Mark Rippetoe Quotes

Top 34 wise famous quotes and sayings by Mark Rippetoe

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Mark Rippetoe quotes: but the reality of millions of years of adaptation to a ruggedly physical existence will not just go away because desks were invented. but the reality of millions of years of adaptation to a ruggedly physical existence will not just go away because desks were invented.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: Big arms are fun, and if their training doesn't interfere with the rest of the program, wait till everybody's gone, like I do. Big arms are fun, and if their training doesn't interfere with the rest of the program, wait till everybody's gone, like I do.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general. Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: There are few things graven in stone, except that you have to squat or you're a pussy. There are few things graven in stone, except that you have to squat or you're a pussy.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: Physical strength is the most important thing in life. This is true whether we want it to be or not. Physical strength is the most important thing in life. This is true whether we want it to be or not.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: Your muscles cannot get "longer" without some rather radical orthopedic surgery. Your muscles cannot get "longer" without some rather radical orthopedic surgery.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: Stronger people are harder to kill Stronger people are harder to kill
Mark Rippetoe quotes: I recommend that you change colleges. I recommend that you change colleges.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: I can teach idiots to squat in ten minutes. I can teach idiots to squat in ten minutes.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: There are no shortcuts. The fact that a shortcut is important to you means that you are a pussy. There are no shortcuts. The fact that a shortcut is important to you means that you are a pussy.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: If you insist on wearing gloves, make sure they match your purse. If you insist on wearing gloves, make sure they match your purse.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: Women who do look like men have taken some rather drastic steps in that direction that have little to do with their exercise program. Women who do look like men have taken some rather drastic steps in that direction that have little to do with their exercise program.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: There is no such thing as "firming and toning." There is only stronger and weaker. There is no such thing as "firming and toning." There is only stronger and weaker.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: You don't get big and strong from lifting weights - you get big and strong from recovering from lifting weights You don't get big and strong from lifting weights - you get big and strong from recovering from lifting weights
Mark Rippetoe quotes: I recommend against a wooden squat rack, for much the same reason that I recommend against a wooden car. I recommend against a wooden squat rack, for much the same reason that I recommend against a wooden car.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: A squat cannot be performed on a Smith machine any more than it can be performed in a small closet with a hamster. A squat cannot be performed on a Smith machine any more than it can be performed in a small closet with a hamster.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: The deadlift also serves as a way to train the mind to do things that are hard. The deadlift also serves as a way to train the mind to do things that are hard.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: But then again, those who argue against squatting and deadlifting on the same day may just be pussies. But then again, those who argue against squatting and deadlifting on the same day may just be pussies.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: The Olympic Snatch is gymnastics with a bar The Olympic Snatch is gymnastics with a bar
Mark Rippetoe quotes: Opinions are like phasers - everybody ought to have one. Opinions are like phasers - everybody ought to have one.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: If you are so inflamed that you can't train, and ibuprofen and fish oil help with inflammation, maybe you'd better take the ibuprofen and fish oil. If you are so inflamed that you can't train, and ibuprofen and fish oil help with inflammation, maybe you'd better take the ibuprofen and fish oil.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: Exercise is not a thing we do to fix a problem - it is a thing we must do anyway, a thing without which there will always be problems Exercise is not a thing we do to fix a problem - it is a thing we must do anyway, a thing without which there will always be problems
Mark Rippetoe quotes: History tells us what works in the gym, and everything else walks down the road with a carrot in its ass. History tells us what works in the gym, and everything else walks down the road with a carrot in its ass.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: There is never an absolute answer to everything, except of course that you have to do your squats. There is never an absolute answer to everything, except of course that you have to do your squats.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: There is no easy way to do a deadlift - not involving actually picking up the bar - which explains their lack of popularity in gyms around the world. There is no easy way to do a deadlift - not involving actually picking up the bar - which explains their lack of popularity in gyms around the world.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: Accumulating injuries are the price we pay for the thrill of not having sat around on our asses. Accumulating injuries are the price we pay for the thrill of not having sat around on our asses.
Mark Rippetoe quotes: What we're trying to do is get things fixed, not allow them to stay broke. What we're trying to do is get things fixed, not allow them to stay broke.