77 Ultimate Monday Fitness Motivation Quotes

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Monday Fitness Motivation Quotes

Monday is the day many of us dread, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Just knowing that you have some quotes to motivate and get you going can make all the difference.

Here are 77 Monday fitness motivation quotes to help you power through your workouts this whole week!

Monday Fitness Motivation Quotes To Inspire You

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

“The safest way to get what you want is to deserve what you want.”

Charlie Munger

“Making excuses burns zero calories per hour.”


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


“Look for small victories and build on that. Each small victory, even if it is just getting up five minutes earlier, gives you confidence. You realize that these little victories make you feel great, and you keep going. You realize that being paralyzed by fear of failure is worse than failure.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The body achieves what the mind believes.”


“Life may be full of pain but that’s not an excuse to give up.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Exercise is labor without weariness.”

Samuel Johnson

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”

Steve Prefontaine

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“The day I stop giving is the day I stop recieving. The day I stop learning is the day I stop growing. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

Wayne Gretzky

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


“That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.”

Abraham Lincoln

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”

Walt Disney

“Sweat is just fat crying.”


“Don’t train to be skinny. Train to be a bad ass.”

Demi Lovato

“Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.”

Vince Lombardi

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.”

Maya Angelou

“You’ll get a lot more compliments for working out than you will for sleeping in.”


“Actually, I just woke up one day and decided I did not want to feel like that anymore or ever again. So I changed to start a morning gym.”

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“Don’t count the days, make the days count.”

Muhammad Ali

“New week. Same beastmode. Give it all you’ve got and crush your goals.”

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“Your mind is the strongest and most valuable muscle you can grow in the gym.”

Greg Plitt

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up everytime we fail.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Looking good is secondary. Having a healthy relationship with your body should be your priority.”


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


“When the doubters tell you it can’t be done and all kind of tragedies will come your way, I say nonsense. If you can get to the very root of who you are and make something happen from it, my sense tells me you are going to surprise yourself.”

Vidal Sassoon

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”

Tommy Lasorda

“You can’t stop progress, but you can help decide what is progress and what isn’t.”

Ashleigh Brilliant

“Nothing succeeds like – failure.”

Tommy Lasorda

“I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”

Thomas Jefferson

“To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.”

Gene Tunney

“I believe success is achieved by ordinary people with extraordinary determination.”

Zig Ziglar

“You never regret a workout, just the workout you didn’t make.”

Khloe Kardashian

“Today I will do what others won’t so tomorrow I can do what others can’t.”

Jerry Rice

“Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily.”


“My work ethic came from my parents and my fear of failure. I came from a small, predominantly black school and didn’t want to let them down.”

Jerry Rice

“If you quit once it becomes a habit. Never quit!”

Michael Jordan

“Thinking about going to the gym burns between 0 and 0 calories.”


“Small healthy habits add up and compound into a better quality of life.”

Michael D’aulerio

“Nothing will work unless you do.”

Maya Angelou

“When you go out of your comfort zone and it works there’s nothing more satisfying.”

Kristen Wiig

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


“When I feel tired, I just think about how great I will feel once I finally reach my goal.”

Michael Phelps

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”

Henry David Thoreau

“Today is the perfect day to go beast mode.”

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“If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.”


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


“Once in ones life, for one mortal moment, one must take a grab for immortality; if not, one has not lived.”

Sylvester Stallone

“Going in one more round when you don’t think you can. That’s what makes all the difference in your life.”

Sylvester Stallone

“Get comfortable with being uncomfortable.”

Jillian Michaels

“The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Living is like training for an athletic event. You have to have goals and challenges; you need to exercise and eat right.”

Jack LaLanne

“Weight loss is a side effect of living a healthy lifestyle.”


“The first step to success is making the decision to try.”


“Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.”

Jill Johnson

“Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.”

Thomas Jefferson

“You have to wonder at times what you’re doing out there. Over the years, I’ve given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.”

Steve Prefontaine

“Eating healthy and exercising won’t help you if it’s only temporary.”

M.J. Ryan

“There is no magic milkshake or workout machine. I think the real machine is your body. I do love treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes, and free weights.”

Richard Simmons

“Health is worth more than learning.”

Thomas Jefferson

“Moderate exercise everyday will impart strength to the muscles, which without exercise become flabby and enfeebled,”

Ellen G. White

Everyday is another chance to get stronger, to eat better, to live healthier, and to be the best version of you.”


“Every morning you have two choices; continute to sleep with your dreams. Or wake up and chase them.”

Carmelo Anthony

“Start small, make a promise and keep it. Then, make larger promises and keep them. Eventually, your honor will become greater than your moods or your circumstances, which includes your medical condition and other people’s stereotypic observations. Once you overcome this comparison based mentality, your confidence will soar.”

Stephen R. Covey

“Life begins now, right now, not tommorow or the next day or the next. Every minute of every hour of every day, life begins anew. That means everything can change in an instant. It also means you can have a new beginning whenever you want.”

Neale Donald Walsch

“It doesn’t matter if you fall down, it’s whether you get back up.”

Michael Jordan

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”

Maya Angelou

“A great start to the perfect day, a world class workout at the gym… it’s hard to feel miserable after a great workout.”

Bradford Winters

“If you do cardio one day and the next day you can do weights, do it that way. If you need to do it at night or in the morning, do it that way. Whatever you need to get it done, just get it done.”

LL Cool J

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.”

Maya Angelou

“All good thoughts and ideas mean nothing without action.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“I have the ability to build myself up or break myself down. I stay positive. Strength comes from within.”

Hayley Williams

“If you’re looking for a sign to workout, this is it. Go now.”


“Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.”

Mary Kay Ash

“The only limits are the ones you set for yourself.”


Monday is an excellent day to get motivated for a fitness goal you set for yourself.

Achieving a healthy, fit body takes time and effort, but it’s worth it in the end.

Let these Monday workout motivation quotes be your inspiration to keep going when things get tough so you can have a great week!

If you want even more workout quotes for fitness motivation check out my list of 111 weightlifting motivation quotes to help accomplish your goals.

Monday Workout Motivation Video

Monday is the day we all get back to the grind and it can be tough to find the motivation to work out.

But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered!

Check out this amazing Monday motivation video, featuring Kevin Hart, which will help get you pumped up for your workout today.

Trust me, it’s worth the watch!

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!