Bodybuilding Quotes – Motivation Before Your Next Workout

If you’re looking for some inspiration to help you get motivated in your bodybuilding journey, look no further than these bodybuilding quotes. These quotes will help you to stay focused and driven, and will keep you on track to achieve your fitness goals. So, get inspired and get started!

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Most people think of bodybuilding as a way to improve their appearance, but few realize the many other benefits that come with building a strong and muscular body. Bodybuilding can help you improve your life in many ways, including by improving your physical health, your mental health, and your overall self-confidence.

If you’re looking to start bodybuilding, there are some basics you need to know. First, you need to find the right gym. Make sure it has the equipment you need, and that the staff is knowledgeable and helpful.

Once you’re in the gym, you need to learn the basic exercises. These include squats, deadlifts, shoulder presses, bench presses, and curls. Start with a weight that is comfortable for you and slowly increase the weight as you get stronger.

In order to see results, you need to make sure you’re eating healthy. Eat plenty of protein and vegetables, and avoid processed foods. Drink plenty of water, and get plenty of sleep.

Bodybuilding can be a challenging but rewarding workout. By following these basic tips, you’ll be on your way to a stronger, healthier body.

Check out these bodybuilding quotes from some of the biggest names in the sport! These motivational quotes will help you power through your next workout!

70 Bodybuilding Quotes

  1. “Positive thinking can be contagious. Being surrounded by winners helps you develop into a winner.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

2. “You were born to win. But to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” – Zig Ziglar

3. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand.

4. “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

5. “Discipline is the bridge between your bodybuilding goals and bodybuilding success.” – Felicity Luckey.

6. “Some are born strong and others are made strong.” –  J.R. Rim

7. “I don’t eat for taste, I eat for function.” – Jay Cutler

8. “A bodybuilder is a sculptor who carries with him his own material.” – Serge Nubret.

9. “I don’t do this to be healthy, I do this to get big muscles.” – Markus Ruhl

10. “Most champions are built by punch the clock workouts rather than extraordinary efforts.” – Dan John

11. “Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder but don’t nobody want to lift heavy weights!” – Ronnie Coleman

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12. “Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger.

13. “I’m not the kind of guy who tries to run between the drops. Sometimes you gotta get a little wet to reach your destination” – Erik Fankhouser

14. “Competitive bodybuilding is a niche sport, but bodybuilding is for everybody.” – Ronnie Coleman

15. “The barbells and dumbbells you hold in your hands and the way you use them have stories to tell.” – Craig Cecil

16. “If you lack motivation, I can’t help you with that. That’s your problem to solve.” – Stan Efferding.

17. Do not let yourself be contaminated by others’ ideas of what is best for you. Cast aside the shackles of destructive thinking. – Kai Greene

18. “If I Have To Die Tonight , If This Weight Is Going To Kill Me Tonight, SO BE IT! I’m Dying Where I Wanna Be” – Kai Greene

19. “Skill is only developed by hours and hours of work.” – Usain Bolt

20. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

21. “There’s no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard, and aim to be the best.” – Ronnie Coleman

22. “Discipline is a prerequisite of greatness. Nobody becomes great by accident.” – Henry Joseph-Grant

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21. “Your body, despite the science that says “X number of reps is better for this, Y for that” will get stronger if it is overloaded.” Dr. Ken Leistner

23. “If you lack motivation, I can’t help you with that. That’s your problem to solve.” -Stan Efferding.

24. “Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.” – Mike Tyson

25. “Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.” – Muhammad Ali

26. “Biceps are like ornaments on a Christmas tree.” – Ed Coan

27. “I’m an extremist, and I hope to be remembered that way: noncompliant and an artist. I do not want to be remembered as a nice guy. I want to be the slayer of Bambi.” – David Dearth

29. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho.

30. “I never think about losing.” – Lou Ferrigno

31. “The problem I see with most contests is that the people judging have never competed in a bodybuilding contest. I feel that to have the knowledge necessary to judge a bodybuilding competition, you must have walked in those shoes.” – Rich Piana

32. “Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” – John Wooden

33. “If you lack motivation, I can’t help you with that. That’s your problem to solve.” – Stan Efferding

34. “Mediocre athletes that tried like hell to get good are the best coaches.” – Mark Rippetoe

35. “To be a champion, you must act like a champion” – Lou Ferrigno

36. “Strength is the product of struggle. You must do what others don’t to achieve what others wont.” – Henry Rollins

37. “What hurts today makes you stronger tomorrow.” – Jay Cutler

38. “Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder but don’t nobody want to lift heavy ass weights!” – Ronnie Coleman

39. “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

40. “Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong

41. “Stop doubting yourself. Work hard and make it happen.” – Unknown

42. “It’s not your job to like me – it’s mine.” – Byron Katie

43. “When you hit failure your workout has just begun.” – Ronnie Coleman

44. “A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.” – Jack Dempsey.

45. “I don’t do this to be healthy; I do this to get big muscles.” –  Marcus Ruhl.

46.  “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” – George Lorimer.

47. “Australia is my favorite place to visit. The fans are great, and the sport of bodybuilding is huge.” – Ronnie Coleman

48. “Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. ” – Les Brown.

49. “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn

50. “Intensity builds immensity.” – Kevin Levrone

51. “You were born to win. But to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” – Zig Ziglar

51. “That’s the classic nature of people, though. We’ll skip the basics and get pissed when the sexy stuff doesn’t work.” – Martin Rooney

52. “Rule of thumb: Eat for what you’re going to be doing and not for what you have done. Don’t take in more than you’re willing to burn off.” – Lee Haney

53. “Come in the gym like you’re going to war.” – Unknown

54. “Bodybuilding gave me a healthy way to gain weight and learn to balance my life. Earning my pro card within a year, I got to do something I enjoyed and be healthy at the same time.” Alexa Bliss

56. “You can have results or excuses. Not both.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

57. “They can crack jokes. They can sit back and analyze and criticize and make all the fun they want. But I’m living my life, I’m doing it. What are you doing?” – Kai Greene

58. “The pain of discipline is nothing like the pain of disappointment.” – Justin Langer

59. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

60. “Success is what comes after your stop making excuses.” – Luis Galarza

61. “If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.” – Dwayne Johnson

62. “I wanted to set a new standard for competitive bodybuilding.” Dorian Yates

63. “Blood, sweat, and respect. The first two you give and the last one you earn.” – Dwayne Johnson

64. “Discipline is built by consistently performing small acts of courage.” – Robin Sharma

65. “Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. – Les Brown

66. “Self-discipline is about controlling your desires and impulses while staying focused on what needs to get done to achieve your goal.” – Adam Sicinski

67. “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

68. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

69. You need to be aware, educated, and willing to do whatever it takes to remain healthy and keep the body healthy. – Rich Piana

70. “When you hit failure, your workout has just begun.” – Ronnie Coleman

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