Gym Motivational Quotes To Inspire Men And Women To Exceed Limits
“Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless swamps of the approximate, the not quite, the not yet, the not at all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish, in lonely frustration for the life you deserved, but have never been able to reach. Check your road and the nature of your battle. The world you desire can be won. It exists… it is real… it is possible… it is yours.”
– Ayn Rand
Gym Motivation Quotes For Men And Women: Are You a Gymaholic? Do you know what’s the key to accomplishing your lofty goals? It is hard work, motivation, tenacity, or perhaps a good idea. Taking the sage advice of those who have already achieved success can be one of the best ways to accomplish it yourself.
If you’re looking for motivation to help you achieve your Gym-goals, use these gym motivational quotes below to inspire your new daily affirmations. On your journey towards greatness, there will be some stumbling blocks and failures along the way.
These inspirational gym quotes for men & women include insights to help you overcome those hurdles. If you ever notice your energy or your spirit begin to drop, simply recite an inspirational Gym quote to quickly boost your mood.
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Courage is not limited to the battlefield or the Indianapolis 500 or bravely catching a thief in your house. The real tests of courage are much quieter. They are the inner tests, like remaining faithful when nobody’s looking, like enduring pain when the room is empty, like standing alone when you’re misunderstood.
– Charles Swindoll
Your 1st blog post will be bad, but your 1000th will be great. Your 1st meditation will be scattered, but your 1000th will be focused. Your 1st workout will be weak, but your 1000th will be strong. Put in your reps.
– James Clear
But if you in your pain call birth an affliction and the support of the flesh a curse written upon your brow, then I answer that naught but the sweat of your brow shall wash away that which is written.
– Kahlil Gibran
Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.
– Mary Kay Ash
Set goals, Exercise, Love Yourself, and Focus on fitness. Rest and relax, Eat right, Sleep better, Enjoy life, Care for others. Tell yourself you can do this.
Do not let anyone or anything define You! You decide who you are! You decide when you are going to do something! You control your destiny!
Enduring means accepting. Accepting things as they are and not as you would wish them to be, and then looking ahead, not behind.
– Rafael Nadal
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle.
– Christian D. Larson
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.
– Muhammad Ali
Swimming is normal for me. I’m relaxed. I’m comfortable, and I know my surroundings. It’s my home.
– Michael Phelps
There are 24 hours in a day. Dedicate one of them to becoming a stronger better version of yourself.
Being defeated is only a temporary condition; giving up is what makes it permanent.
– Marilyn vos Savant
First, you just want to look good. Then you realize it’s deeper than that.
Your lack of dedication is an insult to those who believe in you.
Go hard for anything you do. Your name is attached to it.
Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’
– Eckhart Tolle
When you feel like quitting, remember why you started.
– Ave Mateiu
Do not limit your Challenges. Challenge your limits.
– Jerry Dunn
Be a warrior. Get in the Gym and go to war.
Best Gym Quotes That Will Motivate Yourself To Become Fit
Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less-than-perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.
– Mark Victor Hansen
You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence, and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.
– Michael Phelps
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 Manganiello
Unless you are willing to drench yourself in your work beyond the capacity of the average man, you are just not cut out for positions at the top.
– James C. Penny
The last three or four reps are what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides a champion from someone who is not a champion.
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
Working out might feel like a burden at first. But if you stay consistent exercising will become a part of you and will feel like therapy.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.
– Tony Robbins
If you have a dream you have a responsibility to yourself to chase it. Because If you do not you are just a dreamer.
– Marco Pierre White
If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.’
– Thomas Jefferson
Think of your workouts as important meetings you schedule with yourself. Bosses don’t cancel.
Sometimes I look back and realize things I used to struggle with are now part of my lifestyle.
The Gym… A playground for beasts. An escape from reality. The factory of dreams.
Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.
– Criss Jami
Believe in yourself every single day and you will be unstoppable.
– Emily Guay
When my body shouts ‘Stop’, My mind screams ‘Never’.
