Lee Haney Quotes

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn’t formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.-Lee Haney




Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.-Joseph Addison



To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.-Gene Tunney



True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.-Wilhelm von Humboldt




Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.-Jim Rohn




The human body is the best picture of the human soul. – Ludwig Wittgenstein



In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.-Knute Nelson



Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.-Paula Abdul



The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.-Kenneth H. Cooper



A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I’m afraid of widths.-Steven Wright



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.-John F. Kennedy




A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.-Florence Griffith Joyner



And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.-Julie Bishop




Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.-Marquis de Sade



Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.-Hugh Blair



Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart. – Gene Tunney


Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.-Denis Waitley



Flexibility is crucial to my fitness. Incorporating a good warm-up and cool-down into every session decreases 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.-Samantha Stosur



Practice puts brains in your muscles.-Sam Snead



Exercise is amazing, from the inside out. I feel so alive and have more energy.-Vanessa Hudgens



Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthy. And number three, you’ve got to squeeze your buns. That’s my formula.-Richard Simmons



Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home.-Michael Phelps



I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.-Kim Alexis



If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.-Vinoba Bhave



It’s very important to have the right clothing to exercise in. If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it’s not inspiring for your workout.-Cheryl Tiegs




I like to embrace natural beauty. I try to get at least 8 hours of sleep, drinking a lot of water and exercising. – Tia Mowry



I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes.-Peggy Fleming



The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.-Morihei Ueshiba



Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.-Alan Thicke



If I don’t feel confident about my body, I’m not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It’s all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it’s fitness or whatever. It’s about getting up, motivating yourself and just doing it.-Kim Kardashian


Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.-Franklin Pierce Adams



A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.-Paul Dudley White


You must also give mental and physical fitness priority.-Jim Otto



If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.-Hippocrates



The first time I see a jogger smiling, I’ll consider it.-Joan Rivers




It’s challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise. – Joely Fisher



What you want is to rev up your metabolism so that you are burning fat and calories, not preserving fat and calories.-Kathy Freston




My job is to be fit and I’m really blessed that I get to go and work out and live a really healthy lifestyle.-Kerri Walsh Jennings



I swim like a fish and I have an amazing kick.-Gordon Ramsay



Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.-Thomas Jefferson



There’s a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven’t the time to enjoy it.-Josh Billings



I concentrate on exercises from the waist down, since that is the laziest part of a woman’s body.-Tina Louise



Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.-James Thomson



I think it’s more important to be fit so that you can be healthy and enjoy activities than it is to have a good body.-Rachel Blanchard



The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.-William Temple



It’s not about weight, it’s about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is.-Deborah Bull



Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning. – Fred Perry


You gotta have a body.-Jayne Mansfield



Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.-Thomas Jefferson




A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket.-Emil Zatopek




If it weren’t for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn’t get any exercise at all.-Joey Adams



I think if you exercise, your state of mind – my state of mind – is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem.-Stone Gossard




I wanted to get really fit. I wanted to lose some weight. So I’ve been doing Pilates and yoga, trying to lean out my body so I won’t be bulky.-Serena Williams



Yoga’s an amazing release.-Monica Keena



I don’t smoke, don’t drink much, and go to the gym five times a week. I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great. I can run a marathon, you know.-Sarah Michelle Gellar




Women have fought so long and hard for our rights and equality, and now all our attention is put on being a size 0.-Pink



Personally, I need a high level of physical fitness in order to feel at ease. – Jurgen Klinsmann



Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game, you really do train to play. It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife. You can get away with not doing it for a while, as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness.-Graeme Le Saux



Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.-Arnold Schwarzenegger



Don’t get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific. I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style, and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.-Brock Yates

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