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Quotations by Subject: Exercise
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Nothing’s better than the wind to your back, the sun in front of you, and your friends beside you.
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Aaron Douglas Trimble
I think that anyone who comes upon a Nautilus machine suddenly will agree with me that its prototype was clearly invented at some time in history when torture was considered a reasonable alternative to diplomacy.
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Anna Quindlen (1953 - )
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.
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Buzz Aldrin (1930 - )
Control's a funny thing. It comes and goes. Some days I had it, some days I didn't. It felt like every time I did something healthy, I had this in satiable need to counterbalance it by doing something unhealthy.
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Edward Ugel, I'm With Fatty: Losing Fifty Pounds in Fifty Miserable Weeks, 2010
Worrying about gray hair when your weight's soaring out of control is like mowing your lawn while your house is on fire.
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Edward Ugel, I'm With Fatty: Losing Fifty Pounds in Fifty Miserable Weeks, 2010
Walking isn't a lost art: one must, by some means, get to the garage.
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Evan Esar (1899 - 1995)
Exercise alone provides psychological and physical benefits. However, if you also adopt a strategy that engages your mind while you exercise, you can get a whole host of psychological benefits fairly quickly.
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James Rippe, M.D.
Mach-S, the speed at which stress can't keep up, is simply forward motion. But it has to be self- propelled. Note that people in cars are still stressed.
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Jef Mallett, Frazz, 08-26-05
Extreme exercise doesn’t save you from poor food choices. It can be difficult to exercise and erase away that chocolate cake or pizza pie. It doesn’t work that way.
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Jennifer Hudson, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, 2012
The important message I heard about working out and what I want to share is that you create your own opportunities and your own limitations.
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Jennifer Hudson, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, 2012
Whenever I’d try to talk myself out of going for a walk, and there were a few days like that, I’d take myself through a series of simple tasks so I would get up and go.
1. Get up.
2. Find your house keys.
3. Put on some shoes.
4. Grab your iPod.
5. Walk out the front door.
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Jennifer Hudson, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, 2012
Dig where the gold is…unless you just need some exercise.
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John M. Capozzi, Why Climb the Corporate Ladder When You Can Take the Elevator?
Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719), The Spectator, July 12, 1711
Running cross country is the closest man will ever get to flying.
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Joseph Vanderstel
You learn a lot about people when you play games with them.
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Laura Moncur (1969 - ), Pick Me! 02-11-09
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
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Marcus Valerius Martialis (40 AD - 103 AD)
There's no easy way out. If there were, I would have bought it. And believe me, it would be one of my favorite things!
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Oprah Winfrey (1954 - ), O Magazine, February 2005
Nothing like a lot of exercise to make you realize you'd rather be lazy and dead sooner.
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Randy K. Milholland, Something Positive, Casting Call, 10-21-13
Exercise is medicine. Literally. Just like a pill, it reliably changes brain function by altering the activity of key brain chemicals and hormones.
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Stephen S. Ilardi PhD, The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs, 2009
Medication isn’t the only way to correct brain abnormalities in depression. Physical exercise also brings about profound changes in the brain—changes that rival those seen with the most potent antidepressant medications.
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Stephen S. Ilardi PhD, The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs, 2009
I like weights. You know where you stand with them. Well, sometimes you're lying under them, trying not to let them crush you, but you see, you KNOW they'd crush you if they could. There's honesty.
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T. Campbell and Gisele Lagace, Penny and Aggie, 09-12-05
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
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Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)
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