– An Instagram Caption
It’s going to be a journey. It’s not a sprint to get in shape.
– Kerri Walsh Jennings
I wake up in the morning to become my own Hero.
Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.
– John Assaraf
Physically strong…Mentally Indestructible
Wonderful Gym Motivation Quotes For Men And Women
I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally, it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren’t attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.
– Queen Latifah
Renew, release, let go. Yesterday’s gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t “should’ve done something. You can only DO something. Renew yourself. Release that attachment. Today is a new day!
– Steve Maraboli
We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.
– Sheryl Sandberg
Look good. Feel good. Dammmn Good… When you are in shape, people stop judging the clothes you wear but instead admire the gains you have made.
All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.
Respect your body. Fuel your body. Challenge your body. Move your body. And most of all, love your body.
– Fitness Inspiration Community on Instagram
It is by fighting the limitations, temptations, and failures of the world that we reach our highest possibilities.
– Helen Keller
Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, just pretend that you do and at some point, you will.
– Venus Williams
Wanna give up? Remember those who said you are not good enough!
The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
– Vidal Sassoon
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.
– Bruce Lee
Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man.
– Jimmy Lyons
To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
– Steve Prefontaine
I’m trying to build a summer body. I’m trying to build a lifestyle.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise.
– Frank Ocean
You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.
– Babe Ruth
Workout…It’s a process of positive changes.
Excuses are useless, results are priceless.
– Ziad K. Abdelnour
Your only limit is you.
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I’m not old enough to play baseball or football. I’m not eight yet. My mom told me when you start baseball, you aren’t going to be able to run that fast because you had an operation. I told Mom I wouldn’t need to run that fast. When I play baseball, I’ll just hit them out of the park. Then I’ll be able to walk.
– Edward J. McGrath, Jr., As quoted in Chicken Soup for the Soul (1993)
I’ve always found that anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way and you’ve got to have that drive and determination to overcome those obstacles on route to whatever it is that you want to accomplish.
– Chuck Norris
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
– Charles Dickens
Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet, and mental approach.
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.
– Muhammad Ali
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
– Newton Leroy Gingrich
I may not be the fittest, I may not be the strongest but I’ll be damned if I’m not trying my hardest.
In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.
– Rich Froning Jr.
The difficulties that you are having now are part of the process of growth.
And you ask ‘What if I fall?’ Oh but my darling, what if you fly?
– Erin Hanson
Your mind will quit a thousand times before your body will.
– Reginald Red
Focus on your goal. Don’t look in any direction but ahead.
A one-hour workout is just 4% of your day. No excuses.
Fuck what others say. Nobody should judge passion.
Why be normal when you can be a beast?
I’m not there yet but damn I’m progressing.
Do not just show up. Make a statement.
Do not find yourself. Build yourself.
Gym Quotes For Those Who Don’t Want To Give Up on Dreams
Science is showing us that there are neurological (brain) factors that contribute to self-control and willpower, along with learning and upbringing. And when these brain systems are functioning improperly or become damaged, normal levels of self-control and willpower are impossible.
– Russell A. Barkley
Never give up, and be confident in what you do. There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined to achieve your objectives and to win against all the odds.
If you have a dream in your eyes, do not just wait for it to happen. Gather your power to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.
The hard days are the best because that’s when champions are made, so if you push through, you can push through anything.
– Dana Vollmer
You might hate feeling pain while working out but you will fall in love with that post-workout feeling.
Very few people have the lack of skills but they fail because they do not use their skills properly.
– Calvin Coolidge
The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.
– Morihei Ueshiba
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
– Michael Jordan
At first, they will ask why you are doing it. Later they will ask how you did it.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?
– Robert Schuller
We can push ourselves further. We always have more to give.
– Simone Biles
Small daily improvements over time lead to massive gains.
Wishes are like seeds – few ever develop into something.
– Michael Garofalo
Body Under Construction… Mind on a Mission.
