Fitness Quotes

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
15 minutes a day! Give me just this and I'll prove I can make you a new man.
– Charles Atlas
I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.
– Kim Alexis
Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well.
– James Freeman Clarke
I have always maintained a high level of fitness, and that is why I am still able to handle the demands of playing in the Premiership. People have always commented on my fitness, and it's something I pride myself on.
– Richard Gough
I was a bit worried coming back to the Premiership from America, but I have been pleased with my form, and the interest I have received has been good for my ego. I have no worries about my fitness, and I am really looking forward to the season starting now.
– Richard Gough
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
– Wilhelm von Humboldt
Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.
– Daniel Inouye
And you know, the baby boomers are getting older, and those off the rack clothes are just not fitting right any longer, and so, tailor-made suits are coming back into fashion.
– Amy Irving
My Daddy liked physical fitness and wanted me to be a prizefighter.
– Judy Johnson
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
Like most people I can be lazy, so it's nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I'm outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer.
– Viggo Mortensen
You gotta have a body.
– Jayne Mansfield
The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used, and thus in the case before us it cannot be immaterial what plants are subjected to experiment and in what manner such experiment is conducted.
– Gregor Mendel
The only weights I lift are my dogs.
– Olivia Newton-John
Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
– Ann Oakley
Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
– Fred Perry
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
– Jim Rohn
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
Muscles come and go; flab lasts.
– Bill Vaughn
The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
– Ludwig Wittgenstein
Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.
– Marquis de Sade
You need to put what you learn into practice and do it over and over again until it's a habit. I always say, 'Seeing is not believing. Doing is believing.' There is a lot to learn about fitness, nutrition and emotions, but once you do, you can master them instead of them mastering you.
– Brett Hoebel
You need to eat normally and healthfully, and you need to exercise. I'm so passionate about this because I think people spend their lives not happy in their bodies.
– Courtney Thorne Smith
You must also give mental and physical fitness priority.
– Jim Otto
With both kids, I started working out again at 16 days postpartum, but I treated myself with kindness, doing mild workouts, because my fitness level was lower.
– Gabrielle Reece
When I do get time, I like to hike and I take lots of vitamins and powders to keep healthy.
– Catherine Bell
What's wrong with extreme dieting and hard-core fitness plans is that they don't take into account the rest of your life.
– Alison Sweeney
We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform.
– Kenneth H. Cooper
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
To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
– Gene Tunney
They both go together you can't be in front of the camera hosting a fitness television show in front of 75 million households and not have trained 6 days per week year round - in a bikini no less.
– Kiana Tom
There are similarities between business and sport, in the pressures involved and in the fitness aspect too.
– Peter Shilton
The spirit of the Olympic movement is great for young people because it teaches them about the training and discipline required to compete. Even if they don't make the teams, they can rededicate their lives to the art of sport, discipline, and physical fitness.
– Richard M. Daley
The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
– Kenneth H. Cooper
The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person.
– Charles Babbage
The main thing is that it's nice to see these young people - 9 to 14 years old - take the opportunity to get more involved in their health and fitness. We need more kids to be more active.
– Rafer Johnson
The health industry, the fitness industry, was really starting to pick up. This was around the mid 80's.
– Warren Cuccurullo
The goodness of a thing created is the perfection of its fitness for the use which it serves. Now that use is either particular or universal.
– William Ames
The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it.
– Joan Rivers
Teaching kids about health and fitness is important to me. It's about being fit for life.
– Jackie Joyner-Kersee
So I've broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance.
– Kenneth H. Cooper
Shearer could be at 100 per cent fitness, but not peak fitness.
– Graham Taylor
Resting for me is fitness training.
– Jenson Button
Practice puts brains in your muscles.
– Sam Snead
Personally, I need a high level of physical fitness in order to feel at ease.
– Jurgen Klinsmann
People may say I developed an iron will, but what really happened is that I made myself much fitter. I think an iron will is always supported by fitness.
– Ivan Lendl
Overall, I think I'm in pretty good shape, but I'm not really someone that is gung-ho or a fitness fanatic.
– Cobi Jones
Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
– John F. Kennedy
Our children are obese, either have or being threatened by diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and not socially adjusting properly to others because of a lack of fitness.
– Richard Simmons
One of the things I've always enjoyed is moving around and staying fit. Physicality is such a big part of being an actor, but it's also about stillness and silence.
– Joel Edgerton
Once you are over 30, 35 years old, I think everyone should get down to the gym and start moving again.
– Warren Cuccurullo
Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise. It's something I long for but the biggest problem is bending down and putting my tennis shoes on. Once I go out I'm OK.
– David Soul
Oh, and once, when I was in the Marines, I got a perfect score on my physical fitness test.
