Fitness Quotes

Be inspired by our collection of fitness quotes. We hope these quotes remind you that exercising and staying fit is needed to achieve any success.

"Getting fit isn't just about looking good and feeling good but it's also about change."
Drew Eubanks, Getting Results: 13 Practices to Help You Achieve More Results in Less Time
Change   |

"Fitness is attained one exercise session at a time."
Tom Miles, A Year For Change
Patience   |

"Physical energy comes from the type of food you eat, how much sleep you get and your level of physical fitness."
Bryan Cohen, How to Work for Yourself
Work   |

"It does not not matter whether we resolve to commit to an effective fitness regimen, eat healthier food, or lead happier lives - achieving consistency is always such a steep hill to climb."
Romuald Andrade, Habit Triggers
Balance   |

Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states."
Carol Welch
Inspirational Poems   |

"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far."
Thomas Jefferson
Job Stress Secrets   |

"Exercise is good for your mind, body, and soul."
Susie Michelle Cortright from Why You Should Do Your Workout Today
Time To Live Less Stressed   |

"To feel 'fit as a fiddle', you must tone down your middle."
Author Unknown
Midlife   |

"Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it."
Oops I Did it Again   |

"A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time - pills or stairs."
Joan Welsh
Health   |

"Exercise alone provides psychological and physical benefits. However, if you also adopt a strategy that engages your mind while you exercise, you can get a whole host of psychological benefits fairly quickly."
James Rippe, M.D.
Quotes To Live By   |

"Breathing correctly is the key to better fitness, muscle strength, stamina and athletic endurance."
Dr. Michael Yessis
Motivational   |

"I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast."
Evelyn Ashford
Enjoyment   |

"What was significant about the laughter . . . was not just the fact that it provides internal exercise for a person . . . form of jogging for the innards, but that it creates a mood in which the other positive emotions can be put to work, too."
Norman Cousins
Smile   |

"A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools."
Spanish Proverb
Proverbs   |

"Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork."
English Proverb
Humor   |

"No matter who you are, no matter what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to change."
Bill Phillips
Positive   |

"A lack of exercise robs the body of an essential ingredient."
Karen Sessions
Thought Provoking   |

"In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance."
Mao Tse-Tung
Sustainability   |

"Fitness - If it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body."
Poems about Life   |

"It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor."
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Optimism   |

"Exercise while watching your favorite TV show."
Michael Lee, CPA
Choices   |

"Physical activity is an excellent stress-buster and provides other health benefits as well. It also can improve your mood and self image."
Jon Wickham from Taking Care of Yourself - What You Should Know
Stress  |

"Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year."
Franklin P. Adams
Time   |

"Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties."
Hugh Blair
Abundance   |

"Exercise should be fun, otherwise, you won't be consistent."
Laura Ramirez
Thoughtful   |

"You will never live to my age without you keep yourself in breath with exercise."
Sir P. Sidney
Birthday   |

"True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are united."
Alexander von Humboldt
Balance   |

"Physical 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
Creativity   |

"Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness."
Edward Stanley
Procrastination   |

"...gardening is a great way to not only connect with nature, but to take advantage of the health benefits you can rake in as well."
Kelly Haugen from Rake in the Benefits of Gardening
Gardening   |

"To lengthen thy Life, lessen thy meals."
Benjamin Franklin
Life  |

"If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end."
Julius Erving
Difficulties   |

"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but instead will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease."
Thomas Edison
Solutions   |

"Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it."
Oprah Winfrey
Experience   |

"It may be possible to incorporate laugher into daily activities, just as is done with other heart-healthy activities, such as taking the stairs instead of the elevator. The recommendation for a healthy heart may one day be exercise, eat right and laugh a few times a day."
Michael Miller, MD
Positive Thoughts   |

"If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all."
Joey Adams
Action   |

"Simplifying your life gives you more time for what you really do want time and energy for (like exercising, or reading, or taking a class)."
Kathy Gates from 10 Great Simplifying Ideas To Help You Manage Your Busy Life
Simplicity   |

"Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck."
Author Unknown
Truth   |

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