Every new year brings new fitness resolutions but soon you may lose interest in staying fit and working out regularly. Here is a collection of 60 best fitness and workout quotes that will help you get motivated and stay consistent with your fitness journey to a healthier life.

Man lifting heavy weights, motivated, and very muscular

A healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and physical activity can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases. Fitter bones and muscles, improved health, and a higher quality of life are some of the benefits of physical fitness.

Positive fitness quotes

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

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

3 “Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

4¨Put all excuses aside and remember this: You are capable.” – Zig Ziglar

5 “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda

6 “And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.” – Julie Bishop

7 “Fitness isn’t seasonable hobby, fitness is a lifestyle.” – Unknown

8 “The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.” – Morihei Ueshiba

9 ¨To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.” – Gene Tunney

10 “Getting fit is all about mind over matter. I don’t mind, so it doesn’t matter.” – Adam Hargreaves

11 ¨Increased physical activity enhances positive energy.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

12 “Yoga is a way of getting totally drunk – not on alcohol but on life.” – Sadguru

13¨Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.¨ – Jack LaLanne

14 “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 Mangianello

15 “You Have To Think It Before You Can Do It. The Mind Is What Makes It All Possible.” – Kai Greene

16 “Health is not about the weight you lose, but about the life you gain.” – Dr. Josh Axe

17 “Definition of really good workout: when you hate doing it, But you love finishing it.” – Unknown

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18 “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

19 ¨Blood, sweat and respect. First two you give. Last one you earn.¨ – The Rock

20 “A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.” – Jack Dempsey

21 “Train hard, turn up, run your best and the rest will take care of itself.” – Usain Bolt

22 “We do not stop exercising because we grow old- we grow old because we stop exercising” – Dr. Kenneth Cooper

23 ¨The groundwork for all happiness is good health.¨ – Leigh Hunt

24 “If you ever lack the motivation to train then think what happens to your mind & body when you don’t.” – Shifu Yan Lei

25 “Weight loss doesn’t begin in the gym with a dumbbell; it starts in your head with a decision.” – Toni Sorenson

26 “Sometimes all you need is good workout.” – Unknown

27 “What hurts today makes you stronger tomorrow.” – Jay Cutler

28 “In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.” – Rich Froning Jr.

29 ¨Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.¨ – Edward Stanley

30 “Do today what others won’t so tomorrow you can do what others can’t.” – Jerry Rice

Fitness workout quotes

31 “The best investment you make is your own health.” – Food Matters

32 “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha

33 “My fitness journey will be a lifelong journey.” – Unknown

34 “If you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness.” – Robin Sharma

35 “Go the extra mile. It’s never crowded.” – Wayne Dyer

36 “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison

37 “The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change.” – Matt McGorry

38 “Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be.” – Khloe Kardashian

39 “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali

40 “The real workout starts when you want to stop.” – Unknown

41 “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak

42 “Exercise is labor without weariness.” – Samuel Johnson

43 “In the midst of these hard times, it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.” – Knute Nelson

44 “Once you are exercising regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.” – Erin Gray

45 “Fitness, In my opinion, is a mental exercise more than just physical.” – Unknown

man working out on a mat in the gym

46 “I be up in the gym just working on my fitness.” – Fergie

47 “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

48 “When you hit failure, your workout has just begun.” – Ronnie Coleman

49 “Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.” – Oprah Winfrey

50 “When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no ‘I’ll start tomorrow.” – VL Allineare

51 “Every day is a good day to work out.” – Unknown

52 “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso

53 “Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.” – Paula Abdul

54 ¨Nothing will work unless you do.” – John Wooden

55 “Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase.” – Joseph Pilates

56 “Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live” – Jim Rohn

57 “True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.” – Greg Plitt

58 “The clock is ticking. Are you becoming the person you want to be?.” – Berndt Vogel

59 “Unless you Puke, Faint, or Die, Keep Going.” – Jillian Michaels

60 “Fitness: If it came in a bottle, everyone would have a Great Body.” – Cher

Are you having trouble getting motivated to go to the gym? All of us tend to lose consistency at some point in time. Don’t worry. Losing interest in working out is not the end of a healthier lifestyle. Take breaks but never break down on your path.

These fitness and workout quotes to get motivated will help you keep going whenever you feel like giving up on your fitness and workout routine. This circuit training workout for beginners is a great one too!