Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.— Joseph Pilates
Staggering Fitness Training quotations
the old axiom that 'all power corrupts' has doubtful validity, because it derives from our neglect of Plato's advice to find men carefully and train them by methods which make them fit for heroes.
There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time: pills or stairs.
You have to train your brain to be positive just like you work out your body.
Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general.
No man has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training
Just remember, somewhere, a little Chinese girl is warming up with your max.
On the Internet, everyone squats. In real life, the squat rack is always empty. You figure out what this means.
Never fit a dress to the body but train the body to fit the dress.
You want me to do something... tell me I can't do it.
I had no special training at all; I am completely self-taught. I don’t fit the mold of a visual arts designer or a graphic designer. I just had a strong concept about what a game designer is – someone who designs projects to make people happy. That’s his purpose.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body - and vice versa.
The first thing to look for when searching for a great employee is somebody with a personality that fits with your company culture. Most skills can be learned, but it is difficult to train people on their personality.
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow.
I prefer to work out alone. It enables me to concentrate on the lessons that the Iron has for me.
Most champions are built by punch the clock workouts rather than extraordinary efforts.
Flexibility is crucial to my fitness.
Incorporating a good warm-up and cool-down into every sessiondecreases 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.
Linguistics is a good way of defining the culture of a brand.
The vocabulary used by sports and lifestyle brands - running, fitness, training, motorsports - is all about functionality, whereas the vocabulary of the luxury business - handbags, ready-to-wear - is all about the product.
Vocational training is the training of animals or slaves.
It fits them to become cogs in the industrial machine. Free men need liberal education to prepare them to make a good use of their freedom.
When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot become manifest, strength cannot be exerted, wealth is useless, and reason is powerless.
The Iron is the best antidepressant I have ever found.
Vegan bodybuilding is about fueling your body with a vast array of natural, healthy foods, combined with resistance weight training and exercise, providing your body with the appropriate tools to build your physique and achieve your fitness goals.
You can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
I'm never going to starve myself for a part.
I don't want little girls to be like, 'Oh, I want to look like Katniss, so I'm going to skip dinner.' That's something I was really conscious of during training, when you're trying to get your body to look exactly right. I was trying to get my body to look fit and strong-not thin and underfed.
Your performance depends on your people.
Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.
I'm playing a very strong character, it's the story of the woman Polish Jews out of the Warsaw ghetto. I've just begun my weapons training and the SAS type training that's getting me fit.
I should say in general the advantage of education is to better fit a man for life's work. I would advise young men to take a college course, as a rule, but think some are just as well off with a thorough business training.
I horse ride. I find it is the best way to maintain my fitness and stay physical. I have to practise anyway for my equestrian front. I do dressage and schooling too. I also do physical training where I work on my neck and upper body strength. Racing is a high endurance sport and you are in the car for a long time so this area is crucial.
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.
The typical response from people when I tell them Im diabetic is, Oh, Im sorry to hear that. You know, Im not. Im a better athlete because of diabetes rather than despite it. Im more aware of my training, my fitness and more aware of nutrition. Im more proactive about my health.
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.
Train insane or remain the same.
My plan of instruction is extremely simple and limited.
They learn, on week-days, such coarse works as may fit them for servants. I allow of no writing for the poor. My object is not to make fanatics, but to train up the lower classes in habits of industry and piety.
There's a part of me with every book that thinks, What would it have meant for me tohave had this book when I was a kid? I decided to create a book for girls like me. The Littlest Bigfoot is about bullying and body image and girls who don't fit in. It's like training wheels for my adult books - like Sex and the City, but with 12-year-olds.