250 Top Fitness Quotes To Get Your Pumped UP!

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Top Fitness Quotes

“Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies creatd by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Whether you are brand new to the gym or a full fledged meathead, we have the stuff you need today. Let us allow you to be your pre-workout today and allow us to pump you up with some quotes about fitness: Enjoy  FITFAM!

  1. “The psychological tools I’ve gained from bodybuilding will never atrophy.” – Tom Platz

  2. “The pain you feel today will be the strength you need tomorrow”

  3. “Let the gains begin!”

  4. “Your health account, your bank account, they’re the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out. Exercise is king and nutrition is queen. Together you have a kingdom. – Jack LaLanne

  5. “A bad day can be made better by going to the gym”

  6. “Working out is my partying, protein shakes are my beer, preworkouts are my shots, the pump is my buzz and the pain is the next morning hangover.”

  7. “Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.” – Rocky Balboa

  8. “Light weight, yeah buddy!!” – Ronnie Coleman

  9. “People will always judge us gym rats as self absorbed and arrogant. They never stop to think maybe the gym was our escape. From hardship or hell.”

  10. “Exercise, because zombies will eat the slow ones first.”

  11. “Rest day? Where is my rest muscle and how do I train it?”

  12. “The weight is just a tool. Do you focus on the hammer or the nail? You better focus on the thing you are trying to hit!” Kai Green

  13. “I am the strongest bodybuilder who ever lived, I think.” – Franco Columbu

  14. “Train like an athlete, eat like a nutritionist, sleep like a baby and win like a champion!”

  15. “Get over it people, I work my ass off.” Phil Heath

  16. “Commit to be fit”

  17. “Women really do pay attention to a mans glutes. A tight, compact ass is often voted more desirable than muscular arms and chest. So if you’re lacking, start squatting.” – Ronnie COleman

  18. “Your body is like a piece of dynamite. You can tap it with a pencil all day, but you’ll never make it explode. You hit it with a hammer once and BANG! Get serious do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and a half of nonsense.” Jason Statham

  19. “Back in the day I took a lot of supplements and tons of amino acids. Still do. But back then it was pretty unusual. That’s how I got the nickname “The Chemist”. – Frank Zane

  20. “The sweat, the time, the devotion. It pays off.” – Simeon Panda

  21. “Sex, weights and protein shakes!”

  22. “I don’t eat for taste, I eat for function.” – Jay Cutler

  23. “Losing weight is hard, being fat is hard. Pick your hard.” – Arnold Schwarzeneggar

  24. “Learn to love the burn”

  25. :”When I go out there on stage, I want to be more than just a blocky guy who waddles into the posing platform. I want the girls to feel something.” – Tom Platz

  26. “A well built physique is a status symbol. It reflects you worked hard for it, no money can buy it, you cannot borrow it, you cannot inherit it, you cannot steal it. You cannot hold onto it without constant work. It shows discipline it shows self respect. It shows patience, work ethic and passion. That is why I do what I do.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger 

  27. “Don’t wish for a good body, work for it.”

  28. “Working out is my drug.”

  29. “A fit, healthy body, that is the best fashion statement.”

  30. “Think it’s easy being me? Besides grueling training, the dieting, the pain from injury and muscle ache, the constant judgement by people who’ve never stepped foot a gym, the non existent social life, the loss of friends and family who “Don’t Get It”, the hate behind your back, other competitors who call themselves “friends”, besides all that I love being me” – Joey Swoll

  31. “Intensity builds immensity.” – Kevin Levrone

  32. “Shut up and squat!”

  33. “If you don’t follow a good nutritional plan, you are bodybuilding with one arm behind your back.” Shawn Ray

  34. “I don’t do this to be healthy, I do this to get big muscles.” – Marcus Ruhl

  35. “Hustle for that muscle”

  36. “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?” – Vince Gironda

  37. “Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder but no one wants to lift no heavy ass weights.” – Ronnie Coleman

  38. “Sweat, smile, repeat.”

