15 Motivational Fitness Quotes

When it comes to fitness we all can use some good motivation. Fitness is a lifelong habit that you build overtime, but building that habit can be especially hard. Working out will make you sweaty, sore, and tired. In the long run, though, it will give you the body of your dreams, long lasting energy, and less medical bills. Here are 15 motivational fitness quotes that will get you through those tough workouts.

1. An hour may seem like a long time, especially if you’re tired and don’t feel like running or lifting weights. If you think about that hour as only 4% of your day it doesn’t seem so bad. You have the other 96% of the day to do whatever you want. You can’t even complain about not having time. If you don’t believe me do the math.
A One Hour Workout Is 4% Of Your Day

2. Are you thinking about starting to get fit? What’s there to think about? Just get started already. The benefits are unbelievable. When you start seeing the results that you want, you will wonder why you didn’t start sooner.
A Year From Now You'll Wish You Started Today

3. View every workout as a personal challenge. Conquer that challenge like a champion.

4. Exercise burns calories. Not excuses that you couldn’t make it to the gym, or you didn’t have time.
Excuses Don't Burn Calories

5. Be honest with yourself about how much effort you’re putting in. You can’t expect the best results if you know your not putting forth your best effort.
Fitness Is Like Marriage

6. Fitness is a lifelong journey. Set goals and chase them down. When you reach one goal, set another one and pursue it just as furiously. Don’t get frustrated when it gets tough. Even if you’re moving slowly that’s better than not moving at all. Just focus on being better today than you were yesterday.
I May Not Be There Yet But Im Closer Than Yesterday

7. The training you are doing isn’t getting any easier. You are just getting stronger. Don’t sell yourself short. You are as strong as you choose to be.
It Never Gets Easier, You Just Get Stronger

8. Staying loyal to your workout isn’t always easy. It will make you sore and exhaust you. Sometimes it may hurt. But the regret from quitting hurts much worse.
It Pains Me To Continue, But It Hurts Much Worse To Stop

9. Use the gym, track, or open road as a sanctuary to get away from everything. Don’t let negative emotion control you. Harness it and release it as positive energy in your sanctuary.
Let The Anger, Fear, Frustration Fuel You

10. Rest that is earned feels so much better than rest that is just lazy.
No Rest Is Worth Anything Except The Rest That Is Earned

11. Take your pick.
Pick One, Gym Floor Or Hospital Floor

12. You don’t need fancy equipment or nice weather. All you need is an open road and your own will to make yourself better.
We Don't Need A Reason We Need A Road

13. Attend a fat funeral everyday and dress for the occasion.
When I Exercise I Wear All Black. It's Like A Funeral For My Fat

14. Let’s refer back to #1. There is plenty of time in a day to focus on yourself. Even if you have to adjust your schedule a little bit, you can do it. Successful people find a way.
Winners Find A Way, Losers Make An Excuse

15. I don’t care who you are. You can be in literally any physical condition and workout. You are never too far gone, and you are never too fit. In order to reach a goal first you have to start.
You Don't Have To Be Great To Start

Even if you are someone who is in a habit of working out everyday, we all need a little motivation sometimes. I hope these 15 motivational fitness quotes gave you a fresh mentality towards exercising. Every workout is another chance to rid yourself of doubt and make yourself better. Remember that stretching is just as important as your workout. Check out the article, How To Effectively Warm-up With Dynamic Stretching, to get some ideas on stretching properly before a workout. Also, if you like these quotes, share them with your friends on facebook!

Adam Pegg About Adam Pegg

Adam is an athlete with a serious passion for fitness and health. He played basketball at University of Delaware and Stetson. His degree is in health science and he's a certified personal trainer who loves helping people reach their goals.