Motivate Yourself with These Inspiring Fitness Quotes

Motivate Yourself with These Inspiring Fitness Quotes

They can get you through a slump, a bad day, a bad mood.  Motivational words and phrases help channel thoughts in positive ways to keep you motivated on your fitness program.  Its as simple as positive post-it notes all over the place or reading them as affirmations every morning when you wake up.

Here are 25 of the best motivational quotes from famous and not so famous folks.

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1. Strive for progress, not perfection.
                 ~Unknown

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

3. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
              ~Wayne Gretzky

4. If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.
              ~Unknown

5. You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.
               ~Ruth E. Renkl

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

7. Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
                   ~Norman R. Augustine

8. I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate.
                    ~George Burns

9. Energy and persistence conquer all things.

                 ~Benjamin Franklin

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10. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
                 ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

11. No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
                ~Aesop

12. Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
             ~Albert Einstein

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

14. Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
             ~Jim Ryan

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15. I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 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

16. Fear is what stops you… courages is what keeps you going.
                   ~Unknown

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

18. The difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline.
                       ~Steve Smith

19. Just do it.™   ~Nike

20. In seeking happiness for others, you find it for yourself.
                       ~Anonymous

21. The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
                       ~Mark Twain

22. It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.
                      ~Anonymous

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23. Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
             ~Oprah Winfrey

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

25. Clear your mind of can’t.
           ~Samuel Johnson

 

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