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48 fitness quotes to inspire you!

So you’re having a challenging time getting to the gym or going for a jog because you just don’t feel like it. Here’s a list of 48 fitness quotes that are sure to inspire you:

  1. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” - Mahatma Gandhi

  2. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” - Henry David Thoreau

  3. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” - Thomas Jefferson

  4. “The body achieves what the mind believes.”

  5. “Once you are exercising regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.” - Erin Gray

  6. “If you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness.” - Robin Sharma

  7. “Dead last finish is greater than did not finish, which trumps did not start.”

  8. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Abraham Lincoln

  9. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” - Michael John Bobak

  10. “Your body can stand almost anything. It’s your mind that you have to convince.”

  11. “What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up.”

  12. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” - Earl Nightingale

  13. “I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.” - Muhammad Ali

  14. “Go the extra mile. It’s never crowded.” - Wayne Dyer

  15. “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”

  16. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” - Babe Ruth

  17. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” - Jim Rohn

  18. “Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” - Sean Patrick Flanery

  19. “You did not wake up today to be mediocre.”

  20. “Push harder than yesterday if you want a different tomorrow.”

  21. “Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.” - Sly Stallone

  22. “Your health account, your bank account, they’re the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out.” - Jack LaLanne

  23. “Don’t say ‘I can’t.’ Say, ‘I presently struggle with’.” - Tony Horton

  24. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” - Jim Ryun

  25. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” - Aristotle

  26. “Your body can stand almost anything. It’s your mind that you have to convince.” - Andrew Murphy

  27. “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it” - George Halas

  28. “There are two types of pain in this world: pain that hurts you, and pain that changes you.”

  29. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” - Lou Holtz

  30. “When you hit failure, your workout has just begun.” - Ronnie Coleman

  31. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” - Mark Twain

  32. “You can either suffer the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” - Jim Rohn

  33. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'” - Muhammad Ali

  34. “No matter how slow you go you’re still lapping everyone on the couch.”

  35. “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” - Buddha

  36. “When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no ‘I’ll start tomorrow’.” - VL Allineare

  37. “We do not stop exercising because we grow old- we grow old because we stop exercising” - Dr. Kenneth Cooper

  38. “It never gets easier; you just get better.” - Unknown

  39. “The gym is not the social club for the fit. It’s a training ground for everyone.”

  40. “The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change.” - Matt McGorry

  41. “It always seems impossible until it is done” - Nelson Mandela

  42. “You don’t have to be good at it, you just have to do it.” - Karine Candice Kong

  43. “You have to push past your perceived limits, push past that point you thought was as far as you can go.” - Drew Brees

  44. “In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.” - Rich Froning Jr.

  45. “I will beat her. I will train harder. I will eat cleaner. I know her strengths. I’ve l lost to her before but not this time. She is going down. I have the advantage because I know her well. She is the old me. “

  46. “Good things come to those who sweat.”

  47. “Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.” - Jerry Dunn

  48. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle.” - Christian D. Larson

The moral of the story: doing something physical is always better than doing nothing. Now get out there!

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