Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.— Joseph Pilates
Pleasurable Motivational Exercise quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you've got a kingdom.
Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
I really don't think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon.
If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.
The only way to define your limits is by going beyond them.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.
I'm not telling you it is going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time: pills or stairs.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
For me, exercise is more mental than physical.
I crave it for my sanity. Not just the endorphins, but my energy, confidence, and relaxation are all motivated by it.
The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger but for deliverance from fear. It is the storm within which endangers him[,] not the storm without.
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.
Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it.
Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.
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.
Exercise should be fun, otherwise, you won't be consistent.
The hardest thing about exercise is to start doing it.
Once you are doing exercise regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
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.
Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.
Freedom, privileges, options, must constantly be exercised, even at the risk of inconvenience.
Never give up what you want most for what you want today.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
You must realize one thing. In every little village in the world there are great potential champions who only need motivation, development and good exercise evaluation.
Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind.
The difference between who you are and who you want to be, is what you do.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
The whole idea of motivation is a trap.
Forget motivation. Just do it. Exercise, lose weight, test your blood sugar, or whatever. Do it without motivation. And then, guess what? After you start doing the thing, that's when the motivation comes and makes it easy for you to keep on doing it.
The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means and the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may for the most part be summed up in these two - common sense and perseverance.
Far too many bodybuilders spend too much time exercising the smaller muscle groups such as the biceps at the expense of the larger muscle groups such as the thighs, and then they wonder why it is that they never make gains in overall size and strength.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
To exercise some sort of control over others is the secret motive of every selfish person.
If you want to fly, give up everything that weights you down.
Health is worth more than learning.
There is nothing more certain than the defeat of the man who gives up.
The only motive strong enough to induce men to exercise the self control required by the religion of Jesus is love.
My brain gets stronger every day because I exercise it.
The stronger it gets, the more money I can make.