40 Best Fitness and Workout Quotes to Keep You Motivated

Life today is filled up with lots of stress and hectic work schedules. While the pay may be good but in the long run, it may be detrimental to health. So it is best to take out the time to exercise and work out the body.  This will rejuvenate the body as well as the mind. It’s an excellent way to de-stress.

However, while many may start with a bang, but end up soon with a fizz. What is needed to sustain it for long is a strong motivation. This will help to keep the inspiration level up and to move on without let up.

Best Fitness and Workout Quotes to Stick on the Wall

  • The only bad ‘workout’ is the one that didn’t happen
  • The best feeling is when you did not want to exercise, and yet you worked out anyway
  • The body can stand almost anything. It’s the mind that you have to convince
  • Train insane or remain the same
  • When life knocks you down…do a burpee!
  • On good days, work out. On bad days, workout harder
  • If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous
  • Sweat is fat crying
  • Waiting for the kettle? Do 30 push-ups
  • When you feel like quitting, think for a moment about why you started
  • It’s going to be a journey and not a sprint to get in shape
  • Losing weight is hard. Being fat is hard. Choose your hard
  • Good things come to those who sweat
  • Fitness is not about getting better than others. It is about being better than what you were.

Inspirational Fitness Quotes

If you look up to some famous stars for inspiration, then here are a few Best Fitness and Workout Quotes from some great personalities to Keep You Motivated

fitness motivational quotes

  • Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going
  • Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live
  • Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together, and you’ve got a kingdom
  • The ‘pain’ you feel today will become the ‘strength’ you feel tomorrow
  • Physical fitness is not one of the most important keys to a healthy body. It is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity
  • If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you
  • Train hard, turn up, run your best, and the rest will take care of itself
  • Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits
  • Unless you puke or faint or die, keep going
  • If you lack the motivation to train, then think about what happens to your mind & body when you DONT
  • ‘Exercise’ is done against one’s wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse
  • Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind
  • You can have either results or excuses, but not both
  • Remember this: Your body is your slave.  It works for you
  • Reading for the mind, exercise for the body”
  • “You can have either results or excuses, but not both”
  • Do today what others won’t – so tomorrow you can do what others can’t”
  • It’s going to be a journey. It’s not a ‘sprint’ to get in shape
  • Don’t count the days. Make the ‘days count.’
  • Nothing will work unless – you do
  • Hustle for that muscle
  • Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever
  • No pain, no gain
  • ‘Perseverance’ is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you have already done
  • Tough times don’t last. Tough people do
  • Look in the mirror. That’s your competition
  • Most people fail not due to a lack of desire. It is because of lack of commitment

Motivational Gym Quotes

Benefits of Fitness and Working out

It is also better to think about some benefits of fitness, to keep you motivated. In short, mediate on the below points, and you will keep going.

  • It makes you happy because of endorphin production,
  • Promotes healthy bones and muscles
  • Battles fatigue and increases energy levels
  • Reduce the risks of chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes,
  •  Helps keep your mind and memory sharp!


So don’t end up being a couch potato. And don’t ever quit. When quitting thoughts come, read up on the motivational quotes above, which will help you keep going. While exercising is always beneficial, check with your physician before starting a new exercise program to avoid any negative impact on health. All the best to you, and stay on the road to fitness

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