Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.— Joseph Pilates
Stunning Physical Exercise quotations
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
Karate is not a game. It is not a sport. It is not even a system of self-defense. Karate is half physical exercise and half spiritual. The karateist who has given the necessary years of exercise and meditation is a tranquil person. He is unafraid. He can even be calm in a burning building.
Everything is energy and that's all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.
Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
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
Think positively; Exercise daily; Eat Healthy; Work Hard; Stay strong; Worry less; Dance more; Love often.
Physical fitness takes commitment to exercise just as it requires good nutrition. But it doesn't have to be painful. Just the opposite: Vigorous exercise actually is stimulating. It boosts your energy levels, invigorates your mind, and just feels good afterward. The hardest part, of course, is getting started.
The rate of childhood obesity is just ridiculous.
Anytime I can get involved with teaching them how to get physical exercise, I want to help in any way possible
Human bodies are designed for regular physical activity.
The sedentary nature of much of modern life probably plays a significant role in the epidemic incidence of depression today. Many studies show that depressed patients who stick to a regimen of aerobic exercise improve as much as those treated with medication.
Even if you can't physically see the result in front of you right now, every single effort you do is changing your body from the inside. Never get discouraged.
In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday.
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
Before any real benefit can be derived from physical exercises, one must first learn how to breath properly. Our very life depends on it.
Take care of your body, it's the only home you have.
A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time: pills or stairs.
Yes, flexibility of body and physical perfection for Yogasana is important.
However more important is the state of your mind, Meditative mind. Your flexibility might be excellent but if your mind is not attentive, you are merely doing some physical exercise, not Yoga.
And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
Successful leaders understand that true power comes not from exercising control, but from empowering others.
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.
I do not think the division of the subject into two parts - into applied mathematics and experimental physics a good one, for natural philosophy without experiment is merely mathematical exercise, while experiment without mathematics will neither sufficiently discipline the mind or sufficiently extend our knowledge in a subject like physics.
I run because it's my passion, and not just a sport.
Every time I walk out the door, I know why I'm going where I'm going and I'm already focused on that special place where I find my peace and solitude. Running, to me, is more than just a physical exercise... it's a consistent reward for victory!
Our whole life is solving puzzles.
I like sports, and swimming is my favorite.
Doing physical exercises keeps one fit and healthy and helps one work more efficiently. I think we all need to strike a balance between work and relaxation. This can keep us energetic and help us do our job better.
What counts, I found, is not what you cover, but what you uncover.
Covering subjects in a class can be a boring exercise, and students feel it. Uncovering the laws of physics and making them see through the equations, on the other hand, demonstrates the process of discovery, with all its newness and excitement, and students love being part of it.
Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.
Strength does not come from physical capacity, It comes from an indomitable will.
Developing inner values is much like physical exercise.
The more we train our abilities, the stronger they become. The difference is that, unlike the body, when it comes to training the mind, there is no limit to how far we can go.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
We need physical exercise to prepare our brain for long periods of concentration
If you put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus and you must go beyond them.
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
Health is worth more than learning.
If a program of physical activity isn't designed to get you stronger or faster or better conditioned by producing a specific stress to which a specific desirable adaptation can occur, you don't get to call it training. It's just exercise.
Hardest thing about exercise? Getting out the front door. Don't think. Just go.
In an experiment by Dr. Robert Emmons at the University of California–Davis, people who kept a ‘gratitude journal,’ a weekly record of things they felt grateful for, enjoyed better physical health, were more optimistic, exercised more regularly, and described themselves as happier than a control group who didn’t keep journals.
No one in our society needs to be told that exercise is good for us.
Whether you are overweight or have a chronic illness or are a slim couch potato, you've probably heard or read this dictum countless times throughout your life. But has anyone told you-indeed, guaranteed you-that regular physical activity will make you happier? I swear by it.
Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it I wash my mouth out with chocolate.
Don't exercise your freedom of speech until you have exercises your freedom of thought.
As the strong man exults in his physical ability, delighting in such exercises as call his muscles into action, so glories the analyst in that moral activity which disentangles.
Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can't help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won't want to worry.
It is really important that we promote competitive support in schools.
It is very important that we recognise that has to be underpinned by good quality physical education and by getting people into patterns of exercise.
If you want physical peace, stop the struggle of life.
Don't push the body beyond its fatigue point. Rest the body enough. Exercise it enough. Then let it be. ... If you want peace with others, don't fight them. Go your own way. Live your own life. If some walk with you, fine.
Any workout which does not involve a certain minimum of danger or responsibility does not improve the body - it just wears it out.