motivational workout quotes to remember

Motivational Workout Quotes to Remember

Need to get motivated? Want to keep your head in the zone? Remember these motivational quotes and stay energized to see serious workout results.

Motivation is key, no matter your workout and fitness goals. Quotes can be a simple way of reminding yourself of what it is you want – and keeping your eyes on the prize.

Write them down in your workout journal or log, post them in your locker, or stick them on your fridge. Either way you cut it, these workout quotes can help you create an environment that is conducive to success.

10 Quotes to Get You Motivated for Workout Success

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
~ Confucius

This first quote is a great one to start with. Every workout goal, no matter how overwhelming or momentous it seems, begins with a single step. And this realization can be extremely motivating, because breaking your goals down into single steps is the best way to accomplish any plan.

You want me to do something… tell me I can’t do it.
~ Maya Angelou

Sometimes a little challenge is all you need. I love this quote, because it reminds me of how badly I want to attain success – in my workout routine and in my life in general.

Strive for progress, not perfection.
~ B.K.S. Iyengar

At the end of the day, perfection isn’t really possible, and the sooner you realize that the sooner you’ll start feeling motivated. As I tell all my clients, focusing on your progress along the way, rather than some unattainable goal, is so much more motivating.

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
~ Henry David Thoreau

Visualization is an incredibly helpful tool, and one that can get you seriously motivated. See what it is you want, and stop letting yourself get distracted by what you see in the mirror or at the gym.

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
~ Mahatma Gandhi

When it comes to working out and getting in shape, it doesn’t matter how big you or your muscles are. The people who can achieve the most success are those with a strong will, and realizing that can be incredibly motivating.

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.
~ Jim Rohn

At the end of the day, it’s your health that really matters, and focusing on your health first and foremost can help keep you committed to your workout goals. You’ve heard it said that your body is your temple, and at the end of the day, it’s all you really have – so keep it healthy.

If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.
~ Fred Devito

This is a great one, because it reflects not only the mindset you need to get yourself in, but also the way you need to approach fitness. Keep changing things up, and not only will you prevent boredom, you’ll also keep seeing serious success.

It’s never too late to become what you might have been.
~ George Eliot

No matter where you’re at in life, success is always possible, and it’s never too late to hit the gym and start working out. You have to start somewhere, so get started!

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
~ Lou Holtz

Once you get motivated, you need to maintain that motivation to see your goals through. In this regard, it all comes down to a positive attitude. Maintain a positive mindset and I guarantee you’ll change the way you approach your workouts.

The finish line is just the beginning of a whole new race.
~ Unknown

Simply put, you always need to be working towards a goal. Once you accomplish one goal, it’s time to get started on another. Keep setting goals and you’ll feel a whole lot more motivated – in the gym and in life!

Looking for more motivational tips and strategies?

Read my article on Workout Motivation here, or check out these Weight Loss Motivation Photos for Women and Workout Motivation Photos for Men. Photos offer another great source of motivation that can go hand-in-hand with these quotes.

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