Phil Heath Quotes Page 2


Best 57 Quotes by Phil Heath – Page 2 of 2

“If you want something you've never had before, you gotta be willing to do something you've never done before.”

“If you've noticed that dumbbells work better than barbells for you on the bench press, then why change that?”

“It can be 10 people or thousands of people: I want them to see something special. I want them to say, 'I saw the best in the world at something,' and maybe that will inspire them to go do something in their life with the same vigor.”

“It's an honour and a privilege to meet people who look at you as their idol, they actually lose weight and gain muscle because of you. I can only tell them thank you for letting me be that person for them.”

“It's not that I don't want big triceps, but the truth is, I've never had much difficulty adding mass to them.”

“Most people don't do front squats because they're uncomfortable, and there are easier alternatives, but to really add size to the quads, they're a must.”

“My goal every year is to be bigger and better than I was the year before. The competition just keeps getting better, and the pressure just gets hotter. Nothing gets easier.”

“Prior to stepping on stage, I prefer to continue being myself, whether that is making jokes with others, talking about other non-bodybuilding topics, or just sitting around listening to music.”

“Some ladies like muscle.”

“The body is dynamic. You can eat something and get bloated in minutes.”

“The mindset of a champion is that I put myself in a certain situation to win, I don't play to lose, I dont prepare to lose, I hate second place and I definitely don't like silver.”

“The money will go but the trophies will always be there.”

“There are days when I don't count sets at all, but then there are some days when I have to realize that I don't want to overwork because I still have an hour of cardio ahead of me or another training session later that day.”

“There were actually a couple of times I fell asleep at the gym on accident after a workout, but it was still late enough, so I went home and caught some sleep.”

“There's no way in hell I could have achieved what I have without being a good student and listening to the wisdom of others who have been doing this a lot longer than I have.”

“This sport has given me so much. It has taught me to be strong emotionally and physically.”

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“To keep winning, I have to constantly outdo myself.”

“We all go through things in life, and it's just how you deal with it. Try to stay positive throughout the worst.”

“Whatever I put into my body, I want it to be the best.”

“When I decided to become a bodybuilder, I actually marked down a date. It was Oct. 8, 2002. The rest is pretty much history. It was an amazing feeling to know that I had the potential to become a champion.”

“When I played basketball, I spent hours on the court practicing. When I became a body-builder, I was in the gym all the time. Like most beginners, I didn't really know what I was doing, but the more I did it, the more I loved it. I guess you could say I was a gym rat. Seeing my body change made me come back for more.”

“When it comes to personal appearance, people are quick to cast judgment on people who look better than them. It's part of the human inferiority complex.”

“When you pick up your first magazine you definitely hope you can be like the guy on the magazine. That's usually why you start lifting.”

“When you see me at the show, I'm smiling because I want you to know I can do this all day.”

“You can give me credit on a skilled sport – golf, basketball – but when it comes to someone's appearance – how often do guys compliment another man on anything? They find it feminine.”

“You can't be around people who appease you all the time.”

“You win the Mr. Olympia, you are the best in the world. There is no better than that. Some people will think back prior to the 1950s, where Mr. Universe was the top guy. They say, 'Are you Mr. Universe?' No, I'm Mr. Olympia, which is the best of all.”

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