Fitness Quotes

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Jess C. Scott
“The human body is the best work of art.”
Jess C. Scott

A.A. Milne
“A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

Tricia Cunningham
“The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.”
Tricia Cunningham

Charles M. Schulz
“Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it I wash my mouth out with chocolate.”
Charles Schulz

Jillian Michaels
“Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!”
Jillian Michaels

Ellen DeGeneres
“I'm so unfamiliar with the gym, I call it James!”
Ellen DeGeneres

Theodore Roosevelt
“The reason fat men are good natured is they can neither fight nor run.”
Theodore Roosevelt

George Carlin
“Regarding the fitness craze: America has lost its soul; now it's trying to save its body.”
George Carlin, Brain Droppings

Tricia Cunningham
“No one wakes up in the morning and says, 'I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now!”
Tricia Cunningham, The Reverse Diet: Lose 20, 50, 100 Pounds or More by Eating Dinner for Breakfast and Breakfast for Dinner

Jillian Michaels
“Sometimes people will hear you and be able to change their behavior, but often their behavior has more to do with their own need for approval than with your need for support. No matter what their response, you need to be firm and hold your ground. At the end of the day, your health is your responsibility.”
Jillian Michaels, Winning by Losing: Drop the Weight, Change Your Life

“Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but nobody wants to lift no heavy-ass weights.”
Ronnie Coleman

Jen Lancaster
“You know what it was like? It was like thinking I was heading to a surprise party and instead it was a surprise pap smear.”
Jen Lancaster, Such a Pretty Fat: One Narcissist's Quest to Discover If Her Life Makes Her Ass Look Big, or Why Pie Is Not the Answer

“Getting fit is all about mind over matter. I don't mind, so it doesn't matter.”
Adam Hargreaves, Mr. Lazy's Guide to Fitness

Jillian Michaels
“Will is a skill.”
Jillian Michaels, Unlimited: A Three-Step Plan for Achieving Your Dreams

“I could feel my anger dissipating as the miles went by--you can't run and stay mad!”
Kathrine Switzer, Marathon Woman: Running the Race to Revolutionize Women's Sports

Amit Kalantri
“All worries are less with wine.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

“It is a disgrace to grow old through sheer carelessness before seeing what manner of man you may become by developing your bodily strength and beauty to their highest limit.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger
“The difference between those who adapted and those who didn't, Gorton said, was a willingness to totally commit.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story

Jen Lancaster
“You think you're so cool just because you can walk!”
Jen Lancaster, Such a Pretty Fat: One Narcissist's Quest to Discover If Her Life Makes Her Ass Look Big, or Why Pie Is Not the Answer

Jen Lancaster
“Really? If I could hate my trainer? That would be ideal. I'd prefer to despise this person with the fire of ten thousand suns. So when I walk - nay, crawl - out of here at the end of my workouts, I want to lull myself to sleep by picturing my very talented and inspirational trainer getting hit by a bus. A bus that I am driving.”
Jen Lancaster, Bright Lights, Big Ass

Mark Rippetoe
“The deadlift also serves as a way to train the mind to do things that are hard.”
Mark Rippetoe, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training

Annika Sorensen
“The grass is not 'greener' on the other side – it is just another shade of green.”
Annika Sorensen, Take Stress from Chaos to Calm

“‎As I get older I see that running has changed for me. What used to be about burning calories is now more about burning up what is false. Lies I used to tell myself about who I was and what I could do, friendships that cannot withstand hills or miles, the approval I no longer need to seek, and solidarity that cannot bear silence. I run to burn up what I don't need and ignite what I do.”
Kristin Armstrong, Mile Markers: The 26.2 Most Important Reasons Why Women Run

“I don't count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.”
Muhammed Ali

Toba Beta
“Murderer ain't fit to eternity.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

“When you get stronger everything in the world gets easier. Change yourself and you've changed everything.”
Hunter Post

Thomas Jefferson
“Brute animals are the most healthy, and they are exposed to all weather, and of men, those are healthiest who are the most exposed.”
Thomas Jefferson

Toni Sorenson
“When you fall don’t get up until you figure out what tripped you.”
Toni Sorenson

Martin Boronte
“Welcome to gym. Where the quads and glutes and delts and pects, are the gods of brutes and svelte and sex.”
Martin Boronte, I Mean It, Daphne!

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