Here are the best workout quotes and sayings with images. We’ve compiled a list of the top inspirational and motivational fitness quotes on working out, training and weight loss. If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail. You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. Sell yourself short on nutrition and you’re selling yourself short on maximizing your physique development. – Ernie Taylor Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think. – Dale Carnegie You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. Make it happen. Shock Everyone! The real workout Starts when you want to stop Your body hears everything your mind says. – Naomi Judd Make your life a masterpiece, imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do. – Brian Tracy Nobody is perfect, so get over the fear of being or doing everything perfectly. Besides, perfect is boring. – Jillian Michaels A person may fail many times but they aren’t a failure until they begin to blame somebody else. – John Burroughs Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on. – Maxwell Maltz I wear black to the gym because it’s like a funeral for my fat. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Herman Cain My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass. If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. – Wayne Dyer WILL is a SKILLWILL is a SKILL If your waist measurement begins with a 2…EAT! – SCStrong Fitness is not 30% gym and 70% diet… It’s 100% dedication to the gym and your diet! A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise. – A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted. – Denis Waitley Your love for what you do and willingness to push yourself where others aren’t prepared to go is what will make you great. – Laurence Shahlaei Negative thoughts are guaranteed to bring you down. Be grateful for your gifts, and you can’t help but learn to love your body. All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. – Calvin Coolidge You will never know your limits unless you push yourself to them. To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life. Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you. – George Whitefield It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. – Mahatma Gandhi Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do. – Oprah Winfrey It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius Commitment means staying loyal to what you said you were going to do long after the mood you said it in has left you. Santa’s Rule #1 – No Workout, No Gift! – Merry Christmas! 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 Want to be respected? Be consistent. The human body is the best picture of the human soul. – Ludwig Wittgenstein A strong positive attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug. – Patricia Neal OBSESSED Is a word the LAZY use to describe the DEDICATED Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t pretend that you do and, at some point, you will. – Venus Williams I will not erase all my hard work this week because it’s the weekend! No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now! – Tricia Cunningham We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action. – Dr Henry Link Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them. – Vaibhav Shah Becoming healthy is the best decision you will ever make. You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep rereading the last one. When working out, length is not a substitute for intensity. – Bill Loguidice Do you remember that guy who gave up? Neither does anyone else! We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit. – Aristotle You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. – Arnold Schwarzenegger If you are persistent, you will get it. If you are consistent, you will keep it. Sustainable weight loss is a complete lifestyle change, not a 12 week eating plan. You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. – George Lorimer Begin with simple goals that make you feel good. Start by walking or jogging at a pace that feels comfortable. Today is your day To start fresh – To eat right – To train hard – To live healthy – To be proud! The reason fat men are good natured is they can neither fight nor run. – Theodore Roosevelt Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. NEVER GIVE UP Everyone has bad days. Pick yourself up and KEEP GOING! I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. – Joyce Meyer Most people hate cardio. But pick the five top songs that you love. Do your cardio during these songs, and you’re done. I’d say 95 percent of the time you don’t even know you just did it. – Taylor Kitsch Motivate the mind and the body will follow. The grass is not ‘greener’ on the other side – it is just another shade of green. – Annika Sorensen I could feel my anger dissipating as the miles went by – you can’t run and stay mad! – Kathrine Switzer Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure. – Sylvester Stallone Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. – M. Scott Peck “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 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 Health of body and mind is a great blessing, if we can bear it. – John Henry Cardinal Newman Nothing worth having comes easy Eating junk food isn’t a reward – it’s a punishment! – Drew Carey If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with. – Deepak Chopra Most people give up right before the big break comes – don’t let that person be you. – Michael Boyle “Run likes you’re chasing somebody who owes you money.” ― Toni Sorenson The human body is the only machine for which there are no spare parts. – Hermann M. Biggs Life has it’s ups and downs….. We call them SQUATS! Don’t be ashamed of trying, every journey has to start somewhere! There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. – Booker T. Washington I am not my body. But, my body is nothing without ME! – Tom Stoppard So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health. – A.J.Materi You are a perishable item. Live accordingly. Having confidence and positive mental health about your body is a great way to stay motivated about your workout regimen. SORE!!! The most satisfying pain. The true sign of a killer workout. Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Exercise is amazing, from the inside out. I feel so alive and have more energy. – Vanessa Hudgens You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. – Mae West Wake up – Work out – KICK ASS – Repeat! Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. – Benjamin Franklin Don’t stop just because it’s the weekend! He that cannot endure the bad will not live to see the good. Your love for what you do and willingness to push yourself where others aren’t prepared to go is what will make you great. – Laurence Shahlaei No one’s ever achieved physical fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February. Do something today that your future self will thank you for. Your imagination is your preview to life’s coming attractions. There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures. – Josiah Gilbert Holland You only regret the workouts you don’t do. I bend, so I don’t break. Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. I’m not training for a 5k. I’m not preparing for a competition. I’m not trying to set a new record. I’m not trying to impress you…. I’m saving my life! The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit. – Morihei Ueshiba You have a choice. You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off your face. To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life. – William Londen Early to bed and early to rise, makes a person healthy wealthy and wise. – Benjamin Franklin To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear – Buddha Don’t wait until you’ve reached your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take toward reaching that goal. It’s not our abilities that define us. It’s our choices. There’s no such thing as bad weather. Just soft people. You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in. Do not run away from your challenges. You must endure and overcome each challenge. – Lailah Gifty Life is a moving, breathing thing. We have to be willing to constantly evolve. Perfection is constant transformation. Your legs are not giving out. Your head is giving up. Keep Going!!! No matter how big or small the workout, you’ll feel energized, strong, and confident afterward. Don’t wait until you’ve reached your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take toward reaching that goal. Your body is a reflection of what you are. If you want to look healthy, you will have to be healthy. Better to be strong than pretty and useless. – Lilith Saintcrow Monday is the perfect day to correct last week’s mistakes A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time – pills or stairs. – Joan Welsh If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. – Abraham Maslow Persistence guarantees that results are inevitable Until you believe you can do it, it’s going to be difficult to convince anyone else you can do it. – Toni Sorenson Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. – Hippocrates Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. — Mahatma Gandhi YOUR FUTURE IS CREATED BY WHAT YOU DO TODAY, NOT TOMORROW There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can’t go through life obsessing about what might have been. – Hugh Jackman You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not? – George Bernard Shaw EXERCISE!!! Because zombies will eat the slow one first. Happy Halloween! Freedom is never given, it is won! What did you do today to bring you one step closer to your goal? The sweat. The time. The devotion. It Pays Off! A year from now you may wish you had started today. – Karen Lamb The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs…one step at a time. – Joe Girard May your stuffing be tasty. may your turkey be plump. May your potatoes and gravy have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious, and your pies take the prize. And may your Thanksgiving dinner stay off your THIGHS! Good things come to those who wipe down machines at the gym. Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t. Exercise equals endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Progress is progress, whether it’s 1 pound or 100 pounds, it’s something to be proud of. For me, life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer. – Arnold Schwarzenegger If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success. – James Cameron You see, most people gain weight because they give into cravings. But when you easily gain control, the extra weight comes off. You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. – Maya Angelou The Struggle You Are In Today Is Developing The Strength You Need for Tomorrow The best ab exercise is 5 sets of stop eating so much junk! A GYM CAN BE ANYWHERE YOU WANT IT TO BE… We are what we repeatedly do. – Aristotle True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united. – Wilhelm von Humboldt Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. – Tony Robbins Nothing tastes as good as Being Fit Feels! Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. – Napoleon Hill Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. – Joseph Addison Fitness is not about being better than someone. Fitness is about being better than the person you were yesterday. I’m going to make you so proud! – note to self. I like criticism. It makes you strong. – LeBron James Sustainable weight loss is a complete lifestyle change, not a 12 week eating plan. Fitness is like marriage, you can’t cheat on it and expect it to work. Fitness is not 30% gym and 70% diet…. It’s 100% dedication to the gym and your diet! With great size comes great responsibility If the sun comes up, I have a chance. – Venus Williams Self-delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales. – Paul Sweeney Key To Success: Raise Your Standards! Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. – Lucille Ball I want to inspire people. I want someone to look at me and say, “Beacuse of you, I didn’t give up.” You Learn More From Failure Than From Success. Don’t Let It Stop You. Failure Builds Character. Put out more than you put in… – Michael Hancock Lane You are one step closer every day so don’t give up today. “If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson If you still look cute after your workout…. You didn’t train hard enough! Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit Violets are blue and peanut butter is heaven, I’ll save you a Kiss.. after rep number seven No matter who you are. No matter what you do. You absolutely, positively do have the power to change. Of course it’s hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. The hard is what makes it great. It takes about four days of virtuous living to create a little weight loss. That also happens to be the time required to get used to eating less. In other words, if you can get past day three of a fitness regimen, things improve. – Martha Beck Excuses Don’t Burn Calories. Be stronger than your strongest excuse! Just like keeping a healthy diet is important to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, eating the right foods is just as important for getting the most out of your workout. – Marcus Samuelson RULE #1 TO WORKING OUT – NEVER SKIP MONDAY!! You don’t get the ass you want by sitting on it! You don’t always get what you wish for, you get what you WORK FOR! An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate. – Criss Jami Practice is the best of all instructors. – Publilius Syrus Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow”. – Mary Anne Radmacher The road to nowhere is paved with excuses. – Mark Bell You cannot buy your health. You must earn it through healthy living. If you’re capable of sending a legible text message between sets, you probably aren’t working hard enough. – Dave Tate If you are tired of starting over…. STOP GIVING UP! When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor – Elon Musk If The Bar Ain’t Bending Then You’re Just Pretending Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – Thomas A. Edison Weight loss doesn’t begin in the gym with a dumbell; it starts in your head with a decision. – Toni Sorenson The root of all health is in the brain. The trunk of it is in emotion. The branches and leaves are the body. The flower of health blooms when all parts work together. Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon. – Doug Larson The deadlift also serves as a way to train the mind to do things that are hard. – Mark Rippetoe The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit. – Morihei Ueshiba When times are difficult, remind yourself that no pain comes to you without a purpose. There’s no secret formula! I lift heavy, work hard, and aim to be the best. – Ronnie Coleman SUCCESS begins with the second letter. The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s DETERMINATION – Tommy Kasorda I learned the value of hard work by working hard. – Margaret Mead Your body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in. – B.K.S. Iyengar Fitness – If it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body. Keep your squats low and your standards high. Your body can withstand almost anything. It’s your mind that you have to convince! Remember who you’re doing it for. It’s Your Workout, Your Time, Your Body, Own It! Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe We cannot start over. But we can begin now and make a new ending. – Zig Ziglar FEED YOUR GOALS – STARVE YOUR DOUBTS – FIND YOUR MOTIVATION Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Ryan You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. – Zig Ziglar Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. – John F. Kennedy Stop focusing on being skinny! Fokus on being healthy and the weight will take care of itself. Why be moody when you can shake your Booty! What is not started today is never finished tomorrow. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Train insane! or remain the same INNER STRENGTH I don’t sweat for pounds, or inches, or dress size. I sweat to make my outside match my inside. – Amber Dawn Hunter One small positive thought in the morning can change your entire day. It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome. – William James Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. – John F. Kennedy You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky The deadlift also serves as a way to train the mind to do things that are hard. – Mark Rippetoe Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have. – Winston S. Churchill Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you. We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated. – Maya Angelou 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 Exercise is like an addiction. Once you’re in it, you feel like your body needs it. – Elsa Pataky Will you be my lifting partner? Happy Valentines Day! You’ve only got 3 choices in life: Give up, give in, or Give it all you’ve got! Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthy. And number three, you’ve got to squeeze your buns. That’s my formula. – Richard Simmons It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone. Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. – Arnold Schwarzenegger The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination. When you realize there’s no such thing as perfection — when it comes to your meals, your workouts, your bod — you’re freed from the fear. INHALE CONFIDENCE, EXHALE DOUBT. Only I Can Change My Life, No One Can Do It For Me. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. – Louisa May Alcott NEVER GIVE UP. Everyone has bad days. Pick yourself up and KEEP GOING. The difference between ‘what you want and what you need’ is self-control To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. – Steve Prefontaine A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval – Mark Twain 7 Reasons to Never Miss a Monday Workout 1. You’re more likely to work out the rest of the week. 2. You’ll smile more. 3. You’ll quell anxious thoughts. 4. You’ll kickstart good self-control. 5. You’ll catch better zzz’s. 6. You’ll boost brainpower. 7. You might make more money. Health is the greatest of all possessions; a pale cobbler is better than a sick king. If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you. Don’t wish for it. Work for it! In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired. Weight loss doesn’t begin in the gym with a dumbbell; it starts in your head with a decision. – Toni Sorenson An hour-long workout is 4 percent of your day. There are no excuses! – Geoff Bagshaw If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up! Of course I want to be number one. but being happy and healthy is the most important thing. – Venus Williams Surround yourself with fitness-minded people. Positivity can be so contagious! You’ve got to get your mind connected to the workout. Pay attention to what your body’s doing. It’s about connecting mind and the body. Visualize the muscles moving. The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. – Ernest Hemingway Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day. – Janis Joplin You are what you eat, so don’t be fast, easy, cheap or fake. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Ryin Whatever the mind of a person can conceive and believe, it can achieve – Napoleon Hill The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. – Thomas Paine Think of workouts as important meetings you have scheduled with yourself. Bosses don’t cancel! That which does not kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche Do something today that your future self will thank you for. Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie The difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline! I have two doctors, my left leg and my right. – G.M. Trevelyan Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat. – Jill Johnson America has got to be the only country in the world where people need energy drinks to sit in front of a computer. – Mike Vanatta Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action. – Peter Drucker Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom. – Jack Lalanne “It’s easier to stay in shape if you never let yourself get out of shape in the first place.” ― Bill Loguidice Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. – John D. Rockefeller Be stronger than your excuses! You are one step closer every day so don’t give up today. To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. If you believe that weight loss requires self-deprivation, I’m going to teach you otherwise. You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep rereading the last one. Don’t start a diet that has an expiration date… Focus on a lifestyle that will last forever! The difference between try and triumph is a little ‘umph’. When I tell my trainer I’m gonna die ….and he says…. 2 more reps! Your desire to change must be greater than your desire to stay the same. Oh, come on. It’s Monday, not doomsday! Rise Up & Attack the day with Enthusiasm! “No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now!” ― Tricia Cunningham EXCUSES don’t burn calories!