Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.— Joseph Pilates
Breathtaking Health And Fitness quotations
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.
The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.
Healthy is an outfit that looks different on everybody.
Good things come to those who hustle
I really don't think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being
Being healthy and fit isn't a fad or a trend. Instead, It;s a lifestyle.
Good things come to those who wait.
There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
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.
A fitness journey is like grabbing a rose from a thorn bush with your bare hands; You might feel pain, but that will be nothing in comparison to the joy of reaching your goal.
To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.
Live in rooms full of light. Avoid heavy food. Be moderate in the drinking of wine. Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics. Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water. Change surroundings and take long journeys. Strictly avoid frightening ideas. Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements. Listen to music.
During the winter, you head out into the darkness for a run.
When spring comes, and the first crocus pokes up its head...you know it was worthwhile.
In ten sessions you will feel the difference, in twenty you will see the difference, and in thirty you'll have a whole new body.
A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time: pills or stairs.
The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. ~
Typically, people who exercise start eating better and becoming more productive at work. They smoke less and show more patience with colleagues and family. They use their credit cards less frequently and say they feel less stressed. It's not completely clear why. But for many people, exercise is a keystone habit that triggers widespread change.
If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.
Creating a world that is truly fit for children does not imply simply the absence of war... It means having primary schools nearby that educate children, free of charge... It means building a world fit for children, where every child can grow to adulthood in health, peace and dignity.
Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move.
The word aerobics comes from two Greek words: aero, meaning “ability to,” and bics, meaning “withstand tremendous boredom.
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.
Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.
The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.
If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it.
Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
Good things come to those who initiate.
Filling my mind with pleasant thoughts is the quickest road to health.
We retire too early and we die too young, our prime of life should be in the 70's and old age should not come until we are almost 100.
Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of, a blessing money can't buy.
When this body has been so magnificently and artistically created by God, it is only fitting that we should maintain it in good health and harmony by the most excellent and artistic science of Yoga.
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
Intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body - and vice versa.
Health is worth more than learning.
Whatever kind of workout you settle on, it should include the Big Three of exercise for health and fitness-aerobics, resistance exercises, and stretching.
Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it I wash my mouth out with chocolate.