Workout Sayings and Quotes

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


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

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 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.     

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You have to train your mind like you train your body.     

Bruce Jenner

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

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

Your mind will quit 100 times before your body ever does. Feel the pain and do it anyway.     

Larissa Reis

The only bad workout is the one that didn't happen.     

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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

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.      

Gene Tunney

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

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

Jim Ryin

The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.      

Morihei Ueshiba

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

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

Even if you don't have time for a big workout, stretching in the morning and night really changes your body.      

Erin Heatherton

Every time you work out you strengthen your body. Every time you don't you weaken it.     

Toni Sorenson

Exercise is life in motion. MOVE to LIVE!     

Toni Sorenson

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.      

Joseph Addison

Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It's about being better than you used to be.      

Khloe Kardashian

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

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

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

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No one ever drowned in sweat.     

Lou Holtz

When working out, length is not a substitute for intensity.     

Bill Loguidice

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

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

It's not what you do in the gym that makes you fit, it's what you do all day.     

Bonnie Pfiester

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