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300 Best Motivational Quotes For Your Thursday Fitness Workout

1. “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.” – Jack LaLanne


2. ¨A year from now you may wish you had started today.¨ – Karen Lamb


3. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” — Michal Joan Bobak


4. “This month’s exercise is next month’s health.”


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


6. ¨Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.¨ —John Assaraf, neuroscience researcher, mindset mentor, and author


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


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


9. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”- Michal Joan Bobak


10. “The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


11. “Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.” —Plato, ancient philosopher


12. “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


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


14. “When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no, ‘I’ll start tomorrow.’” – VL Allineare


15. ¨Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.¨ – Jim Rohn


16. “Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart.” – Gene Tunney


17. “Don’t give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.” — John Wooden


18. ¨Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.¨ – Lance Armstrong19. ¨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 Jackson20. “A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.”- Jack Dempsey21. ¨Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be.¨ - Khloe Kardashian22. “The secret of our success is that we never, never give up.” – Wilma Mankiller23. “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 Yasso24. “Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller25. “You shall gain, but you shall pay with sweat, blood, and vomit.” - Pavel Tsatsouline


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


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


28. “A champion is simply someone who didn’t give up when they wanted to.” — Tom Landry


29. “Increased physical activity enhances positive energy.” — Lailah Gifty Akita


30. In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.” - Rich Froning Jr.


31. “Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer. If you like working out outdoors, you’ll love these nature quotes!


32. ¨A feeble body weakens the mind.¨ - Jean-Jacques Rousseau


33. ¨One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential.¨ – Maya Angelou


34. “Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.” — William Shakespeare


35. “Today it hurts, tomorrow it works!”


36. ¨Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.¨ - Marquis de Sade


37. ¨I train to be the best in the world on my worst day.¨ – Ronda Rousey


38. ¨Put all excuses aside and remember this: You are capable.¨ —Zig Ziglar, personal development trainer and speaker


39. “The same voice that says “give up” can also be trained to say “keep going”” —Unknown


40. ¨Increased physical activity enhances positive energy.¨ - Lailah Gifty Akita


41. “If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.”- Dwayne Johnson


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


43. “A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement.” – Jess C. Scott


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


45. ¨The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.¨ – Arnold Schwarzenegger


46. “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


47. “Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t pretend that you do and, and some point, you will.” —Venus Williams


48. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” —Arthur Ashe, pro tennis player. These “be yourself” quotes will help you embrace who you are.


49. ¨The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it.¨- Joan Rivers


50. “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


51. ¨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


52. “No one starts on top. You have to work your way up.” – Muhammad Ali


53. “We do not stop exercising because we grow old—we grow old because we stop exercising.” – Dr. Kenneth Cooper


54. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryin


55. “Train insane or remain the same.” – Anonymous


56. “Sore. The most satisfying pain.” – Anonymous


57. “Success isn’t always about ‘greatness.’ It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work gains success. Greatness will come.” —Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, actor and retired professional wrestler


58. “When you are not practicing, someone else is getting better.” — Allen Iverson


59. ¨Getting fit is all about mind over matter. I don't mind, so it doesn't matter.¨ - Adam Hargreaves


60. “In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.” — Rich Froning Jr.


61. ¨The deadlift also serves as a way to train the mind to do things that are hard.¨ - Mark Rippetoe


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


63. “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


64. ¨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


65. “It’s challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise.” – Joely Fisher


66. “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


67. “If you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness.” — Robin Sharma


68. “We do not stop exercising because we grow old—we grow old because we stop exercising.” — Dr. Kenneth Cooper


69. ¨The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.¨ – Swati Sharma


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


71. “Your current body is the only body that can take you to your new body, so be kind to it.” — Elaine Moran


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


73. “The voice in your head that says you can’t do this is a liar.”


74. “In fitness, there are no shortcuts. It involves immense discipline and hard work.” – Mahesh Babu


75. ¨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


76. “Muscles come and go. Flab lasts.” — Bill Vaughan


77. “Hustle for that muscle.” – Anonymous


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


79. “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


80. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” — Joseph Addison


81. “An Early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day” — Henry David Thoreau


82. “If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up.”


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


84. ¨The human body is the best picture of the human soul.¨ - Ludwig Wittgenstein


85. “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” —Joseph Pilates, physical trainer and credited inventor of Pilates


86. “No matter how slow you go you still lapping everyone on the couch.”


