We have collected the best Lifting Quotes by famous authors including Jesse Jackson, Misty May-Treanor, Finn Balor, Tobin Heath, Mary Helen Bowers and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
There’s a full-court press to put down an uprising around Ferguson, but no preparation for lifting up the people there.
I try to do something every day. I lift weights at least three to four days per week, and I’ll intersperse that with cardio. For example, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, I’ll run and do heavy lifting, and on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, I’ll spend two hours lifting weights, as well as something like swimming.
I started playing soccer when I was 6 years old and started lifting weights when I was 16, so it’s not like I never exercised.
It’s easy to continue to go out to the field, even if I’m by myself or running and lifting and doing what I need to do – it’s actually easy because I love what I do.
With ballet, you’re really focused on the inner thigh and butt and just lifting and lengthening everything, including your arms. You’re not using weights, but holding up the weight of your own arms is a challenge.
Mary Helen Bowers
People only see you on TV and riding around like stars, but they don’t see behind the scenes how much time you have to put in working out. The lifting, the eating habits, trying to change all that so you can be that guy on TV, to be a baller, that’s what people don’t understand.
Not long ago, in response to a spell of insomnia, I learned some of the principles of meditation, to empty my mind piece by piece. It was like the old game of jacks – cautiously lifting each jack clear of its neighbor until only the empty background remained.
I have always enjoyed being a part of a team and benefitting from lifting the spirits of a teammate one day and having them lift yours the next.
Music has a way of getting inside all of us and lifting us up.
Ah, the power of two. There’s nothing quite like it. Especially when it comes to paying utility bills, parenting, cooking elaborate meals, purchasing a grown-up bed, jumping rope and lifting heavy machinery. The world favours pairs. Who wants to waste the wood building an ark for singletons?
I do know that lifting from the Net is rampant, journalists do it, students are bound to do it and obviously a lot of academics are also doing it.
Physically, women have some challenges in the kitchen, like lifting heavy pots on and off the stove. You learn to adapt; you learn to find a way. But the biggest challenge for women in this industry is how to balance a family with such a demanding career.
I began sports as a Basketball player but got into lifting weights after a recurring ankle problem that stopped me from competing in basketball despite having surgeries.
You know, everyone is always talking about plastic surgery, or the technology, what to do. I really think it’s important to help yourself with the technology if you want to feel better, but I am absolutely against any kind of monstrous cuts of the body, lifting that is beyond recognition, this kind of stuff.
Just do some kind of workout. Doesn’t matter if it’s going for a walk around the block, going for a jog, doing some calisthenics, lifting weights, going to a pool and swimming – you name it. But do something that gets your blood flowing and gets your mind in the game.
Lifting weights is obviously important, because you want to be strong and fast and all of that, but it’s not one of those things you gotta go and try to bench as much as you can every day. A bench press isn’t going to help you throw a 15-yard out or a deep comeback. It’s not about that. It’s about training right.
I get so many big ideas while I’m running and such clarity while I’m lifting weights. And staying fit keeps me happy and positive.
Robin S. Sharma
We see every game as a big game, and, as you know in tournament football, anything is possible. Each game, we want to keep raising the bar and lifting our standards and putting goals past teams.
For ‘X-Men’ I was lifting a lot of weights. I actually lost a lot of mass when I quit ‘X-Men’ because I was working out so much and very muscular and strong.
I’ve always been a clean fighter, always lifting weights.
He has to do the heavy lifting and the windows and the wash, and also protect the president.
Alan K. Simpson
When I was a kid in Ireland, there were not very many black people. I was very much like the strange brown thing, intriguing and cute. I didn’t experience racism there. The first time I did was in London. It was that moment that you realize you’re black. A kind of lifting of the veil.
But, we have had the debate in our country now for a number of years as to whether or not free trade agreements are good for economic growth and economic opportunity in creating jobs and lifting people out of poverty.
We do not agree with policies that would lead to attempts at easing sanctions or lifting them and returning to business as usual with Russia. We believe that such behaviour will only embolden the aggressive behavior of Russia, as the last 12 years have shown, starting with Russia’s attack on Georgia in 2008.
Lifting isn’t my favorite thing, so I have to keep it fun and do exercises that I really enjoy.
Exercise and fitness will always be part of my life but it does not have to be lifting huge weights; I like yoga, cycling, walking swimming, anything.
I like sports, and I enjoy playing basketball and lifting weights.
Caring burns a lot of fuel – psychological and physical, too, if any lifting is involved. The energy tank is soon emptied, and the toll caring takes is well documented. It’s called carer burn-out.
It wasn’t until ‘Thor’ that I started lifting weights. It was all pretty new to me.
Heavy lifting doesn’t need to be heavy spending if we do the job right.
When I started lifting weights, I remember I could barely bench the bar. I mean, I’m shaking all over the place, the bar’s falling, and I’m like, ‘I can’t lift 45 pounds,’ but it just goes to show how much work I put in.
Some sports, you see some athletes just walking around the gym not really doing anything, eating food. They’re first to the lunchroom, never lifting weights.
Lifting the Champions League trophy would be something Juventus deserve.
