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Bill Toomey Quotes


William ("Bill") Anthony Toomey is a former American track and field competitor and the 1968 Olympic decathlon champion.
(1939 - )

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A buddy will keep you honest and add a dimension of fun to your workout.
 

A key factor is to do training that is fun.
 

Actually, the moment of victory is wonderful, but also sad. It means that your trip is ended.
 

Anabolic steroids were not banned until after the 72 Olympics.
 

As I mentioned previously, the tools that allow for optimum health are diet and exercise.
 

Athens will again be the host of the Games in 2004, but there are rumors that they might be switched if the Greeks don't begin to construct the sites faster.
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During the 60's, drug use was in fashion in the U.S.
 

I have competed before empty stadiums a lot in my career.
 

I have read many studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and they demonstrated that Vitamin E, Co-Q-10, and Fish Oil could protect the immune system of athletes and prevent disease.
 

I think that money has changed my sport.
 

If it were easy, it would have no value.
 

It is always possible to improve.
 

My family knew, but most of the sporting world did not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
 

My Olympic voyage has continued because it is so rewarding.
 

Nutrition is also a valuable component that can help athletes both protect themselves and improve performance.
 

Olympians are the product of the Movement, and to get them to the stadiums, pools and playing fields, it takes the actions of legions of people who might not be Olympians.
 

Once you have selected a sport or a creative activity, the rules are pretty much the same.
 

One of the key elements is the ability to be honest with yourself.
 

Past Olympians have a continuing role within the Olympic family.
 

Realize that from the start, every activity that comprises the journey has value and the ability to teach you something.
 


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