80 Best Fitness Quotes for workout motivation

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Let’s read the collection of best fitness motivation quotes that will help you find inspiration for the daily workouts to keep yourself fit.

Best Fitness Quotes for Motivation

1. “A feeble body weakens the mind.” ― Jean-Jacques Rousseau

2. “A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement.” ― Jess C Scott

3. “A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I’m afraid of widths.” ― Steven Wright

4. “A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up.” ― Florence Griffith Joyner

5. “A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket.” ― Emil Zatopek

6. “A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.” ― Paul Dudley White

7. “Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet, and mental approach.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

8. “Cleanliness is important, and more than that is the physical fitness to attain a healthy body and mind.” ― Sandeep Singh

9. “Eat clean. Think straight. Work consistently. Speak positively. Motivate others. Believe in yourself.” ― Toni Sorenson

10. “Eating healthy nutritious food is the simple and right solution to get rid of excess body weight effortlessly and become slim and healthy forever.” ― Subodh Gupta

11. “Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but nobody wants to lift no heavy-ass weights.” ― Ronnie Coleman

12. “Exercise is amazing, from the inside out. I feel so alive and have more energy.” ― Vanessa Hudgens

13. “Exercise is done against one’s wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.” ― George A. Sheehan

14. “Exercise is labor without weariness.” ― Samuel Johnson

15. “Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.” ― Hugh Blair

Inspirational Fitness Quotes

16. “Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart.” ― Gene Tunney

17. “Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn’t formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.” ― Lee Haney

18. “Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.” ― Paula Abdul

19. “Fitness is a curve. You can be Lance Armstrong, or you can be really out of shape at the opposite end. People enter the curve wherever they are and then they can move up the curve, through better nutrition and better exercise.” ― Gordon Strachan

20. “Fitness is not about being better than someone else… It’s about being better than you used to be.” ― Khloe Kardashian

21. “Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.” ― Alan Thicke

22. “Fitness starts at home. What you eat is what you will look at, just as what you sow is what you reap. Eat good food: eat fruits, vegetables, and healthy grains, and don’t go for sweet and trite food.” ― Rakul Preet Singh

23. “Flexibility is crucial to my fitness. Incorporating a good warm-up and cool-down into every session decreases my chances of injury. I use both dynamic and static stretching in my training. I’ve started doing a few yoga sessions which incorporate muscle strength and flexibility.” ― Samantha Stosur

24. “From the bodybuilding days on, I learned that everything is reps and mileage. The more miles you ski, the better a skier you become; the more reps you do, the better your body.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

25. “Getting fit is all about mind over matter. I don’t mind, so it doesn’t matter.” ― Adam Hargreaves

26. “Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.” ― Franklin Pierce Adams

27. “Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.” ― James Thomson

28. “I concentrate on exercises from the waist down, since that is the laziest part of a woman’s body.” ― Tina Louise

29. “I didn’t have the same fitness or ability as the other girls, so I had to beat them with my mind.” ― Martina Hingis

30. “I didn’t mind basic training. It taught me that something that seems impossible at the start can be achieved.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

31. “I do yoga, I do Bikram and I run, and I eat really healthy.” ― Lady Gaga

Short Inspiring Fitness Quotes

32. “I don’t smoke, don’t drink much, and go to the gym five times a week. I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great. I can run a marathon, you know.” ― Sarah Michelle Gellar

33. “I have never taken any exercise, except sleeping and resting, and I never intend to take any.” ― Mark Twain

34. “I like to embrace natural beauty. I try to get at least 8 hours of sleep, drink a lot of water, and exercise.” ― Tia Mowry

35. “I like to exercise. I like a healthy body.” ― Erin Gray

36. “I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, and our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes.” ― Peggy Fleming

37. “I wanted to get really fit. I wanted to lose some weight. So I’ve been doing Pilates and yoga, trying to lean out my body so I won’t be bulky.” ― Serena Williams

38. “I’ve exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars.” ― Erma Bombeck

39. “If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.” ― Vinoba Bhave

40. “If I can see it and believe it, then I can achieve it.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

41. “If I don’t feel confident about my body, I’m not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It’s all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work, whether it’s fitness or whatever. It’s about getting up, motivating yourself, and just doing it.” ― Kim Kardashian

42. “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” ― Hippocrates

43. “In the midst of these hard times, it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.” ― Knute Nelson

44. “It’s been a long road back to health and fitness for me. I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most.” ― Jonah Lomu

45. “It’s challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise.” ― Joely Fisher

46. “It’s not about weight, it’s about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is.” ― Deborah Bull

47. “Jogging is very beneficial. It’s good for your legs and your feet. It’s also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.” ― Charles M. Schulz

48. “Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.” ― Thomas Jefferson

49. “Muscles come and go; flab lasts.” ― Bill Vaughan

50. “My job is to be fit and I’m really blessed that I get to go and work out and live a really healthy lifestyle.” ― Kerri Walsh Jennings

Famous Fitness Motivation Quotes

51. “Never hurry. Take plenty of exercises. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well.” ― James Freeman Clarke

52. “Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthily. And number three, you’ve got to squeeze your buns. That’s my formula.” ― Richard Simmons

53. “Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.” ― John F. Kennedy

54. “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, but it is also the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ― John F. Kennedy

55. “Positive energy is your priceless life force. Protect it. Don’t allow people to draw from your reserves; select friends who recharge your energies . . . I’m not asking you to cut people out of your life, but I am asking you to invest your time with people who will push you to be your best. Winners love to see other people win.” ― Chalene Johnson

56. “Practice puts brains in your muscles.” ― Sam Snead

57. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” ― Joseph Addison

58. “Resting for me is fitness training.” ― Jenson Button

59. “Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home.” ― Michael Phelps

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

61. “The difference between those who adapted and those who didn’t, Gorton said, was a willingness to totally commit.” ― Arnold Schwarzenegger

62. “The human body is the best picture of the human soul.” ― Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

64. “The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.” ― William Temple

65. “The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.” ― Morihei Ueshiba

66. “The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” ― Kenneth H. Cooper

Health and Fitness Quotes

67. “Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.” ― Denis Waitley

68. “To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.” ― Gene Tunney

69. “True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.” ― Wilhelm von Humboldt

70. “Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.” ― Thomas Jefferson

71. “We can only bring about change in our lives when we clearly see two truths: that the pain of remaining the same is greater than the pain of fighting our toughest battles, and that by taking the biggest risks, we gain the most valuable rewards.” ― Elaine Moran

72. “Weight loss doesn’t begin in the gym with a dumbbell; it starts in your head with a decision.” ― Toni Sorenson

73. “When I’m on the road, I’ll break my exercise into a cardio session and a weights session.” ― Robert Irvine

74. “When the finish line seems too far away, remember how you felt when you were back at the starting line. Regain that motivation to recharge your momentum.” ― Toni Sorenson

75. “When you get stronger everything in the world gets easier. Change yourself and you’ve changed everything.” ― Hunter Post

76. “Yoga’s an amazing release.” ― Monica Keena

77. “You can’t do it for someone else. No matter how much they motivate or inspire you, you have to do it for yourself. Your health is YOUR responsibility.” ― Toni Sorenson

78. “You gotta have a body.” ― Jayne Mansfield

79. “You must also give mental and physical fitness priority.” ― Jim Otto

80. “Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.” ― Marquis de Sade

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