Best 169 of Gymnastics quotes - MyQuotes
At the beginning, ballet accounted for at least two hours out of six hours of my daily training session. Later I devoted less time to ballet, but every workout of mine included training in choreography.
The principle aim of gymnastics is the education of all youth and not simply that minority of people highly favored by nature.
If you want to take it up a step and aim to become a competitive gymnast, you have to be mentally strong and prepared to take on the workload of going to the gym every day, rain or shine.
If you don't leap, you'll never know what it's like to fly.
I started from zero and went back to the basics in gymnastics.
There is always going to be a reason why you can't do something; your job is to constantly look for the reasons why you can achieve your dreams.
Aufgabe des Ökonomen ist es nicht, über die grundsätzliche Wahrscheinlichkeit, mit der sportliche Talente die in sie gesetzten Erwartungen erfüllen, zu befinden, sondern ebendiese durch eine leistungsorientierte Vergütung zu erhöhen.
I was a rhythmic and athletic gymnast for a little while. Then, when I quit gymnastics, I fell in love with yoga. So sometimes I think I'd like to open up a yoga studio.
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.
Using your body to free your mind. That's the blessing bestowed by movement, by action.
The eyes of a young girl can tell everything. And I always look in their eyes. There I can see if I will have a champion.
With enough mental gymnastics, just about any fact can become misshapen in favor to one's confirmation bias.
I personally support the type of gymnastics which does not exceed a certain amount of acrobatics and risks because then one can still say: what a lovely sport gymnastics is.
When it comes to gymnastics, you can be 30 points ahead going into that competition, but on that day, it's all about luck. It's about who has a good day, who stays healthy, it's how happy the judges are that day, there are so many different factors.
For me going down in history being the first black American to win the gold, I think more colored people are going to start coming to the gymnastics world and say 'okay, anything is possible. If Gabby did it, then I can do it too.'
Quite often on a movie like Total Recall you have this training period of two or three months where, like on the first 'Underworld' I was doing gymnastics and trampolining and all this stuff which I don't do in the movie necessarily, but mentally it helps. You come home and you go: 'Well, I've done all that. I must be an action star now!' So it helps you focus a little bit and gets you fit.
Finish what you start, no matter how painful it may be.
It's tough. Gymnastics isn't basketball or football or baseball, where you can get these huge contracts and make a lot of money.
Chloe Grace Moretz
When I've done gymnastics, ballet or soccer - I was always trying to be the best. I'm really driven. Really driven.
Years ago I sang on a track using that voice and someone asked, 'Who is that terribly depressed man?' But Patrick loved it. He said, 'You sound like a young boy, like a child, like an old woman, like an old man,' and really, we all have all of those things inside of us. I don't do any vocal gymnastics to make the voice better as I age. If it comes out rougher, then it's true to what's happening. Singing is who I am. I didn't train for it, any more than I trained for anything else I did. I probably should take better care of myself physically, but it goes against the grain.
I learned Tae Kwon Do and gymnastics and I have a trainer.
Success depends on how much you are willing to sacrifice, how much you are willing to alter your everyday life for a particular goal.
Mentally there's no question about whether I still like the sport and love doing it. I think it's pretty clear to everyone here that I love the sport. I love doing gymnastics and I love performing. So that's not really a question.
I will find out what the normal life is like. I will be a coach. I have achieved everything I could achieve in gymnastics.
And we realized that it was kind of a starting point for gymnastics, to go professional, and also to just get a lot more of the audiences in the arenas on the off years, in the years that we're not in the Olympics.
Hard work is always hard work, for young gymnasts and old gymnasts. Whoever can handle this will be a champion.
The main thing for a gymnast is total concentration while competing. At such moments one has to put everything else behind. I know that other gymnasts can do so with a smile, but I can't. And I don't even try to.
Put fire into your workout any you burn off worry and frustration!
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.
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.
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.
I had ridiculous amounts of energy. Mom's like, you're driving me crazy - do you want to try gymnastics? From the moment I started it, I loved it and it kind of was like storybook from there.
In gymnastics, everything is a competition. You want to have your hair look the best and your makeup look the best. You want to be the best, and you want to have the prettiest leotard.
We usually spend one hour per week on ballet but Marta Karolyi has us do a lot of compulsory floor in the morning practice.
I was seven years old when I learnt the back somi on beam.
It's amazing the gymnastics you can do when you don't want to do something. How you can force yourself against all the forces of nature. I threw myself backward.
I think the scores for Olympic gymnastics are affected by what countries the judge and the gymnast are from. That's wrong. That type of political pandering isn't meant for gymnastic Olympic events. It's meant for the Supreme Court.
All the hands, hearts and minds of the individuals collectively contribute to the team's success. (listen to your team, watch their body language, share your expectations . . . work together.)
I think that to be a competitive athlete, you have to be goal-oriented.
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?
A comeback in gymnastics is almost impossible in itself.
The rest of the world laughed at American gymnastics before I came.
I want to bring more gymnastics on television.
You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.
The Dance can, with the aid of music, rise to the heights of poetry. On the other hand, through an excess of gymnastics it can also degenerate into buffoonery. So-called "difficult" feats can be executed by countless adepts, but the appearance of ease is achieved only by the chosen few.
Every single element, even the most hair-raising, can be improved.
Retiring was scary and it was tough to give up gymnastics, but so many great opportunities have come from it that I never expected.
Up to nineteen seventy six when I quit gymnastics I was very, disappointed because I didn't have anything which is, live with. I didn't have a friend so I didn't have a coach anymore.
My daughter is exceptionally chatty. I'm not a braggy mother but she is gifted - with the personality of a Russian gymnastics coach.
I was a semi-professional gymnast as a child. I did rhythmic gymnastics, but I sustained an injury and strained all the muscles in my spine.