Top 30 Greatest Fitness Quotes

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Many people’s new year’s resolution is to hit the gym and get fit. While they may start, very few of them maintain their routine. Lack of motivation is the main culprit, so here are some of the best fitness quotes that may give you the push you need.

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1Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn



2If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.” – Vinoba Bhave


3Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.” – Alan Thicke



4A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket.” – Emil Zatopek



5Physical 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


6Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.” – Fred Perry


7Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.” – Gene Tunney



8Excuses are useless, results are priceless.



9No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch.



10Leave 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

11You can feel sore tomorrow or you can feel sorry tomorrow. You choose.



12Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.” – John F. Kennedy


13The body achieves what the mind believes.



14Exercise equals endorphins. Endorphins makes you happy.



15A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.” – Paul Dudley White


16The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen.



17Exercise is labor without weariness.” – Samuel Johnson



18Our children are obese, either have or being threatened by diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and not socially adjusting properly to others because of a lack of fitness.” – Richard Simmons

19First you feel like dying, then you feel reborn.”



20You’ve got what it takes but it takes everything you’ve got.”



21Fit is not a destination, it is a way of life.



22I’m not telling you it is going to be easy, I’m telling you it is going to be worth it.



23Go the extra mile, it’s never crowded.



24Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi


25Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryan



26Fitness is like marriage. You can’t cheat on it and expect it to work.” – Bonnie Pfiester



27Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can do what others can’t.



28Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in the muscles.



29The finish line is just the beginning of a whole new race.”



30Stamina, speed, strength, skill and spirit. But the greatest of these is spirit.” – Ken Doherty


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