Putting the Fun Back in Friday (Part I)

Happy Friday everyone! Today is put the fun back into Friday so do your TGIF dance and have some fun with these quotes and look for more Putting the Fun back in Friday blogs today.


Fun Fitness Quotes:

  • Life is not living, but living in health. – Martial
  • Sickness is felt, but health not at all. – Thomas Fuller, M.D.
  • The first wealth is health. – Emerson
  • Measure your health by your sympathy with morning and Spring. – Thoreau
  • Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it. – Emerson
  • Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise of health. – James Thomson
  • The body of man is a machine, which winds its own springs. – J. O. De La Mettrie
  • Fitness – If it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body. – Cher
  • Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness. – Earl of Derby
  • He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything. – Arabian Proverb
  • True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are united. – Alexander von Humboldt
  • A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. – Spanish Proverb
  • Wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body. – Francois De La Rochefoucauld
  • A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time — pills or stairs. – Joan Welsh
  • All parts of the body which have a function, if used in moderation and exercised in labors which each is accustomed become thereby healthy, well-developed and age more slowly. – Hippocrates
  • If I knew I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself. – Mickey Mantle
  • It’s rough to go through life with your contents looking as if they settled during shipping. – Milton Berle
  • Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers
  • 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
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About Heather Long

Heather Long is 35 years old and currently lives in Wylie, Texas. She has been a freelance writer for six years. Her husband and she met while working together at America Online over ten years ago. They have a beautiful daughter who just turned five years old. She is learning to read and preparing for kindergarten in the fall. An author of more than 300 articles and 500+ web copy pieces, Heather has also written three books as a ghostwriter. Empty Canoe Publishing accepted a novel of her own. A former horse breeder, Heather used to get most of her exercise outside. In late 2004, early 2005 Heather started studying fitness full time in order to get herself back into shape. Heather worked with a personal trainer for six months and works out regularly. She enjoys shaking up her routine and checking out new exercises. Her current favorites are the treadmill (she walks up to 90 minutes daily) and doing yoga for stretching. She also performs strength training two to three times a week. Her goals include performing in a marathon such as the Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness or Team in Training for Lymphoma research. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience through the fitness and marriage blogs.