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165 Inspirational Friday Workout Quotes For The Gym

1. “Success isn’t always about ‘greatness. ’ It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work gains success. Greatness will come. ” — Dwayne “The Rock”


2. “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler


3. Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow. —Mary Anne Radmacher


4. “As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives. ” —Henry David Thoreau


5. “In the midst of an ordinary training day, I remind myself that I am preparing for the extraordinary” – Shalane Flanagan


6. “I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger. ” —Mia Hamm


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


8. “If at first, you don’t succeed, try doing what your coach told you to do the first time.” -Unknown (Even though, I’ve said it enough I feel as though it should be mine!)


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


10. “Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted. ” – Denis Waitley


11. “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


12. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” -Michael Jordan


13. “Some things you have to do every day. Eating about seven apples on Saturday night instead of one a day just isn’t going to get the job done. ” ― Jim Rohn


14. “Get ready, be prepared. So when opportunities finally show themselves, you’ll be able to own them. ” – Hannah Gabriels, World Boxing Champion


15. “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual ability. ” –John F. Kennedy


16. “For the great doesn’t happen through impulse alone, and is a succession of little things that are brought together. ” —Vincent van Gogh


17. ¨Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness. ¨ – Susan Gale


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


19. “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” ~ Tony Robbins


20. “Your health account, your bank account, they’re the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out.” ~ Jack LaLanne


21. “If you ever lack the motivation to train then think what happens to your mind and body when you don’t. ” –Shifu Lan Yei


22. “The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.” ~ William Temple


23. “Learn to relax. Your body is precious, as it houses your mind and spirit. Inner peace begins with a relaxed body. ” ― Norman Vincent Peale


24. “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” ~ Hippocrates


25. “Keep calm and carry on. A challenging time is just that – a period in time. Taking a few deep breaths and knowing that it won’t last forever really allows me to focus on the present moment and task at hand. ” ― Elizabeth Armstrong


26. “Our children are obese, either have or being threatened by diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and not socially adjusting properly to others because of a lack of fitness. ” ― Richard Simmons


27. “True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united. ” – Wilhelm von Humboldt


28. “I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us.”– Serena Williams


29. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness. ” — Susan Gale


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


31.  ¨If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. ¨ — Hippocrates


32. ¨Swimming is normal for me. I'm relaxed. I'm comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It's my home. ¨- Michael Phelps


33. “If the decisions you make about where you invest your blood, sweat, and tears are not consistent with the person you aspire to be, you’ll never become that person. ” ―Clayton M. Christensen


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


35. “When you close your eyes and paint a full sensory picture of you achieving your goal, it’s like giving your brain a practice round” – Jason Rogers


36. “If you want to be the best, you have to be willing to do things other people aren’t willing to do. ” – Michael Phelps


37. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”


38. “There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind. ” —Mister Rogers


39. “The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change. ” — Matt McGorry


40. “It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters. ” —Paul Bryant


41. ¨I wanted to get really fit. I wanted to lose some weight. So I've been doing Pilates and yoga, trying to lean out my body so I won't be bulky. ¨- Serena Williams


42. ¨There is a moment when you get older when your metabolism slows down and you don't feel like working out anymore, so you don't want to keep yourself fit anymore, but that's your decision. Why should you be judged for it?¨ - Janet Jackson


43. “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying. ” — Tony Robbins


44. “I found I was more confident when I stopped being someone else’s definition of beautiful and started being my own.”


45. “I often hear someone say I’m not a real runner. We are all runners, some just run faster than others. I never met a fake runner. ” – Bart Yasso


46. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. - Earl Nightingale


47. “You’ll find that education is just about the only thing lying around loose in this world, and it’s about the only thing a fellow can have as much of as he’s willing to haul away. ” —John Graham


48. “Success isn’t given, it’s earned. On the track, on the field, or in the gym. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tear. ”


49. “The harder you work and the more prepared you are for something, you’re going to be able to persevere through anything.” ~ Carli Lloyd


50. ”You need to eat normally and healthfully, and you need to exercise. I’m so passionate about this because I think people spend their lives not happy in their bodies. ” – Courtney Thorne-Smith


