Are you struggling to stay on track with your goals, and starting to lose the motivation to workout? In this article, we have compiled 48 amazing fitness quotes that will inspire you to push harder and achieve your dreams.


all about the journey quote

It’s all about the journey, not the outcome.


building a fire quote

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match. 

Mia Hamm

competition and inspiration quote

There will always be people who can do it better than you, but that’s a good thing! Start to see competition as inspiration without envy.


defeat quote

I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.

Tom Landry

continuous efforts quote

Continuous effort not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.


courage quote

Who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.


doing your best quote

Victory is in having done your best. If you’ve done your best, you’ve won.

Billy Bowerman

excellence quote

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act but a habit.


don't quit quote

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quite. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’

Muhammad Ali

expecting quote

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan

failing over quote

I’ve failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

first step to succeeding quote

Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.


fear quote

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.

Babe Ruth

fit quote

Fit is not a destination, it’s a way of life.


giving your best quote

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.

George Halas 

five S's quote

The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit. But the greatest of these is spirit.

Ken Doherty 

good workout quote

Definition of a really good workout: when you hate doing it, but you love finishing it.


getting up quote

It’s not wether you get knocked down, it’s wether you get up.

Vince Lombardi

good mood quote

You’re only one workout away from a good mood.


hard work quote

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi

healthy habits quote

Create healthy habits, not restrictions.


impossible quote

It always seems impossible until it’s done.


like in first quote

Play like you’re in first. Train like you’re in second.


masterpiece quote

Make each day your masterpiece. 

John Wooden

motivation and habits quote

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

Jim Ryun

motivation quote

You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.

Homer Rice

perfection quote

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

Vince Lombardi

Pitcher quote

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball, and started trying to make them hit it.


progress quote

No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying. 

Tony Robbins

results quote

When you start to see the results it becomes an addiction.


running quote

Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; Just never give up. 

Dean Karnazes

running to win quote

We run to win, not just to be in the race.

Vince Lombardi

self-discipline quote

Success starts with self-discipline.


setting goals high quote

Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.

Bo Jackson

slow quote

 It does not matter how slow you go so long as you don’t stop.


better sore than sorry quote

Better sore than sorry.


strength quote

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

striving for progress quote

Strive for progress, not perfection.


taking care of your body quote

Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.


tennis quote

Tennis is mostly mental, you win or lose the match before you even go out there.

Venus Williams

glory quote

The glory is being happy. The glory is not winning here or winning there. The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoy every day, enjoying to work hard, trying to be a better player than before.

Rafael Nadal

victory quote

Victory belongs to the most persevering.  


waiting for things to happen quote

Stop waiting for things to happen. Go out and make them happen.


winners quote

Winners never quit and quitters never win.

Vince Lombardi

working hard in silence quote

Work hard in silence. Let success be your noise.


working quote

You will never know how strong you are until you start working.


worst enemy quote

Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two years.

Laird Hamilton

overcoming obstacles quote

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. 

Bill Bradley
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