"Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states."
"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far."
"Exercise is good for your mind, body, and soul."
Susie Michelle Cortright from Why You Should Do Your Workout Today
"To feel 'fit as a fiddle', you must tone down your middle."
"Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being,
while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it."
"A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time - pills or stairs."
"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."
James Rippe, M.D.
"Breathing correctly is the key to better fitness, muscle strength, stamina and athletic endurance."
Dr. Michael Yessis
"I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast."
"What was significant about the laughter . . . was not just the fact that it provides internal exercise for a person . . . form of jogging for the innards, but that it creates a mood in which the other positive emotions can be put to work, too."
"A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools."
"Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork."
"No matter who you are, no matter what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to change."
"A lack of exercise robs the body of an essential ingredient."
"In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance.
Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance."
"Fitness - If it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body."
"It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor."
Marcus Tullius Cicero
"Exercise while watching your favorite TV show."
Michael Lee, CPA
"Physical activity is an excellent stress-buster and provides other health benefits as well. It also can improve your mood and self image."
Jon Wickham from Taking Care of Yourself - What You Should Know
"Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year."
Franklin P. Adams
"Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties."
"Exercise should be fun, otherwise, you won't be consistent."
"You will never live to my age without you keep yourself in breath with exercise."
Sir P. Sidney
"True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are united."
Alexander von Humboldt
"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."
John F. Kennedy
"Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness."
"...gardening is a great way to not only connect with nature, but to take advantage of the health benefits you can rake in as well."
Kelly Haugen from Rake in the Benefits of Gardening
"To lengthen thy Life, lessen thy meals."
"If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end."
"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but instead will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease."
"Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it."
"It may be possible to incorporate laugher into daily activities, just as is done with other heart-healthy activities, such as taking the stairs instead of the elevator. The recommendation for a healthy heart may one day be exercise, eat right and laugh a few times a day."
Michael Miller, MD
"If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all."
"Simplifying your life gives you more time for what you really do want time and energy for (like exercising, or reading, or taking a class)."
Kathy Gates from 10 Great Simplifying Ideas To Help You Manage Your Busy Life
"Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck."
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