The Best Fitness Motivation Quotes

Our favorite words of wisdom for staying happy and healthy

January 14, 2014
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1/31 Fitbie
Be Patient With the Payoff

Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but it WILL pay off, and it WILL be worth it. (Click to download poster).

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Jillian Michaels
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"Perfect" Doesn't Exist

When you realize there's no such thing as perfection -- when it comes to your meals, your workouts, your bod -- you're freed from the fear.

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3/31 Amy Poehler/Instagram
Forget Your "Flaws"

Negative thoughts are guaranteed to bring you down. Be grateful for your gifts, and you can't help but learn to love your body.

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4/31 Fitbie
Shake It Off

You can't control what happens, but you can control your reaction to what happens. Letting go leaves you free to reach your fullest potential. Thank you for your wisdom, Ms. Angelou.

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Miranda Lambert
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Enjoy Yourself!

A healthy lifestyle isn't about deprivation -- it's about celebration. Eat foods that make you feel good, find workouts you like, and by all means, treat yourself when the time is right!

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A New Day Is a New Opportunity

As long as you're living, every day -- every moment -- is a chance for success.

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Settle In for the Ride

Trying to lose weight or shape up in record speed will only leave you disappointed (and exhausted!). Think of fitness as a journey comprised of many small steps -- and a few inevitable setbacks -- and you're much more likely to reach your goals.

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Remember What Matters

It doesn't matter how many miles you log or calories you save if you're not enjoying yourself along the way!

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Something's Better Than Nothing

Hey -- you're trying, and that's enough! Give yourself credit for taking care of yourself and doing YOUR best.

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Don't Give Up

There IS a healthier lifestyle that works for YOU. Keep trying new things, and you'll find it.

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Keep At It

It's not what you do some of the time, it's what you do most of the time that counts. Never give up, and you'll never fail.

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Ryan Gosling
Do It for Ryan!

We're kidding, but this adorable Gosling meme does bring up an important point: Staying fit should be fun! Can't do a pushup to save your life? Laugh it off and just keep trying. HATE your spin class? Stop going and find a workout you love!

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13/31 Twitter/Jillian Michaels
Choose Your Words

We all have fat -- if you have an unhealthy amount, then you can work to change that, but be nice to yourself along the way! Name calling is no way to inspire change.

Pin from Twitter/Jillian Michaels.

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Fake It 'Til You Make It

Start swapping ''can't"s for "can"s, and before you know it, you will!

Pin from, repinned by Liz Schultz

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Be Patient

Don't stress yourself out by making unrealistic deadlines for your goals. Keep at 'em and trust that they're worth the wait!

Pin from, repinned by Vivian Shiver Wilson

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It's Never Too Late

Ditch the "too" thoughts! "Too slow"? "Too out of shape"? Says who?! Every moment is an opportunity to do the best with what you've got and start from scratch!

—Repinned by Milly Borja

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Your Body Doesn't Define You

It's fine to want to look your best, but too much body emphasis can bring you down. You're so much more than your jean size, so work out and eat well because of how it makes you feel.

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You've Got This

When your goal feels overwhelming, take it one day at a time, look within, and remember: You ARE strong enough.

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Kick Negativity to the Curb

Don't accept negative thoughts as the truth. Counter them with positivity, and they can't drag you down!

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You're Doing it

Sometimes the motivation comes after the action. Think you can't do it? Do it anyway! You'll be glad you did.

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Work It

You get what you give, so give it your best!


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Don't Stop

Don't get discouraged by your abilities. Do whatever YOU can, and keep moving forward. Your goals are worth it!

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Do You

Stop comparing yourself to others, and strive to be the healthiest version of YOU.

Repinned from Beatriz Drago

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Be Brave

If you're always comfortable, you're not evolving. Challenge yourself for a fitter, fuller life!

Repinned from Jessica Andrews

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Respect Yourself

What's weighing you down? Let it go!

Repinned from Lisa Cowan

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Start Positive

Your mindset shapes your experience. Which thought will you choose?

Repinned from Zelda Sweeting

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Stop Criticizing

Beating yourself up just makes you feel down. Reach your goals by building yourself up, instead!

Pin by, repinned from Passionatalee

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Don't Look Back

As this year comes to a close, ditch the regrets and think about how you can begin your journey toward a better ending.

Pinned by Krystle Correll

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Be Courageous

The key to sticking with your New Year's resolution for good? Courage. Don't stay down when you fall. Don't give up when you reach your goal. Be brave, and keep at it. (Thanks, Winston Churchill!)

Repinned from Dorte Pruitt

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You'll Feel Better

If you're feeling anxious or depressed, don't let it be an excuse to stop exercising. Your mind (and body) will thank you.

Pin by, repinned from Kasey Powderly

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Shine On

Don't let negativite judgements--from yourself or others--break your self-confidence this holiday season. Stay sparkly!

Repinned by Gayle Wallace

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