Finding Time For Exercise

What’s the No. 1 excuse for not working out? Lack of time. Sure, we’re all busy handling multiple priorities and rushing around from here and there every day. Squeezing in just a few minutes of physical exercise a day has huge benefits on your health, gives you energy and perks up your mood.

With that in mind here are a handful of inspirational exercise quotes from a variety of athletes, authors and philosophers.

1. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. - Arnold Schwarzenegger

2. “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” - Hippocrates

3. “It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” - Socrates

4. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” - Mahatma Gandhi

5. “If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus; and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” - Bruce Lee

6. “I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.” - Art Williams

7. “Nothing is more certain than the defeat of a man who gives up.” - George Sheehan

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8. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” - Mark Twain