Top 35 Allyson Felix Quotes

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Allyson Michelle Felix is the full name of one of the American track and field sprinters known by her short name, Allyson Felix. She competed in the 100 meters, 200 meters and 400 meters race. She is the 2012 Olympic champion, a three-time World champion, and 2-time Olympic silver medalist at 200 meters. Similarly, at 400 meters, she has been the 2015 World champion, 2016 Olympic silver medalist, 2011 World silver medalist, and 2017 World bronze medalist.

Moreover, she has received five more Olympic gold medals as a member of the United States women’s relay teams. Felix is considered the most decorated female Olympian in track and field history and the most decorated athlete in World Athletics Championships history.

You can see the following top 35 quotes by Allyson Felix that will change your life.

Allyson Felix quote about the right time to stop
Allyson Felix quote about the right time to stop

“The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials, and following God’s plan seems like it doesn’t make any sense at all. God is always in control, and he will never leave us.”― Allyson Felix

“I always want to give more than I gave yesterday.”― Allyson Felix

“I myself am frustrated in just where sports are at. It’s a hard thing when you’re out there working every day, and you know that someone else is cheating and they may not necessarily get caught.”― Allyson Felix

“I am a big believer in visualization. I run through my races mentally so that I feel even more prepared.”― Allyson Felix

“I never let track define me. That’s something that’s really important to me.”― Allyson Felix

“I’m just competitive. It doesn’t matter what it is. I want to win.”― Allyson Felix

7th of 35 Allyson Felix Quotes

“I always look back to my first Olympic medal in 2004 in Athens. I was very new to the sport, and it was my first big win at the Olympics.”― Allyson Felix

“I love a great pair of jeans and a nice blouse.”― Allyson Felix

“I grew up in a Christian home with amazing parents.”― Allyson Felix

“The biggest way I stay motivated is to run with a group of friends. Sometimes it’s hard to get going by yourself, but if you have a plan and a meeting time, you know this run will happen for sure. It’s a way to have fun – while also getting in a workout. Plus, it distracts from pain, helps you fight fatigue, and gives you that extra push.”― Allyson Felix

“I am a sprinter, and I love to go fast. It’s very difficult for me to be patient and follow a race strategy or conserve energy.”― Allyson Felix

“Try to think of working out and healthy eating as a lifestyle. Rather than go on a diet or try a crazy exercise routine, try making them something you do every day.”― Allyson Felix

“My faith inspires me so much. It is the very reason that I run. I feel that my running is completely a gift from God and it is my responsibility to use it to glorify him.”― Allyson Felix

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“I don’t have a sprinter’s body.”― Allyson Felix

“Being a role model is a privilege.”― Allyson Felix

“I have learned that track doesn’t define me. My faith defines me. I’m running because I have been blessed with a gift.”― Allyson Felix

“I spend around two and half hours on the track every day running and another 2 hours in the weight room lifting weights with my strength coach.”― Allyson Felix

“Philippians 1:21 is very special to me because it helps to keep my life centered.”― Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix during the race
Allyson Felix during the race

“My speed is a gift from God, and I run for His glory. Whatever I do, it all comes from him.”― Allyson Felix

“Before a race, I block out what’s going on in the stadium. It’s different for everyone. But for me, I’ve always been able to block it out. For a sprint race, it’s important not to get distracted.”― Allyson Felix

“I think that kids aren’t even exploring the option of sports anymore, and they don’t even know what they could do.”― Allyson Felix

“I was a disruptive child.”― Allyson Felix

“You know, I love wearing heels. I wish I could wear them all the time, but, you know, my sport doesn’t really permit it.”― Allyson Felix

“I’m really laid back but I still like to dress up sometimes.”― Allyson Felix

“Right now I’d say my favorite fashion designer is Zac Posen.”― Allyson Felix

“My mom is great and I make sure that we pray together before every race. She helps me put everything in perspective and remind me of the real reason I run.”― Allyson Felix

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“I’ve got to make sure I’m keeping weight on.”― Allyson Felix

“I feel old.”― Allyson Felix

“The 200 meters is my baby. To me, it’s the perfect distance. It’s still a true sprint, but it unravels more. You get to enjoy the race a little bit more than the 100.”― Allyson Felix

“Most people don’t think about plyometrics when they think about powerful strength. But I do lots of them to build mine.”― Allyson Felix

“I love the relays. Track is such an individual sport, so it’s fun to do something together.”― Allyson Felix

32nd of 35 Allyson Felix Quotes

“I majored in elementary education, and I have a passion for kids.”― Allyson Felix

“It was not until the end of my freshman year in high school that I thought I could really have a future in track and field. I definitely did not think I could make it to the Olympics back then, though; I was just focused on making it to the state finals!”― Allyson Felix

“I spend around three hours on the track and two hours in the weight room, five or six days a week.”― Allyson Felix

“My dad’s a pastor and a seminary professor; my mom, she has such great faith.”― Allyson Felix

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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