"It’s simple. If it jiggles, it’s fat” is a saying that has been printed on many GIFs, usually attributed to bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger. It’s uncertain when Schwarzenegger first said it. “‘if it jiggles, it’s fat’ -A.S.” was posted on the newsgroup misc.fitness.weights on December 2, 1996.
“Take off your clothes, jump up and down. If it jiggles, it’s fat. If it jiggles a lot, you have a lot of fat,” a physiologist was quoted in the Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer in 1993.
Wikipedia: Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (/ˈʃwɔːrtsənˌɛɡər/; German: [ˈaɐ̯nɔlt ˈalɔʏs ˈʃvaɐ̯tsn̩ˌɛɡɐ]; born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American actor, producer, businessman, investor, author, philanthropist, activist, and former professional bodybuilder and politician. He served two terms as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 until 2011.
Schwarzenegger began weight training at the age of 15. He won the Mr. Universe title at age 20 and went on to win the Mr. Olympia contest seven times. Schwarzenegger has remained a prominent presence in bodybuilding and has written many books and articles on the sport. He is widely considered to be among the greatest bodybuilders of all time as well as bodybuilding’s biggest icon.
22 September 1993, Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer, “Fat: scale back weighing,” pg. F4, col. 3:
“Take off your clothes, jump up and down,” Books says. “If it jiggles, it’s fat. If it jiggles a lot, you have a lot of fat.”
(Dr. Wayne Brooks of Cincinnati Exercise Physiologists.—ed.)
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It’s simple, if it jiggles, it’s fat.
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It’s simple, if it jiggles it’s fat (from Pumping iron) (feat. guest shredding by Andrew Tapley)
“ Jump...if it jiggles, it’s fat! “
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It’s simple, if it jiggles, it’s fat. ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
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11 September 2009, Forward (New York, NY), “I Vant To Pump You Up” by Alex Suskind, pg. 2:
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, a former weightlifter, once said this about body fat and exercise: “It’s simple. If it jiggles, it’s fat.”
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It’s simple; if it jiggles, it’s fat. - Arnold Scwarzanegger
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If it jiggles, it’s fat.” —ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER
It’s Simple, If It Jiggles It’s Fat
March 27, 2016 Dominic
The title of this blog is one of my favorite quotes from a bodybuilder named Arnold. Maybe you’ve heard of him. When it comes down to body composition this is as clear cut as it gets. Muscle is dense and firm. Fat jiggles and is soft like marshmallow.
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