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67 Inspiring Female Fitness Quotes to Get You Motivated

These female fitness quotes may provide just the inspiration you need to get off the couch and into the gym.

For many women, finding the motivation to stay fit and healthy can be a challenge.

Whether it’s running that extra mile or pushing yourself towards a new personal best in the gym, there is something special about hearing words of encouragement from other successful women.

From athletes to entrepreneurs and everyone in between, these female fitness quotes will help remind you why staying active is so important for both physical and mental health.

So take a look at some of my favorite inspiring quotes to get motivated.

Motivational female fitness quotes 

1. “Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be.” 

2. “No matter how slow you go, you’re still lapping everyone on the couch.”

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

4. “Our bodies are capable of anything. It’s our minds we have to convince.” 

5. “Willpower is like a muscle, the more frequently you train it, the stronger it gets.” 

6. “Train insane or remain the same.” – Jillian Michaels

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

8. “A strong mindset is the best accessory for an awesome workout.” – Cami

9. “If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.”

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10. “The best thing I ever did was believe in me.” 

11. “It only takes one person to change your life: You.” – Ruth Casey

12. “Fit is not a destination. It’s a way of life.”

13. “If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up.”

14. “Of course its hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great.”

15. “No one wakes up in the morning and says, ‘I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now!” – Tricia Cunningham

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16. “Your health is an investment, not an expense.” 

17. “There is always going to be a reason why you can’t do something; your job is to constantly look for the reasons why you can achieve your dreams.” – Shannon Miller

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

19. “I will not let age change me. I will change the way I age.” 

20. “A fit, healthy body – that is the best fashion statement.” – Jess C. Scott

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21. “Exercise in the morning before your brain figures out what you’re doing.” 

22. “Run like there’s a hot guy in front of you and a creepy one behind you!”

23. “Taking off a sweaty sports bra should count as resistance training.”

24. “The only time you should look back is to check out dat booty.”

25. “I may not be a Victoria’s Secret model but I could pick one up and squat her.”

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

27. “Life has its ups and downs. We call them squats.”

28. “You never realize how long a minute is until you exercise.” 

29. “I will never break up with my gym, we just seem to workout.”

30. “I thought I was losing weight, but it turned out my sweatpants had come untied.” 

31. “Went to the gym, took 2 selfies, now I’m exhausted.”

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32. That awkward moment when you’re wearing Nikes and you can’t do it.”

33. “The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” – Lucille Ball

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34. “You have a choice. You can either throw in the towel or use it to wipe the sweat off your face!”

35. “Your comfort zone is where dreams go to die.”

36. “My body isn’t magazine perfect, but when I look in the mirror, I see a mom, and there is no greater honor, love or blessing.”

37. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle.”

38. “Mirror mirror on the wall, I’ll always get up after I fall. And whether I run, walk or have to crawl, I’ll set my goals and achieve them all.”

39. “There is no GIANT step that can take you there! But, consistent and small steps can!”

40. “My future self will thank me for this.”

41. “Don’t stop trying just because you’ve hit the wall. Progress is progress no matter how small.”

42. “Sweat now so that you can glow and celebrate later.”

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43. “Go ahead, tell me that I’m not good enough. Tell me I can’t do it, because I will show you over and over again that I can.” 

44. “Doubt makes you weak. Believing in yourself makes you strong. The choice is yours.”

45. “Be a badass with a good ass.”

46. “Act like a lady. Lift like a boss.”

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

48. “Strong women don’t have ‘attitudes’, we have standards.” – Marilyn Monroe

49. “My anxiety is chronic but this ass is iconic.”

50. .“Do you feel the pain while working out? Good, it’s the weakness leaving your body.”

51. “A strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gives it a wink.”

52. “You won’t get the sexy ass you want by sitting on it.”

53. “Hustle for that muscle.”

54. “I don’t workout to be skinny; I workout to feel good about myself and become the best version of me.”

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55. “Lift up your head, girl, you are powerful beyond measure!”

56. “I got 99 problems and this sweat ain’t one of them.”

57. “Strong is the new skinny.”

58. “Give me the strength to start and I’ll take it from there.”

59. “Dream big and never give up, because if you can dream it, you can achieve it!” – Shannon Miller

60. “Success is not how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started.”

61. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. – Mahatma Gandhi”

62. “Sweat today, shine tomorrow!”

63. “When nothing goes right, go workout!”

64. “Exercise your demons.”

65. “Train like a beast, look like a beauty.”

66. “Strong is not just an adjective, it’s a lifestyle!”

67. “Surround yourself with fitness-minded people and you will become one of them!”

Final Thoughts

When you’re feeling down or need a little motivation to stay on track with your fitness goals, these inspiring and uplifting quotes will help.

From funny sayings to serious mantras, there’s something for every woman looking for that extra bit of motivation.

Remember, when it comes to working out, the only bad workout is the one you didn’t do.

So grab those weights, get up off the couch, and power through to achieve your goals.

Happy sweating!

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