Best 169 of Gymnastics quotes - MyQuotes
People only see gymnastics on TV and in the Olympics at such an extreme. So it can be intimidating.
Because up to sixteen years old you feel gymnastics more. You can show your emotion, grace, like woman gymnastics, not kid's gymnastics. I feel I have good shape, and I can do it elements everything, but, it's not competition for me.
I just stay focused, and I always think about gymnastics. I am just doing what I always do... working really hard and pushing myself to the maximum and keeping myself motivated.
I would say this is not negative this is h, a hard part in gymnastics. You can't eat, whatever you want to eat. And what kind of meal you're supposed to have, you can't.
With enough mental gymnastics, just about any fact can become misshapen in favor to one's confirmation bias.
You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.
Something my mom taught me when I was little is that everything happens for a reason. Retiring was scary and it was tough to give up gymnastics, but so many great opportunities have come from it that I never expected. And those wouldn't have happened had I not accepted my injury as a way to try something new.
Put fire into your workout any you burn off worry and frustration!
James Clerk Maxwell
Science appears to us with a very different aspect after we have found out that it is not in lecture rooms only, and by means of the electric light projected on a screen, that we may witness physical phenomena, but that we may find illustrations of the highest doctrines of science in games and gymnastics, in travelling by land and by water, in storms of the air and of the sea, and wherever there is matter in motion.
It feels amazing to inspire little kids to want to do gymnastics and have fun with it.
It's tough. Gymnastics isn't basketball or football or baseball, where you can get these huge contracts and make a lot of money.
The principle aim of gymnastics is the education of all youth and not simply that minority of people highly favored by nature.
There are no limits on your dreams if you're willing to work for it.
The mind is perhaps one of the greatest factors in gymnastics; if one can't control his mind, he can't control his body.
I had a couple friends from all the different cliques in school, but my true friends were my gymnastics teammates. I grew up competing with them for ten years.
Remember before nineteen seventy two Olympic Games I was total skinny, I was small, very strong, they may be don't like to see a gymnastics like that. I don't know but, gymnastics, might. Nineteen seventy two supposed to be change somewhere.
When I first turned elite in gymnastics, when I was 14, that's when I really became more inspired than ever. I just always kept that in the back of my mind, and always thought about making the 2012 team.
Using your body to free your mind. That's the blessing bestowed by movement, by action.
Rachele Brooke Smith
I grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and was a very competitive (and stressed out!) gymnast before getting into entertainment, but it was never the actual gymnastics that was my true love. I loved the performing aspect of it all.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage 'coaches' ambition.
Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
Chess is intellectual gymnastics.
I will find out what the normal life is like. I will be a coach. I have achieved everything I could achieve in gymnastics.
Finish what you start, no matter how painful it may be.
I don't think many people will remember me when I retire.
As long as you've done your best, making mistakes doesn't matter. You and I are human; we will mess up. What counts is learning from your mistakes and getting back up when life has knocked you down.
I think that to be a competitive athlete, you have to be goal-oriented.
As far as technique and virtuosity are concerned, I think I am better than Bilozerchev.
In high school I never went to the prom because I was too consumed with gymnastics. Also, with my hair in pigtails and looking about 10, I wasn't exactly date material.
When you are on the podium nobody is asking you if you are 15 or 30 years old. What matters is who can do great gymnastics.
First, don't cry. That's the worst thing a gymnast can do in training, because it can ruin your concentration and lead to injury. Second, always place the highest demands of yourself in the sport.
After 13 years of hard landings in gymnastics, one ski run had delivered the biggest injury of my career.
As an orangutan cannot embrace higher mathematics or comprehend the architecture and operation of a computer, we humans __ so good at loudly proclaiming our intelligence and applauding our own doltish displays of cerebral gymnastics __ cannot begin to understand the true structure and functioning of the Universe.
In gymnastics, smaller will always be better in many ways. The stress in the head, that will be the same for all. But the stress on the body and the concussions it must endure, that will always be easier for the little ones.
Gymnastics uses every single part of your body, every little tiny muscle that you never even knew.
I think gymnastics trained me as a person, too. Without the lessons I learned in gymnastics, I would be crushed.
Creative people inspire me. Athletes also inspire me to come alive, especially my daughter, a competitive gymnast who works very hard, as much as six hours a day on her gymnastics skills.
The coaches today should realize that they are, after all, working with children who sometimes have to stand up to physical and moral stresses which not even all grown-ups could bear.
With strange detachment, Naomi’s mind noticed nothing but the beauty of the jump. Air sliced along her body as it streamed straight as an arrow in its path of utmost precision. The world fell away behind her. For an immeasurable moment, Naomi wasn’t a terrestrial being at all. She was wildly liberated like a bird, soaring through the sky with the chaotic freedom of a wild animal.
John Stuart Mill
Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly the work prescribed for it, but a tree, which requires to grow and develop itself on all sides, according to the tendency of the inward forces which make it a living thing.
Love it like over splits. You can't expect to give into it all in one sitting. But if you work at it, warm the muscles gradually, your body will eventually accept it as normal.' The bulk of his shoulder nudged my much smaller one lightly. 'It might even feel good.
I know how to smile, I know how to laugh, I know how to play. But I know how to do these things only after I have fulfilled my mission.
It's important to push yourself further than you think you can go each and every day - as that is what separates the good from the great.
Heart is what separates the good from the great.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
The excellence and inspiration of truth is in the pursuit, not in the mere having of it. The pursuit of all truth is a kind of gymnastics; a man swings from one truth with higher strength to gain another. The continual glory is the possibility opening before us.
Think about it - pro wrestling as an Olympic sport would be pretty cool. Look at figure skating or gymnastics - what is it? It's a choreographed performance that is judged.
We want and expect to win the silver or gold. A bronze would be a step back. In fact, we think it would be a put-down if we don't win the silver or gold.
You have to have competent people evaluating the athlete, not the housewives!
I just want to continue with gymnastics because I'm still young and fresh. I think can get some more titles under my belt.
If you don't leap, you'll never know what it's like to fly.