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Exercise Quotes

Updated on August 18, 2010

Exercise Quotes & Sayings

I thought, I better make a collection of inspirational quotes on the subject of exercise. These quotes might provide you with the inspiration that you need to quit laziness and sart doing exercise. And please refer some of your lazy friends to this page of quotable quotes.



A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time - pills or stairs.
Joan Welsh


Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. It makes it feel needed.
Charles M. Schulz


Never eat more than you can lift.
Miss Piggy


A pedestrian is a man in danger of his life. A walker is a man in possession of his soul.
David Mccord


The only exercise some people get is jumping to conclusions, running down their friends, side-stepping responsibility, and pushing their luck!
Author Unknown


The word aerobics came about when the gym instructors got together and said, "If we're going to charge $10 an hour, we can't call it jumping up and down.
Rita Rudner


I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
Buzz Aldrin


Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.
Edward Stanley


Dig where the gold is…unless you just need some exercise.
John M. Capozzi


Whenever I feel like exercise, I lie down until the feeling passes.
Robert M. Hutchins


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


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


The Greeks understood that mind and body must develop in harmounious proportions to produce a creative intelligence. And so did the most brilliant intelligence of our earliest days - Thomas Jefferson - when he said, not less than two hours a day should be devoted to exercise. If the man who wrote the Decleration of Independence, was Secretary of State, and twice President, could give it two hours, our children can give it ten or fifteen minutes.
John F Kennedy


Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.
Plato


Fat people who want to reduce should take their exercise on an empty stomach and sit down to their food out of breath.... Thin people who want to get fat should do exactly the opposite and never take exercise on an empty stomach.
Hippocrates


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


Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it: if you are sick you shouldn't take it.
Henry Ford


Fitness - if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.
Cher


Patients should have rest, food, fresh air, and exercise - the quadrangle of health.
William Osler


Exercise and temperance can preserve something of our early strength even in old age.
Cicero


Exercise is labor without weariness.
Samuel Johnson


As I mentioned previously, the tools that allow for optimum health are diet and exercise.
Bill Toomey


Exercise is one of the best ways in preventing the rapid growth of obesity in America.
Lee Haney


Anyone's life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.
Lillie Langtry


Exercise is really important to me - it's therapeutic. So if I'm ever feeling tense or stressed or like I'm about to have a meltdown, I'll put on my iPod and head to the gym or out on a bike ride along Lake Michigan with the girls.
Michelle Obama


You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise.
Grenville Kleiser


Running is a big question mark that’s there each and every day. It asks you, “Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?”
Peter Maher


There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
Kenneth H. Cooper


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


Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.
Jill Johnson


I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.
Kim Alexis


It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
Cicero


In terms of fitness and battling through cancer, exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally.
Grete Waitz


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


I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast.
Ashford, Evelyn


There are temptations which strong exercise best enables us to resist.
John Lubbock


Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill. It never fails. To us, exercise is nothing short of a miracle.
Cher


My idea of exercise is a good brisk sit.
Phyllis Diller


I consider exercise vulgar. It makes people smell.
Alec Thornton


A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts.
St. Jerome


I do it as a therapy. I do it as something to keep me alive. We all need a little discipline. Exercise is my discipline.
Jack LaLanne


I'm not into working out. My philosophy: No pain, no pain.
Carol Leifer


Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
John F. Kennedy


Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought, Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught.
John Dryden


Do let us know what do you think of these motivational quotes by commenting below.

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      lolly 

      6 years ago

      had a good laugh and learned some great stuff i'm gonna share with everyone i know!

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