They can crack jokes. They can sit back and analyze and criticize and make all the fun they want. But I'm living my life, I'm doing it. What are you doing?— Kai Greene
Astonishing Motivational Workout quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but don't nobody wanna lift no heavy ass weight.
Each workout is like a brick in a building, and every time you go in there and do a half-ass workout, you're not laying a brick down. Somebody else is.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
Aint nuttin' but a peanut.
Biceps are like ornaments on a Christmas tree.
Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Ain't nuttin' to it,but ta do it!
The single biggest mistake that most beginners make is putting 100% of their effort into the positive (concentric) part of the rep, while paying no attention to the negative (eccentric) segment
At the end of the day it's not a weight contest, it's a visual contest.
And it doesn't matter what you say you weigh, if you don't look that big then you don't look that big.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Everyone has the ability to accomplish unique feats, everyone.
You choose this. Become someone great in one other life. Forget about failing to many. Who cares? Doesn't matter when you start or finish, just start, no deviations, no excuses.
After being taught sets and reps and working at it for a length of time you can't paint by numbers anymore. It must come from within. Any artist has an emotional contact with their work. A true bodybuilder doesn't just build muscle he creates muscle. You can't be a robot.
I'm not telling you it is going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
There are no shortcuts. The fact that a shortcut is important to you means that you are a pussy.
I would like to be the first man in the gym business to throw out my scale.
If you don't like what you see in the mirror, what difference does it make what the scale says?
No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training.
.. what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
I'm the strongest bodybuilding who ever lived, I think.
I don't believe in bodybuilders using steroids.
If a man doesn't have enough male hormones in his system to create, a nice hard, muscular body, he should take up ping pong.
Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
The pain of discipline is nothing like the pain of disappointment
I never think about losing.
Intensity builds immensity
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
You've got to block out all distractions when you train.
Your focus has to be 100% into the rep. You've got to get into a zone. You know you're in the zone when guys in the gym look you in the eye and then quickly turn away 'cause they see the fire. You've got to be all business.
Just remember, somewhere, a little Chinese girl is warming up with your max.
Your love for what you do and willingness to push yourself where others aren't prepared to go is what will make you great.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
What good is it to look like Tarzan and play like Jane?
On the Internet, everyone squats. In real life, the squat rack is always empty. You figure out what this means.
There is an expression among even the most advanced runners that getting your shoes on is the hardest part of any workout
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
When I go out there onstage, I want to be more than just a blocky guy who waddles onto the posing platform. I want the girls to feel something.
You must understand that the workout does not actually produce muscular growth.
The workout is merely a trigger that sets the body's growth mechanism into motion. It is the body itself, of course, that produces growth; but it does so only during a sufficient rest period.
That's a good weight...for a small woman
If you stumble, make it part of the dance.
Never give up what you want most for what you want today.
You want me to do something... tell me I can't do it.
You are right to be wary. There is much bullshit. Be wary of me too, because I may be wrong. Make up your own mind after you evaluate all the evidence and the logic.
Stay hungry, stay healthy, be a gentleman, believe strongly in yourself and go beyond limitations.