40 Quotes to Get your Groove On !

July 17, 2011

Get Inspired

There are times when we can barely wait to get out there and hit a sweat, and others where just the thought of working out blows our socks off (not in a good way!). It’s only human, it happens to all of us, even top notch athlete lose their drive to excel, so don’t be too hard on yourself. Here are some fitness quotes that might help you take the first step, and as we know, a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

40 Fitness Quotes Countdown

1. A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. – Unknown
2. Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. – Plato
3. It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
4. Health is the thing that makes you feel that now is the best time of the year. – Franklin P. Adams
5. Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. – JimRohn
6. The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. – Anthony Robbins
7. Money is the most envied, but the least enjoyed. Health is the most enjoyed, but the least envied. – Charles Caleb Colton
8. 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
9. Running is one the best solutions to a clear mind. – Sasha Azevedo
10. It is remarkable how ones wits are sharpened by physical exercise. – Pliny the Younger
11. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
12. You have to stay in shape. My grandmother, she started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She’s 97 today and we don’t know where the hell she is. – Ellen Degeneres
13. You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be. – David Viscott
14. The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph! – Marvin Phillips
15. The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. – Roger Bannister
16. Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right! – Henry Ford
17. Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths instead of your weaknesses, on your powers instead of your problems. – Paul J. Meyer
18. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles. – Alex Karras
19. If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. – Bruce Lee
20. Exercise: you don’t have time not to. – Unknown
21. We do not stop exercising because we grow old – we grow old because we stop exercising. – Dr. Kenneth Cooper
22. Eighty percent of success is showing up. – Woody Allen
23. A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. – Paul Dudley
24. You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it. – Charles Buxton
25. Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase. – Joseph Pilates
26. He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else. – Samuel Johnson
27. 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
28. Use it or lose it. – Jimmy Connors
29. Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill. It never fails. To us, exercise is nothing short of a miracle. – Cher
30. The hardest thing about exercise is to start doing it. Once you are doing exercise regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it. – Erin Gray
31. So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health. – A.J. Reb Materi
32. Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever. – Lance Armstrong
33. No matter how good you get you can always get better and that’s the exciting part. – Tiger Woods
34. I’m not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat. – Michael Jordan
35. Run hard, be strong, think big! – Percy Cerutty
36. Workouts are like brushing my teeth; I don’t think about them, I just do them. The decision has already been made. – Patti Sue Plumer, U.S. Olympian
37. The only exercise some people get is jumping to conclusions, running down their friends, side-stepping responsibility, and pushing their luck! – Author Unknown
38. I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I’m doing. – Marsha Doble
39. Commit to be fit. – Author Unknown
40. If your dog is fat, you’re not getting enough exercise. – Author Unknown

ENJOY YOUR WORKOUT FOLKS ! 🙂

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2 Comments on “40 Quotes to Get your Groove On !”

  1. drellensimonend Says:

    Great quotes! Especially number 27, it really fits with the naturopathic philosphy. Thanks for inspiring people to exercise, it is one of the best forms of medicine!

    Reply

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