Getting Off the Sofa: Motivational Quotes
If you're struggling to get up and get going, if you've not yet begun on your exercise plans, or if you've not quite worked up the motivation to work out, these quotes are for you...
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
– Mark Twain
It's not who you are that holds you back, itís who you think youíre not.
A day will never be anymore than what you make of it.
Josh S. Hinds
Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase.
– Joseph Pilates
Exercise and Happiness: Motivational Quotes
Exercise isn't just good for your body – it's good for your soul. If you feel a bit down, get up and get moving. These quotes might help:
A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.
– Paul Dudley White
Exercise and application produce order in our affairs, health of body, cheerfulness of mind, and these make us precious to our friends.
– Thomas Jefferson
Find Time to Exercise: Motivational Quotes
It's trite but true that we all have twenty-four hours in every day. If your excuse for not exercising is "I don't have time", perhaps some of these quotes will push you to rethink...
You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.
– Charles Buxton
Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.
– Edward Stanley
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Push Yourself: Motivational Quotes
If you've caught the fitness bug and you're striving for bigger goals, you mayl be in need of some inspirational words once in a while. When you're challenging yourself to reach greater heights, think of these:
Running is a big question mark thatís there each and every day. It asks you, "Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?"
– Peter Maher, Canadian marathon runner
You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.
– Arthur Ashe