Exercise Quotes to Keep You Going Strong

Stay motivated and unlock your full potential with these powerful exercise quotes, gathered from renowned athletes to fitness enthusiasts.

Exercise is more than just physical activity; it is a powerful tool that empowers both the body and the mind. Whether you engage in cardiovascular workouts or strength training, the benefits extend far beyond mere physical fitness.

They teach us discipline, resilience, and the importance of consistency. Along this transformative journey, our collection of exercise quotes act as beacons of motivation. They guiding us toward our goals and helping us overcome obstacles along the way.

These quotes come from a variety of sources: athletes, fitness experts, trainers, and even everyday enthusiasts. Whether you are a beginner on your fitness journey or someone looking to rekindle their exercise routine, these quotes will fuel your passion for fitness.

So, delve into the world of exercise quotes and allow their wisdom and inspiration to infuse your workouts. Let these quotes become your allies in overcoming challenges, staying committed, and achieving your exercise goals.

Exercise motivation quotes

Exercise motivation quotes

Let these powerful exercise quotes propel you towards peak performance, pushing you to surpass your limits and achieve remarkable results.

The only way to define your limits is by going beyond them.
Arthur C. Clarke

If you’re going through hell, keep going.
Winston Churchill

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.

Don’t stop when you’re tired; stop when you’re done.
Marilyn Monroe

Be careful not to compromise what you want most for what you want now.
Zig Ziglar

Most champions are built by punch the clock workouts rather than extraordinary efforts.
Dan John

The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

The difference between who you are and who you want to be, is what you do.
Bill Phillips

You can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

I do it as a therapy. I do it as something to keep me alive. We all need a little discipline. Exercise is my discipline.
Jack LaLanne

Morning exercise quotes

Morning exercise quotes

Get inspired, push through obstacles, and achieve your fitness goals with the help of these exercise quotes.

Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.
Robert Collier

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to bed with satisfaction.
George Lorimer

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.
E. B. White

Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow.
Robert Kiyosaki

Whether the day is for writing, designing, or painting, the consistent practice of a morning routine is the doorway into it all.
Elle Luna

Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.
Richard Whately

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Eleanor Roosevelt

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
Ralph Marston

Starting my day with exercise gives me a big mood and energy boost throughout the day and makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something right off the bat.
Jake Knapp

Your first ritual that you do during the day is the highest leveraged ritual, by far, because it has the effect of setting your mind, and setting the context, for the rest of your day.
Eben Pagan

Inspiring exercise quotes

Inspiring exercise quotes

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham

Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.

Exercise and temperance can preserve something of our early strength even in old age.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.
Max De Pree

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Muhammad Ali

Meditation is warm–up exercise for the mind, so that you can jog through the rest of the day without getting agitated or spraining your patience.
Eknath Easwaran

What fits your busy schedule better, exercising one hour a day or being dead 24 hours a day?
Randy Glasbergen

There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
Kenneth H. Cooper

Jogging is very beneficial. It’s good for your legs and your feet. It’s also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.
Charles M. Schulz

If someone says, ‘Hey, I ran 100 miles this week. How far did you run?’ ignore him! What the hell difference does it make?… The magic is in the man, not the 100 miles.
Bill Bowerman

Exercise quotes for women

Exercise quotes for women

A good goal is like a strenuous exercise – it makes you stretch.
Mary Kay Ash

Anyone’s life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.
Lillie Langtry

You see people who have been very heavy in their life who have taken that body, trimmed it down, firmed it up through discipline, exercise and being able to say no. Eating properly, that all comes into it.
Mike Ditka

The biggest sin is sitting on your ass.
Florynce Kennedy

There is a moment when you get older when your metabolism slows down and you don’t feel like working out any more, so you don’t want to keep yourself fit any more, but that’s your decision. Why should you be judged for it?
Janet Jackson

Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.
Mia Hamm

The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.
Mia Hamm

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Sasha Cohen

The very exercise of leadership fosters capacity for it.
Cyril Falls

Exercise should be fun, otherwise, you won’t be consistent.
Laura Ramirez

Motivational exercise quotes

Motivational exercise quotes

Exercise and application produce order in our affairs, health of body, cheerfulness of mind, and these make us precious to our friends.
Thomas Jefferson

Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
John Wooden

The worst thing I can be is the same as everybody else. I hate that.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

I run on the road long before I dance under the lights.
Muhammad Ali

Liberate yourself, because no one else is going to liberate you.
Salman Rushdie

Don’t stop when you are tired. Stop when you are done.
David Goggins

The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become.
Jim Rohn

If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
Elbert Hubbard

The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.
Robert H. Schuller

Running is one the best solutions to a clear mind.
Sasha Azevedo

Positive exercise quotes

Positive exercise quotes

Problems are to the mind what exercise is to the muscles, they toughen and make strong.
Norman Vincent Peale

Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body – by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.
Grantland Rice

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul.
Matthew Kelly

As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is at liberty to exercise it, different opinions will be formed.
James Madison

Exercise? I get it on the golf course. When I see my friends collapse, I run for the paramedics.
Red Skelton

To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.
Oscar Wilde

If you aren’t hurting after a good workout then obviously you haven’t done something right.
Mark W. Boyer

My goal has always been to help people help themselves. Your body is your most priceless possession; you’ve go to take care of it!
Jack LaLanne

I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us.
Serena Williams

To exercise some sort of control over others is the secret motive of every selfish person.
Wallace D. Wattles

Exercise quotes short

Let these exercise quotes inspire you to push harder, stay committed, and achieve the healthy, active lifestyle you desire.

