Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"Swimming is normal for me. I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It's my home"
"A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good nutrition program to help speed up my recovery. I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order to get back out on the ice"
"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live"
"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"
"Here's what I tell anybody and this is what I believe. The greatest gift we have is the gift of life. We understand that. That comes from our Creator. We're given a body. Now you may not like it, but you can maximize that body the best it can be maximized"
"Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise"
"A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths"
"Investing in health will produce enormous benefits"
"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"
"I didn't have the same fitness or ability as the other girls, so I had to beat them with my mind"
"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"
"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"
"For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy, Oscar"
"It's challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet"
"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"
"I have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while"
"The only weights I lift are my dogs"
"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"
"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"
"Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it"
"Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach"
"I love to swim for miles; I could just go back and forth"
"I concentrate on exercises from the waist down, since that is the laziest part of a woman's body"
"A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket"