Inspirational Quotes About Fitness


Sanjeyan N

3 months ago|2 min read


Are you struggling to find the motivation to return to the gym? Already back in the gym, but feeling stuck? Maybe you're just looking for new ideas for the new year. Whatever your circumstances, reading words of wisdom from successful people can be extremely motivating. With that in mind, here are 20 incredible motivational quotes from famous people to help you kick off the new year — and your fitness goals. Some are from athletes, others from entrepreneurs, world leaders, and famous thinkers, but there is something to inspire you in your fitness endeavors in each of these quotes.


1. ‘The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides a champion from someone who is not a champion.’

— Arnold Schwarzenegger, seven-time Mr. Olympia


2. ‘Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.’

— Henry David Thoreau, poet, and philosopher


3. ‘All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.’

— Michael John Bobak, digital artist


4. ‘If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.’

— Bret Contreras, sports scientist


5. ‘The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.’

— Vidal Sassoon, hairstylist and businessman


6. ‘The clock is ticking. Are you becoming the person you want to be?’

— Greg Plitt, fitness model


7. ‘Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.’

— Henry Ford, an industrialist


8. ‘The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.’

— Bruce Lee, actor, and martial artist


9. ‘You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.’

— Michael Jordan, a basketball player


10. ‘Action is the foundational key to all success.’

— Pablo Picasso, visual artist


11. ‘Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.’

– Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States


12. ‘Well done is better than well said.’

— Benjamin Franklin, American Founding Father, and inventor


13. ‘All our dreams can come true if we dare to pursue them.’

— Walt Disney, film producer, and entrepreneur


14. ‘A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.’

— Jack Dempsey, a professional boxer


15. ‘What hurts today makes you stronger tomorrow.’

— Jay Cutler, pro bodybuilder, and four-time Mr. Olympia


16. ‘If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.’

— Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, actor and pro wrestler


17. ‘If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.’

— Thomas Jefferson, Third President of the United States


18. ‘You have to think about it before you can do it. The mind is what makes it all possible.’

— Kai Greene, pro bodybuilder, and artist


19. ‘Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.’

— John Wooden, basketball player and coach


20. ‘Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.’

— Winston Churchill, British statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


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