He who is not courageous enough to take risks, will accomplish nothing in life.
Muhammad Ali

If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t change you!
Fred Devito

I don’t run to add days to my life. I run to add life to my days.
Ronald Rook

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.
John Wooden

You can have results or excuses, but not both.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Well done is better than well said.
Benjamin Franklin

Unless you puke, faint, or die, keep going.
Jillian Michaels

Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
Jerry Rice

The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
Kenneth H. Cooper

Exercise is labor without weariness.
Samuel Johnson

Exercise quotes funny

The trouble with jogging is that, by the time you realize you’re not in shape for it, it’s too far to walk back.
Franklin P. Jones

The two biggest sellers in any bookstore are the cookbooks and the diet books. The cookbooks tell you how to prepare the food, and the diet books tell you how not to eat any of it!
Andy Rooney

Unless you puke, faint, or die, keep going!
Jillian Michaels

I am in competition with no one. I run my own race. I have no desire to play the game of being better than anyone, in any way, shape, or form. I just aim to improve, to be better than I was before. That’s all.
Steve Maraboli

Once I was a forty–pound weakling. Now I am two separate gorillas.
Vivian Stanshall

The best abs exercise is five sets of stop eating so much.
Lazar Angelov

If you wish to grow thinner, diminish your dinner.
Henry Sambrooke Leigh

I don’t stop when I’m tired. I only stop when I’m done.
Marshawn Lynch

If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.
Isaiah Berlin

Motivational walking exercise quotes

You don’t have to go the gym – just walk 10,000 steps a day and you are activating your good genes. But do practise yoga.
Deepak Chopra

A pedestrian is a man in danger of his life. A walker is a man in possession of his soul.
David McCord

Whenever I’d try to talk myself out of going for a walk, and there were a few days like that, I’d take myself through a series of simple tasks so I would get up and go. 1. Get up. 2. Find your house keys. 3. Put on some shoes. 4. Grab your iPod. 5. Walk out the front door.
Jennifer Hudson

Many exercise forms – aerobic, yoga, weights, walking and more – have been shown to benefit mood.
Andrew Weil

I run because it’s my passion, and not just a sport. Every time I walk out the door, I know why I’m going where I’m going and I’m already focused on that special place where I find my peace and solitude. Running, to me, is more than just a physical exercise… it’s a consistent reward for victory!
Sasha Azevedo

Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
Thomas Jefferson

The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.
Thomas Jefferson

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

Walking is great to be used as an exercise program.
Lee Haney

Exercise quotes inspirational

When you have such a good workout, it clears everything up mentally, physically, and you just have a better day.
Minka Kelly

The only side effect of too much training is that you get into better shape. There is nothing wrong with that.
Mark Spitz

Divisional exercise is a great game of make–believe.
Patrick MacGill

I’d like to get into some sort of workout regimen so I can properly be healthy and exercise like a normal human being. I seem to not do that… ever.
Dylan O’Brien

Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you.
Jack LaLanne

Most of us think we don’t have enough time to exercise. What a distorted paradigm! We don’t have time not to. We’re talking about three to six hours a week – or a minimum of thirty minutes a day, every other day. That hardly seems an inordinate amount of time considering the tremendous benefits in terms of the impact on the other 162 – 165 hours of the week.
Stephen Covey

You are right to be wary. There is much bullshit. Be wary of me too, because I may be wrong. Make up your own mind after you evaluate all the evidence and the logic.
Mark Rippetoe

Mediocre athletes that tried like hell to get good are the best coaches.
Mark Rippetoe

In future there will be no more designers. The designers of the future will be the personal coach, the gym trainer, the diet consultant.
Philippe Starck

What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn’t think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Final thoughts

Exercise quotes go beyond mere words; they become catalysts for change and personal growth. They help us to never give up on goals, uplift our spirits during moments of doubt and remind us of the incredible strength and perseverance we possess.

By incorporating exercise quotes into our fitness routines, we tap into a wellspring of motivation and inspiration. So, let these quotes fuel your motivation, inspire your actions, and empower you to become the best version of yourself.

We hope that the collection of exercise quotes we have shared with you resonates deeply. Share them with others who may benefit from their uplifting messages. By spreading the inspiration and support found within these quotes, we create a community that uplifts and empowers one another.

Remember, you have the power within you to achieve greatness. Believe in yourself, keep moving, keep growing, and keep shining. The world is waiting to witness the incredible things you will achieve through the power of exercise.

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