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To exercise at or near capacity is the best way I know
by Al Oerter

To exercise at or near capacity is the best way I know
of reaching a true introspective state.
If you do it right, it can open all kinds of inner doors.
- Al Oerter

I don't think the discus will ever attract any interest
until they let us start throwing them at each other.
- Al Oerter

I don't compete with other discus throwers.
I compete with my own history.
- Al Oerter

I never set out to beat the world.
I just set out to do my absolute best.
- Al Oerter

 

Exercise free-will.
CHOOSE each and every action you make,
every thought you think,
and every emotion you feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

When I want to be bold about my movement ...
I for sure do not call it exercise!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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Whenever I feel the need to exercise,
I lie down until it goes away.
- Robert Maynard Hutchins

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

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
- Gene Tunney

I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.
- Kim Alexis

If you're asking your kids to exercise,
then you better do it, too.
Practice what you preach.
- Bruce Jenner

Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific.
I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style,
and ride them for pleasure and light exercise.
- Brock Yates

Marriage is an exercise in torture.
- Frances Conroy

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief,
is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Let each man exercise the art he knows.
- Aristophanes

I like exercise.
I like a healthy body.
- Erin Gray

The art of medicine was to be properly learned only
from its practice and its exercise.
- Thomas Sydenham

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

For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy,
Oscar.
- Daniela Pestova

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement,
increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
- Bob Filner

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

The poor don't know that their function in life is
to exercise our generosity.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

It's challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise.
- Joely Fisher

I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down
airport concourses carrying bags.
- Guy Clark

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight,
otherwise known as political power.
- Maggie Gallagher

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment,
and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility
in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer

Health is the vital principle of bliss,
and exercise, of health.
- James Thomson

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.
- Joey Adams

If we could give every individual the right amount
of nourishment and exercise,
not too little and not too much, we would have found
the safest way to health.
- Hippocrates

You have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power.
- Major Owens

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.
- Vinoba Bhave

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

To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise
is to have succeeded in life.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

God did not intend religion to be an exercise club.
- Naguib Mahfouz

I repeat...
that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise;
that from the people and for the people all springs,
and all must exist.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing
diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as
well as increasing levels of exercise.
- Linford Christie

Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
- Hugh Blair

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate.
The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we.
Set small goals and build upon them.
- Lee Haney

Business, more than any other occupation,
is a continual dealing with the future;
it is a continual calculation,
an instinctive exercise in foresight.
- Henry R. Luce

Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained
only because the alternative is worse.
- George A. Sheehan

You need to eat normally and healthfully,
and you need to exercise.
I'm so passionate about this because I think people
spend their lives not happy in their bodies.
- Courtney Thorne Smith

Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise.
It's something I long for but the biggest problem is
bending down and putting my tennis shoes on.
Once I go out I'm OK.
- David Soul

A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good
nutrition program to help speed up my recovery.
I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order
to get back out on the ice.
- Sasha Cohen

It seems every year, people make the resolution to
exercise and lose weight and get in shape.
- Ed Smith

Find fitness with fun dancing.
It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
- Paula Abdul

Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist
to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast.
It keeps him young.
- Konrad Lorenz

I'm very girly.
I love to talk about diets, exercise,
kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

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

The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more.
- Jack LaLanne

Never hurry.
Take plenty of exercise.
Always be cheerful.
Take all the sleep you need.
You may expect to be well.
- James Freeman Clarke

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

The very exercise of leadership fosters capacity for it.
- Cyril Falls

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere.
Make sure you eat a variety of foods,
get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Sasha Cohen

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body,
the mind, and the heart.
And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise,
study, and love.
- Alan Bleasdale

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence,
to live as if he were poor.
- William Temple

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

It's very important to have the right clothing to exercise in.
If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats,
it's not inspiring for your workout.
- Cheryl Tiegs

Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger.
You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last.
- Maureen Dowd

It is very difficult to get legislation passed.
But then the danger always is that you have no power
at all if you do not exercise constant power.
- Major Owens

The rate of childhood obesity is just ridiculous.
Anytime I can get involved with teaching them how to get physical exercise,
I want to help in any way possible.
- Shannon Miller

The belief of our Reason is an Exercise of Faith,
and Faith is an Act of Reason.
- Joseph Glanvill

So many older people, they just sit around all day
long and they don't get any exercise.
Their muscles atrophy, and they lose their strength,
their energy and vitality by inactivity.
- Jack LaLanne

The noblest exercise of the mind within doors,
and most befitting a person of quality,
is study.
- William Ramsay

Becoming the new feminine ideal requires just the right
combination of insecurity,
exercise, bulimia and surgery.
- G. B. Trudeau

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

Squash - that's not exercise, it's flagellation.
- Noel Coward

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


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