200+ Female Fitness Motivation Quotes to Help You Reach Your Goals

Female fitness motivation quotes for when you're struggling to stay motivated and on track.

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It’s tough to keep motivated sometimes isn’t it?

When you’ve had a tough day, the kids are playing up and you’ve still got to get dinner on.

Last thing you feel like doing is strapping on your trainers, getting your equipment out and actually doing a workout.

When you’ve had a day like that, you might need a little help on the motivation front, so I’m here to help.

Bookmark this page, pin it, or print off a few female fitness motivation quotes and hang them on the fridge.

Whatever it takes….

Female Fitness Motivation Quotes: Motivational Quotes

“Strong Women: You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated..." Maya AngelouFemale Fitness Motivation Quotes 1. “Strong Women: You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” Maya Angelou

2. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” Colin Powell

3. "The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary." Vince Lombardi

4. Big journeys begin with small steps.

5. A little progress each day adds up to big results.

6. Be the best version of you.

7. “There is no one giant step that does it, it’s a lot of little steps.” Peter A. Cohen.

8. “The most important thing in life is knowing the most important things in life.” David F. Jakielo

9. If your heart’s in the right place, the rest of you will follow.

10. “Be patient good things take time.” - Unknown

11. “Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” - Unknown

12. Every next level of your life will demand a different version of you.

Only good days.Female Fitness Motivation Quotes 13. Only good days.

14. Never give up because great things take time.

15. “The successful warrior is the average (wo)man, with laser-like focus.” Bruce Lee

16. You can be a good mom and a working mom. You are allowed to be both.

17. “Only time – whatever that may be – will tell.” Stephen Hawking.

18. The greatest moments in life are the simplest.

19. Life is like exercise. The harder it is, the stronger you become.

20. “The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it. As long as you really believe it, 100%.” Arnold Schwarzenegger

21. Love your body not just your image.

22. Nothing will work unless you do.

23. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” Jim Ryun

24. Your body is a reflection of your lifestyle.

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

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

27. It’s not always easy. But it’s worth it.

28. “Your comfort zone is where dreams go to die.” - Cami.

29. Be your own inspiration.

30. Start every say by thinking of your why.

31. Stop wishing. Start Doing.

32. “Don’t wait until you’ve reached your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud every step you take toward reaching that goal.” - Unknown

“Some people want it to happen. Some Wish it would happen, others make it happen” – Michael JordanFemale Fitness Motivation Quotes 33. “Some people want it to happen. Some Wish it would happen, others make it happen” – Michael Jordan

34. “Strength doesn’t come from the things you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.” - Ashley Greene

35. Don’t look for motivation. Find your why, then no excuses will come between you and your goals.

36. You’re worth it. Keep going.

37. We don’t need to be perfect...we just need to get started.

38. Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable.

39. “The same voice that says give up can also be trained to say keep going” – Unknown

40. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

41. Be the reason someone smiles today.

42. The start is what stops most people.

43. The best way to predict your future is to create it.

44. It doesn’t get easier you get stronger.

45. "I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan

46. I’m working on myself for myself by myself.

47. Once you see results, it becomes an addiction.

48. Taking care of yourself is part of taking care of your kids.

49. Give me coffee to change the things I can and wine to accept those that I can’t.

50. Never give up. Everyone has bad days. Pick yourself up and keep going.

51. You don’t have to be great to start, but you do have to start to be great.

52. If you always think and never do, you will never accomplish.

53. Sometimes I feel like throwing in the towel...but that would make more laundry for me.

54. If you want to fly, you’ve got to give up the shit that weighs you down.

55. Make peace with your past so it doesn’t spoil your present.

56. No one is the reason for you happiness except yourself.

57. Don’t compare your life with others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.

58. Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.

59. She believed she could, so she did.

60. Good habits are as addictive as bad habits. But far more rewarding.

Your body loves you. Love it back.Female Fitness Motivation Quotes 61. Your body loves you. Love it back.

62. Respect your body. Fuel your body. Challenge your body. Move your body. And most of all love your body. xoxo

Female Fitness Motivation Quotes: Motivational Fitness Quotes

63. It may seem impossible today be consistent it will become an achievement tomorrow.

64. The only bad workout is the one you didn’t do.

65. Slow progress is still progress. Quitting won’t make it any faster.

66. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” Neale Donald Walsch

67. “Skinny girls look good in clothes, but fit chicks look good naked.” Ronda Rousey

68. Strong is not just physical strength, it’s a mindset.

69. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” Jim Rohn

70. A one-hour workout is 4% of your day. No Excuses.

71. Don’t let the weekend become your weak end.

72. Beautiful Women: You’ve always been beautiful, now you’re deciding to be healthier, fitter and stronger. Remember that.

73. I still have a long way to go, but I’m already so far from where I used to be, and I’m proud of that.

74. Fit is not a destination. It is a way of life.Female Fitness Motivation Quotes 74. Fit is not a destination. It is a way of life.

