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127 Motivational Workout Quotes & Sayings



Here is a list of 127 Motivational Workout Quotes & Sayings.


Workout Quotes & Sayings


“Sweat is fat crying.”


“No pain, no gain. Shut up and train.”


“Train insane or remain the same.”


“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have left to live.” – Jim Rohn


“Success starts with self-discipline.”


“If it burns, you’re getting closer.”


“Good things come to those who sweat.”


“Don’t find time to exercise. Make the time to exercise.”


“The human body is the best picture of the human soul.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein


“A one-hour workout is 4% of your day. No excuses.”


“If it doesn’t challenge you, then it doesn’t change you.”


“The body achieves what the mind believes.”


“You shall gain, but you shall pay with sweat, blood, and vomit.” – Pavel Tsatsouline


“No one ever drowned in sweat.” – Lou Holtz


“It’s easier to work out every day, than it is to look in the mirror each day and not like what you see.”


“You’re only one workout away from a good mood.”


“Someone busier than you is working out right now.”


“Hustle for that muscle.”


“Every workout counts.”


“Keep your squats low and your standards high.”


“Work hard in silence. Let success be your noise.”


“Making excuses burns zero calories per hour.”


“Don’t decrease the goal. Increase the effort.”


“The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen.”


“Wake up. Work out. Look hot. Kick ass.”


“Everything is hard before it’s easy.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“Go the extra mile. It’s never crowded.”


“Wow, I really regret that workout – Said No One Ever.”


“When working out, length is not a substitute for intensity.” – Bill Loguidice


“Don’t wish for a good body, work for it.”


“Don’t be afraid of being a beginner.”


“Sore. The most satisfying pain.”


“Nothing truly great ever came from a comfort zone.”


“You don’t have to be extreme, just consistent.”


“The difference between wanting and achieving is discipline.”


“There’s no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard, and aim to be the best.” – Ronnie Coleman


“Don’t stop when it hurts. Stop when you’re done.”


“The hardest lift of all is lifting your butt off the couch.”


“I will sacrifice whatever is necessary to be the best.” – J.J. Watt


“When you feel like quitting think about why you started.”


“Fit is not a destination. It’s a way of life.”


“To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.” – Gene Tunney


“Decide where you want to be and don’t stop until you get there.”


“It comes down to one simple thing: how bad do you want it?”


“Don’t be your own roadblock.”


“Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.”


“Suck it up. And one day you won’t have to suck it in.”


“Fitness is not quitting. It’s getting up one more time.”


“Your only limit is you.”


“Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.”


“It’s actually pretty simple. Either you do it, or you don’t.”


“You’re not as busy as you think.”


“No sweat, no beauty. No squat, no booty.”


“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.” – Laird Hamilton


“I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.”


“No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned.”


“First they will laugh. Then they will copy. Don’t give up.”


“Sore? Tired? Out of breath? Sweaty? Good. It’s working.”


“Not only a man without hand is handicapped but also a man without health.” – Amit Kalantri


“Sweat is magic. Cover yourself in it daily to grant your wishes.”


“The pain you feel today, will be the strength you feel tomorrow.”


“Exercise is life in motion. MOVE to LIVE!” – Toni Sorenson


“Working out doesn’t have to be a chore. Have fun with it.”


“Make your supporters proud and your haters jealous.”


“Today, I will do what others won’t so tomorrow, I can do what others can’t.”


“People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.”


“What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up.”


“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”


“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”


“If you ain’t pissed off for greatness, that just means you’re okay with being mediocre.” – Ray Lewis


“Be stronger than your excuses. Focus on health not on weight.”


“70% of people that start a fitness plan quit. Except you. Not this time.”


“Go ahead. Tell me that I’m not good enough. Tell me I can’t do it because I will show you over & over again that I Can!”


“Your mind will quit 100 times before your body ever does. Feel the pain and do it anyway.” – Larissa Reis


“Sticks and stones may break my bones but squats will make me badass.”


“Issues are like tissues. You pull one out and another appears!” – Gary Goldstein


“You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.” – Jerry West


“Work out because you love your body, not because you hate it.”


“When your legs can’t run anymore, run with your heart.”


“Painful workouts yield gainful results. This is true of every gain. No pain, no gain.” – Haresh Sippy


“Every time you work out you strengthen your body. Every time you don’t you weaken it.” – Toni Sorenson


“Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Work hard, good results will come.”


“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan


“A good workout is when you make your dry fit shirt look like false advertising.”


“If you still look good at the end of your workout, you didn’t train hard enough.”


“Definition of a really good workout: when you hate doing it, but you love finishing it.”


“Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. People can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.” – Jeffrey Gitomer


“Think of your workouts as important meetings you’ve scheduled with yourself. Bosses don’t cancel.”


“Your body can stand almost anything. It’s your mind that you have to convince.”


“Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. People can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.”


“Exercise is like telling your body “you’re gonna hate me for this, but you’ll thank me later.”


“Surround yourself with those who challenge you, push you, and motivate you.”


“If you tool all that energy you put towards hating your body into changing it, you would be amazed with the results.”


“The hard part isn’t getting your body in shape. The hard part is getting your mind in shape.”


“You have to train your mind like you train your body.” – Bruce Jenner


“We must appreciate and never underestimate our own inner power.” – Noah Galloway


“I am not the strongest. I am not the biggest. I am not the fastest. But, I am Consistent, persistent & resilient and I will never give up.”


“The earlier you invest in health, the more dividends it pays later.” – Tarun Sharma


“Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle.”


“When you stay consistent with working out, you start to look good, which also leads to feeling good from the inside to the outside.” – Edmond Mbiaka


“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion.” – Muhammad Ali


“Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden


“Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be.” – Khloe Kardashian


“I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.”


“The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when no one else is watching.” – Anson Dorrance


“You have to push past your perceived limits, push past that point you thought was as far as you can go.” – Drew Brees


“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”


“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


“Don’t show up late. Don’t try to slide out early. Don’t cheat your rep counts. And, definitely, don’t hold back. Leave it all in the gym.” – Gunnar Peterson


“The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.” – Morihei Ueshiba


“Just because the summer is over doesn’t mean that we should stop working out to keep ourselves in shape. Staying in shape is primarily for your health, and not just to look good on the outside.” – Edmond Mbiaka


“I will beat her. I will train harder. I will eat cleaner. I know her strengths. I’ve lost to her before but not this time. She is going down. I have the advantage because I know her well. She is the old me.”


“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work gains success. Greatness will come.”


“The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.”


“Of course it’s hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it was easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great.”


“Less sugar, more fruit. Less soda, more water. Less driving, more walking. Less worry, more sleep. Less words, more action.”


“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


“Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.” – Thomas Jefferson


“The goal is to find a gym that fits your schedule so working out is easier for you, and you’ll have few excuses for skipping.” – Angie Hicks


“Even if you don’t have time for a big workout, stretching in the morning and night really changes your body.” – Erin Heatherton


“When people tell me they can’t afford to join a gym, I tell them to go outside; planet Earth is a gym and we’re already members. Run, climb, sweat, and enjoy all of the natural wonder that is available to you.” – Steve Maraboli


“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


“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


“Not only are squats not bad for the knees, every legitimate research study on this subject has shown that squats improve knee stability and therefore help reduce the risk of injuries.” – Charles Poliquin


“You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.” – Michael Phelps


“In the end, it’s extra effort that separates a winner from second place. It takes desire, determination, discipline, and self-sacrifice. Put all these together, and even if you don’t win, how can you lose?” – Jesse Owens


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