“If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.” Herschel Walker

I’ve been having a hard time trying to answer the simple question of “Why do you work out?” Some have even gone as far as to say that I’m doing too much. I think my real (final) answer is to say, folks, I’m happy and I love doing what I do.

Other reasons why I do what I do. Quotes and lines:

“No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training…what a disgrace it is […] to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which [the] body is capable.”
-Socrates (469 – 399 BC)

“So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.” A.J.Materi

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

“The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.”  ~ Chinese Proverb

The physically fit can enjoy their vices.” ~ Lord Percival

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

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

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

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.~John F. Kennedy

“Obstacles are those frightening things that become visible when we take our eyes off our goals.” ~ Henry Ford


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