50 Motivational Gym Quotes To Use As Workout Captions On Instagram

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You've just sweated it all out, and you still look great (obviously), so of course, you want to share your progress with friends on Instagram.

Sometimes all the fitness motivation you need is knowing how amazing you'll look in selfies, and finding the right gym quotes to use as workout captions can take your social media game up to a whole new level.

Making it through your work out is an accomplishment, and there's nothing wrong with sharing the results of your hard work and dedication with your loving friends and followers.

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Coming up with a good caption that's as inspiring as you are isn't always easy. You want something simple and strong — something that speaks to your deep commitment to your health and fitness goals.

Fortunately, the quotes below offer the perfect messages to send as you flex your inspirational skills on Instagram.

If you're looking for some fitness motivation, here are 50 motivational gym quotes to use as workout captions once you've made it through.

1. "All progress takes place outside the comfort zone." — Michael John Bobak

2. "Keep your squats low and your standards high."

Always have high standards and low squats.

3. "A one hour workout is 4% of your day. No excuses."

One hour? Easy. Never let excuses get in the way of a killer workout.

4. "Train like a beast. Look like a beauty."

A fresh take on Disney. Being a princess doesn't mean you're not a total Queen! Train like one to prove it.

5. "Create healthy habits not restrictions."

Dieting doesn't have to be a chore. Eat what you want! There's no reason to restrict the foods you love.

6. "Hating your body will never get you as far as loving it will."

Always practice self-love. If you start with loving your body, nothing can stop you.

7. "If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous." — Bret Contreras

And weak is something you are not.

8. "If you're tired of starting over, stop giving up."

The surest way to success. Stop stopping yourself by never giving up!

9. "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." — Vidal Sassoo

Knowing you're a success is the best feeling, and a success you are.

10. "Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable."

Believe in yourself. You are a force of nature.

11. "You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them." — Michael Jordan

It's never too late to expect great things of yourself.

12. "I'm working on myself, by myself for myself."

Do it for yourself. The only person you need to impress is yourself.

13. "A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure."

Performing well under pressure. Let your inner gem shine with this quote as your caption.

14. "Hustle for that muscle."

You have to work hard for the best things in life! Muscle included.

15. "Well done is better than well said." — Benjamin Franklin

Less talking, more doing, please.

16. "Work out. Eat well. Be patient. Your body will reward you."

Treat your body nicely and it'll treat you even better.

17. "The body achieves what the mind believes."

Mindset is everything. Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right!

18. "The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself." — Maya Angelou

The real struggle. Self love can be harder than the toughest workout.

19. "You have to think it before you can do it. The mind is what makes it all possible." — Kai Greene

Don't let anyone tell you fitness is superficial.

20. "I know what I want and I'm gonna get it."

Go get 'em! Set your goals and don't stop till you get there.

21. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." — Henry David Thoreau

You get what you make.

22. "Strive for progress, not perfection."

Nobody is perfect. Try your best, nothing else matters.

23. "Don't decrease the goal. Increase the effort."

Work hard to reach your goals. If something seems unattainable, roll up your sleeves and prove it isn't.

24. "Do it for the after selfie."

Selfie time! Reward yourself with a super cute pic after a tough workout.

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25. "Be stronger than your excuse."

No excuse is stronger than you. After you do it, you'll be glad you didn't make an excuse.

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26. "Every workout is progress."

Slow progress is still progress. Feeling discouraged? Know that you'll get there one squat at a time.

27. "Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out." — John Wooden

It's no easy task, but you're up for it.

28. "You get what you work for."

You get what you earn. Work hard, girl, and get those goals.

29. "Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you." — Ovid

No pain, no gain is truth.

30. "Find your fire."

And don't let anyone put it out!

31 "You are stronger than you think."

Nothing can stop you except you!

32. "Sweat now. Shine later."

You may be sweaty now, but it'll all pay off.

33. "When you feel like dying, do 10 more."

Don't worry, you're not dying! But do remember not to push yourself too hard.

34. "Push yourself because no one is going to do it for you."

Others may support you, you're the one who has to put in effort.

35. "Will it be easy. Nope. Worth it? Absolutely."

Hard work is always worth it, especially when you get incredible results.

36. "I want to see what happens if I don't give up."

Curious about what could happen if you try? Giving up never helps, push through to see amazing results.

37. 'Make it happen. Shock everyone."

Prove them wrong. If you have haters in your life, shock them with your commitment and dedication.

38. "It's a slow process, but quitting won't speed it up."

Slow but steady wins the race. Things won't change overnight, but don't let that discourage you into giving up.

39. "Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." — Winston Churchill

We all fail at times. The question is where you go from there.

40. "I'm doing this for me."

Do it for you. People's reactions will be great, but your satisfaction will be greater.

41. "I'm tired. It's too cold. It's too hot. It's too late. It's raining. Let's go."

Choose to go for it. Excuses, excuses. Just go do it!

42. "Don't stop until you're proud."

Make yourself proud by achieving your fitness goals.

43. "Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow." — Mary Anne Radmacher

Its all about your mindset.

44. "Don't tell people your plans. Show them your results."

Walk that walk. Planning things out is a great first step, following through is even better.

45. "Empowered women empower women."

Working out can be a great way to feel powerful. You are so amazing!

46. "You did not wake up today to be mediocre."

Being mediocre just isn't an option for someone as awesome as you!

47. "You get what you work for, not what you wish for."

Wishing for it is great. Working for it is better.

48. "In two weeks, you'll feel it. In four weeks, you'll see it. In eight weeks, you'll hear it."

Give it time. While this isn't everyone's timeline, it's a good rule to let your body show its progress over a few weeks.

49. "Stop stopping yourself."

You can be your own worst enemy if you're not careful. Don't let your excuses or negative thoughts get you down.

50. "Sore today. Strong tomorrow."

Go get 'em tiger! And never let anyone stand in your way.

You can do this!

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Caroline Smith is a writer covering trending topics, pop-culture and relationship.