103 Best Female Gym Motivation Quotes To Achieve Your Goal

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Female Gym Motivation Quotes

For some people, going to the gym is a way to get fit and healthy. For others, it’s a chance to socialize and meet new people.

But for many women, it can be hard to find the motivation to go to the gym on a regular basis.

That’s where female gym motivation quotes come in handy.

These motivational quotes will provide inspiration for women of all ages to lose weight, build muscle, and reach your fitness goals!

Greatest Female Fitness Quotes Said by Women

“You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.”

Serena Williams

“If it came in a bottle, everyone would have a great body.”


“Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown.”

Katherine Dunn

“Don’t let anyone tell you you’re weak because you’re a woman.”

Mary Kom

“To watch people push themselves further than they think they can, it’s a beautiful thing. It’s really human.”

Abby Wambach

“I am not a female bodybuilder. I am an athlete who happens to have a female body.”

Cory Everson

“To those who told me I am a girl and couldn’t wrestle, I want to say please show me some trust, girls can do everything.”

Sakshi Malik

“The greatest asset is a strong mind. If I know someone is training harder than I am, I have no excuses.”

P.V. Sindhu

“Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.”

Mary Lou Retton

“Tell yourself, this is when you get better and when you want to stop, don’t.”

Brooke Ence

“The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.”


“I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.”

Mia Hamm

“Someone has to be the best in the world. Why not you?”

Ronda Rousey

“There is nothing wrong with being a strong, independent, powerful, and sexy woman. Remember that!”

Brooke Ence

“Nobody is perfect, so get over the fear of being or doing everything perfectly. Besides, perfect is boring.”

Jillian Michaels

“Eat clean to stay fit, have a burger to stay sane.”

Gigi Hadid

“With a mile to go, we were going to make it hurt.”

Karissa Schweizer

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.”

Maya Angelou

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”

Cory Everson (Quoting Winston Churchill)

“It’s all about not doing what everyone else is doing but to make your own presence count.”

Anjum Chopra

“I’ve worked hard, very hard, to get where I am. And you will have to work hard too. But when you do the work, you will see the results.”

Katie Alender

“People used to say that boxing is for men and not for women, and I thought I will show them some day. I promised myself, and I proved myself.”

Mary Kom

“One of the things I’ve done personally is bring my girlfriends into my health and fitness journeys.

Michelle Obama

“I don’t stop when I’m tired. I only stop when I’m done.”

Marilyn Monroe

“I always want to give more than I gave yesterday.”

Allyson Felix

“I’m the kind of person to wait until I’ve gained ten pounds to start exercising.”

Yasmine Bleeth

“Failure I can live with. Not trying is what I can’t handle!”

Sanya Richards-Ross

“What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength.”

Meryl Streep

“We are taught to be gentle and hide our strength or even to cultivate charming physical weakness until we start to believe our bodies are weak. Iron teaches us how strong we can be.”

Stefi Cohen (Outdoorfitnesssociety.com)

“Don’t fear moving slowly forward… fear standing still.”

Katherine Harris

“Train insane or remain the same.”

Jillian Michaels

“There is no perfect time. No perfect opportunity. No perfect situation. No perfect moment. You either make it happen, or you don’t. You don’t wait for it to fall in your lap. You take it.”

Mattie Rogers

“People might judge you and may try to belittle your ambition. Keep company only with people who uplift you.”

Paige Hathaway

“Weight loss doesn’t begin in the gym with some dumbbells. It starts in your head with a decision.”

Toni Sorenson

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

Khloe Kardashian (From Brett Hoebel)

“Discipline is the bridge between your bodybuilding goals and bodybuilding success.”

Felicity Luckey

“Champions keep playing until they get it right.”

Billie Jean King

“There’s nothing masculine about being competitive. There’s nothing masculine about trying to be the best at everything you do, nor is there anything wrong with it. I don’t know why a female athlete has to defend her feminity just because she chooses to play sports.”

Rebecca Lobo

“Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.”

Ayn Rand

“I wanted to show I could do it on their terms. If I could show them I could lift with correct technique, that’s how I would win respect. I let my lifting do the talking.”

Judy Glenney

“People used to say that if women worked out, they would become masculine-looking or wouldn’t be able to get pregnant. We just laughed because we knew they were wrong.”

Abbye Stockton (Bodybuilding.com)

“Strength should be an attribute of all humanity. It’s not a gift that belongs solely to the male of the species.”

Jan Todd

“During the hard time, it’s important to focus on the things you can change in that moment instead of what you should have or could have done differently.”

Annie Thorisdottir

“They say discipline and dedication and respect are the key factors, but patience is a virtue that is absolutely essential!”

Ria Ramnarine (uplifterinc.com)

“If you think you’re done, you always have atleast 40 percent more.”

Lauren Crandall

“Erase the word ‘failure’ from your vocabulary. No case is ever truly closed, and no challenge is ever over.”

Mary Lou Retton

“Don’t practice till you get it right, practice till you can’t get it wrong.”

