Motivational Fitness Quotes

Quotes. Motivation. Inspiration.

Pushing you through to the next level!

These are different inspirational quotes that I have gathered and have shared on this site. The list will be growing weekly so check back often!

  1. “80% of your body composition will be determined by your diet.”
  2. “You won’t lose weight on the treadmill.”
  3. “If something isn’t working, change it.”
  4. “Strive for progress, not perfection.”
  5. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” -Michael Jordan
  6. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” -Michael Jordan
  7. “Never mistake activity for achievement.” -John R Wooden
  8. “The difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline!”
  9. “What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.” -Author Unknown
  10. “If you do not go after what you want, you’ll never have it”
  11. “If you do not step forward you will always be in the same place!”
  12. “Abs are made in the kitchen”
  13. “You cannot out train a bad diet”
  14. “Consistency is the key to getting healthy and getting fit fast”
  15. “Nutrition alone will get you ripped. But the combination of nutrition and workouts will get you ripped fast”
  16. “Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.” 
  17. “Ninety percent of life is just showing up.” -Woody Allen
  18. “You will miss 100% of the workouts you don’t show up too.”
  19. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill
  20. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” -John R. Wooden
  21. “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” -Steve Prefontaine
  22. “There is 1,440 minutes in a day. Use 20 of them to workout!”
  23. “I may not be there yet, but I am closer than I was yesterday!”
  24. “Keep moving forward.”
  25. “Yesterday you said tomorrow.”
  26. “I am not telling you it is going to be easy, I am telling you it is going to be worth it.”
  27. “Having a focused attitude let’s me tear the muscle in the gym and have the discipline to repair it in the kitchen.” –Leon Rosborough
  28. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” -Lao-Tzu
  29. “I skate where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” -Wayne Gretzky
  30. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” –Thomas Edison
  31. “There are plenty of obstacles in your path. Don’t allow yourself to become one of them.”
  32. “We first make our habits. Then, our habits make us.” –John Dryden
  33. “You are what you repeatedly do” –Aristotle
  34. Success seems to be connected to action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.” -Conrad Hilton
  35. “Patience, persistence, perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.” -Napolean Hill
  36. “Its hard to beat a person that never gives up.” -Babe Ruth
  37. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” -Robert F. Kennedy
  38. “Don’t let your past steal your future. Move on!”
  39. “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” -Lance Armstrong
  40. “Believe.”
  41. “Wake up with determination, go to bed with satisfaction.”
  42. “Instead of giving myself reasons why I can’t, I give myself reasons why I CAN!” -Anonymous
  43. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.”
  44. “Exercise in the morning before your brain figures out what you are doing.”
  45. “You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.” -Jerry West
  46. “There is no one giant step that does it, its a lot of little steps.” -Peter A. Cohen
  47. “Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.”
  48. “The time is now.”
  49. “Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.”- John R Wooden
  50. “Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.” –John R Wooden
  51. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” -Martin Luther King Jr.
  52. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” -Zig Ziglar
  53. “Health is the thing that makes you feel that NOW is the best time of the year.” -Franklin P. Adams
  54. “You can set yourself up to be sick, or you can choose to stay well.” -Wayne Dyer
  55. “You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.” -David Viscott
  56. “To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet, and mental approach.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger
  57. “For me, I’m focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I’m working on it.” -Usain Bolt
  58. “I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything.” -Michael Phelps
  59. “Staying healthy and consistent is paramount.” -Shawn Johnson
  60. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” -Jesse Owens
  61. “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” -Yogi Berra
  62. “I’m stronger than I think I am. Mentally, physically.” -Misty May Treanor
  63. “A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.” -Muhammad Ali
  64. “Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.” -Mia Hamm
  65. ”Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers
  66. “The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become.” -Jim Rohn
  67. “I don’t have bad days, only different levels of good days.”
  68. “The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.” – Unknown
  69. “If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” – Mary Engelbreit
  70. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” – Duke Ellington
  71. “The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.” – Charles M Schwab
  72. “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” -Japanese Proverb
  73. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” -Winston Churchill
  74. “The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” -Winston Churchill
  75. “Fantasizing about future happenings will never bring fulfillment because fantasy is unreality.” -Sarah Young
  76. “Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” -Dale Carnegie
  77. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” -Michael Jordan
  78. “They succeed, because they think they can.” -Virgil
  79. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” -Albert Einstein
  80. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle
  81. “When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’” -Sydney Harris
  82. “Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” -Ray Kroc
  83. “The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” -Chinese Proverb
  84. “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” -Walt Disney
  85. “Fail forward.”
  86. “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!” -Jonathan Winters
  87. “You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.” Ruth E. Renk
  88. “If you don’t do what’s best for your body, you’re the one who comes up on the short end.” Julius Erving
  89. “Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it.” Unknown
  90. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” Jim Rohn
  91. “If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else; it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” Bruce Lee
  92. “Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  93. “Energy and persistence conquer all.” -Benjamin Franklin
  94. “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.” -Thomas Edison
  95. “The journey is the reward.” -Chinese Proverb