51. “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


52. “Get ready, be prepared. So when opportunities finally show themselves, you’ll be able to own them.” – Hannah Gabriels


53. ¨Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. ¨ – Newt Gingrich


54. ¨Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. ¨ – Lou Holtz


55. “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


56. “Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~ Edward Stanley


57. “The harder you work and the more prepared you are for something, you’re going to be able to persevere through anything.” – Carli Lloyd


58. The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel. —Steve Furtick


59. “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“


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


61. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. ” —Dale Carnegie


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


63. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. ” ―Maya Angelou


64. “Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthy. And number three, you’ve got to squeeze your buns. That’s my formula. ” — Richard Simmons


65. “Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable. ” —John Wooden


66. “I wanted to get really fit. I wanted to lose some weight. So I’ve been doing Pilates and yoga, trying to lean out my body so I won’t be bulky.“ ~ Serena Williams


67. “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


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


69. “Fitness isn’t about looking good. It’s about feeling confident, strong, unstoppable, badass and beautiful in your own skin.”


70. “My greatest skill was being teachable. I was like a sponge. Even if I thought my coaches were wrong, I tried to listen and learn something.” –Michael Jordan


71. “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying. ” —Tony Robbins


72. ‘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. ’


73. “Relentlessly prune bullshit, don't wait to do things that matter, and savor the time you have. That's what you do when life is short. ” —Paul Graham


74. “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


75. “The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.” -Michelle Obama


76. “Someone will declare, “I am the leader!” and expect everyone to get in line and follow him or her to the gates of heaven or hell. My experience is that it doesn’t happen that way. Others follow you based on the quality of your actions rather than the magnitude of your declarations. ” ―Bill Walsh


77. “It’s supposed to be hard.   If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it.   The hard is what makes it great. ”  — Tom Hanks in “A League of Their Own”


78. “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


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


80. “Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new. ” —Augustine Og Mandino


81. ¨Here's what I tell anybody and this is what I believe. The greatest gift we have is the gift of life. We understand that. That comes from our Creator. We're given a body. Now you may not like it, but you can maximize that body the best it can be maximized. ¨ - Mike Ditka


82. “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


83. Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. The slogan 'Press On' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. —Calvin Coolidge


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


85. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. ” —Michael Jordan


86. “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


87. “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. ” ―Arthur C. Clarke


88. ¨Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. ¨ - Edward Stanley


89.  ¨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


90. “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.”


91. “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence. ” ―Eleanor Roosevelt


92. “Exercise will never be my lover. Or even my friend. For me, a workout is more like an annoying coworker I have to see a few times a week. ” ― Alissa Nutting


93. “Your health is what you make of it. Everything you do and think either adds to the vitality, energy, and spirit you possess or takes away from it. ”  — Ann Wigmore


94. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” -Mark Spit


95. “Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, just pretend that you do and at some point, you will.” – Venus Williams


96. “My goal has always been to help people help themselves. Your body is your most priceless possession; you’ve go to take care of it!” ― Jack LaLanne


97. “There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can’t go through life obsessing about what might have been. ” - Hugh Jackman


98. “The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change.”


99. “Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body. ” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


100. “And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet. ” – Julie Bishop


101. “If you believe something needs to exist, if it's something you want to use yourself, don't let anyone ever stop you from doing it.” —Tobias Lütke


102. “Every day is another chance to get stronger, to eat better, to live healthier, and to be the best version of you. ” —Unknown


103. “I often hear someone say I’m not a real runner. We are all runners, some just run faster than others. I never met a fake runner. ” — Bart Yasso


104. “If you take time to realize what your dream is and what you really want in life — no matter what it is, whether it’s sports or in other fields — you have to realize that there is always work to do, and you want to be the hardest working person in whatever you do, and you put yourself in a position to be successful. And you have to have a passion about what you do.” – Stephen Curry


105. “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


106. “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost. ” ―Martha Graham


107. “Do something today that your future self will thank you for. Our actions and decisions today will shape the way we will be living in the future.”


108. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitudedetermines how well you do it.” ~ Lou Holtz


109. “Want to learn to eat a lot? Here it is: Eat a little. That way, you will be around long enough to eat a lot. ” ― Tony Robbins


110. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” ~ Susan Gale


111. “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” – Tony Robbins


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


113. “Don't settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had.” —Angela Bassett


114. ¨I'm not a waif-y girl and never will be. I think it's healthy when fitness experts encourage fitness rather than getting a certain body shape. ¨- Sophia Bush


115. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ” —Anaïs Nin


116. “The hard days are the best because that’s when champions are made, so if you push through, you can push through anything.” – Dana Vollmer


117. “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute. ” —Tina Fey


118. ¨Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be. ¨ - Khloe Kardashian


119. “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


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


121. “The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.” ~ Mia Hamm


122. “In the midst of an ordinary training day, I remind myself that I am preparing for the extraordinary” — Shalane Flanagan


123. “The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor. ” — William Temple


124. ¨There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it. ¨- Josh Billings


125. ¨What's important is to get into shape and then not to have to worry about it. I don't want to get on stage and not be able to do something. Not being physically fit doesn't work for me. ¨ - Chris Cornell


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


127. ¨The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor. ¨- William Temple


128. “My body isn’t magazine perfect, but when I look in the mirror, I see a mom…and there is no greater honor, love or blessing.”


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


130. “There’s a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven’t the time to enjoy it.” ~ Josh Billings


131. “Your health account, your bank account, they’re the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out. ” — Jack LaLanne


132. “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


133. “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


134. “Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home.” ~  Michael Phelps


135. “Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you. And you can change it, you can influence it… Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again. ” —Steve Jobs


136. “Sometimes magic is just someone spending more time on something than anyone else might reasonably expect. ” —Raymond Joseph Teller


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


138.  “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. ” – Hippocrates


139. “The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself—the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us—that's where it's at. —Jesse Owens


140. “Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.” – Patrick Lencioni


141. “If you have discipline, drive, and determination…nothing is impossible.” -Dana Linn Bailey @daydayknucksCheck out Dana Linn Bailey's total-body workout here.


142. “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 Mangianello


143. “First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won't. Habit is persistence in practice. ” ―Octavia Butler


144. You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there's still going to be somebody who hates peaches. —Dita Von Teese


145. HI BABY ABS!! I SEE YOU!!! I HOPE TO MEET YOUR OTHER AB FRIENDS SOON (YES, I'M TALKING TO MY MUSCLES. I'VE NEVER MET MOST OF THEM BEFORE).—KHLOE KARDASHIAN


146. “Strength does not come from the physical capacity. · 2. “Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created 


147. “Get ready, be prepared. So when opportunities finally show themselves, you’ll be able to own them. ” — Hannah Gabriels


148. “If you run, you are a runner. It doesn’t matter how fast or how far. It doesn’t matter if today is your first day or if you’ve been running for twenty years. There is no test to pass, no license to earn, no membership card to get. You just run.” -John Bingham


149. ¨Number one, like yourself. Number two, you have to eat healthy. And number three, you've got to squeeze your buns. That's my formula. ¨- Richard Simmons


150. “It is remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent. ” —Charlie Munger


151. “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


152. “There is a moment when you get older when your metabolism slows down and you don’t feel like working out any more, so you don’t want to keep yourself fit any more, but that’s your decision. Why should you be judged for it?” – Janet Jackson


153. “I often hear someone say I’m not a real runner. We are all runners, some just run faster than others. I never met a fake runner.” – Bart Yasso


154. “Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well. ” – James Freeman Clarke


155. “Many people earn money at the cost of health and fitness, and at later stage of life spend all that money on health issues.” ~ Invajy


156. “Enduring means accepting. Accepting things as they are and not as you would wish them to be, and then looking ahead, not behind.” – Rafael Nadal


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


158. “Exercising should be about rewarding the body with endorphins and strength, not about punishing your body for what you have eaten.”


159. “Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home. ” – Michael Phelps


160. ¨Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine. ¨ – Roy T. Bennett


161. “We must train hard. It’s not about denying a weakness may exist but about denying its right to persist.” ~ Vince Mcconnell


162. “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


163. “I’m healthy now. I probably wouldn’t say I’m at my best fitness level and I haven’t played that much lately, but I’m healthy and that’s all that matters. ” ― Mary Pierce


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


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

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