McKayla Maroney

“I’m strong, I’m tough, I still wear my eyeliner.”

Lisa Leslie

“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. The potential for greatness lives within each of us.”

Wilma Rudolph

“Every champion was once a contender that didn’t give up.”

Gabby Douglas

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.”

Audrey Hepburn

“It’s not what other people believe you can do, it’s what you believe.”

Gail Devers

“Have faith in yourself and go take that first step. If I could, so can you.”

Heena Sidhu

“The glory of sport comes from dedication, determination, and desire.

Achieving success and personal glory in athletics has less to do with wins and losses than it does with learning how to prepare yourself so that at the end of the day, whether on the track or in the office, you know that there was nothing more you could have done to reach your ultimate goal.”

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

“True heroes are made of hard work and integrity.”

Hope Solo

“Never let the fear of failing discourage you from trying.”

Sue Bird

“It’s only when it comes to crunch time that people’s true character comes out.”

Virginia Wade

“My coach said I run like a girl. And I said if he ran a little faster he could too.”

Mia Hamm

“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.”

Mia Hamm

“Strong is the new skinny.”

Kate Upton

If you’re looking for some motivation to get fit, look no further than these powerful female fitness quotes.

These women know what it takes to be successful in the gym and in life, and their words of wisdom are sure to inspire you to reach your own fitness goal.

So grab a water bottle and a towel and let these ladies help you get moving!

Best Motivational Fitness Quotes for Women

Getting in shape is hard work.

It takes time, effort, sore muscles, and extreme sweating.

But it’s worth it.

Not only does being fit make you look great, but it also makes you feel amazing.

And that’s why I’ve collected even more motivational fitness quotes for women – to help keep you inspired on your journey to a healthier, happier you.

“I’m not telling you it is going to be easy. I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.”

Arthur L. Williams Jr.

“Fitness isn’t about looking good. It’s about feeling confident, strong, unstoppable, and beautiful in your own skin.”


“Some quit due to slow progress. Never grasping the fact that slow progress is progress.”


“If you still look good at the end of your workout, you didn’t train hard enough.”


“Lifting weights doesn’t make women huge. But cupcakes do!”


“Nothing is deeper than love. Except my squat. My squat is deeper than any of your freakin’ emotions.”


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


“A shoutout to all the beautiful women out there, please don’t settle.”


“The body achieves what the mind believes.”


“Remember that your fitness journey will inspire those around you.”


“When you see a women with smudged lipstick and runny kajal, you know she’s just finished a killer workout!”


“I don’t want another girl’s body. I want my body, but leaner, stronger, and healthier.”


“People will tell you that you look different. But you know how much sweat it’s worth!”

Unkown (gympik.com)

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


“There’s a beast in every women. And it stirs when you put a barbell in her hands.”


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


“Planning to workout someday? There are seven days a week and someday is not one of them!”


“Skinny girls look good in clothes. Fit girls look good naked.”


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


“Making excuses burns zero calories per hour.”


“Sore. The most satisfying pain.”


“Exercise, eat healthy, get sleep, drink water, stay positive, live long.”


“When life knocks you down you have two choices – stay down or get up.”

Tom Krause

“Exercise is a celebration of what your body can do. Not a punishment for what you ate.”


“What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up.”


“Fall seven times and stand up eight.”

Michael John Bobak (Japanese Proverb)

“Losing weight is hard. Being overweight is hard. Choose your hard.”


“I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.”

Muhammad Ali

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


“Summer bodies are made in the winter.”


“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

Michael John Bobak

“Life is a battle. But don’t worry, you’re gonna lift heavy and win it too!”


“Only you can control your future.”

Dr. Seuss

“Strong women are the ones you see building each other up, not tearing each other down.”


“A lot of women like to be super tiny, but I don’t want a child’s body. I want a woman’s body that is extremely fit.”


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


“The successful warrior is the average woman, with laser like focus.”

Bruce Lee (Revised)

“Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.”

Elbert Hubbard

“Don’t cry over boys. Do some squats and make them cry wishing they still had dat ass.”


“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

Stephen R. Covey

“Push harder than yesterday if you want a different tomorrow.”


“Self-discipline is about controlling your desires and impulses while staying focused on what needs to get done to achieve your goal.”

Adam Sicinski

“Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them.”

Orison Swett Marden

The take-home message is that fitness is not only about looking a certain way or fitting into a certain size.

It’s about being strong and healthy both mentally and physically.

I hope these motivational fitness quotes for women have inspired you to start (or continue) your journey to becoming fit and fabulously unstoppable!

It’s just a matter of time until you reach your goals, so don’t give up, and have a good workout!

If you’re interested in reading more inspiring quotes check out my list of 55 motivational fitness quotes to inspire you!

What other gym quotes should I add?

Let me know with an email to edecremer@wildnswole.com!

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Eric De Cremer
Eric De Cremer

Eric is an NCCA-accredited Certified Personal Trainer and competitively trained powerlifter. Feel free to contact him anytime at edecremer@wildnswole.com!