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Let’s face it: Getting yourself motivated to hit the gym isn’t always easy. As much as you know you need to prioritize your health and fitness goals, sometimes you need a little extra push to get started on (or finish up) your latest home workout — which, of course, is where these motivational workout quotes come in.
From uplifting sayings about exercise and fitness to inspiring quotes from famous athletes, coaches and sports figures, these workout quotes will give you that extra boost of motivation to keep running, cycling and lifting — or even just finishing that last set of burpees while you’re following along with your favorite Youtube workout channel. The next time you’re struggling to get through that last rep or you feel discouraged by your progress, just remember these motivational words from some of the fitness world’s most inspiring figures — and power through the pain to become the best, healthiest version of you that you can be!
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Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
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If you don’t find the time, if you don’t do the work, you don’t get the results.
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The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.
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You’re only one workout away from a good mood.
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.
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Kerri Walsh Jennings
It’s going to be a journey. It’s not a sprint to get in shape.
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Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
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The real workout starts when you want to stop.
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The hard days are the best because that’s when champions are made, so if you push through, you can push through anything.
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The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow.
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Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
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The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.
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We can push ourselves further. We always have more to give.
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Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.
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I know that if I set my mind to something, even if people are saying I can’t do it, I will achieve it.
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A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.
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The difference between try and triumph is a little ‘umph.’
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The harder you work and the more prepared you are for something, you’re going to be able to persevere through anything.
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Put all excuses aside and remember this: You are capable.
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When I feel tired, I just think about how great I will feel once I finally reach my goal.
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Confidence comes from discipline and training.
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The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.
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You should never stay at the same level. Always push yourself to the next.
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Keep working even when no one is watching.
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Mark W. Boyer
If you aren’t hurting after a good workout then obviously you haven’t done something right.
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Michael John Bobak
All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.
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The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen.
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Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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Sean Patrick Flanery
Do something today that your future self will thank you for.
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You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don’t take.
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