Do not worry. Small progress is still progress.
One hour of pain produces a lifetime of pride.
– Greg Plitt
Why do smart people make stupid choices?
– Sheila Kohler
Do it with passion, or not at all.
– Rosa Nochette Carey
Motivational Quotes For Those Who Are Addicted To Gym
Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us that we are nothing but acorns and that our greatest happiness will be to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns; but that is of interest only to pigs. Our faith gives us knowledge of something better: that we can become oak trees.
– Ernst Friedrich Schumacher
Success is when you can spend 90 percent of your time doing the things you want to do and only 10 percent doing things you have to do. Most people’s lives are just the opposite.
– Scott Spangler
Determination, energy, and courage appear spontaneously when we care deeply about something. We take risks that are unimaginable in any other context.
– Margaret J. Wheatley
The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
Understand that where you are now and what you are capable of becoming can be forever progressing.
– Kai Greene
No pain, no gain. Work out till you feel that pain and soreness in your muscles. This one is good pain.
Tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus. Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.
– William Shakespeare
I know that if I set my mind to something, even if people are saying I can’t do it, I will achieve it.
– David Beckham
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
– Jerry Rice
Your current situation is giving you an opportunity to re-evaluate what you want.
It takes 21 days to build a habit. It takes 90 days to create a lifestyle.
You shall gain, but you shall pay with sweat, blood, and vomit.
– Pavel Tsatsouline
This moment is not your life, it’s just a moment in your life.
– Ryan Holiday
Crave the result so intensely that the work is irrelevant.
– Tim S. Grover
Great things never come from the comfort zone.
– Neil Strauss
Wake up, Workout, and make shit happen.
What you do right now is what matters.
– Pema Chödrön
Train insane or remain the same.
– Jillian Michaels
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You have to believe in a placebo or it won’t work, but if it works, it’s obviously working in some indirect way, through feedback in the immune system, let us say, or in the willpower of the patient to take a more strenuous exercise in their own therapy.
– Charles Jencks
We can achieve anything we desire if we give ourselves the time and the right resources to learn, but these are worthless without the focus and determination to be successful.
– Rosemary Peck
Get the fuck out of Bed. Sleep early, Wake up early, Meditate, Work out, Eat, Learn, Stop Dreaming, And start making this dream a reality.
Days become weeks and weeks become months. With time and consistency, you will achieve great things.
It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.
– Tom Hanks
I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.
– Gale Sayers
Whether you are lost, broken, or lonely there is always hope and it’s spelled. G.Y.M
You should never stay at the same level. Always push yourself to the next.
– Marnelli Dimzon
If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.
– Bret Contreras
Time, Effort, Sacrifice, and Sweat. How will you pay for your goals?
– Usain Bolt
Don’t give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.
– John Wooden
Advice for nearly everything: start slowly and maintain traction.
Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
– John Wooden
What hurts today makes you stronger tomorrow.
– Jay Cutler
No one has to agree with you for you to be right.
I learned to love myself in order to love others…
– Michelle Knight
Gym…Where I break me. Where I remake me.
Muscle soreness is the new hangover.
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Whenever I feel bad, I use that feeling to motivate me to work harder. I only allow myself one day to feel sorry for myself. When I’m not feeling my best I ask myself, ‘What are you gonna do about it?’ I use the negativity to fuel the transformation into a better me.
– Beyonce Knowles
It is not that determination is one of the attributes of success in every walk of life from the best salesperson or the greatest statesperson; in fact, it is the primary ingredient between mediocracy and accomplishment.
– Byron R. Pulsifer
Nobody cares about your excuses. Nobody pities you for procrastinating. Nobody is going to coddle you because you are lazy. It’s your ass. You move it.
I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go if you really want to go.
– Langston Hughes
When you start feeling pain…This is where most people give up. For me – This is where everything starts.
Get ready, be prepared. So when opportunities finally show themselves, you’ll be able to own them.