75. No matter how slow you go you are still lapping everybody on the couch.

76. “The best way to offset tension is with physical activity.” Bonnie Prudden

77. “Give your best effort, because you are worth your best effort.” Denis Waitley

78. “Being a healthy woman isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters; on how we feel, and how we feel about ourselves.” Michelle Obama.

79. Love yourself enough to live a healthy lifestyle.

80. Summer bodies? If it’s Summer and you have a body...you have a summer body.

81. Fitness is like marriage. You can’t cheat on it, and expect it to work.

82. A quick workout is better than no workout.

83. Getting fit is about confidence, passion, loving your body. It’s all about you.

84. Exercise should be about rewarding your body with endorphins and strength, not about punishing it for what you’ve eaten.

“To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.” Gene TunneyFemale Fitness Motivation Quotes 85. “To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.” Gene Tunney

86. Warning: Exercise has been known to cause health and happiness.

87. Never under estimate the strength of a woman. Never fuck with one who does burpees for fun.

88. Exercise doesn’t get in the way of my life. It adds to the quality of it.

89. Need motivation to start exercising? Avoiding death is a good one.

90. It’s easier to wake up early in the morning and workout than it is to look in the mirror each day and not like what you see.

91. Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate.

92. “In terms of fitness and battling through illness, exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally.” Gete Waitz

93. “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” John F Kennedy

94. “The purpose of training is: to tighten up the slack, toughen the body and polish the spirit.” - Marihei Ueshiba

95. “I think it is more important to be fit so that you can be healthy and enjoy activities than it is to have a good looking body.” Rachel Blanchard

“Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.” Alan ThickeFemale Fitness Motivation Quotes 96. “Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.” Alan Thicke

97. You’re only one workout away from a good mood.

98. The best ab exercise...5 sets of stop eating so much crap.

99. Strong is the new sexy.

100. Becoming healthy is the best decision I have ever made.

101. When working out, length is not a substitute for intensity.

102. Remember how...your clothes don’t fit, your body feels sluggish, your skin doesn’t glow, you don’t have energy, you want to feel beautiful, you’re regretting what you ate, you’re wishing you worked out, you wanted to change….before making another unhealthy choice.

103. Never underestimate the power of a woman who knows what she wants.

104. Losing weight is hard. Being over weight is hard. Choose your hard.

105. “There is nothing wrong with being a strong, independent, powerful and sexy woman. Remember that.” - Brooke Ence.Female Fitness Motivation Quotes 105. “There is nothing wrong with being a strong, independent, powerful and sexy woman. Remember that.” - Brooke Ence.

106. You don’t have to be extreme, just consistent.

107. Your health is the best investment. It’s not an expense.

108. Girls want to be slim. Women want to be strong.

109. Excuses don’t burn calories.

110. Later = never. Do it now.

111. Every day is a chance to get stronger to eat better to live healthier and be the best version of you.

112. It’s your workout, your time, your body. Own it.

113. “Willpower is like a muscle. The more frequently you train it, the stronger it gets.” – Unknown

114. Wake up & Work out.

115. Get Fit in the Gym. Lose weight in the kitchen.

116. Think of your workouts as important meetings with yourself. Bosses don’t cancel.

117. I’m not strong for a girl, I’m just strong.

118. I go to the gym because I think my great personality could use a banging body.

119. You know you’re hooked when taking a rest day takes more discipline than working out.

120. Workout. Eat well. Be patient. Your body will reward you.

121. Keep your squats low and your standards high.

122. “Weight loss doesn’t begin in the gym with a dumb bell; it starts in your head with a decision.” – Toni Sorenson.

123. If you’re running on the treadmill next to me, the answer is YES...we are racing.

124. Please excuse my attitude...I haven’t worked out yet.

125. Your fitness is 100% mental. Your body won’t go where your mind doesn’t push it.

Female Fitness Motivation Quotes: Funny Fitness Quotes

“Fitness, if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.” CherFemale Fitness Motivation Quotes 126. “Fitness, if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.” Cher

127. I got 99 problems….and they’re all my sore muscles.

128. Sore. The most satisfying pain

129. Weight loss is like driving: If you ever veer off the road, just make a U-turn and head back in the right direction.

130. Definition of a really good workout: When you hate doing it, but you love finishing it.

131. If you still look cute at the end of your workout...you didn’t train hard enough.

132. Exercising would be so much more rewarding if calories screamed while you burned them.

133. Dear extra body fat, you have 2 options: Make your way to my boobs or GTFO.

134. “Pull-Ups: Because everyone’s jaw drops when they see a girl bust them out.” Elisa Murphy

135. It’s exercise time and I’m still walking funny from my last workout.

136. Warning: Daily exercise and healthy eating leads to increased awesomeness.

137. Those were some enjoyable burpees. Said no-one ever.

138. Exercise: The poor woman’s plastic surgery.

139. life has it’s ups and downs. We call them squats.

140. Friends don’t let friends train alone.

Wow, I really regret that workout. Said no one ever.Female Fitness Motivation Quotes 141. Wow, I really regret that workout. Said no one ever.

142. Squat, because nobody ever wrote songs about a small ass.

143. 1. Denial; 2. Anger; 3. Bargaining; 4. Depression; 5. Acceptance; My stages of getting ready for cardio.