– Drew Carey
Now I say that if you run more than 15 miles a week, it's for something other than aerobic fitness. Once you pass 15 miles, you do not see much further improvement.
– Kenneth H. Cooper
No one's ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that's abandoned by February.
– Suze Orman
My weight fluctuates depending on my mood and my current devotion to my fitness routine.
– Lena Dunham
My priority is to turn people - especially kids - on to sports and being active so they don't even have to think about it being good for their health. If people participate for the fun of it, and believe me - it is fun, then fitness programs will be much more successful.
– Alan Thicke
My mother was a P.E. teacher, and she was kind of a fanatic about fitness and nutrition growing up, so it was ingrained in me at a young age. As I get older, I'm finding out it's not about getting all buffed up and looking good. It's more about staying healthy and flexible.
– Josh Duhamel
My mom was a professional fitness competitor, so I go into the gym with her. I train with my dad and mother. It's embarrassing, because she's really strong.
– Booboo Stewart
My fitness is good. I hope to improve it even further during training.
– Andriy Shevchenko
My fitness trainer's English, my physio's English, some of my friends are English. I don't have a problem with English people at all.
– Andy Murray
My bottom is so big it's got its own gravitational field.
– Carol Vorderman
Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow.
– Anne Wilson Schaef
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
Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.
– Charles M. Schulz
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
It's challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise.
– Joely Fisher
It's been a long road back to health and fitness for me. I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most.
– Jonah Lomu
Investing in health will produce enormous benefits.
– Gro Harlem Brundtland
In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.
– Knute Nelson
In the British Special Air Service, combat fitness is all about running.
– Bear Grylls
In terms of fitness and battling through cancer, exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally.
– Grete Waitz
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
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
I've published one book before, and now I'm writing a book of essays and stories about life in Tokyo. And I have one book coming out in May in Germany, about fitness.
– Franka Potente
I've had one very bad ankle injury but otherwise I've been incredibly lucky with my fitness. I've worked hard at it and I've always been fit even compared to other players. That sustains you through various parts of your career, but I am 36.
– Graeme Le Saux
I've always believed fitness is an entry point to help you build that happier, healthier life. When your health is strong, you're capable of taking risks. You'll feel more confident to ask for the promotion. You'll have more energy to be a better mom. You'll feel more deserving of love.
– Jillian Michaels
I'm still very professional about my fitness. I stay in trim as I always did.
– Peter Shilton
I'm not in the best shape, but I want to prove to myself I can do something that seems insurmountable and inspire others by showing them no matter where they are in their fitness goals, they can do it, too.
– Ruben Studdard
I'm healthy now. I probably wouldn't say I'm at my best fitness level and I haven't played that much lately, but I'm healthy and that's all that matters.
– Mary Pierce
I'm enjoying myself this year and for once I'm not chasing my fitness.
– Jamie Redknapp
I'm doing four hours of gymnastics training a day, six days a week and then an extra two to three hours in a fitness center as well.
– Shawn Johnson
I'm 33 now and I seem to have hit a fitness plane. Shifting the wobbly bits isn't as easy as it used to be.
– Matthew Rhys
I would like to thank everyone who supported me to be fit for the Euros. I had some fitness problems before the tournament, but I am here now!
– Andriy Shevchenko
I try and maintain a little bit of fitness, man.
– Frank Bruno
I thought I did well for someone who has been out for 10 or 11 months. Then I was sub against Liverpool and tried to play for the guys and work on my fitness.
– Paul Gascoigne
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
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 think fitness is important. I think a healthy lifestyle is important. I think putting positive energy out there is important and just staying connected with the people.
– LL Cool J
I think a basic level of fitness can help the body cope with all manner of incidents.
– Richard Hammond
I suffer panic attacks which has made me really conscious about my fitness and I have become addicted to jogging. It might sound odd but a lot of good has come out of it. My fans send letters saying they have taken up jogging because I do it.
– Ellie Goulding
I recommend that people try new stuff or take new fitness classes all the time. It's important to mix up your routine, not only for your body, but also for your mental state.
– Alison Sweeney
I love to swim for miles I could just go back and forth.
– Jill Clayburgh
I love Nautilus and stretching. The results are immediate, and that gives me the motivation to continue.
– Donna Dixon
I like exercise. I like a healthy body.
– Erin Gray
I have run two Olympic 'A' standard times over the past 12 months and with the time I ran at the African Championships last week I know my speed and fitness are constantly improving so that I will peak in time for the Olympics.
– Oscar Pistorius
I have long recognized a link between fitness and mental health and I think we need to encourage young people to take part in sports and team activities because we know it has such positive results.
– Tipper Gore
I have found a flat on Merseyside and am settling down here. If I can keep playing and get back to full match fitness, I know I have a lot to offer still.
– David Ginola
I have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
– Sting