87. ¨Don’t train to be skinny. Train to be a bad ass.¨ – Demi Lovato


88. “No matter how slow you go, you’re still lapping everyone on the couch.” – Anonymous


89. “Nothing will work unless you do.” —Maya Angelou


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


91. No pain, no gain. — Unknown


92. “Sweat is fat crying.” – Anonymous


93. “Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.” –Jerry Dunn


94. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”- Pablo Picasso


95. “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.” –Jack Lalanne


96. Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.¨ ― Vince Lombardi Jr


97. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10000 times.” —Bruce Lee, martial arts instructor and actor


98. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sasson


99. “Feed your fitness. Starve your mediocrity.” – Krystal Breakley


100. “Three months from now, you will thank yourself.” – Anonymous


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


102. ¨Setting goals is the first step into turning the invisible into the visible.¨ – Tony Robbins


103. “When I do get time, I like to hike and I take lots of vitamins and powders to keep healthy.” – Catherine Bell


104. ¨Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.¨ —Michael Jordan, pro basketball player and businessman


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


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


107. “If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t change you!” – Fred Devito


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


109. ¨Put all excuses aside and remember this: You are capable.¨ – Zig Ziglar


110. ¨Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!¨ – Jillian Michaels


111. “Willpower is like a muscle—the more frequently you train it, the stronger it gets.” – Anonymous


112. “I don’t run to add days to my life. I run to add life to my days.” — Ronald Rook


113. ¨The muscle and the mind must become one. One without the other is zero.¨ – Lee Haney


114. “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


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


116. “Muscles are torn in the gym, fed in the kitchen and built in the bed.”


117. “Good things come to those who sweat.” – Anonymous


118. “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” — George Halas


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


120. “All great achievements require time.” —Maya Angelou


121. “You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off your face.” – Anonymous


122. “The first time I see a jogger smiling, I’ll consider it.” – Joan Rivers


123. “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


124. “The real workout starts when you want to stop.” – Ronnie Coleman


125. “To be a champ, you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” — Sugar Ray Robinson


126. “Energy & persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin


127. “Stop saying I wish, start saying I will.” – Unknown


128. “Don’t train to be skinny. Train to be a badass.” – Demi Lovato


129. ¨Nothing will work unless you do.¨ – John Wooden


130. ¨Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.¨ – Jack LaLanne


131. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in.” —Jim Rohn, entrepreneur and motivational speaker


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


133. ¨If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.¨ - Fred Devito


134. “The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” – Kenneth H. Cooper


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


136. “Don’t train to be skinny. Train to be a badass.” — Demi Lovato


137. ¨Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.¨ – Robert H. Schuller


138. “Excuses don’t get results.” – Anonymous


139. “The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.” —Mia Hamm, pro soccer player


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


141. “If you aren’t hurting after a good workout then obviously you haven’t done something right.” – Mark W. Boyer


142. “Good things come to those who sweat.” —Unknown


143. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” —Michael Jordan. Here are more great success quotes from notable people.


144. ¨Success is what comes after your stop making excuses.¨ – Luis Galarza


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


146. “One workout at a time. One meal at a time. One day at a time.” – Anonymous


147. ¨Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.¨ – Sylvester Stallone


148. “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


149. ¨Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.¨ - Jack LaLanne


150. ¨Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.¨ – Jill Johnson


151. “The difference between try and triumph is a little ‘umph.’” – Anonymous


152. “We cannot start over. But we can begin now and make a new ending.” —Zig Ziglar


153. “The groundwork for all happiness is good health.” — Leigh Hunt


154. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop until you get there.” — Bo Jackson


155. ¨Your current body is the only body that can take you to your new body — so be kind to it.¨ - Elaine Moran


156. “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


157. “I don’t work out because I hate my body, I workout because I love my body.”


158. “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


159. “If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.” - Bret Contreras


160. “Keep your squats low and your standards high.” – Anonymous


161. ¨Blood, sweat and respect. First two you give. Last one you earn.¨ – The Rock


162. ¨Don’t give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.¨ – John Wooden


163. “Someone busier than you is working our right now.”


164. “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” — Joseph Pilates


165. “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.” —Jack LaLanne, fitness and nutrition expert and motivational speaker


166. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” —Mahatma Gandhi


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


168. “Increased physical activity enhances positive energy.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


169. “Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.” – John Assaraf


170. “Time, Effort, Sacrifice, and Sweat. How will you pay for your goals?” — Usain Bolt


171. “Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.” —Oprah Winfrey


172. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.”- Michael Jordan


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


174. “If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.” — Bret Contreras


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


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


177. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau


178. “You can either suffer the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” -Jim Rohn


179. “Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but because of lack of commitment.” — Vince Lombardi


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


181. “If you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness.” – Robin Sharma


182. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb


183. ¨Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.¨ – Confucius


184. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” – Zig Ziglar


185. “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


186. “If you do not believe in yourself, no one will do it for you” — Kobe Bryant


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


188. “The difference between try and triumph is a little ‘umph.'” —Marvin Phillips, pro basketball player


189. “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” —Steve Prefontaine


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


191. “You are one workout away from a better mood.” – Anonymous


192. “STRONG, is the new skinny.”


