Motivational Fitness Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old motivational fitness quotes, motivational fitness sayings, and motivational fitness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

You're only one workout away from a good mood.      


There's no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard, and aim to be the best.     

Ronnie Coleman

So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.      

A.J. Reb Materi

Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.      


Fitness - If it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.     


Today it hurts. Tomorrow it works.     


When you're at the gym feeling like you'll never be one of those people who look like they've been at it their entire lives, remember that they all started somewhere.     


Take care of your body, then the rest will automatically become stronger.     


Train insane or remain the same.     

Jillian Michaels

Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it.     

Elsa Pataky

I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I'm doing.     

Marsha Doble

A lack of exercise robs the body of an essential ingredient.     

Karen Sessions

It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.      

Marcus Tullius Cicero

In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.     

Rich Froning Jr

Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.      

Earl of Derby

It's Your Workout, Your Time, Your Body, Own It.     


Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states.     

Carol Welch

Any workout which does not involve a certain minimum of danger or responsibility does not improve the body - it just wears it out.     

Norman Mailer

You're not going to get the butt you sitting on it.     


Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general.     

Mark Rippetoe

bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.     

A.A. Milne

The first wealth is health.      


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

The hardest thing about exercise is to start doing it. Once you are doing exercise regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.      

Erin Gray

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.     


Fitness is like marriage. You can't cheat on it and expect it to work.     

Bonnie Pfiester

When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no ‘I'll start tomorrow.' Tomorrow is disease.     

V.L. Allinear

No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch.     


He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.      

Samuel Johnson

Health and good estate of body are above all gold, and a strong body above infinite wealth.     

Ecclesiasticus 30:15