  39. “Dead last finish is great than did not finish which trumps did not start.”

  40. “My protein shake brings the boys to the yard and their like:your muscles are hard. Damn right, my muscles are hard, I could train you, but I’d have to charge.”

  41. “The myth that women shouldn’t lift heavy is only perpetuated by women who fear work and men who fear women.”

  42. “Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general.” – Mark Riptoe

  43. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Ghandi

  44. “The most important lesson I’ve learned is that the most productive exercises are simple and compound.” Markus Ruhl

  45. “Strong is the new skinny”

  46. “A lot of guys have better genes but if you work hard and consistently, you can outperform them.” – Frank Zane

  47. “Powerlifting is an external view of how pissed of at the world I really am.” – Kirk Kawrwoski

  48. “I wear black to the gym because it’s like a funeral for my fat”

  49. “A one hour workout is 4% of your day. No excuses.”

  50. “If you have a boyfriend who doesn’t lift, you have a girlfriend.”

  51. “The real workout starts when you want to stop”

  52. “one day I’ll solve my problems maturely, until then I will do it with angry music and lifting heavy things.”

  53. “If it jiggles, its fat” – Arnold Schwarzeneggar

  54. “Being negative and lazy is a disease that leads to pain, hardship, depression, poor health and failure. Be proactive and give a damn to achieve success!” Phil Heath

  55. “Squat til you puke”

  56. “I will never break up with Gym, we just seem to Workout.”

  57. “Sweat is fat crying.”

  58. ‘Raise the bar and put some heavy fucking weights on it!”

  59. “Tired of my fitness quotes? Just block out everything health and fitness related, you know like in your real life.”

  60. “Roses are red, violets are blue. Go to the gym. End of poem.”

  61. “The best activity for you health is pumping and humping.” – Arnold Schwarzeneggar

  62. “Nothing truly great ever came from a comfort zone.”

  63. “Running is nothing more than a series of arguments between the part of your brain that wants to stop and the part that wants to keep going.”

  64. “Stimulate, don’t annihilate.” Le Hanney

  65. “”Focus, feel every rep, make every set count. You’re here to work.”

  66. “She doesn’t need a spot, keep walking bro!”

  67. “To workout, or not to workout. That’s a stupid question.”

  68. “Some people like to live without too much risk. They’re satisfied leading a safe existence. This attitude of caution infiltrates their goals. Every successful athlete or business person enjoys taking calculated risks. You have to. Especially in the gym when you;re squatiting 500 for reps and you can;t get one more but grunt out ten. Your nose starts bleeding and you hall into the rack, and that’s set one.” – Tom Platz

  69. “The difference between someone who is in shape and someone who is not in shape, is the individual who is in shape works out even when they don’t want to.”

  70. “Sweat like a pig, to look like a fox.”

  71. “A bodybuilder is a sculptor who carries with him his own material.” Serge Nubret

  72. “It’s funny how sometimes the public, some people think I was born like this. That maybe I sleep and I have big muscles. But its a lot of work to look like this and be in this kind of condition.”

  73. “A lot of bodybuilders get too big too quickly and look like assembly line physiquies, mass without classical distinction.” – Frank Zane

  74. “”Through the years, I have combined meditation, action and the iron into as single strength. I believe when the body is strong, the mind thinks strong thoughts. Time spent away from the iron makes my mind degenerate. I wallow in a thick depression. My body shuts down my mind.” Henry Rollins

  75. “The hardest lift of all is lifting your butt off the couch.”

  76. “Training in a sensible way. It’s not gonna happen over night. Don’t try to get in shape one day or one week or even a month. Take your time. DO a good job. Take photos. Learn to look like and visualize what you’d like to look like. Don’t fall for any kind of schemes of getting big quick. Do not bulk up. Don’t get big quick. If you can follow that, you’ll develop a great body and you’ll have it for a long time.” – Frank Zane

  77. “Pain is weakness leaving the body”

  78. “Motivate the mind, the body will follow.”

