A workout is 25 percent perspiration and 75 percent determination. Stated another way it is one part physical exertion and three parts self-discipline.
A workout makes you better today than you were yesterday. It strengthens the body, relaxes the mind and toughens the spirit. When you work out regularly, your problems diminish and your confidence grows.
A workout is a personal triumph over laziness and procrastination. It’s the badge of a winner- the mark of an organized, goal-oriented person who has taken charge of his or her destiny.
A workout is a wise use of time and an investment in excellence. It is a way of preparing for life’s challenges and proving to yourself that you have what it takes to do what is necessary.
A workout is a key that helps unlock the door to opportunity and success. Hidden within each of us is an extraordinary force. Physical and mental fitness are the triggers that can release it.
A workout is a form of rebirth.When you finish a good workout, you don’t simply feel better. You feel better about yourself.
George Allen (April 19, 1918 – December 31, 1990) has been credited with writing this piece during his term as Chair of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sport (1981-88). Mr Allen has also been inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame for his work as head coach of both the Los Angeles Rams and the Washington Redskins.