Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.— Joseph Pilates
Romantic Physical Fitness quotations
Why fit in when you we born to stand out?
Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.
In order to achieve happiness, it is imperative to gain mastery of your body. If at the age of 30 you are stiff and out of shape, you are old. If at 60 you are supple and strong then you are young.
Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.
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.
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
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.
A little progress each day adds up.
A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time: pills or stairs.
It is not God, but people themselves who shorten their lives by not keeping physically fit.
It's not like I was trying to be sexy but I had to get fit because I had to be able to do stunts. Also I wanted that, if Bond took his clothes off, he looked like a man who did what he did, which was kill people for a living. I thought the only way to do that was to work out and get fit and buff and get physically into shape.
The real workout starts when you want to stop.
No man has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training
When I was first introduced to CrossFit, I found it to be the hardest workout that I'd ever done. It wiped the floor with me, and I fell in love with it immediately. The results that I have seen in my strength and physicality have been unparalleled to any other things I have ever done in my more than 20 years in the fitness business.
As a longtime practitioner of yoga and a person who's been involved in physical fitness my whole life, I can tell you, yoga helps you achieve altered states of consciousness. It is not just stretching. The only way you can say that it's stretching is if you haven't done it, or that you haven't done it rigorously for a long period of time.
Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.
If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.
Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.
You must also give mental and physical fitness priority.
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.
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.
I attend to my fitness. I go the gym every day and try to maintain my physical fitness; without that, it is tough to take challenges on the chess board.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.
Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need to make a concerted effort, all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables, but there is more.
And when we come to refute them, we shall show in its fitting place that this class of men [i.e., the gnostics] has been instigated by satan to a denial of that baptism which is regeneration to God, and thus to a denial of the whole faith [by denying all physical aspects of spirituality, including the incarnatian and bodily resurrection of Jesus].
Different is good. So don't fit in, don't sit still, don't ever try to be less than what you are.
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.
Health is worth more than learning.
Take care of your body, it's the only home you have.
No one any longer pays attention to - if I may call it - the spirit of physics, the idea of discovery, the idea of understanding. I think it's difficult to make clear to the non-physicist the beauty of how it fits together, of how you can build a world picture, and the beauty that the laws of physics are immutable.
Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it I wash my mouth out with chocolate.
Physical fitness is a three-legged stool: strength, aerobic capacity, and flexibility.
Strength does not come from physical capacity, It comes from an indomitable will.
My message to you is: build up physical strength not for aggression, not for militarism, but for becoming fighting fit, all your life and all the time in every walk of life of your nation wherever you be and always to be a force for peace, international amity and goodwill.
Civilization impairs physical fitness.
Any workout which does not involve a certain minimum of danger or responsibility does not improve the body - it just wears it out.
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.
The pressure on young chefs today is far greater than ever before in terms of social skills, marketing skills, cooking skills, personality and, more importantly, delivering on the plate. So you need to be strong. Physically fit. So my chefs get weighed every time they come into the kitchen.
Fitness is important, but the most important thing is how you adapt and the way you feel physically. To adapt to a new position. To try to change your game.
Science should have no less lofty a goal.
My ambition is to live to see all of physics reduced to a formula so elegant and simple that it will fit easily on the front of a T-shirt.
There is a necessity for a regulating discipline of exercise that, whilst evoking the human energies, will not suffer them to be wasted.
Sport is not just about entertainment.
It is equally about winning and losing, pooling and galvanising the energy of the youth, upgrading people's physical fitness and mental prowess.