  79. “Our bodies are a reflection of our spirit, soul and heart. And as our bodies and strength grow, so do we.”

  80. I didn’t come here to relax, I came here to lift some heavy ass weights

  81. “Remember that nutrition is 90% and exercise is 10%.” – Vince Gironda

  82. “Dear fat, get the fuck out of my body.”

  83. “Size without shape is grotesque.” – Vince Gironda

  84. “The only way to be a champion is by going through these forced reps and the torture and pain. That’s whey I call it the torture routine. Because its like forced torture.Torturing my body. What helps me think of this pain as pleasure. Pain makes me grow, growing is what I want. Therefore for me, pain is pleasure. And so when I am experiencing pain, I am in heaven. Its great, people suggest this as masochistic but they are wrong. I like pain for a particular reason. I don’t like needles stuck in my arm, but I do like the pain that is necessary to become a champion.” Arnold Schwarzeneggar

  85. “Bodybuilding has been my life, if it weren’t for bodybuilding, I don’t know what I’d be doing. I look at bodybuilding as who I am.” – Tom Platz

  86. “Working out is my mood changer”

  87. “Fitness isn’t 30% gym and 70% diet. Its 100% dedication to your gym and diet.”

  88. “Squatting to the bottom now we’re here.”

  89. “To be successful in bodybuilding, you have to be a great observer.”

  90. “It will take effort, blood, sweat and tears. But I will get there.”

  91. :Chalk your hands, grab the bar and lift it.”

  92. “Yoga, because punching people is frowned upon.”

  93. “Reasons to workout: Because being “That person who works out all the time is the best stereotype to be.”

  94. “Gym is my office.”

  95. “The hardest thing about exercise is to start doing it, once you are doing exercise regularly, the hardest thing to do is stop.”

  96. “Posing is a performing art.”

  97. Your fitness is 100% mental. Your body won’t go where you mind doesn’t push it.”

  98. “Every day is another change to get stronger, eat better, to live healthier and be the best version of you.

  99. “If woman with muscles look like a man, then men with no muscles look like woman.”

  100. “Sometimes a workout isn’t about building muscle or health. It’s just therapy.

  101. “Fitness is like a relationship you can’t cheat and expect it to work.”

  102. “Fitness isn’t a seasonal hobby, it’s a lifestyle.”

  103. “Once you can squat with 180 Kilograms, your arms and shoulders will come along much more receptively. If you want big arms and big shoulders, be sure that your leg/hip/back structure is growing and becoming powerful.” – Stuart Mcrobert

  104. “I’m not trying to look perfect, I just want to feel better, look great and know I’m healthy. And rock any outfit I choose!”

  105. “Stay healthy, stay strong, be a gentleman, believe strongly in yourself and go beyond your limitations.”

  106. “I reward my body by training hard and eating clean… Because I’m worth it.”

  107. “Do it for the after selfie”

  108. “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 the zone. You know you’re in the zone when guys in the gym look you in the eye and then quickly turn away because they see the fire. You’ve got to be all business.” – Mike Matarazzo

  109. “Your diet is number 1. You can live in the gym but if you don’t eat clean you’re wasting your time.”

  110. “Rise up, get ready, it’s time to kill those weights again!”

  111. “A pound of muscle weighs the same as a pound of fat, but its much better looking”

  112. “I was never a natural athlete, but I paid my dues in sweat and concentration and took the time necessary to learn karate and become a world champion.”

  113. “No time. Tired. sore. Dirty workout clothes. Blisters. It’s too hot. Don’t like sweating. Too many bags to carry. I’ll eat less today. Hard day at work. Need a break. Great day at work. Need a reward. Just one day off. Excuses will always be there for you. Opportunity won’t.

  114. “Fit > skinny”

  115. “Body under construction, mind is on a mission.”

  116. “I do it as therapy. I do it as something to keep me alive. We all need a little discipline. Exercise is my discipline.” – Jack Lalanne

  117. “Some people rest on Sundays, I don’t”

  118. “For some of us, its way more than just lifting. Its one of the best things in life we’ve discovered and we are proud to be a part of it.”

