Working Out Sayings and Quotes

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

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
Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it. Elsa Pataky
I feel better in my mind when I work out. It makes everything better. Keri Russell
The only bad workout is the one that didn't happen. unknown
I'm not into working out. My philosophy: No pain, no pain. Carol Leifer
Exercise: the more serious you are, the more fun it becomes. Wong Yu Jin
Your body is worth every ounce of workout you put in it. Wong Yu Jin
Exercise keeps me occupied, which is good for my mental health. Gail Porter
Any way to make a workout feel like playtime is great. Lauren Conrad
You need to be dedicated to your workout, whatever you choose. Tracy Anderson
Exercise is labor without weariness. Samuel Johnson
Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy you don't need it. If you are sick you shouldn't take it. Henry Ford
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor Cicero
Exercise is good for your mind, body, and soul. Susie Michelle Cortright
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. Plato
When it comes to health, diet is the Queen, but exercise is the King. Jack Lalanne
Exercise because it's good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Andrew Solomon
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
We were made to exercise. We feel better. Bob Greene
Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. Edward Stanley
If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong. Thomas Jefferson
Exercise is a dirty word. Everytime I say it, I wash out my mouth with chocolate. Judy Davenport
I consider exercise vulgar. It makes people smell. Alec Thorton
I have to exercise early in the morning, before my brain figures out what the hell I'm doing. Marsha Doble
Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states. Carol Welch
It is wonderful how the mind is stirred and quickened into activity by brisk bodily exercise. Pliny The Younger
Physical activity is an excellent stress-buster and provides other health benefits as well. It also can improve your mood and self image. Jon Wickham
We do not stop exercising because we grow old?we grow old because we stop exercising. Dr. Kenneth Cooper
There are no bad exercises, only bad technique. Dave Tate