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38 best fitness quotes for women

Chelsea Erieau-Larkin
April 17, 2024
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Classic motivational quotes for fitness sometimes miss the mark when it comes to women. Different life experiences shape your fitness or health journey, and this is the same for quotes - the most inspirational quotes for fitness motivation are the ones that genuinely speak to our path, and not all of the classics do.

Here’s our round-up of the best female fitness quotes. There are some funny fitness quotes, some just inspirational, but all of them are for ladies. Whether from women or relevant to women, you’ll find one to suit your journey and stick on the mirror.

Top female fitness quotes

  1. “It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you give it your all, you can hold your head high and be proud of yourself, no matter what the outcome.” — Jillian Michaels
  2. “It is a shame for a woman to grow old without ever seeing the strength and beauty of which her body is capable.” — Socrates
  3. “Sweat is magic. Cover yourself in it daily to grant your wishes.” — Unknown
  4. “Nothing will work unless you do.” — Maya Angelou
  5. “The best part about fitness goals is when others are inspired to set and reach goals of their own because they saw you succeed.” — Cami
  6. “I push myself to be the best I can be. I don’t worry about what other people are doing, and I don’t think about things I can’t control.” — Annika Sorenstam 
  7. “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 
  8. “Being a healthy, happy, and fit mom may seem impossible today, but six years from now you’ll thank yourself for starting.” — Anonymous
  9. "Strong women lift each other and weights." — unknown
  10. “As much time as you put into it, that’s what your achievements are going to be when you come out of it.” — Mary Lou Retton 
  11. “I don’t sweat, I sparkle.” — Unknown
  1. “If you think wellness is expensive, try illness.” — Unknown
  2. “The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” — John Bingham
  3. “Workout because you love your body not because you hate it.” — Unknown
  4. “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” — Buddha
  5. “I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” — Joyce Meyer 
  6. “Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself to the person you were yesterday.” — Jordan Peterson
  7.  “I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don’t.” — Neila Rey
  8. “Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.” — Unknown
  1. “Every morning I am a beginner.” — Hanya Holm 
  2. “Exercise is a celebration of what your body can do, not a punishment for what you ate.”  — Women’s Health UK
  3. “Set realistic goals, keep re-evaluating, and be consistent.” — Venus Williams
  4. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” — Peter Drucker
  5. “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” — George Halas
  6. “Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.” — Jackie Joyner-Kersee 
  7. “Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.” — Liane Cardes
  8. “You are stronger than you think, braver than you believe, and smarter than you know.” — A.A. Milne
  9. “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. “The key to women’s health is for women to listen to their body, and to move in line with their natural rhythms.” — Jarron Aizen
  1. “One workout at a time. One day at a time. One meal at a time.” — Chalene Johnson
  2. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Confucius
  3. “Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable.” — Zig Ziglar
  4. “The clock is ticking. Are you becoming the person you want to be?” — Greg Plitt
  5. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb
  6. “Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart.” — Gene Tunney
  7. “They say discipline and dedication and respect are the key factors, but patience is a virtue that is absolutely essential!” — Ria Ramnarine 
  8. “All the physical comes from the mental.” — Clara Hughes 
  9. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” — Nelson Mandela

Which of these women's fitness quotes resonated with you the most? Print it out, stick on the mirror, look at it daily. These quotes have motivated many people, and they'll go the distance for you too.

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