  119. “Once you see results it becomes an addiction”

  120. “After being taught sets and reps and working at it for a length of time, you can’t paint by numbers anymore. It must come from within. Any artist has an emotional contact with their work. A true bodybuilder doesn’t just build muscle, he creates muscle. You can’t be a robot.” – Tom Platz

  121. “Its not how much you life, its how well you lift.”

  122. ‘If you still look good at the end of a workout, you didn’t train hard enough.

  123. “My favorite place to be on a Friday night, an empty gym all to myself. It doesn’t get better than that.” – Joey Swoll

  124. “Most people will have no idea how good their body is designed to feel”

  125. “In training, listen to your body. In competition, tell your body to shut up.”

  126. “I don’t count my sit-ups, I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones who count.”

  127. “Exercise is like telling your body “Your going to hate me for this”, but you’ll thank me later.”

  128. “Body under construction, mind on a mission.”

  129. Fitness is not about being better than someone else, it’s about being better than you used to be.”

  130. ‘:When I’m angry, all I need is some heavy ass weight. When I’m happy, all I need is my music and some heavy ass weight.” – Joey Swoll

  131. “Behind every successful woman there is the butt she got moving to get her there.”

  132. “When nothing goes right. Go  ̶l̶e̶f̶t̶  lift.”

  133. “A good workout is when you make your dry fit shirt look like false advertising.”

  134. “There is no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard and aim to be the best.” Ronnie Coleman

  135. “You don’t get the ass you want by sitting on it!”

  136. “Do it for the after selfie”

  137. “Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Work hard and good results will come.”

  138. “Less sugar, more fruit, less soda, more water, less driving, more walking, less worry, more sleep, less words, more action.”

  139. “Sore is the most satisfying pain.”

  140. “Don’t be afraid of being a beginner.”

  141. “Sticks and stones may break my bones but squats will make me a badass.”

  142. “Bodybuilding is an art, your body is the canvas, weights are your brush and nutrition is your paint. We all have the ability to turn a self portrait into a masterpiece.” – Kai Greene

  143. “Your going to have to let it hurt. Let it suck. The harder you work, the better you will look. Your appearance isn’t pareallel to how heavy you life, it’s parallel to how hard you work.” – Joe Manganiello

  144. “The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This are of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion.” – Arnold Schwarzeneggar

  145. “The only time your allowed to get low in your life is during your squat”

  146. “You health is an investment, not an expense.”

  147. “Take care of your body, its the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn

  148. “It never gets easier, you just get stronger.”

  149. “You shall gain, but you shall pay with sweat, blood and vomit.” – Pavel Tsatsouline

  150. “Hello, I am the fitness fairy. I just sprinkled motivation dust on you, now go work hard, this shit is expensive.”

  151. “Once you see results, it becomes an addiction”

  152. “What seems like the impossible today will one day become your warmup”

  153. “Exercise in the morning, before your brain figures out what your doing”

  154. “You have to push yourself past your perceived limits, push past that point you thought was as far as you can go.” – Drew Brees

  155. “We run for the people who think they can’t” Dick Hoyt (A man who pushes his quadriplegic son in more than a thousand races.)

  156. “We go to the gym to change our bodies, not make more buddies. Talking less can improve your gains!” – Ronnie Coleman

  157. “Food is the most widely abused anti-anxiety drug in america, and exercise is the most potent yet underutilized antidepressant.” – Bill Phillips

  158. “Learn to embrace the pain and burn it as fuel for the journey.”

  159. “Bodybuilding isn’t 90 minutes in the gym, it’s a lifestyle” – Lee Priest

  160. “Quit fucking around and train.”

  161. “Every workout counts”

  162. “Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart.” – Gene Tunney

  163. “I’m obsessed with BAE, burpees and workouts.

  164. “When you’re at the gym feeling like you’ll never be one of those people who looks like they’ve been at it their entire lives, remember that they all started somewhere.”

