Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys
to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual
John F Kennedy (1917-63), 35th President of USA
The Greeks understood that mind and body must develop in harmounious
proportions to produce a creative intelligence. And so did the
most brilliant intelligence of our earliest days - Thomas Jefferson
- when he said, not less than two hours a day should be devoted
to exercise. If the man who wrote the Decleration of Independence,
was Secretary of State, and twice President, could give it two
hours, our children can give it ten or fifteen minutes.
John F Kennedy, Address to the National Football
Foundations, 5 Dec 1961
Fat people who want to reduce should take their exercise on
an empty stomach and sit down to their food out of breath....
Thin people who want to get fat should do exactly the opposite
and never take exercise on an empty stomach.
Hippocrates (c 460 BC-c. 377. BC), Greek physician.
A Regimen for Health, IV.
Patients should have rest, food, fresh air, and exercise -
the quadrangle of health.
William Osler (1849-1919), Canadian physician. Sir
William Osler: Aphorism, Ch. 3 (William B. Bean).
In spite of all the cost of living, its still popular.
The health of nations is more important than the wealth of
Genes load the gun, but environment pulls the trigger.
Dr David Herber, Director, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition
Obviously you can't change your genes, but you can give them
a damn good run for their money.