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
Remarkable Strength Training quotations
No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
If human beings can be trained for cruelty and greed and a belief in power which comes through hate and fear and force, certainly we can train equally well for greatness and mercy and the power of love which comes because of the strength of the good qualities to be found in the soul of every human being.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
Train your mind to be stronger than your feelings.
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
I have found the Iron to be my greatest friend.
It never freaks out on me, never runs. Friends may come and go. But two hundred pounds is always two hundred pounds
There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
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 even seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
Karate-do strives internally to train the mind to develop a clear conscience, enabling one to face the world honestly, while externally developing strength to the point where one may overcome even ferocious wild animals. Mind and technique become one in true karate.
There are no shortcuts. The fact that a shortcut is important to you means that you are a pussy.
I do a dance-based cardio workout infused with circuit training, and emphasizing strength and alignment.
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.
Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general.
No man has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training
Swan Lake is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer;
it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.
Sometimes we want to have growth without challenges and to develop strength without any struggle. But growth cannot come by taking the easy way. We clearly understand that an athlete who resists rigorous training will never become a world-class athlete. We must be careful that we don't resent the very things that help us put on the divine nature.
A warrior feeds his body well; he trains it; works on it. Where he lacks knowledge, he studies. But above all he must believe. He must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul.
These are the six ways of courting defeat - neglect to estimate the enemy's strength; want of authority; defective training; unjustifiable anger; nonobservance of discipline; failure to use picked men.
My workouts include aerobic exercise for a healthy cardiovascular system;
strength training to maintain muscle tone and bone density; core strength exercise for a stable mid-section; and stretching to maintain mobility.
You want me to do something... tell me I can't do it.
I constantly remind myself that resting takes confidence.
Anyone can train like a mad man but to embrace rest and to allow all the hard training to come out takes mental strength.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body - and vice versa.
I've always been really athletic, which really helped, because when I first started doing the training for Bulletproof Monk, it required so much strength that if I didn't have a base I don't really know what I would have done.
There is no point in being alive if you cannot do the deadlift
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow.
Most champions are built by punch the clock workouts rather than extraordinary efforts.
Flexibility is crucial to my fitness.
Incorporating a good warm-up and cool-down into every sessiondecreases my chances of injury. I use both dynamic and static stretching in my training. I've starting doing a few yoga sessions which incorporates muscle strength and flexibility.
No citizen has any right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training;
it is part of his profession as a citizen to keep himself in good condition... [It is] a disgrace for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and the strength of which his body is capable.
When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot become manifest, strength cannot be exerted, wealth is useless, and reason is powerless.
In my opinion, the teaching, rearing, and training of children requires more intelligence, intuitive understanding, humility, strength, wisdom, spirituality, perseverance, and hard work than any other challenge we might have in life.
There is no reason to be alive if you can't do the deadlift!
I exercise a lot. I enjoy exercising. I switch back and forth with cardio and strength training every other day, and I try to do something active every single day. Other than that, I try to make sure I have enough quiet time to myself to recharge every week as well.
It's my life dream to be able to go and continue going to schools and teaching them about stretching and aerobics, cardio and strength training, because I want them to have a better life than I did. I don't want them to grow up to be me. I want them to be healthy. I want them not to go through eating disorders [like me].
The athlete who is building muscles though weight training should be very sure to work adequately on speed and flexibility at the same time. In combat, without the prior attributes, a strong man will be like the bull with its colossal strength futilely pursuing the matador or like a low-geared truck chasing a rabbit.
You can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
I train twice a day and I make sure I eat right.
I'm an avid tea drinker and I enjoy the benefits of drinking MateFit. It gives me energy, speeds up my metabolism and helps me shed excess water weight. I also do everything from MMA sparring to strength and conditioning. I make sure to do a combination of different things with my training.