  165. “Fitness is an investment that you will likely profit from.”

  166. “It’s consistency, stay with it. You have to do this day in and day out. It becomes a lifestyle.” – Jay Cutler

  167. “I will give 100 percent everyday to create my idea of what the human body ought to look like” – Tom Coleman

  168. “There is more to life than working out. Like meal prep, sleep, dieting, protein shakes and tight shirts.” – Joey Swoll

  169. “70 percent of people that start a fitness plan QUIT, except you. Not this time.”

  170. “Everyday you have a choice, to sit on your butt or kick it. It’s your choice.”

  171. “Beast is what I become every and every time I step foot in the gym.”

  172. “Getting shredded happens one step at a time.”

  173. “When I get up and workout, I’m working out just as much for my girls as I am for me, because I want them to see a mother who loves them dearly, who invests in them, but also invests in herself. It’s just as much about letting them know as young women that it is okay to put yourself a little higher on your priority list.” – Michelle Obama

  174. “When you can’t do it, just break your limits, ignore the voices inside your head and push your body to the limit!” – Ronnie Coleman

  175. “Don’t be scared to lift heavy. You won’t get huge and bulky. You’ll just get amazing.” – Jessie Hilgenberg

  176. “Your the artist, your body is the canvas”

  177. “Your body is a reflection of your lifestyle.”

  178. “Train insane or remain the same.”

  179. “No one can stop you from having a great body, but you.

  180. “When my body shouts stop, my mind screams never.”

  181. “Everyone tells me TOO MUCH, I tell them TOO MUCH OPINION” – Ronnie Coleman

  182. “I don’t stop when I am tired, I stop when I’m done.”

  183. “Make time for it. Just get it done. Nobody ever got strong or got in shape by thinking about it.” Arnold Schwarzenegger

  184. “Free the body, the mind will follow.”

  185. “A lot of guys have better genes, but if you work hard and consistently, you can outperform them.”

  186. “When a girl is working out and tightens her ponytail, you know it’s about to go down.”

  187. “LIfting, I like that shit. And cuddling.”

  188. “Continuity is how you build a great physique.” – Frank Zane

  189. “It’s time for happy hour at my favorite bar.”

  190. “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” Joseph Addison

  191. “To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.” – Gene Tunney

  192. “Squat. Because nobody ever wrote a song about a small ass.”

  193. “Get to the point where your toughest challenge becomes you warm-up.”

  194. “The pain you hold is yours. There is not a single pain quite like it. Nobody else on God’s green earth can feel this pain, or have the indescribable feeling of pride you will have when you overcome it. This pain is not your curse, this pain is your privilege.” – Arnold Schwarzeneggar

  195. “When nothing goes right, lift.”

  196. “Bro she’s looking, do another rep!”

  197. “If I have to die tonight. If this weight is going to kill me, so be it! I’m dying where I wanna be!” – Kai Greene

  198. “The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen up the body and polish the spirit.”

  199. “Weights before dates”

  200. “Size matters”

  201. “Whether you are lost, broken or lonely. There is always hope and it is spelled G.Y.M.”

  202. “Sweat is fat crying”

  203. “I’m either at the gym, about to go to the gym, thinking about being at the gym.”

  204. “Body Type: Works out but definitely likes pizza”

  205. “I must go, my gym needs me.”

  206. “Keep your squats low, and your standards high.”

  207. “Nobody has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” – Socrates

  208. “Self destruction isn’t always a bad thing.”

  209. ‘Your body can withstand almost anything, it’s your mind that you have to convince.”

  210. “If you had the choice of going on a date with your dream girl or training with Arnold Schwarzeneggar, what exercise would you do first?”

  211. “The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen.”

  212. “When people said, “We never want to look like you” Arnold Replied “Don’t worry you never will”.

  213. “Your one workout away from a good mood.”

  214. “Making excuses burns zero calories per hour.

  215. “Don’t let the scale define you. Be active, be healthy, be happy.”

