My favorite fitness motivational quote and life quote...
“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. --Henry ford
We all may know about this one, as I certainly do.
Instead of doing sit-ups or running we buy larger cloths.
Instead of eating healthy, de-stressing, and working out – we take pills.
Before I signed up for my first half marathon training, I used various means to make physical activities less daunting. I tried my best to find close parking spaces and I justified my changing body and changing weight with age. One afternoon, I focused on the type of future I wanted. Successful, long lasting, healthy and enjoyable – then decided I had to do something to achieve it. The best way to predict the future, is to invent it. The below fitness motivational quotes will help you reflect and envision your future as it relates to health, fitness, getting in shape and staying healthy! Enjoy!
Below you will find my Top 10 most inspirational fitness motivational quotes.
Top 10 Fitness Motivational Quotes
Top 10 Fitness Motivational Quotes
(10)The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
-- Scott Hamilton
(9)Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
-- Earl of Derby
(8)The first wealth is health.
(7)You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.
-- David Viscott
(6)Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it.
-- Author Unknown
(5)The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
-- Alan Kay
(4)Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.
-- Franklin P. Adams
(3)If I'd known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself.
-- Eubie Blake
(2)Losing weight is easy. Being motivated enough to do so then sticking with it through completion is the hard part.
(1)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
Funny Fitness Motivational Quotes
-- Ellen Degenere
Self-delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.
-- Paul Sweeney
People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that's the problem.
- - Chris Adams
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
-- Samuel Johnson
Running is a big question mark that’s there each and every day. It asks you, “Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?”
-- Peter Maher
Funny Fitness Motivational QuotesYou 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.
Longevity Fitness Motivational Quotes
-- Julius Erving
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
-- Jim Rohn
Longevity Fitness Motivational QuotesIf you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.
Wealth Fitness Motivational Quotes
- - Richard Baker
Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied.
-- Charles Caleb Colton
So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.
- - A.J. Reb Materi
Health and good estate of body are above all gold, and a strong body above infinite wealth.
-- Ecclesiasticus 30:15
My goal has always been to help people help themselves. Your body is your most priceless possession; you've got to take care of it!
-- Jack Lalanne
Wealth Fitness Motivational QuotesTo get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.
Fitness Motivational Quotes relating to Time Management
- - Jack LaLanne
Time and health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
- - Denis Waitley
Fitness Motivational Quotes relating to Time ManagementBy exercise. I'll tell you one thing, you don't always have to be on the go. I sit around a lot, I read a lot, and I do watch television. But I also work out for two hours every day of my life, even when I'm on the road.
Fitness Motivational Quotes relating to Happiness
-- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise of health.
-- James Thomson
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
Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.
- - Thomas Jefferson
Fitness Motivational Quotes relating to HappinessIt is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
Fitness Motivational Quotes and Will Power
-- Henry Ford
Fitness Motivational Quotes and Will PowerWhether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths instead of your weaknesses, on your powers instead of your problems.
-- Paul J. Meyer
The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
-- Roger Bannister
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
Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
- - Lance Armstrong
Other Great Fitness Motivational Quotes
-- Wayne Dyer
It's the lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.
-- Muhammad Ali
If you always put limit 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
Exercise: you don't have time not to.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
-- Woody Allen
Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase.
-- Joseph Pilates
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but instead will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
-- Thomas Edison
No matter who you are, no matter what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to change.
-- Bill Phillips
Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well.
-- James Freeman Clarke
Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot.
-- Dutch Proverb
Just because you're not sick doesn't mean you're healthy.
-- Author Unknown
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
Other Great Fitness Motivational QuotesYou can set yourself up to be sick, or you can choose to stay well.