20 Highly Motivational Fitness Quotes

Fitness Quotes: To Get You Going 24/7

1. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” — Thomas Jefferson

2. “All great achievements require time.” ― Maya Angelou

3. “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” ―  Aristotle

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

5. “If you think you’re perfect already, then you never will be.”― Cristiano Ronaldo

6. “Success at anything will always come down to this: focus and effort. And we control both.” Dwayne Johnson

7. “I’m not a genetically superior person. I built my body.” ― Sylvester Stallone

8. “The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.” Arnold Schwarzenegger

9. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”― Henry Ford

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

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

12. “Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.”― Bruce Lee

13. “I like this feeling of weariness after training, when I’m walking home exhausted, dragging my feet. I like this a lot.” ―  Fedor Emelianenko

14. “If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?.” – Joe Namath

15. “There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.” – Derek Jeter

16. “You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.”–  Michael Phelps

17. “You can imagine how hard it is, but there’s always a force that pushes me forward to do all I can!” Sun Yang

18. “Don’t give it five minutes if you’re not going to give it five years.” – Meghan Markle

19. “We just need to be kinder to ourselves. If we treated ourselves the way we treated our best friend, can you imagine how much better off we would be? … Yes, you can have questions and self-doubt, that’s going to come up, that’s human.” – Meghan Markle

20. “I push myself to the limit.” – Floyd Mayweather


7 Best Fitness Books

1. Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body
2. Strength Training Anatomy
3. Thinner Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Female Body
4. Body by You: The You Are Your Own Gym Guide to Total Women’s Fitness
5. The new rules of lifting
6. The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding
7. The Fitness Mindset: Eat for energy, Train for tension, Manage your mindset, Reap the results



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