Fitness and Motivation Quotes

  • Commit to be fit. – Author UnknownFitness and Motivation
  • Will is a skill. – Jillian Michaels
  • Strive for progress, not perfection. –  Author Unknown
  • You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky
  • The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain
  • Energy and persistence conquer all things. – Benjamin Franklin
  • Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart. – Gene Tunney
  • I’m so unfamiliar with the gym, I call it James! – Ellen DeGeneres
  • You want me to do something… tell me I can’t do it. – Maya Angelou
  • The finish line is just the beginning of a whole new race. – Unknown
  • Motivation will almost always beat mere talent. – Norman R. Augustine
  • Fear is what stops you… courage is what keeps you going. – Unknown
  • Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise. – Animal Crossing
  • A good woman keeps her mind right and her body tight. – Habeeb Akande
  • It’s never too late to become what you might have been. – George Eliot
  • Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one. – Astrid Alauda
  • The only valid excuse for not exercising is paralysis. – Moira Nordholt
  • If your dog is fat, you’re not getting enough exercise. – Author Unknown
  • Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise. – A.A. Milne
  • Fitness – if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body. – Cher
  • Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Ryan
  • If I can see it and believe it, then I can achieve it. – Arnold Schwarzenegger,
  • It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. – Anonymous
  • I consider my refusal to go to the gym today as resistance training. – Author Unknown
  • While doing yoga we are more ourselves, and more than ourselves. – Valerie Jeremijenko
  • You can cheat on your boyfriend or girlfriend but not on your workout. – Author Unknown
  • Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible. – Bob Harper
  • A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time – pills or stairs. – Joan Welsh
  • I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I’m doing. – Marsha Doble
  • I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don’t. – Neila Rey
  • I would like for people to realize that yoga is not about touching your toes. – Gary Kraftsow
  • Getting fit is all about mind over matter. I don’t mind, so it doesn’t matter. – Adam Hargreaves
  • I really don’t think I need buns of steel. I’d be happy with buns of cinnamon. – Ellen DeGeneres
  • Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase. – Joseph Pilates
  • It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein
  • I could feel my anger dissipating as the miles went by–you can’t run and stay mad! – Kathrine Switzer
  • The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it. – Tricia Cunningham
  • It’s easier to stay in shape if you never let yourself get out of shape in the first place. – Bill Loguidice
  • Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states. – Carol Welch
  • Those who think they have no time for exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. – Edward Stanley
  • A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves. – Terri Guillemets
  • The only exercise I take is acting as pall-bearer to my friends who have indulged in strenuous exercise! – Author Unknown
  • An hour of basketball feels like 15 minutes. An hour on a treadmill feels like a weekend in traffic school. – David Walters
  • Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz
  • …aim to look good naked…and more often than not, everything will fall in place – fitness, health, you name it! – The Fitness Doc
  • If it weren’t for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn’t get any exercise at all. – Joey Adams
  • Any workout which does not involve a certain minimum of danger or responsibility does not improve the body – it just wears it out. – Norman Mailer
  • Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. – Plato
  • The only exercise some people get is jumping to conclusions, running down their friends, side-stepping responsibility, and pushing their luck! – Author Unknown
  • There are really only two requirements when it comes to exercise. One is that you do it. The other is that you continue to do it. – The New Glucose Revolution for Diabetes
  • The reason fat men are good natured is they can neither fight nor run. – Theodore Roosevelt
  • No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now!’ – Tricia Cunningham
  • Everyday is a new challenge to become the person you want to be! – Author Unknown