48 Fitness Quotes for Maximum Motivation

fitness quotesThe number secret to getting the body that you want is consistency. It doesn’t matter how great your workout regimen or your diet is, if you don’t actually stick to it, you won’t get the results you’re after. So why do so many people fail at achieving their fitness goals? It really comes down to a lack of motivation.

So here are 48 motivational fitness quotes that will help keep your desire for that dream body strong. Getting fit can often be boring. Eating that piece of chicken when you could be eating a piece of cake isn’t always easy. Dragging yourself to the gym on a cold, rainy day when you could be sleeping in isn’t glamorous. There aren’t any workout songs constantly playing as you’re putting in all that work like it does in a training montage in a movie.

If you want to get the body you’ve always dreamed of, you need to put in the long, tedious work for at least a year. Have this long term mentality and that alone will put you at an advantage compared to most people who continue looking for quick results with as little work as possible.

“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” – Mike Murdock

“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” – John Wooden

“If you chase two rabbits, both will escape.” – Unknown

“It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.” – Chinese Proverb

“You can complain that roses have thorns, or rejoice that thorns have roses.” – Ziggy

“Little by little does the trick.” – Aesop

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” – Fred Devito

“The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist.” – J. Harold Wilkins

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer

“Your attitude determines your altitude!” – Denis Waitley

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh

“It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” – William James

“The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered there is opportunity for growth.” – Unknown

“Don’t give up what you want most for what you want now.” – Unknown

“The last of the human freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.” – Victor E. Frankl

“If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up.” – Unknown

“It took more than a day to gain it. It’ll take more than a day to lose it. Don’t give up.” – Unknown

“Don’t find the time, make the time.” – Unknown

“Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better.” – Emilie Coue

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert J Collier

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson

“A strong positive attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.” – Patricia Neal

“Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.” – Doug Firebaugh

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryun

“Success is a staircase, not a doorway.” – Dottie Walters

“Judge each day not by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” – Chinese Proverb

“Life is a grindstone. Whether it grinds us down or polishes us up depends on us.” – Thomas L. Holdcroft

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer

“Everyone faces defeat. It may be a stepping-stone or a stumbling block, depending on the mental attitude with which it is faced.” – Napoleon Hill

“It is our best friend or our worst enemy.” – John C. Maxwell

“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” – Carl Bard

“Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.” – Mark Twain

“Every choice you make has an end result.” – Zig Ziglar

“I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.” – Unknown

“One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.” – John Wanamaker

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” – Maya Angelou

“The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.” – William James

“You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.” – David Viscott

“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – William Faulkner

“The best thing about the future is that it only comes one day at a time.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Dennis P. Kimbro

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs…one step at a time.” – Joe Girard

“The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective.” – Al Neuharth

“When you feel like quitting, think about why you started. – Unknown

“To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.” – William Shakespeare

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