Motivate yourself every day with these exercise quotes. When you intend to exercise yourself for your own advantage, and you are thirsty from heat, take in a mouthful of cold water, and spit it out, and tell nobody. Whether you’re trying to lose weight train for a race, keep your stress in check, or any of the other worthwhile reasons to make fitness a part of your life, staying consistent is key, even when you really, really, really don’t feel like it.
Exercising People had better friendships. Thomas Jefferson
How much physical activity do we need to stay healthy?
Get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week, or a combination of moderate and vigorous activity. The guidelines suggest that you spread out this exercise during the course of a week. Greater amounts of exercise will provide even greater health benefits.
Physical activity is an excellent stress-buster and provides other health benefits as well. – Krystal Breakley
Mahatma Gandhi on Exercise
Gandhi was a fitness freak. He walked around 18 kilometers every day for nearly 40 years. During his political campaigns from 1913 to 1948, he walked a total of 79,000 kilometers, which is equivalent to walking around the earth twice, according to his health records published in the journal.
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens.
“Progress is impossible without change. – Walt Disney”
“You have to exercise, or at some point you’ll just break down. – Barack Obama”
“Most of the exercise I get is from standing and walking around laboratory tables all day. I derive more benefit and entertainment from this than some of my friends and competitors get from playing games like golf. Thomas Edison”
When you’re struggling to remember why it’s worth all the effort, these fitness quotes will give you the push you need.
Game Winning Shot
As basketball icon Michael Jordan famously said: “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.”
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.
Never felt better since I’ve been on this diet of exercise and healthy food. – Ken Levine
Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness. – Edward Stanley
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi
Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin
Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford
With that in mind, these amazing motivational quotes from notable figures to help you kick start your life and your fitness goals. So I’d like to leave you with one last thought from motivational speaker Jim Rohn that summarizes the main idea here pretty well: “Take care of your body.”