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Quotations about Exercise


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


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


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


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


Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase.  ~Joseph Pilates


I see exercise taking this perverted detour. The original intention of exercise was to heal and maintain health. Now I see it as having nothing to do with health. I see most exercises based on looking good. They actually make you less healthy. You overdevelop the obvious muscles. You take drugs to enhance that. You ignore the rest, and you become more out of balance. ~Bryan Kest


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


There are really only two requirements when it comes to exercise.  One is that you do it.  The other is that you continue to do it.  ~The New Glucose Revolution for Diabetes by Jennie Brand-Miller, Kaye Foster-Powell, Stephen Colagiuri, Alan W. Barclay


I consider my refusal to go to the gym today as resistance training. ~Author Unknown


There is a necessity for a regulating discipline of exercise that, whilst evoking the human energies, will not suffer them to be wasted.  ~Thomas de Quincey


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


Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states.  ~Carol Welch


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


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 have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I'm doing.  ~Marsha Doble


A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.  ~A.A. Milne


The only exercise I take is acting as pall-bearer to my friends who have indulged in strenuous exercise!  ~Author unknown, quoted in "Play Safe in Taking Physical Exercise" by Royal S. Copeland, 1926  (Thanks, Garson O'Toole of quoteinvestigator.com!)


I really don't think I need buns of steel.  I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon.  ~Ellen DeGeneres


Commit to be fit.  ~Author Unknown


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


The only valid excuse for not exercising is paralysis.  ~Moira Nordholt, feelgoodguru.com


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


Aerobics:  a series of strenuous exercises which help convert fats, sugars, and starches into aches, pains, and cramps.  ~Author Unknown


Any workout which does not involve a certain minimum of danger or responsibility does not improve the body - it just wears it out.  ~Norman Mailer


Exercise is a dirty word.  Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate.  ~Author Unknown


An hour of basketball feels like 15 minutes.  An hour on a treadmill feels like a weekend in traffic school.  ~David Walters


Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise. ~Animal Crossing: Wild World (Nintendo video game) written by Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka, and Toshihiro Kawabata


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


Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought,
Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught,
The wise, for cure, on exercise depend;
God never made his work for man to mend.
~John Dryden


People say that losing weight is no walk in the park.  When I hear that I think, yeah, that's the problem.  ~Chris Adams


If the poor overweight jogger only knew how far he had to run to work off the calories in a crust of bread he might find it better in terms of pound per mile to go to a massage parlor.  ~Christiaan Barnard


I believe that the Good Lord gave us a finite number of heartbeats and I'm damned if I'm going to use up mine running up and down a street.  ~Neil Armstrong on jogging, in an interview with Walter Cronkite


If your dog is fat, you're not getting enough exercise.  ~Author Unknown


You can cheat on your boyfriend or girlfriend but not on your workout.  ~Author Unknown


I am pushing sixty.  That is enough exercise for me.  ~Mark Twain


Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.  ~Barbara Ehrenreich


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



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