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


194. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” —Muhammad Ali


195. ¨Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.¨ – Vince Lombardi


196. “Making excuses burns zero calories per hour.” – Anonymous


197. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” —Wayne Gretzky


198. “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


199. “Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” –Sean Patrick Flanery


200. “Fitness, in my opinion, is a mental exercise more than just physical.” – Anushka Shetty


201. “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


202. “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


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


204. “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” —Tommy Lasorda


205. “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.” —Unknown


206. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”- Vidal Sassoon


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


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


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


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


211. ¨Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.¨— John F. Kennedy


212. “Running’s a pain in the ass. But it sure gives me a nice one.”


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


214. “My fitness journey will be a lifelong journey.” – Khloe Kardashian


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


216. “When I feel tired, I just think about how great I will feel once I finally reach my goal.” —Michael Phelps, Olympic swimmer


217. ¨Exercise is labor without weariness.¨ - Samuel Johnson


218. “These next few months will go by, whether you workout or not.” – Anonymous


219. “Sweat is fat crying.” —Unknown


220. “Exercise is done against one’s wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.” –George A. Sheehan


221. “Of course it’s hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great.” —Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) in A League of Their Own


222. “The clock is ticking. Are you becoming the person you want to be?” - Greg Plitt


223. “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” —Jerry Rice


224. “Exercise is labor without weariness.” – Samuel Johnson


225. “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.” —Jesse Owens, Olympic track and field athlete


226. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” —Aristotle


227. “You may not be there yet, but you are closer than you were yesterday.” – Unknown


228. “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”- Abraham Lincoln


229. “Whatever muscles I have are the product of my hard work and nothing else.” — Evelyn Ashford


230. ”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


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


232. “By choosing healthy over skinny, you are choosing self-love over self-judgment.” —Steve Maraboli, speaker, author, and behaviorist. Here are more self-love quotes everyone should read.


233. ¨To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. - Gene Tunney


234. “If you train hard. You’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.” — Hershel Walker


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


236. ¨Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.¨- Joseph Addison


237. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford


238. ¨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


239. ¨The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.¨ - Morihei Ueshiba


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


241. “Once you are exercising regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.” — Erin Gray


242. “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


243. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”- bruce Lee


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


245. “When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no, ‘I’ll start tomorrow.’” — VL Allineare


246. ¨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


247. “You have to think it before you can do it. The mind is what makes it all possible.”- Kai Greene


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


249. “Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind. –Jackie Joyner-Kersee


250. ¨Confidence comes from discipline and training.¨ – Robert Kiyosaki


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


252. “Once you are exercising regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.” – Erin Gray


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


254. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain


255. ¨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 being able to do something. Not being physically fit doesn't work for me.¨ - Chris Cornell


256. “Seventy percent of people that start a fitness plan quit. Except you. Not this time.” – Anonymous


257. “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


258. “The gym is not the social club for the fit. It’s a training ground for everyone.” – Anonymous


259. “Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but because of lack of commitment.” – Vince Lombardi


260. “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” – Joseph Pilates


261. ¨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


262. “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” —Jerry Rook, basketball player. These leadership quotes will help catapult you to greatness.


263. “It’s going to be a journey. It’s not a sprint to get in shape.” —Kerri Walsh Jennings, Olympic beach volleyball athlete


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


265. ¨Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.¨ – Samuel Johnson


266. ¨Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.¨ —Vince Lombardi, football coach


267. “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.” – Anonymous


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


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


270. “Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.” – Paula Abdul


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


272. ¨Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.¨ – William Shakespeare


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


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


275. “Put all excuses aside and remember this: you are capable.” – Zig Ziglar


276. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” -Henry David Thoreau


277. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” —Michael John Bobak, artist


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


279. ¨The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.¨ – Ralph Waldo Emerson


280. “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


281. “Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.” — John F. Kennedy


282. “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


283. “Respect your body. It’s the only one you get.”


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


285. “Wake up. Work out. Look hot. Kick ass.” – Anonymous


286. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”- Walt Disney


287. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” - Henry Ford


288. “It’s going to be a journey. It’s not a sprint to get in shape.” —Kerri Walsh Jennings


289. “One of the greatest moments is realizing that two months ago, your body couldn’t do what it just accomplished.” – Anonymous


290. “The real workout starts when you want to stop.” — Ronnie Coleman


291. “Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.” —Gene Tunney, pro boxer


292. “Nothing tastes as good as being fit feels.”


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


294. “The deadlift also serves as a way to train the mind to do things that are hard.” – Mark Rippetoe


295. “A feeble body weakens the mind.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau


296. ¨Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.¨ – John Assaraf


297. “The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.” –Arnold Schwarzenegger


298. ¨Exercise is labor without weariness.¨ —Samuel Johnson, writer


299. “Put all excuses aside and remember this: You are capable.” — Zig Ziglar


300. ¨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

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