How many charming talents have been spoiled by the instilled desire to do 'important' work! Some people are born to lift heavy weights. Some are born to juggle with golden balls.
— Max Beerbohm lifting weights quote
I spend around two and half hours on the track every day running and another 2 hours in the weight room lifting weights with my strength coach.
— Allyson Felix
What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn't think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.
— Arnold Schwarzenegger
Finally, you get the job, and you think you'll be dancing on the ceiling, but I just wanted to go take a nap. It was just like a weight had been lifted off or something.
— lifting weights quotation by Josh Duhamel
I lift weights. Then I put them down again.
For 'X-Men' I was lifting a lot of weights.
I actually lost a lot of mass when I quit "X-Men" because I was working out so much and very muscular and strong.
Lifting weights is obviously important, because you want to be strong and fast and all of that, but it's not one of those things you gotta go and try to bench as much as you can every day. A bench press isn't going to help you throw a 15-yard out or a deep comeback. It's not about that. It's about training right.
Choose people who lift you up.
Regis can do anything these young punks can do.
I fit right in there with my Fox people. They want Regis to dance, Regis will dance. They want Regis to lift weights with them, Regis will lift weights with them. Whatever they want!
I run in the morning, lift weights in the afternoon, basketball training at night, and then lift weights again at night.
I lift weights and I run, that's what I do.
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
Weight lifting is the easiest part of my day.
The rat stops gnawing in the wood, the dungeon walls withdraw, the weight is lifted your pulse steadies and the sun has found your heart, the day was not bad, the season has not been bad, there is sense and even promise in going on.
The only weights I lift are my dogs.
Friends are angels who lift our feet when our own wings have trouble remembering how to fly.
Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength.
They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub.
I'm trying to let winning the world championships settle in right now before I begin training again shortly. During the skating season, we skate on average 20 kilometres a day. On top of that, we're riding a lot and lifting a lot of weights.
I found enormous opposition to my religion.
It's like if you want to strengthen your biceps, you lift heavy weight, as heavy as you can handle, and work your muscles against resistance until it grows strong. I had to do that with my religion.
Strong people don't put others down... They lift the up.
Studies have shown that an ant can carry one hundred times its own weight, but there is no known limit to the lifting power of the average tiny eighty-year-old Spanish peasant grandmother.
Nothing was ever in tune. People just blindly grabbed at whatever there was: communism, health foods, zen, surfing, ballet, hypnotism, group encounters, orgies, biking, herbs, Catholicism, weight-lifting, travel, withdrawal, vegetarianism, India, painting, writing, sculpting, composing, conducting, backpacking, yoga, copulating, gambling, drinking, hanging around, frozen yogurt, Beethoven, Back, Buddha, Christ, TM, H, carrot juice, suicide, handmade suits, jet travel, New York City, and then it all evaporated and fell apart. People had to find things to do while waiting to die. I guess it was nice to have a choice.
I skate about 15 to 20 hours a week and also incorporate a lot of off-ice training. I take ballet and Pilates classes and lift weights with my physical therapist when I'm not on the ice.
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
I don't really lift weights. It's kind of a vanity thing that I don't get into.
Well, you have your regular classes, like three hours every other day, three times a week. You get twice a week to have an ice practice. Once a week you have weight lifting. It was great.
I Worked in the family auto body shop, lifted weights, and rode a few Victory Sports Indoors.
Always remember people who have helped you along the way, and don't forget to lift someone up.
It was that which gave promise that in due time the weights should be lifted from the shoulders of all men, and that all should have an equal chance. This is the sentiment embodied in that Declaration of Independence.
I have had some cosmetic surgery, especially after I lost weight and stuff, and I've had my breasts lifted - but not injected. That would scare me to death, anyway.
I like sports, and I enjoy playing basketball and lifting weights.
We rise by lifting others.
I get so many big ideas while I'm running and such clarity while I'm lifting weights. And staying fit keeps me happy and positive.
I do a variety of weight-lifting, elliptical glider, stretching exercises, push-ups. And I do the Canadian Air Force exercises almost every day.
Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition - such as lifting weights - we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.
We rise by lifting others
Every action has a consequence. It may be good for strengthening. And I have no doubt that lifting a lot of weights can get you stronger. I just don't know if lifting stronger weights can keep you healthy, or it can keep you doing your job better, especially for a pro athlete.
I was captain and should have set the example.
I would lift a minimum of weights. Mine was natural physical strength. I always thought quickness and agility were much more important.
We used to lift weights a couple of times a week, we did a lot of running. I enjoyed the variety.
There is no exercise better the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
Another mode of accumulating power arises from lifting a weight and then allowing it to fall.