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9 Much-Needed Motivational Quotes To Help You Power Through Your Next Workout

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9 Best Motivational Fitness Quotes

By Susi May

When the going gets tough, get yourself some extra motivation. Here are nine simple quotes that will help you power through your next powerlifting session, bodyweight workout, or barre class. They will psych you up as you aim for your pull-up PR and keep you focused during sprints in cycling class.

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1. Perfect those squats.

"Keep your squats low and your standards high."

You know we love squats — so go ahead, get low. 

2. There's no such thing as perfection.

"Don't aim for perfection, aim for progress."

Perfection is the enemy of change. 

3. Working out is tough. You're tougher.

Yes! Working out releases endorphins.

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4. You got this.

"Working out is hard. Do it anyway."

We know it's a challenge, but the benefits keep us going. Here's a workout that involves no standing for the next time you feel like phoning it in.


5. Daily checklist.

Hydration is key.

6. Anything you want, you got!

"If cauliflower can be gnocchi, you can be anything."

We find inspiration everywhere, even the latest health-food trend.

7. Try.

"Just show up." — Ruth Bader Ginsberg

RBG's workout includes pistol squats — just sayin'.

8. You won't regret it.

It's a simple truth. 

9. Just one!

"You're only one good workout away from a good mood."

Feeling crappy? Get moving before you reach for the Rosé and the remote. Nothing like raising your heart rate to raise your spirits.

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