Staying inspired to workout can be a challenge sometimes, especially if you have a hard workout ahead of you or are feeling stressed out, frustrated, or any other emotion that threatens to derail you from your goals. To keep you feeling focused and motivated, check out the following quotes about fitness, and keep your favorites stashed on your phone.

Fitness Quotes to Get You Inspired and Ready to Workout

1. “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.”

-Jerry Rice, former pro football player

2. “We cannot start over. But we can begin now and make a new ending.”

-Zig Ziglar, author and motivational speaker

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3. Don’t be disappointed by the results you didn’t get with the work you didn’t do.”


4. “Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t pretend that you do and, and some point, you will.”

-Venus Williams, pro tennis player

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5. “All great achievements require time.”

-Maya Angelou, poet

6. “Don’t let the scale define you. Be active, be healthy, be happy.”


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7. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

-Michael Jordan, former pro basketball player

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


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9. “You must want to be a butterfly so badly, you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”

-Sekou Andres, poet

10. “You are never presented with a challenge that you are not strong enough to handle.”


11. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”

-Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States

12. “No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch.”


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