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Hey Fit sister friend! Do quotes motivate you? They really motivate me. For as long as I can remember, I’ve collected quotes. Have you ever noticed how within those few words, we can shift our mindsets?
One of the workout classes I go to has a screen that flashes quotes. For the last few weeks, every time I read one of these quotes, the Holy Spirit gives me a spin on it. They have been motivating me, and they will power your workout in a whole new way. I want to give you everything God has given me in hopes that it helps you too!
They can be the difference that turns your day around, gets you back on track, and fuels your motivation when you need it most.
I want to make sure you know that I’m not saying that some of the worldly fitness quotes are bad, but the one thing that stands out is that God isn’t a part of them. He is our truest power source, so He should be front and center. Fitness can be all about me and my three best friends; me, myself, and I, but that motivation never lasts. This will! It’s exactly the motivation you need to keep on keeping on!
Don’t let anyone work harder than you do
God can do more work in you in one day than you can do in a lifetime
Get up every morning and tell yourself I can do this
Get up every morning and say I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength
Surround yourself with people who will motivate and inspire you
Fill yourself with the Jesus who will motivate and inspire you
A workout is only 4% of your day
Time with God and a workout is only 7% of your day
The best investment you’ll ever make is in you
The best investment you’ll ever make is living for God
Believe in yourself
Believe in God who created you and knows exactly what you need to succeed
Love yourself enough to live a healthy lifestyle
Love God so much that you take the best care of the body He gave you
Be stronger than your excuses
God in you is stronger than any of your excuses
Do something today that your future self will thank you for
Do something today that shows God you’re thankful for the life He died to give you
The best way to predict the future is to create it
Trust in the Lord with all your heart; And lean not on your own understanding. Acknowledge Him in all your ways, and He will direct your path. (Proverbs 3:5-8)
All things are possible
All things are possible with God
You’ve got this
With God, you’ve got this!
You’re stronger than you think
Your strength comes from the Lord the Maker of Heaven and Earth
Keep your squats low and your standards high
Keep your squats low and your hands lifted high
Start every day thinking of your why
Start every day thinking of God and He’ll show you why, what, when, where, and how
Never give up
I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 3:14)
Excuses or results you can’t have both
Throw off every weight that slows you down, especially the sin that so easily trips you up. And run with endurance the race God has set before you. (Hebrews 12:1)
Earn your body
Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your bodies. (1 Corinthians 6:19-20)
I’m working on myself, for myself, by myself
I’m over myself, I am in Christ
Nobody cares. Push harder
Dear friend, I hope all is well with you and that you are as healthy in your body as you are strong in spirit. (3 John 1-2)
For me exercise is more than physical, it’s therapeutic
For me exercise is more than physical, it’s spiritual
I’m just focused on being a better me
I’m just focused on living my best life for God
Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable
Believe in God and you will be unstoppable
The hardest lift of all is lifting your butt off the couch
The hardest lift of all is lifting your hands to God
Stop waiting for things to happen, go out and make them happen
Stop waiting for things to happen, go out in faith, and watch God work
When life knocks you down do a burpee
When life knocks you down say a prayer and then do a burpee
Now that was fun!
I hope you enjoyed these. I made you a downloadable gift of these quotes. Grab your copy below! Keep them on your phone or print them out to motivate you when you need them. Put them in your car, read them before you go to workout, or for the days you feel like skipping your workout!
Let’s Pray, Sweet Friend.
It can be really hard to stay motivated to work out. Looking to Jesus, I think of how He walked everywhere to serve -
Unlike the rabbis of his time, he didn’t wait for others to come to him or sit in a temple. Instead, he walked everywhere, even hiked.
He is our example to move our bodies and train us in godliness.
In the times we live in, we don’t have to walk everywhere, so we struggle to get enough movement.
Help our motivation to workout come from the desire to fulfill your call for our lives. Like Jesus.
We want to be the very best version of ourselves for you.
The world wants to take you out of everything, but with these quotes, we are making you our focus. We don’t want to come to the end of our days with the weight of regret that we didn’t workout, remind us how simple it can be to go for a walk or put on Christian music and dance for you when we can’t get to the gym or a class.
Bring these quotes to mind when we start falling for the comparison trap or struggle to find consistency. We know that every good thing comes from you, so we seek you in our workouts that you may be glorified. According to your word, please bless the work of our hands and hearts.
In Jesus' name, amen.
“The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control…”
Those who are in Christ are distinguished from unbelievers in that they have been gifted with the Holy Spirit, enabling them to bear fruit.
- Galatians 5:22-23
When people tell you you can’t, God says, "let’s show them!"
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