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The List Of Best Motivational Fitness Quotes

The other day, when plodding through some exceptionally tedious research for an article I was writing, I came across some motivational fitness quotes.

Normally, I’m not one to rely too much on quotes from well-known people for inspiration, however I was somewhat surprised at how much I enjoyed them.

Some were pretty darn good and worth repeating sharing. So, here is my collection of favorite motivational fitness quotes. Some are specific to fitness, while others relate to life and wellness of which fitness is an integral part.

As I come across more, I’ll be sure to add them. If you want to let me know about some of your favorites, leave a comment and I’d be glad to add those as well. Enjoy…

THE LIST of Best Motivational Fitness Quotes:

1)  Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. -Henry Ford-

2)  Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. -Jim Rohn-

3)  A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time – pills or stairs. -Joan Welsh-

4)  Exercise: you don’t have time not to. -Unknown-

5)  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-

6)  Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. -Lance Armstrong-

7)  He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else. -Samuel Johnson-

8)  Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat. -Jill Johnson-

9)  Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it. -Unknown-

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

11)  The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph! -Marvin Phillips-

12)  No matter how good you get you can always get better and that’s the exciting part. -Tiger Woods-

13)  Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t – you are right. -Henry Ford-

14)  I like weights. You know where you stand with them. Well, sometimes you’re lying under them, trying not to let them crush you, but you see, you KNOW they’d crush you if they could. There’s honesty. -T. Campbell and Gisele Lagace-

15)  Self-delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales. -Paul Sweeney-

16)  Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness. -Earl of Derby-

17)  You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it. -Charles Buxton-

18)  Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. -Thomas Edison-

19)  We do not stop exercising because we grow old – we grow old because we stop exercising. -Dr. Kenneth Cooper-

20)  The greatest wealth is health. -Virgil-

21)  So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health. -A.J. Reb Materi-

22)  If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself. -Eubie Blake-

23)  The only disability in life is a bad attitude. -Scott Hamilton-

24)  Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles. -Alex Karras-

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

26)  If you always put limits 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-

27)  If someone says, ‘Hey, I ran 100 miles this week. How far did you run?’ ignore him! What the hell difference does it make?…. The magic is in the man, not the 100 miles. -Bill Bowerman-

28)  If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want. -Elbert Hubbard-

29)  A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. -Paul Dudley-

30)  Use it or lose it. -Jimmy Connors-

31)  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-

32)  Take care of your body, then the rest will automatically become stronger. -Chuang Tzu-

33)  When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no “I’ll start tomorrow.” Tomorrow is disease. -V.L. Allinear-

34)  Without health, there is no point. To anything. -Everett Mámor-

35)  I’m not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat. -Michael Jordan-

36)  Workouts are like brushing my teeth; I don’t think about them, I just do them. The decision has already been made. -Patti Sue Plumer, U.S. Olympian-

37)  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, 1980 Boston Marathon champ-

38) The way to get to the top, is to get off of your bottom. -Dr. Eugene Swearingen-

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