I think a basic level of fitness can help the body cope with all manner of incidents.
Fitness is just like marriage: you cannot cheat on it and think it would benefit you.
In fitness, there are no short cuts. It involves immense discipline and hard work.
Fitness, defending, the mental stuff - those were all weaknesses of mine. And I turned those into strengths.
Fitness is not about being better than someone else... It's about being better than you used to be.
If you want to break through, your mind should be able to control your body. Your mind should be a part of your fitness.
You can be the most beautiful person on Earth, and if you don't have a fitness or diet routine, you won't be beautiful.
I think it's more important to be fit so that you can be healthy and enjoy activities than it is to have a good body.
The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
Kenneth H. Cooper
We've got to get people out of their cars, out of those drive-thru windows, get them walking, get them in parks and get them more active.
A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.
Florence Griffith Joyner
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.
15 minutes a day! Give me just this and I'll prove I can make you a new man.
Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
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.
Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.
Franklin Pierce Adams
To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.
The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
John F. Kennedy
I have never taken any exercise, except sleeping and resting, and I never intend to take any.
On my days off, I like to be outdoors - on my bike or walking the dog or swimming - so it's important anyone I date is also into fitness.
The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change.
People may say I developed an iron will, but what really happened is that I made myself much fitter. I think an iron will is always supported by fitness.
We spend millions on fitness each year, yet we seem to get fatter.
I have long recognized a link between fitness and mental health and I think we need to encourage young people to take part in sports and team activities because we know it has such positive results.
Fitness, in my opinion, is a mental exercise more than just physical.
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
Fitness has nothing to do with age.