– Hannah Gabriels
Aesthetic…Aim for size, symmetry, shape, and condition. Looking just ‘Big’ is overrated.
Motivation… I don’t need anything to get in the gym, my passion drives me.
Be Humble. Be Hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.
– Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
Focus on Aesthetics. Size matters, but symmetry is more important.
Do it because six months from now, you will thank yourself.
The most important thing about having goals is having one.
– Geoffrey F. Abert
Your life conditions in the long run are your own fault.
– Bill Masur
The real workout starts when you want to stop.
– Ronnie Coleman
It’s simple. Work hard and trust the process.
Pain… One day this pain will make sense.
Believe in yourself and fucking Go for it!
Work for strong, not skinny.
Gym Motivation Quotes That Will Transform Your Personality
You do not have to be your mother unless she is who you want to be. So if you inherit something, inherit their strength. If you inherit something, inherit their resilience. Because the only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
– Nike Advt. crafted By Janet Champ, Charlotte Moore (1991), Misattributed to R.W. Emerson
Routine, repetition, tedium, monotony, ephemeracy, inconsequence, abstraction, disorder, boredom, angst, ennui – these are the true hero’s enemies, and make no mistake, they are fearsome indeed. For they are real.
– David Foster Wallace
4 Simple Rules to get the most out of Gym: Never go 3 days without exercise, Workout at least 3 days a week. Never miss a Monday, A Never give-up attitude.
I’m already prepared to fail. That does not scare me anymore because I know I will be ready to get back up.
– Tavis Castro
You have to push past your perceived limits, push past that point you thought was as far as you can go.
– Drew Brees
One day the people who don’t even believe in you will tell everyone how they met you.
– Johnny Depp
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
– Napoleon Hill
Confidence breeds success. Believe in yourself when you are in the Gym.
My body is under construction. I’m the architect of my own destiny.
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
– Arnold Palmer
Push harder than yesterday if you want a different tomorrow.
– Vincent Williams Sr.
If you commit 100% to the process, you will get results.
I’m proud of my progress, but I will never be satisfied.
Your body is the Engine. Your mind is the Engineer.
It is not your business to succeed, but to do right.
– C.S. Lewis
When you start this lifestyle you can’t go back.
The only one who can beat me is Me.
– Michael Johnson
No one cares, work harder.
Gym Quotes For Those Who Are Always Hungry For More
If you can hit a man two inches farther than he can hit you, you are, in the truthful language of the “Fancy,” his better man physically. ‘Tis the same morally: all men are brave, but if one man is brave two minutes longer than the other he has a decided advantage.
– Anonymous (Temple Bar: A London Magazine, May 1878)
How would your life be different if…You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day…You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.
– Steve Maraboli
You can only succeed when you are determined because, with determination, you will be able to look for solutions to your problems even if it seems impossible to do.
– Aidin Safavi
The harder you work and the more prepared you are for something, you’re going to be able to persevere through anything.
– Carli Lloyd
The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.
– Mia Hamm
We must train hard. It’s not about denying a weakness may exist but about denying its right to persist.
– Vince Mcconnell
Work hard, Work smart, Push yourself, Stay consistent, Be patient, Don’t ever give up.
Be courageous – Look for opportunities to put your hand up and have a go. Back yourself.
– Gail Kelly
You would not always be motivated. You must learn to be disciplined.
You will be influential and powerful in the field of your gift and talent.
– Sunday Adelaja
Dedication…I’m hard with myself because failure is not an option.
The harder the workout the greater the feeling of accomplishment.
Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.
– Rock Balboa
The difference between try and triumph is a little ‘umph’.
– Marvin Phillips
Looking good in Gym clothes, dressed and naked.
Never compare yourself to somebody else.
Walk like a man. Work out like an animal.
– Mr. Great Fitness
Want to be respected? Be consistent.
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“No one is going to hand me success. I must go out & get it myself. That’s why I’m here. To dominate. To conquer. Both the world and myself.”
– Lewis Howes