There are so many people out there who will tell you that you can't. What you've got to do is turn around and say "Watch me."— Layne Beachley
Strong Gym Motivation quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
They can crack jokes. They can sit back and analyze and criticize and make all the fun they want. But I'm living my life, I'm doing it. What are you doing?
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but don't nobody wanna lift no heavy ass weight.
You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Each workout is like a brick in a building, and every time you go in there and do a half-ass workout, you're not laying a brick down. Somebody else is.
Everything you need is already inside.
Don't Stop when you are Tired. Stop When You are Done.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
There are no shortcuts. The fact that a shortcut is important to you means that you are a pussy.
I would like to be the first man in the gym business to throw out my scale.
If you don't like what you see in the mirror, what difference does it make what the scale says?
No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training.
.. what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
The pain of discipline is nothing like the pain of disappointment
I never think about losing.
No man has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
You've got to block out all distractions when you train.
Your focus has to be 100% into the rep. You've got to get into a zone. You know you're in the zone when guys in the gym look you in the eye and then quickly turn away 'cause they see the fire. You've got to be all business.
Just remember, somewhere, a little Chinese girl is warming up with your max.
What good is it to look like Tarzan and play like Jane?
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Believe in yourself. Have faith in yourself because no one else is going to.
You want me to do something... tell me I can't do it.
Stay hungry, stay healthy, be a gentleman, believe strongly in yourself and go beyond limitations.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
If you always do what you did, you'll always get what you got.
The difference between who you are and who you want to be, is what you do.
Health is worth more than learning.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
Fall down seven times, get up eight.
Most bodybuilders only have a hazy notion of what they want to look like.
They do not say, 'I am going to be a winner.' The negative impulses around the gym can be incredible. I would hear bodybuilders complaining, 'Oh,no! Not another set!' That destroyed them. I have always believed that if you're training for nothing, you're wasting your effort!
A lot of us lead relatively sedentary lifestyles, so you have to motivate yourself and force yourself to go to the gym and do active things. The folks that have figured it out, found that thing that they love and made it a big part of their lives, it's easy for them to stay in shape.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
Happiness, it turns out, is a skill-one that you can train, just like you train your body in the gym. This is the next big public health revolution. Get on board.
A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
Even though you really don't feel like you're motivated to go to the gym, remember how good you felt after the last time you went. Keep that in the forefront of your brain.
If you stumble, make it part of the dance.
When you know yourself that you've come through preparation injury free and you've done everything, you've done the work in the gym and the rounds of sparring, it fills you with confidence.
Nothing tastes as good as thin feels.
Liberate yourself, because no one else is going to liberate you
You don't always get what you wish for. Especially in Nazi Germany