50 Motivational Quotes To Inspire You To Work Hard For Your Best Summer Body

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Whatever your goals, these quotes are perfect for keeping you on track.

It's time to get those summer bodies ready, y'all! Get motivated with these 50 motivational quotes and kick up a new workout routine and start adding healthier foods into your diet.

For some of us, talking about that summer body makes us want to get up and start working out — because who doesn’t want to look amazing in their new bathing suit?

But for others of us, we just wish that we could get that amazing summer body just by thinking about it. Wouldn't that be nice? But unfortunately, that's just not how life works.

No matter who you are and what goals you have planned for yourself — each and every one of us has to get up off work for the things we want. But the hardest part about working toward any goal is starting. It can feel impossible to want to do that to yourself everyday.

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Especially when it comes to exercise. We have to get our bodies used to working out again, which is never fun. It's sore. It's painful. It's boring. But once you’re conditioned, exercising just becomes part of your daily routine.


Ultimately, when you finally do get into the habit of working out, you feel amazing. That’s the feeling that makes it all better in the end — when you feel healthy, inside and out.

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If you’re like me and need some serious motivation to get your butt in the gym, then keep scrolling to read some of our picks of the best motivational quotes that will inspire you to put those cute workout clothes on and start building your best summer (and beyond!) body ever.

1. You'll get results.

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

2. You should like what you see.

​"It's easier to wake up early in the morning & work out, than it is to look in the mirror each day & not like what you see."  Unknown

3. Perseverance is key.

​"Sore today, strong tomorrow."  —​Tone It Up

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4. Keep the future in mind.

"It hurts now but one day it will be your warm up."  Unknown

5. Don't forget why you started.

​"When you feel like stopping think about why you started"  Unknown

6. Enjoy it.

"Exercise is a celebration of what your body can do. Not a punishment for what you ate."  —​Women's Health UK

7. Always remember this.

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

8. Better yourself.

"I will beat her. I will train harder. I will eat cleaner. I know her weaknesses. I know her strengths. I've lost to her before, but not this time. She's going down. I have the advantage because I know her well. She is the old me."  Unknown

9. Don't quit.

"When you think about quitting, think ​about why you started." Unknown

10. Convince your mind.

"Your body can do it it's time to convince your mind."  Unknown

11. You have to put in the work.

"You get what you work for."  Unknown

12. Don't discourage yourself.

"You are stronger than you think."  Unknown

13. I wish you the best.

"May the next few months be a period of magnificent transformation."   Unknown

14. Everyone goes at their own pace.

​"No matter how slow you go, you're still lapping everybody on the couch."   —​Elite Daily

15. Keep your mentality strong.

​" Your legs are not giving out. Your head is giving up. Keep going." Unknown

16. Don't get in your way.

"You're far too smart to be the only thing standing in your way."  —​Fit Girls Diary

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17. Do what's on your mind.

"If you can't stop thinking about it, don't stop working for it."  Unknown

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18. Work for what you want.

"I got to the gym because I think my great personality could use a banging body."  Unknown

19. No excuses.

"No pain. No gain. Shut up and train."  Unknown

20. Think about the consequences.

"I never regret it when I do it, but I always regret it when I don't."  Unknown

21. Think about the results.

"It always seems impossible until its done."  —​Nelson Mandela

22. Do it for yourself.

"Note to Self: You gotta do this for you. This is for you. This isn't about anybody. Live for you. Honor you. Never lose sight of that." Unknown

23. Work it.

"Wish Less Work More" Unknown

24. The hardest things are worth it.

"If it doesn't challenge you It doesn't change you."  Unknown

25. Get serious.

"When a girl is working out & tightens her ponytail, you know it's about to go down."  Unknown

26. Never give up!

"I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don't."  —​Neila Rey

27. Become an inspiration.

"At first they'll ask why you're doing it. Late they'll ask how you did it."  Tone It Up

28. Put it into perspective.

"A 30-minute workout is just two percent of your day. No excuses."  Unknown

29. Think a positive way.

"Sore. The most satisfying pain."  Unknown

30. Embrace the pain.

"Your mind will quit 100 times before your body ever does. Feel the pain and do it anyway ..."  Unknown

31. Just go workout.

"BLABLABLA. Go workout."  Unknown

32. Look amazing.

"I'm not trying to look perfect. I just want to feel better, look great, know I'm healthy, and rock any outfit I choose."  —21 day Fix

33. Stay strong.

"Success starts with self-discipline."  Unknown

34. This is what truly matters.

"Fall in love with taking care of your body."  Unknown

35. It's all about loving yourself.

"Self confidence is a super power. Once you start to believe in yourself, magic starts happening."  Unknown

36. Time still flies.

"Because the next few months will go by no matter if you workout or not. make them count. ... as if you need another reason to get healthy."  Unknown

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37. The pain is a good sign.

"If it burns you're getting closer."  Unknown

38. Don't make it sound like a chore.

"Today, I get to workout."  Unknown

39. Better yourself.

"Look in the mirror ... that's your competition."  Unknown

40. Heading in the right direction.

"Progress: you might not be where you want to be. But you're not where you used to be."  Unknown

41. Baby steps can help.

"One workout at a time. One day at a time. One meal at a time."  —​Chalene Johnson

42. Don't let any excuses get in the way.

"Be stronger than your strongest excuse."  Unknown

43. You got this.

"Hustle for that muscle."  Unknown

44. Don't let slow progress discourage you.

"Slow progress is better than no progress."  Unknown

45. Show it off.

"Don't tell people your plans. Show them your rsults." Unknown

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46. Keep this in mind.

"My summer body is in progress."  Unknown

47. This is true.

"You are what you eat ... So don't be fast, cheap, easy, or fake!"  Unknown

48. Keep it going.

"A little progress each day adds up to big results."  Unknown

49. Think about it.

"It comes down to one simple thing: How bad do you want it?"  Unknown

50. It all comes down to you.

"Believe in yourself & you will be unstoppable"  Unknown

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If you’re looking for a little inspiration, we’ve got the best quotes to share and savor. For quotes from the most inspiring celebs, activists, and poets, look no further! You might even find the quote that motivates the best parts of your life (and love!) forever.

Rebekah Ludman is a writer and animal-lover who enjoys traveling. She's a freshman at the California State University Long Beach majoring in journalism.