Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.— Joseph Pilates
Pleasurable Motivational Exercise quotations
Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you've got a kingdom.
Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.
I really don't think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon.
The only way to define your limits is by going beyond them.
If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.
Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.
I'm not telling you it is going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time: pills or stairs.
For me, exercise is more mental than physical.
I crave it for my sanity. Not just the endorphins, but my energy, confidence, and relaxation are all motivated by it.
The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger but for deliverance from fear. It is the storm within which endangers him[,] not the storm without.
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body.
Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.
Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it.
Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.
Exercise should be fun, otherwise, you won't be consistent.
The hardest thing about exercise is to start doing it.
Once you are doing exercise regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
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.
Never give up what you want most for what you want today.
Freedom, privileges, options, must constantly be exercised, even at the risk of inconvenience.
You must realize one thing. In every little village in the world there are great potential champions who only need motivation, development and good exercise evaluation.
Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.
The difference between who you are and who you want to be, is what you do.
The whole idea of motivation is a trap.
Forget motivation. Just do it. Exercise, lose weight, test your blood sugar, or whatever. Do it without motivation. And then, guess what? After you start doing the thing, that's when the motivation comes and makes it easy for you to keep on doing it.
The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed up in these two - common sense and perseverance.
Far too many bodybuilders spend too much time exercising the smaller muscle groups such as the biceps at the expense of the larger muscle groups such as the thighs, and then they wonder why it is that they never make gains in overall size and strength.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
To exercise some sort of control over others is the secret motive of every selfish person.
Health is worth more than learning.
There is nothing more certain than the defeat of the man who gives up.
The only motive strong enough to induce men to exercise the self control required by the religion of Jesus is love.
My brain gets stronger every day because I exercise it.
The stronger it gets, the more money I can make.