  216. “It’s going to be a journey, it’s not a sprint to get in shape.” Kerri Walsh Jennings

  217. “No pain, no gain, shut up and train!”

  218. “True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body. The two are ever united.” – Wilhelm von Humboldt

  219. “Definition of a good workout: When you hate doing it but love finishing it.”

  220. “Suck it up and one day you won’t have to suck it in.”

  221. “A muscle is like a car, if you want it to run well you have to warm it up.”

  222. “I will beat her. I will train harder. I will eat cleaner. I know her weaknesses. I know her strengths. I know shes lost before. But not this time. She is going down. I have the advantage because I know her well. She is the old me.”

  223. “Someone busier than you is working out right now.”

  224. “Good things come to those who sweat.”

  225. “You don’t wake up or fall into greatness. You work your ass off, you fight for it and you fucking take it.” – Joey Swoll

  226. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.” – Frank Ocean

  227. “In two weeks, you”ll feel it, in four weeks you’ll see it, in eight weeks you’ll hear it.”

  228. “Workout like your life depends on it, because it does.”

  229. “Sore today, strong tomorrow”

  230. “Beauty is measured in LBS.”

  231. “I don’t believe in bodybuilders using steroids. IF a man doesn’t have enought male hormones in his system to create a nice hard muscular body, he should take up ping pong.” Steve Reeves

  232. “I was sad but then I drank coffee and lifted weights.”

  233. “Becoming healthy is the best decision I have ever made.”

  234. “Rule #1 to working out, don’t skip MONDAY!”

  235. “You will hit rock bottom. Days where you want to give up everything up. Nobody is motivated 24/7. It’s okay to feel down. But now is the best moment to get back up.” Fitness is your problem solver.”

  236. “Running is a pain in the ass, but it sure gives me a nice one!”

  237. ‘”Its not about the car you drive, it’s about the size of the arm hanging out the window.”

  238. “It’s better to suffer from exercise than to suffer from illness.”

  239. “A good man will make you feel strong, sex and able to take on the world. Oh sorry, that’s exercise. Exercise does that!”

  240. “You can feel sore tomorrow or you can feel sorry.”

  241. “Run>Sex. Just kidding, lets bang after this run though”.

  242. “Go heavy or go home.”

  243. “Sweat is magic! Color yourself in it daily to grant your wishes.”

  244. “The best exercise is 5 sets of stop eating junk food!”

  245. ‘Rising to a physical challenge can make you feel powerful in every way.”

  246. “Fitness is not quiting, it’s getting up one more time.”

  247. “Early. just wake up and workout because honestly, what is that extra hour of tossing and turning really going to achieve compared to a solid workout.”

  248. “Worked my tri’s to hard, now I can’t wash my hair”

  249. “Nothing tastes as good as being fit feels.”

  250. “If you are on the treadmill next to me, yes the answer is we are racing.”

  251. “I will make sweat my best accessory, I will run harder than my mascara.”

  252. “How many mondays have been and gone since you said “Ill start next week”? Take action today!”

10 Lessons We Learned From 250 Gym Quotes

“Everyone tells me TOO MUCH, I tell them TOO MUCH OPINION” – Ronnie Coleman

This is Ronnie at his best. Look you and me, we may never look like or go as hard as the 8 Time Mr. Olympia, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t go as hard as we can and not give a shit what anyone has to say. People will always talk negative about gym goers. But you know what, those are called haters.

Haters are a good thing because, lets be honest, have you ever met a hater that is more successful in you in what they are hating on you for. No. That is why they are pathetic and have opinions that don’t matter.

It comes down to you wanting to be the best you can be. Don’t take it to heart when people say your “obsessed” or you “spend too much time in the gym”. They are probably just worried about their boyfriend or girlfriend leaving them for you!

“Exercise in the morning, before your brain figures out what your doing”

Sometimes you gotta just go before your mind gives you all the reasons why you shouldn’t. In fact lay your gym clothes right where you first place your feet in the morning. That way you literally step right into your gym clothes. Grab the coffee or your preferred energy beverage and hit the road straight to the gym.

