Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.
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.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.
Fitness - if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.
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
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!
Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states.
A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time - pills or stairs.
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."
I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I'm doing.
A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
I get my exercise acting as pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
~Chauncey Depew, also sometimes attributed in slightly different wording to Mark Twain
I really don't think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon.
Commit to be fit.
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.
Aerobics: a series of strenuous exercises which help convert fats, sugars, and starches into aches, pains, and cramps.
Any workout which does not involve a certain minimum of danger or responsibility does not improve the body - it just wears it out.
Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate.
An hour of basketball feels like 15 minutes. An hour on a treadmill feels like a weekend in traffic school.
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.
People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that's the problem.
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.
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.
You can cheat on your boyfriend or girlfriend but not on your workout.
I am pushing sixty. That is enough exercise for me.
Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.
Whenever I feel like exercise, I lie down until the feeling passes.
~Robert M. Hutchins