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I was captain and should have set the example. I would lift a minimum of weights. Mine was natural physical strength.
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"I was captain and should have set the example. I would lift a minimum of weights. Mine was natural physical strength. I always thought quickness and agility were much more important"

- Merlin Olsen

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Merlin Olsen was an expert football gamer and this quote reflects his mindset towards fitness. He thought that natural physical strength was more vital than lifting weights, which quickness and dexterity were the most essential attributes for success on the field. He also felt that as captain of his group, he ought to have set an example for his teammates by not raising excessive weight. His quote shows his belief that physical fitness must have to do with more than simply raising weights, and that dexterity and quickness are essential for success. He also thought that as a leader, he needs to have set an example for his teammates by not raising too much weight. His quote is a tip that physical fitness should be about more than simply raising weights, which agility and quickness are necessary for success.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Merlin Olsen between September 15, 1940 and March 11, 2010. He was a famous Athlete from USA. The author also have 17 other quotes.

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