Fitness Motivational Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old fitness motivational quotes, fitness motivational sayings, and fitness motivational proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi
Your health account, your bank account, they're the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out. Exercise is king and nutrition is queen. Together you have a kingdom. Jack Lalanne
We are the custodians of our bodies. We must take action to employ healthy lifestyle habits to prevent, reduce, and/or manage disease and illness. Bridgette L. Collins
To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. Gene Tunney
Biceps are like ornaments on a Christmas tree. Ed Coan
I know that if I set my mind to something, even if people are saying I can't do it, I will achieve it. David Beckham
You're going to have to let it hurt. Let it suck. The harder you work, the better you will look. Your appearance isn't parallel to how heavy you lift, it's parallel to how hard you work. Joe Manganiello
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
I don't do this to be healthy, I do this to get big muscles. Markus Ruhl
In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up. Rich Froning Jr.
The best activities for your health are pumping and humping. Arnold Schwarzenegger
May I have more please? May I have more pain? May I have more torture? Because I know this shit is gonna make me grow! CT Fletcher
There's more to life than training, but training is what puts more in your life. Brooks Kubik
As your training moves from base training to more intense work, to tapering, your nutrition needs to change. Charlotte Campbell
I'm not sold on one diet philosophy. I'm sold on whatever will work for you. Dave Tate
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
The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit. Morihei Ueshiba
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
When working out, length is not a substitute for intensity. Bill Loguidice
There is no such thing as over training, just under nutrition and under sleeping. The Barbarian brothers
Life is one big gym where we need to constantly workout to stay fit for this world. And indeed love here is the treadmill. Munia Khan
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell
Weight loss doesn't begin in the gym with a dumb bell; it starts in your head with a decision. Toni Sorenson
A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement. Jess C. Scott
Success isn't given. It's earned. In the kitchen, in the gym, in the workout, all day. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tear. Arnold Schwarzenegger
There's no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard, and aim to be the best. Ronnie Coleman
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryan
If you ever lack the motivation to train then think what happens to your mind and body when you don't. Shifu Yan Lei
Squat like Channing Tatum is watching. Erin Weiss
Fitness is not 30% gym and 70% diet. It's 100% dedication to the gym and your diet! Greg Plitt
A feeble body weakens the mind. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
It's easier to stay in shape if you never let yourself get out of shape in the first place. Bill Loguidice
You shall gain, but you shall pay with sweat, blood, and vomit. Pavel Tsatsouline
Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse. George A. Sheehan
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
Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Before you worry about the beauty of your body, worry about the health of your body. Amit Kalantri
Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It's about being better than you used to be. Greg Plitt
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. Jim Rohn
If a man tells you he doesn't lift because he doesn't want to get too bulky, then his testicles have been removed. Paul Carter
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united. Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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
Stay hungry, stay healthy, be a gentleman, believe strongly in yourself and go beyond limitations. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Today it hurts. Tomorrow it works. Anonymous
Sell yourself short on nutrition and you're selling yourself short on maximizing your physique development. Ernie Taylor
Diet food is not a meal its a medicine. Amit Kalantri
You have to push past your perceived limits, push past that point you thought was as far as you can go. Drew Brees
I'm not in the best shape, but I want to prove to myself I can do something that seems insurmountable and inspire others by showing them no matter where they are in their fitness goals, they can do it, too. Ruben Studdard
There are no shortcuts—everything is reps, reps, reps. Arnold Schwarzenegger
I don't believe in bodybuilders using steroids. If a man doesn't have enough male hormones in his system to create, a nice hard, muscular body, he should take up ping pong. Steve Reeves