We can all use some great fitness quotes to get us pumped up for our next gym workout. Check out the fitness quotes below and let us know what you think.
Fabulous Fitness Quotations
People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that’s the problem.
Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year.
Franklin P. Adams
When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no ‘I’ll start tomorrow.’ Tomorrow is disease.
I believe that the Good Lord gave us a finite number of heartbeats and I’m damned if I’m going to use up mine running up and down a street.
If your dog is fat, you’re not getting enough exercise.
You’re only one workout away from a good mood.
Slow progress is better than no progress.
A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
The best project you’ll ever work on is YOU!
The only exercise some people get is jumping to conclusions, running down their friends, side stepping responsibility, and pushing their luck!
Commit to be fit.
Thinking about going to the gym burns between 0 and 0 calories.
Everything you need is already inside.
The only bad workout is the one you didn’t do.
The body achieves what the mind believes.
Eat clean, train dirty.
To feel ‘fit as a fiddle’, you must tone down your middle.
Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate.
Aerobics: a series of strenuous exercises that help convert fats, sugars, and starches into aches, pains, and cramps.
Funny Fitness Sayings
The word aerobics comes from two Greek words: aero, meaning ‘ability to,’ and bics, meaning ‘withstand tremendous boredom.’
My idea of exercise is a good brisk sit.
I am pushing sixty. That is enough exercise for me.
Exercise is done against one’s wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.
A man’s health can be judged by which he takes two at a time — pills or stairs.
Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.
Fitness — if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.
The more you eat, the less flavor; the less you eat, the more flavor.
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied.
Charles Caleb Colton
We do not stop exercising because we grow old — we grow old because we stop exercising.
Dr. Kenneth Cooper
Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
George William Curtis
I really don’t think I need buns of steel. I’d be happy with buns of cinnamon.
The first wealth is health.
I get my exercise acting as pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Famous Words on Fitness
Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
Earl of Derby
I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I’m doing.
The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit.
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
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To lengthen thy Life, lessen thy meals.
He who cures a disease may be the skillfullest, but he that prevents it is the safest physician.
The hardest thing about exercise is to start doing it. Once you are doing exercise regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.
I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.
Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.
If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes
Whenever I feel like exercise, I lie down until the feeling passes.
Robert M. Hutchins
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.
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 Fitzgerald Kennedy
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.
Any workout which does not involve a certain minimum of danger or responsibility does not improve the body – it just wears it out.
A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned.
Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.
Rest is the sweet sauce of labor.
There is a necessity for a regulating discipline of exercise that, whilst evoking the human energies, will not suffer them to be wasted.
Thomas de Quincey
To be a champ, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
The word aerobics came about when the gym instructors got together and said, ‘If we’re going to charge $10 an hour, we can’t call it jumping up and down.”
Processed foods not only extend the shelf life, but they extend the waistline as well.
I consider exercise vulgar. It makes people smell.
Alec Yuill Thornton
It is in human nature to relax, when not compelled by personal advantage or disadvantage.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
An hour of basketball feels like 15 minutes. An hour on a treadmill feels like a weekend in traffic school.
Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.
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