Think about how much it costs to incarcerate someone. Do we want them just sitting in prison, lifting weights, becoming violent and thinking about the next crime? Or do we want them having a little purpose in life and learning a skill?
As a grown woman, I saw the first black president reach down a hand and touch the face of a child like I once was, lifting his eyes toward a better future. But I have never, ever, in all my years seen a leader so committed to delivering that better future to America’s children as Hillary Clinton.
Everybody used to always give me a hard time, ‘You never really lift weights like that.’ I would lift enough, but instead of lifting weights, I’m standing on a track field.
The Tae-Bo guy has a good body on him. I believe in evolution as far as lifting and training and building muscle. I was doing functional movement before CrossFit was ever a thing. I was playing football, doing platform lifts, all kinds of wacky kettle-bell stuff before kettle bells were kettle bells.
People are moping around and I think campaigns can be about lifting the spirits of the American people.
Me and my brother are players that spend three to four hours in the gym every day doing running, lifting heavy weights, and doing treadmill stuff.
I think one of the defining moments of adulthood is the realization that nobody’s going to take care of you. That you have to do the heavy lifting while you’re here. And when you don’t, well, you suffer the consequences.
As Ohio’s working families continue to recover from the worst economic recession in our country’s history, we need a president who’s committed to growing our economy by lifting up the middle class.
Because I’ve been a full professor doing research and lecturing at the University of California, I didn’t have a lot of time to write, so I have always used my unconscious a great deal to do the really heavy lifting.
When I am brushing my teeth, I’m bending my leg behind me, or I’m lifting my leg up and holding it in that position so I’m squeezing my butt in. I can do that while I’m washing or slicing vegetables, too. Or I go up and down on my toes, working my calves a little bit.
I like doing 25-minute intervals on the treadmill. I go back and forth with running and fast walking and keep changing the incline to high and low. Then I do 15 minutes of lifting light weights and all different kinds of sit-ups, squats, and stretches. I do this routine four days a week.
We both were a part of a contest when we first met, and I clearly remember that Debina was gymming when I first saw her. I too was in the gym, and I too started lifting weights to impress her. But she didn’t notice me at all.
We shouldn’t be thinking about individuals or departments. We should be thinking about national interest. Lifting the standard of Pakistan squash is like working towards national interest.
I do two things every single day – I go running and then I do weight lifting.
Progress in human affairs is more often a pull than a push, surging forward of the exceptional man, and the lifting of his duller brethren slowly and painfully to his vantage ground.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Novels are one of the few remaining areas of narrative storytelling where one person does almost all of the creative heavy lifting.
I think that women are powerful and they’re multifaceted and they’re survivors; they don’t have to depend on a man to do the things they needed them to do, whether it was hunting or lifting heavy things, so what’s a man’s place now? Who knows!
I try to keep my routine as consistent as possible. I try to lift every single day. It’s not powerlifting. It’s not lifting to become the strongest man in the world. It’s lifting just to stay in shape. Stay lean. Stay injury free.
During our journey, we did weight lifting, squats, and dead lifts to regenerate the bone density. Luckily, my muscle mass and bone density did not alter. Our workout was so rigorous.
Many of us grew up with a kind of puritanism against shopping. But shopping can be much more than how it is cast. If you are bored or you have problems, it can be a way of lifting your spirits, by doing something light and superficial. Why not?
Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition – such as lifting weights – we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.
My dad had me start lifting weights at 12, and for me it was fun.
My fitness approach and philosophy are based on day-to-day functionalities. These functions are bending, lifting, lunging, pulling, pushing and squatting.
You save most fuel by lifting and coasting in the heavy braking zones at the end of long straights into slow corners.
I did a sitcom, and I really enjoyed looking for different ways to be funny – lifting that off of the page and just really expanding on it in a way that with procedural and drama, you can’t do as much.
Building stuff. Lifting blocks. That’s how I got stronger. I never lifted weights. I just did masonry work with my pops.
J. R. Smith
I’ve had to learn that food is not my enemy. I work out once or twice a day and I’m lifting super heavy weights. I need fuel to keep going.
We do cardio, core strength, lifting – and we train in the mornings, which I hate.
Sometimes life drops blessings in your lap without your lifting a finger. Serendipity, they call it.
I have never been a big fan of lifting weights or exercising.
Considerations of plot do a great deal of heavy lifting when it comes to long-form narrative – readers will overlook the most ham-fisted prose if only a writer can make them long to know what happens next.
Luckily, my husband is my business partner as well as my life partner, so I never had to do the heavy lifting alone, literally or figuratively.
Racism has two primary functions: the oppression of people of color, which most people recognize, but also the simultaneous elevation of white people. You can’t hold one group down without lifting the other up.
It meant so much to me lifting the Alex Higgins Trophy at Goffs.
When it comes to being on stage, I might be on stage one minute and the next minute I might be in the audience, dancing and lifting people’s spirits.
Well, you have your regular classes, like three hours every other day, three times a week. You get twice a week to have an ice practice. Once a week you have weight lifting. It was great.
