46 Bodybuilding Quotes To Fire Up Your Motivation

Motivational Bodybuilding Quotes

Bodybuilding is one of the most grueling and demanding sports you can take on. Therefore to say that anyone can succeed with bodybuilding is a myth because not everyone has the motivation to succeed in this type of sport. When motivation rocks you like a hurricane, you charge into the gym and crush your workout the same way you imagine Rocky would in an epic montage. So to help you out, I’ve compiled 46 motivational quotes that will empower you to work harder and push your body to follow where your mind goes.

  1. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand
  2. “Bodybuilding is an art, your body is the canvas, weights are your brush and nutrition is your paint. We all have the ability to turn a self portrait into a masterpiece.” – Kai Greene
  3. “If the bar ain’t bending you’re just pretending.” – Author Unknown
  4. “If something stands between you and your success – move it. Never be denied.” – Dwayne Johnson
  5. “Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.” – Mike Tyson
  6. “You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.” – Jerry West
  7. “It took me 20 years of hard training to get the physique I have today. What you need is what I had – belief in yourself.” – Branch Warren
  8. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” – Ann Landers
  9. “A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” – Jack Dempsey
  10. “Your body can stand almost anything. It’s your mind that you have to convince.” – Author Unknown
  11. “The road to nowhere is paved with excuses.” – Mark Bell
  12. “Strong people are harder to kill than weak people, and more useful in general.” – Mark Rippetoe
  13. “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.
  14. “The real workout starts when you want to stop.” – Author Unknown
  15. “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
  16. “Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.” – Les Brown
  17. “Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” – John Wooden
  18. “To feel strong, to walk amongst humans with a tremendous feeling of confidence and superiority is not at all wrong. The sense of superiority in bodily strength is borne out by the long history of mankind paying homage in folklore, song and poetry to strong men.” – Fredrick Hatfield
  19. “The pain of discipline is nothing like the pain of disappointment” – Justin Langer
  20. “Your love for what you do and willingness to push yourself where others aren’t prepared to go is what will make you great.” – Laurence Shahlaei
  21. “If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.” – Vinoba Bhave
  22. “Fear is a liar. The truth is you can, you must, you will. So just do it.” – Author Unknown
  23. “If you’re capable of sending a legible text message between sets, you probably aren’t working hard enough.” – Dave Tate
  24. “Sweat is just fat crying.” – Author Unknown
  25. “Blood, sweat & respect. First two you give, last one you earn” – Dwayne Johnson
  26. “Pain is weakness leaving your body.” – Author Unknown
  27. “The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.” – Morihei Ueshiba
  28. “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong
  29. “It hurts now but one day it will be your warm up.” – Author Unknown
  30. “One of the greatest moments in life is realizing that two weeks ago, your body couldn’t do what it did today.” – Author Unknown
  31. “I never said it would be easy. Giving up is easy.” – Maria V. Snyder
  32. “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you‘ll be successful.” – Eric Thomas
  33. “Being negative and lazy is a disease that leads to pain, hardships, depression, poor health and failure. Be proactive and give a damn to achieve success!” – Phil Heath
  34. “Work until your idols become your rivals. And work harder until you become the new idol for your idol.” – Author Unknown
  35. “Everybody wants to be a “PowerBuilder”, but nobody wants to lift heavy-Ass Weights.” – Ronnie Coleman
  36. “There are two types of pain – pain that hurts you and pain that changes you.” – Brett Hoebel
  37. “Each workout is like a brick in a building, and every time you go in there and do a half-ass workout, you’re not laying a brick down. Somebody else is.” – Dorian Yates
  38. “The pain you feel today is the strength you’ll feel tomorrow.” – Author Unknown
  39. “Nothing comes easy, but as long as you’re breathing, you’re always one breath away from making your dreams a reality. Make every breath count.” – Kai Greene
  40. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  41. “With drive and a bit of talent, you can move mountains.” – Dwayne Johnson
  42. “If you think lifting weights is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.” – Bret Contreras
  43. “I don’t believe in bodybuilders using steroids. If a man doesn’t have enough male hormones in his system to create, a nice hard, muscular body, he should take up ping pong.” – Steve Reeves
  44. “To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.” – Picabo Street
  45. “Be disciplined about doin’ the little things for your goals – daily. Consistency adds up to success.” – Dwayne Johnson
  46. “Life is movement. Once you stop moving, you’re dead. Choose life.” – Eugen Sandow

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