144. Baby...you make my knees feel weak. Just kidding...yesterday was leg day.

145. “Choose your exercise using the same criteria you’d apply to choosing a date. That is, attractive to you and able to hold your interest for an hour.” - Victoria Moran

146. Don’t eat more than you can lift.

147. I have to exercise early in the morning, before my brain figures out what I’m doing.

148. Yoga...bending, stretching and posing for an hour, all the while trying not to fart.

149. The more you workout, the weaker his knees get!

150. 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.

151. Sweat is just fat crying.

152. Taking off a sweaty sports bra should count as resistance training.

153. It’s not swagger I’m just sore.

154. Body type: Works out but definitely says yes to tacos.

155. A dude told me I look like a man. I told him, if he lifted like me, he could too.

156. When I workout I wear black. It’s like I’m going to a funeral...for my fat.

157. When life knock you down...do a burpee!!!

158. There’s a beast in every woman. And it stirs when you put a barbell in her hands.

159. You’re still a rock start. I whisper to myself as I take my multivitamin and get into bed at 9pm.

160. Cardi...oh! Look – weights!

161. Too bad bitching doesn’t burn calories.

162. Just finished squats….Didn’t fart once.

163. Menus should list burpees equivalents rather than calories. Like, if you have that pumpkin spiced latte, you might as well get down and do 367 burpees.

164. Did a cartwheel the other day. I thought it’d be like riding a bike. It wasn’t.

165. I’m starting a new with exercise. Trying to into a sports bra was exercise enough for one day.

166. I decided to take an aerobics class. I bent, I twisted, gyrated and jumped up and down for an hour. But by the time I got my leotard on the class was over.

167. Be active. Get sweaty. Feel great. Repeat.Female Fitness Motivation Quotes 167. Be active. Get sweaty. Feel great. Repeat.

168. If I could have a super power, it would be the ability to watch people workout and then absorb their health benefits.

169. You have a choice: You can throw in the towel or you can use it to wipe the sweat off your face.

170. If you think a minute goes past really fast, you’ve never been on a treadmill.

171. Trust me...you’ll never know how big of a hassle it is getting dressed until you’re sore from a workout.

172. I don’t run. If you see me running you should start running too because something is probably chasing me.

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

Female Fitness Motivation Quotes: Healthy Eating

174. “Your diet is a bank account...good food choices are good investments.” - Bethany Frankel

You don’t have to eat less. You just have to eat right.Female Fitness Motivation Quotes 175. You don’t have to eat less. You just have to eat right.

176. You can’t expect to look like a million bucks if you eat from the dollar menu.

177. Keep calm and eat well.

178. “Let food be they medicine and medicine be thy food.” - Hippocrates

179. “One cannot think, love and sleep well if one has not dined well.” Virginia Wolf

180. Dear Diet; it’s not me, it’s you. I just think it’s going to work between us. You’re boring, tasteless, and I can’t stop cheating on you.

181. I don’t diet. I jet eat according to my goals.

182. Dear Stomach, you’re bored. Not hungry. So shut up.

183. They say “you are what you eat”. That’s funny. I don’t remember eating a sexy beast this morning.

184. You are what you eat. So don’t be fast, easy, cheap or fake.

185. If your food can go bad, it’s good for you. If it can’t go bad, it’s bad for you.

186. It’s not a diet. It’s called healthy eating.

“If you keep good food in your fridge you will eat good food” - Errick McAdamsFemale Fitness Motivation Quotes 187. “If you keep good food in your fridge you will eat good food” - Errick McAdams

188. When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.

189. Never eat an ingredient you can’t pronounce. Except quinoa. You should eat quinoa.

190. I really regret eating healthy today. Said no-ever.

191. There is no diet that will do what healthy eating does. Skip the Diet. Just eat healthy.

192. “The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” - Ann WigmoreFemale Fitness Motivation Quotes 192. “The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” - Ann Wigmore

193. “Those who think they have no time for healthy eating will sooner or later have to make time for illness.” - Edward Stanley.

194. Every time you eat is an opportunity to nourish your body.

195. One healthy meal at a time.

196. “You don’t have to cook complicated masterpieces. Just good food from fresh ingredients.” - Julia Child.

197. “To eat is a necessity but to eat intelligently is an art.” - La Rochefoucald

198. It’s not that I can’t eat that. I’m making the choice not to. And it’s not that I don’t want to. It’s just that it’s not worth it.

199. When you eat crap you feel crap.

200. I don’t chase rainbows. I eat them.

201. Eat less sugar. You're sweet enough already. 

202. I will not feel deprived when I bypass junk food. I will feel empowered that I made the healthy choice. 

Female Fitness Motivation Quotes: Got Your Motivation Back

So, if you’re struggling with motivation. If you’re struggling sticking to reach your healthy lifestyle goals, hopefully one of these female fitness motivation quotes will give you the kick up the butt you need.

Print it off.

Stick it on your fridge. And say it to yourself everyday.

You’ll get there.

You got this.

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