My Favorite Fitness Quotes

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. - Mark Twain (Only use CREDIBLE sources!!)

This page includes A LOT of my favorite inspirational and motivational quotes that are related to fitness, working out, exercising, and living an active & healthy lifestyle...

♦ If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. - Bruce Lee

♦ Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right! - Henry Ford (I think I can!! I think I can!!)

♦ The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince. - Vincent Lombardi

♦ Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. - Plato (VERY VERY TRUE!! Start exercising!!)

♦ The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel & the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. – Anthony Robbins

♦ 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 (It helps your mind think better!!)

♦ Self-delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales. - Paul Sweeney (Have YOU ever done this before?)

♦ You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She’s 97 today and we don’t know where the hell she is. – Ellen Degeneres

♦ The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!!

♦ Run hard, be strong, think big! - Percy Cerutty

♦ No matter how good you get you can always get better and that’s the exciting part. - Tiger Woods (VERY TRUE!!)

♦The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.

♦ Workouts are like brushing my teeth; I don’t think about them, I just do them. The decision has already been made. - Patti Plumer

♦ The body does not want you to do this. As you run, it tells you to stop but the mind must be strong. You always go too far for your body. You must handle the pain with strategy…It is not age; it is not diet. It is the will to succeed. - Jacqueline Gareau

♦ We do not stop exercising because we grow old. We grow old because we stop exercising. - Dr. Kenneth Cooper

♦ 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

♦ A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time - pills or stairs. ~ Joan Welsh (This is so true!! I love this one!!)

♦ To keep the body in good health is a duty. Otherwise, we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. - Buddha

♦ The word aerobics comes from two Greek words: aero, meaning “ability to,” and bics, meaning “withstand tremendous boredom.”

♦ Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck. (This is true for WAY too many people!!)

♦ Losing weight is easy. Being motivated enough to do so, & then sticking with it through completion is the hard part. -Jurine Lewis

♦ People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that's the problem. - Chris Adams

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

♦ Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase. - Joseph Pilates (VERY VERY TRUE!!)

♦ Persistence Persistence. Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ‘press on’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. - Calvin Coolidge. (HELL YEAH!!)

If you liked all those Fitness Quotes, check out My Favorite Nutrition Quotes & also My Favorite Inspirational Quotes!!


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