I was way behind physically in high school. They had weight bars that were about forty-five pounds. I couldn’t handle them. Couldn’t even put the weights on. It was embarrassing. So I always figured out ways to avoid lifting when I was young.
I think it’s a pretty good day if I can get through it without lifting a finger.
I know I might be a little crazy, but I love working out. It has a way of lifting my mood like nothing else can.
Where would you be without friends? The people to pick you up when you need lifting? We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.
I remember when I was young, before we started lifting and working out, I looked like I was bench-pressing other humans. I looked different than other girls. I had to be OK with the fact that I had a strong physique, no matter if people looked at me in an accepting way or not.
Lifting a major trophy in front of an empty stadium would be a very strange feeling. But then you’d rather do that than not play at all.
It’s no secret that my audience have always been interested in the fat loss side of what I do, but truth be told, I fell in love with training when I started weight lifting.
Another mode of accumulating power arises from lifting a weight and then allowing it to fall.
In the preseason, in the month of October, I work out almost every day, lifting weights for 20 or 30 minutes, and then during the season I usually lift weights twice a week, sometimes a little more.
We do a lot of lifting, and mix it up with upper body and lower body. A lot of circuit training for cardio. I hate just doing long distance running, so I do 5 or 6 different exercises for 20 to 30 seconds then move to the next one.
The importance of lifting weights is it kind of makes me who I am.
I think the problem people get into is they want to go into the gym and look at other people’s workouts, or they want to lift what other people are lifting. I started out really small. I actually did a lot of research, and I learned all about working out. So take gradual steps.
Because microfinance is so manageable in terms of the size of the loan, people have made it the cornerstone to lifting women out of poverty.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
To be the best, you need to spend hours and hours and hours running, hitting the speed bag, lifting weights and just focusing on training.
Sugar Ray Leonard
What’s the point of being the best in the world if you scratch and claw your way to the top, and you push everybody down instead of lifting everybody else up with you?
Everybody you talk to about insurance says the insurance market has become a lot more vibrant as a result of lifting, allowing the foreign direct investment.
John W. Snow
Every action has a consequence. It may be good for strengthening. And I have no doubt that lifting a lot of weights can get you stronger. I just don’t know if lifting stronger weights can keep you healthy, or it can keep you doing your job better, especially for a pro athlete.
I believe so deeply in the primacy of language, in lifting your prose to the highest level you’re capable of and making your words symphonic.
Putting on weight for me is really, really hard. If I stop lifting, or if I stop eating, I get skinny really quick.
I drink a lot of protein shakes and do a lot of weight lifting.
When I was 14, and for the next four years, I was lifting and hauling 10-gallon milk cans full of milk. That will put muscles on you even if you’re not trying.
As investors, we want to believe we are smart, insightful and uniquely talented – even though we often fail to do the heavy lifting, put in the long hours, and make the uncomfortable but necessary decisions to achieve success.
I try to go to the gym. I either go on the rower or watch a TV show on the treadmill, and then I do some weight lifting.
We’d always said boxers shouldn’t lift weights. Now I realize some champion boxer started that rumor. I noticed if I did weights a couple of times a week, I would be able to hit that jab a lot longer. After sparring, everybody’s gone, and I sneak into the weight room. Spend 40 minutes in there lifting weights.
‘Harjeeta’ is a film based on the inspiring story of a sportsman, grappling with life’s struggles, and surviving against all odds and managing to end the nation’s 15-year-old drought in the Junior Championship by lifting the coveted trophy.
I remember after the Games I was lifting weights with propane tanks on them, and getting to experience opening ceremonies again was something I dreamed of every day.
People can think what they want, but the important thing I’ve always said is what my family sees and knows, and what my team and coaches know. My team and my coaches know that I work my butt off, that I’m in every day lifting weights, studying, even at home.
Although he was a brilliant businessman, in my mind, Dick Spangler will best be remembered in our state for his commitment to education and what it means for lifting individuals out of poverty, giving them a path for learning, and expressing their individuality.
I definitely think about lifting the big trophies, and I dream about winning slams or making it.
I live in Hollywood. Go three feet and you will run into someone more cut and better looking than me. For me, working out is more about keeping my temperament great. Jujitsu and lifting keep me very even.
Without pressure, I’m not going to wake up every day to go work, or do extra shooting, or lifting.
Use a corrector to do all the heavy lifting under the eyes, not concealer. I spent years re-applying and layering concealer and Touche Eclat under there, when what I really needed was a good, peachy-toned corrector.
Zoe Foster Blake
I think yoga has given me better posture. People don’t realise how strong it makes you. You have to use your body weight to hold yourself. As you get older, you’re supposed to lift weights, but I find that kind of boring. Yoga is lifting my own body.
In 1959 I had broken the bench press record by lifting 565 pounds, and I could lift 715 pounds from a squat.
I have suffered from migraines since childhood and have long been curious about my own aching head, my dizziness, my divine lifting feelings, my sparklers and black holes, and my single visual hallucination of a little pink man and a pink ox on the floor of my bedroom.
Personally, coming out was one of the most important things I’ve ever done, lifting from my shoulders the millstone of lies that I hadn’t even realized I was carrying.