Your body will thank you, even though your mind was trying to sabotage you. It will be another win, early on in the day that will translate to a lot more wins throughout the day.

“Someone busier than you is working out right now.”

Lesson here, no fucking excuses my friends. Look there are 24 hours in a day and it all comes down to how we use them, or don’t use the. Make excuses to GO to the gym not avoid it. We are all busy, the fact of the matter is is that when we make it a priority we go, not matter what. In turn, the stupid shit that would occupy that hour no longer does. Creating a sense of accomplishment each at the end of the day when your buff body hits that bed.

“Losing weight is hard, being fat is hard. Pick your hard.” – Arnold Schwarzeneggar

This is an epic quote by the KING. He is right. Everything is hard. But one leaves you with regret, the other with satisfaction. I know I would rather put the work in and be satisfied then be out of shape and wishing I would have stuck to my routine. Life is hard, but we can make the most out of it by doing what is hard. The rewards are way better.

“A pound of muscle weighs the same as a pound of fat, but its much better looking”

First off we can put to bed the notion that a pound of fat somehow weighs more than a pound of muscle or vice versa. That is a friggin myth, they both weight the same! Anyways rant over. The lesson learned here is that when we tone down, we look way better. We may weigh the same or even more because on pound of  muscle OCCUPIES less space than one pound of fat does. So yeah the lesson here is to ignore the scale and go off of how you feel. Melt the fat and add the mass my friends.

“We run for the people who think they can’t” Dick Hoyt (A man who pushes his quadriplegic son in more than a thousand races. 

Look guys, how bad ass is Dick Hoyt. I included this one for us to examine because of the fact that this guy is a warrior mixed with an angel. It also shows us that there is no excuse for anyone not to workout. This man should inspire us every time we go to exercise. As well as encourage us to encourage others who think it isn’t possible to change their lives with fitness. Much respect Dick Hoyt.

“The psychological tools I’ve gained from bodybuilding will never atrophy.” – Tom Platz

This is incredibly powerful. Look we gain muscle and burn fat but that is just surface level of what working out and fitness does for us. We change psychologically. At a deeper level than just getting buff. We have more confidence and learn how to break through or weaknesses by passing up limits that we thought we had.

This translates to breaking through limits outside of the gym as well. People that hate on gym goers really don’t understand the power of a long term dedicated fitness routine. Your building life skills while building your physique!

“Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Work hard and good results will come.”

The lesson is simple here guys, don’t look for the easy way out. When has chasing quick results ever done anyone good long term. Put in the work and the results will come, plus they will STAY.

People that jump right into the mess of using enhancement drugs RIGHT AWAY aren’t ever going to respect the sport enough to stick with it long term. They will never learn the work ethic it takes to build and maintain a physique that people admire and envy!

Stay natty for as long as possible!

‘If you still look good at the end of a workout, you didn’t train hard enough.

Look the lesson here is to shut up and get to work. Don’t go to the gym to make friends, go to the gym to get the results and go make friends after. I understand it can be a social place, which friends will come by default of working out. But go there to train hard and get your goals. Leave the place looking like you need to go wash your clothes ASAP.

“I don’t do this to be healthy, I do this to get big muscles.” – Marcus Ruhl

This is great because we all have our reasons for lifting. No judgement as long as your in there grinding, then we are all family. Whatever your goal is, it is a beautiful and unique thing that is special to you. Hold onto it when times get tough and you don’t want to go to the gym.

Conclusion

There it is guys and gals, you came, you saw and you conquered reading this list! So the choice is my fellow gym rats. You can either look at this list and rid out the high and leaving this page and shortly losing it. Or you can use this list as motivation to crush your workout today and every single day after that! Refer to this list often when you don’t seem to have the motivation to hit the gym. Get you mind pumped so you will be ready to get that body pumped! Much love friends.

Let me know what your favorite quotes where and if you have anything to add right in the comment section below so we can get to talking some fitness together!

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