This is one of the easy-to-remember sayings I hope will stay with you for a long time…so you see chances everyday, throughout the day to do right by your body. It is trying its best to do right by you – striving for balance, repair and strength – for you.
“The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.”
― John Bingham, No Need for Speed: A Beginner’s Guide to the Joy of Running
I really like this quote because for this race, I had no time to train and wasn’t sure I could complete it. Though I am suffering (physically) a little now after the race, I’m glad I pulled through and got my finisher’s reward! 🙂
“Regular exercise, particularly resistance training and other weight-bearing forms of exercise, produces the same beneficial changes in the body as the human growth hormone – increased muscle mass, decreased body fat and stronger bones.”
John Robbins (one of my heroes) from his book, Healthy at 100.