Inspiring quotes are so much more than just words on paper (or your screen). They can be such powerful motivators and if you use them that way, they can inspire you to improve in numerous ways.

Here are some super-inspiring fitness New Year quotes to see you through 2017!

Find your favorites and jot them down to keep you inspired & determined to reach your fitness goals.


“Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.” – Sylvester Stallone

“Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.” – LeBron James

“You don’t get the ass you want by sitting on it.” – Anonymous

“There’s no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard, and aim to be the best.” – Ronnie Coleman

“Be stronger than your excuses.” – Anonymous

“If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.” Dwayne Johnson

“There comes a point in your life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can’t go through life obsessing about what might have been.” – Hugh Jackman

“When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.” – Anonymous

“Most people give up right before the big break comes – don’t let that person be you.” – Michael Boyle

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“You have to push past your perceived limits, push past that point you thought was as far as you can go.” – Drew Brees

“I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happen if I don’t.” – Neila Rey

“Stop wishing. Start doing.” – Anonymous

“Small daily improvements are the key to staggering long-term results.” – Anonymous

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” – Anonymous

“You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.” – Venus Williams

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

“Don’t give up what you want MOST for what you want NOW.” – Anonymous

“Food is the most abused anxiety drug. Exercise is the most underused antidepressant.” – Anonymous

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish. THE TIME WILL PASS ANYWAY.” – Earl Nightingale

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn

“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself.” – Anonymous

“It’s not about having time, it’s about MAKING TIME.” – Anonymous

“Excuses don’t burn calories.” – Anonymous

“Don’t fear moving slowly. Fear standing still.” – Anonymous

“You can’t finish what you don’t start.” – Anonymous

“Nothing worth having was ever achieved without effort.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Clear your mind of can’t.” – Samuel Johnson

“The difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline.” – Steve Smith

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

“Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

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