August 8, 2022


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20 Best Diet Quotes – Motivational Quotes for Diet & Fitness

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Finding motivation to stick to your diet and fitness goals isn’t easy, but it is totally necessary. Staying positive, feeling good, and remembering to celebrate small victories can make all the difference when you’re trying to cut back on junk food or wake up in time for morning workouts. So if you’re in need of a little pep talk, look to these motivational quotes to help you find your inner Michael Jordan or Alex Morgan.

Just don’t be too hard on yourself if you miss a class or indulge a little more than you wanted. With these quotes, you’ll be reminded that failure is part of the process. They will also help you realize that all the strength you need is already inside of you. And take note: Weight loss, health and body image can be complex subjects — so if you’re on a diet or looking to start one, we invite you gain a broader perspective by reading our exploration into the hazards of diet culture, as well.

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Alex Morgan

Winning and losing isn’t everything. Sometimes, the journey is just as important as the outcome.

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Aly Raisman

The hard days are what make you stronger.

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Arthur Ashe

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.

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Florence Griffith Joyner

It’s never too late to change old habits.

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Gabe Grunewald

It’s okay to struggle, but it’s not okay to give up on yourself or your dreams.

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Jesse Owens

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.

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Jillian Michaels

It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens.

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Lindsey Vonn

Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it.

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There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined

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Martina Navratilova

Life is about challenges and how we face up to them.

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Mia Hamm

I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals.

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Michael Jordan

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

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Michael Phelps

Goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.

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Sasha Cohen

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice, and persevere.

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Serena Williams

All my life I’ve had to fight. It’s just another fight I’m going to have to learn how to win, that’s all.

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Michael Jordan

Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

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Shalane Flanagan

Everything you need is within you.

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Simone Biles

Once you believe in yourself, and you put your mind to something, you can do it.

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Steve Prefontaine

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.

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Venus Williams

Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and, at some point, you will.

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