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"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
- Aristotle

"The basis of good manners is self-reliance."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do."
- Epictetus

"Character is determined by choice, not opinion."
- Aristotle

We're what we eat and do. Fitness at own choice: father of 4 fr 50lb overwt to ultraman; Queen actress Mirren, 69, in Bikini

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University gymnast. She's five feet tall and weighs 100 pounds. Gymnast dominates American Ninja course that would break you in two


From fat to ultra-fit father of 4 - "Finding Ultra" author Rich Roll explains how he went from couch potato to being dubbed one of fittest men in the world.

*update* July 23, 2014
The Queen actress, Helen Mirren, 69, to Staying Bikini It's no secret that Helen Mirren has a hot bod, but how she stays trim certainly is.

The Queen actress, who turns 69 on Saturday, revealed that when she needs to tighten up her waistline she actually follows a Royal Canadian Air Force exercise plan... from the 1950s!

"I'm not very fit at all actually. Just this morning I started my exercises, which I haven’t been doing for months, maybe years. I do a thing that leads me into exercise. It is the Royal Canadian Air Force exercise plan; it is 12 minutes and they have charts you follow… Each day, you have to do the exercises within the 12 minutes and until you can, you can’t move up," Mirren recently told reporters, according to her publicist.

"It is the exercise I have done off and on my whole life. It just very gently gets you fit. Two weeks of doing that and you think: 'Yeah, I could go to the gym now.'"  read more »

"The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul." - Wyland

"The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul."
- Wyland

"And I have loved thee, ocean! And my joy
Of youthful sports was on thy breast to be
Borne, like thy bubbles, onward: from a boy
I wanton'd with thy breakers-they to me
Were a delight; and if the freshening sea
Made them a terror-'twas a pleasing fear,
For I was as it were a child of thee,
And trusted to thy billows far and near,
And laid my hand upon thy mane - as I do here."
- Lord Byron

"We are all in the same boat in a stormy sea, and we owe each other a terrible loyalty."
G. K. Chesterton

"Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be."

"The real magic wand is the child's own mind."

"Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be."

"Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are."

— Jose Ortega y Gasset

"Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends." - Jacques Delille

"Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends."
- Jacques Delille

"Thoughts are mightier than strength of hand."
- Sophocles

"True happiness flows from the possession of wisdom and virtue and not from the possession of external goods."
- Aristotle

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