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Let’s face it, it’s not always easy to motivate yourself to hit the gym. As much as you know there is a need to prioritize your health and fitness goals, sometimes you need a little extra boost to start (or finish) your latest Home training – This is where these motivational training quotes come into play, of course.

From uplifting sayings to exercise and fitness to inspirational quotes These workout quotes from famous athletes, coaches, and athletes will give you that extra boost in motivation to keep running, biking, and lifting – or even just finishing the last set of burpees while following your favorite Youtube training channel. Next time you have trouble getting through that final rep, or if you feel discouraged by your progress, just remember these motivational words from some of the most inspirational figures in the fitness world – and the strength, the best through pain healthiest version of you to be that can be you!

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Michael Jordan

Some people want it to happen, others want it to happen, others make it happen.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

If you can’t find the time, if you don’t get the job done, you won’t get any results.

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A champion’s vision is drenched in sweat and exhausted when no one else is looking.

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You’re just one workout away from a good mood.

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Dwayne The Rock Johnson

When something stands between you and your success, make a difference. Never be denied.

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Kerri Walsh Jennings

It will be a journey. It’s not a sprint to get in shape.

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Jerry Rice

Today I will do what others cannot, so tomorrow I can achieve what others cannot.

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Ronnie Coleman

The real workout begins when you want to stop.

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Dana Vollmer

The tough days are the best because that’s when champions are made. So if you get your way, you can get everything done.

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The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow.

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Jim Ryun

Motivation is the starting point. Habit is what keeps you going.

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Tommy Lasorda

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.

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Simone Biles

We can move forward. We always have more to give.

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Gene Tunney

Exercise should be viewed as a tribute to the heart.

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David Beckham

I know that if I focus on something, even if people say I can’t, I will achieve it.

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Jack Dempsey

A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.

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Marvin Phillips

The difference between attempt and triumph is a little “umph”.

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Carli Lloyd

The harder you work and the better prepared you are for something, the more you can hold on.

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Zig Ziglar

Put aside all excuses and remember: you are capable.

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Michael Phelps

When I’m tired, I just think about how good I will feel when I finally reach my goal.

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Robert Kiyosaki

Confidence comes from discipline and training.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

The resistance you physically fight in the gym and the resistance you fight in life can only build a strong character.

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Marnelli Dimzon

You should never stay on the same level. Always push yourself to the next.

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Alex Morgan

Keep working even when nobody is watching.

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Mark W. Boyer

Obviously, if you are not injured after a good workout, you have not done something right.

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Michael John Bobak

All progress is taking place outside of the comfort zone.

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The only bad workout is that that didn’t happen.

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Mahatma Gandhi

Strength does not come from physical performance. It comes from an indomitable will.

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Sean Patrick Flanery

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

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Wayne Gretzky

You’re missing out on a hundred percent of the shots you don’t take.

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