness. We need more kids to be more active.'


Author: Oscar Pistorius
'I have run two Olympic 'A' standard times over the past 12 months and with the time I ran at the African Championships last week I know my speed and fitness are constantly improving so that I will peak in time for the Olympics.'


Author: Andriy Shevchenko
'My fitness is good. I hope to improve it even further during training.'


Author: Richard Cobden
'I have been particularly struck with the overwhelming evidence which is given as to the fitness of the natives of India for high offices and employments.'


Author: Warren Cuccurullo
'The health industry, the fitness industry, was really starting to pick up. This was around the mid 80's.'


Author: Carrie Ann Inaba
'I do a one-hour workout called Drenched, a cardio-boxing fitness routine, Monday through Friday. There are usually between twenty-five and fifty people there - everyone from stay-at-home moms and professional martial artists to teenagers and seniors. They'


Author: Samantha Stosur
'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 '


Author: Gregor Mendel
'The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used, and thus in the case before us it cannot be immaterial what plants are subjected to experiment and in what manner such experiment is'


Author: Alan Thicke
'My priority is to turn people - especially kids - on to sports and being active so they don't even have to think about it being good for their health. If people participate for the fun of it, and believe me - it is fun, then fitness programs will be much '


Author: Richard Hammond
'I think a basic level of fitness can help the body cope with all manner of incidents.'


Author: David Ginola
'I have found a flat on Merseyside and am settling down here. If I can keep playing and get back to full match fitness, I know I have a lot to offer still.'


Author: Kenneth H. Cooper
'Now I say that if you run more than 15 miles a week, it's for something other than aerobic fitness. Once you pass 15 miles, you do not see much further improvement.'


Author: Kenneth H. Cooper
'We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform.'


Author: Graeme Le Saux
'I've had one very bad ankle injury but otherwise I've been incredibly lucky with my fitness. I've worked hard at it and I've always been fit even compared to other players. That sustains you through various parts of your career, but I am 36.'


Author: Mary Pierce
'I'm healthy now. I probably wouldn't say I'm at my best fitness level and I haven't played that much lately, but I'm healthy and that's all that matters.'


Author: Jillian Michaels
'For years, I always thought it was hilarious that I was this fitness guru, because fitness was just a tool I utilized to help people improve their confidence. For me, it's never been about fitness. It's always been about helping to empower people.'


Author: Franka Potente
'I've published one book before, and now I'm writing a book of essays and stories about life in Tokyo. And I have one book coming out in May in Germany, about fitness.'


Author: E. T. Bell
'Guided only by their feeling for symmetry, simplicity, and generality, and an indefinable sense of the fitness of things, creative mathematicians now, as in the past, are inspired by the art of mathematics rather than by any prospect of ultimate usefulnes'


Author: Tim DeKay
'For a good workout, I go to At One Fitness in North Hollywood, where my trainer, Jon Allsop, puts me through it all. I like it because it's a small gym and I've known the people for a long time. Jon will have me do cross-training where I'll lift weights, '


Author: Peter Shilton
'There are similarities between business and sport, in the pressures involved and in the fitness aspect too.'


Author: Nigel Mansell
'Fitness will be a major factor in the first race and I think that will play into the hands of drivers who have been racing recently, rather than people like me who haven't raced properly for a decade. I'am not one of the favourites to start with.'


Author: Richard Gough
'I have always maintained a high level of fitness, and that is why I am still able to handle the demands of playing in the Premiership. People have always commented on my fitness, and it's something I pride myself on.'


Author: Richard Gough
'I was a bit worried coming back to the Premiership from America, but I have been pleased with my form, and the interest I have received has been good for my ego. I have no worries about my fitness, and I am really looking forward to the season starting no'


Author: Grete Waitz
'I am about to get involved with the biggest cancer hospital in Norway. They are building a fitness center to work with patients. I will be a consultant.'


Author: Daniel Inouye
'Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.'


Author: Rafer Johnson
'I also meet with city officials, representatives from governors' offices, really anyone in that sort of position who has shown an interest in youth fitness, to let them know why this sort of program is so important. I give the same message when I speak at'


Author: Andriy Shevchenko
'I would like to thank everyone who supported me to be fit for the Euros. I had some fitness problems before the tournament, but I am here now!'


Author: Graham Taylor
'Shearer could be at 100 per cent fitness, but not peak fitness.'


Author: Heather O'Reilly
'At least for soccer players, it comes down to a blend of two types of fitness - your base endurance, which comes from longer distance running, and your speed, which comes from sprint-based workouts.'


Author: Booboo Stewart
'My mom was a professional fitness competitor, so I go into the gym with her. I train with my dad and mother. It's embarrassing, because she's really strong.'


Author: Brett Hoebel
'You need to put what you learn into practice and do it over and over again until it's a habit. I always say, 'Seeing is not believing. Doing is believing.' There is a lot to learn about fitness, nutrition and emotions, but once you do, you can master them'


Author: Philip Knight
'We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.'


Author: Judy Johnson
'My Daddy liked physical fitness and wanted me to be a prizefighter.'

 

 

 

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