129+ Best Crossfit Quotes to Unlock Your Power

CrossFit is a lifestyle characterized by safe, effective exercise and sound nutrition. Profoundly inspirational crossfit quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Crossfit Quotes

Head first towards the uncomfortable. — Brent Fikowski

Full effort is full victory. — Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir

When I train, I erase all the limits and expectations of what I can do. I am powerful and anything is possible. — Camille Leblanc—Bazinet, Crossfit athlete

Make it happen. — Chris Hinshaw

Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.  — Jerry Rice

Typically the worlds best athletes are minimalists when it comes to their training. They work hard and fast with few exercises. They master the fundamentals and work with them for years. This is the secret that no one wants to hear. — Greg Glassman, Founder of CrossFit

Don’t stop when you are tired, stop when you are done.  — Marilyn Monroe

Don’t wish for it! Work for it!

Stop wishing. Start doing. — Unknown

When you don’t feel like training and you make up an excuse not to get off the couch … remember why you do it! — Josh Bridges

It’s hard to beat a person that never gives up. — Babe Ruth

I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. — Muhammad Ali

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…These are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. — Confucius

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Look in the mirror. That’s your competition. — Unknown

Confidence entering a big lift is essential for success. Create a routine that incorporates breathing and visualization. Practicing this routine every lift will build strength physically, mentally, and emotionally. Approach the bar with attitude and purpose. Grip it and rip it. — Scott Panchik

The pain you feel today, will be the strength you feel tomorrow.

The world breaks everyone and afterward some are strong at the broken places. —Ernest Hemingway

Crossfit forces us to ask ourselves: who am I? What am I made of? — Julie Foucher

During the hard times, it’s important to focus on the things you can change in that moment instead of what you should have or could have done differently. — Annie Thorisdottir, Crossfit athlete

Obsessed is a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.

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

Amazing bodies don’t just happen. It’s not something you’re born with. It’s something earned one day at a time. — Kris Green

Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever. — Lance Armstrong, American former bicycle rider

It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up again. — Vince Lombardi


Winning isn’t everything, but the will to win is everything. — Vince Lombardi, head coach of the Green Bay Packers

Changes don’t happen overnıght. Stay the course & enjoy the journey. — Chyna Cho

Pain is temporary, pride is forever.

Stop beating yourself up! You are a work in progress, which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.

Failure is not an option. — Gene Kranz, retired NASA Flight Director and manager

Every pro was once an amateur. Every expert was once a beginner. So dream big and start now. — Unknown

Warm—ups are a good chance to practice skills, better positions, and technique in less intense situations. Perfect practice makes perfect. — James Newbury

When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing better than a challenge. — Terry Bradshaw

It will hurt. It will take time. It will require dedication. It will require willpower. You will need to make healthy decisions. It requires sacrifice. You will need to push your body to its max. There will be temptation. But, I promise you, when you reach your goal, it’s worth it!

I have found that CrossFit has made me more fit than I have ever been. — Bob Harper

This year, when I compete, I am competing for anyone, anywhere who shares the same voices in their head as I do. (The voice) that tells them over and over all the reasons — rational or irrational — that they can’t, shouldn’t, won’t, or aren’t good enough. — Khan Porter

No, it doesn’t ever get any easier. You wouldn’t want it to either. — Greg Glassman, founder of CrossFit, Inc.

Just because you’re  pounds doesn’t excuse or exempt you from needing  pull—ups.— Greg Glassman, founder of CrossFit, Inc.

Set your goals high, and don’t stop until you get there. — Bo Jackson

It takes four weeks for you to notice your body changing, eight weeks for your friends, and twelve weeks for the rest of the world. Give it twelve weeks. Don’t Quit!

They think because I’m small, they can do what they want to do to me. But I’m not weak. If I lower my shoulder and they lower they’re shoulder, they’re going to go down. — Michael Johnson

Your mind will quit  times before your body ever does. — Unknown

Most people never get far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second. — William James

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible. — Audrey Hepburn, British actress and humanitarian

I won’t let anyone out work me. — Rich Froning

Since I started CrossFit, I’ve read and heard about the critics talk about how unsafe it is, and my only response to that is any form of exercise can be unsafe if you don’t have the proper coaching, education and guidance. — Bob Harper

When you look in the mirror and see no change, even though you know you are doing the right things – keep the faith and know that you will get there in time, if you stay the course. That’s the difference between those who ultimately succeed and those who fail.

I’m giving CrossFit a chance for now, and then later on, who knows. — Annie Thorisdottir, Crossfit athlete

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period. — Lou Holtz

CrossFit is all about constantly—varied, high—intensity movements. And to do these movements, you have to have a certified coach to take you through this — or any type of physical activity. — Bob Harper

When you want to succeed as much as you want to breathe, that’s when you will be successful. — Eric Thomas, former professional American football player

Action is the foundational key to all success. — Pablo Picasso

If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up.

I hope your Monday is full of motivation AND appreciation, because we are going to get so much further in life if we can keep those two hand in hand. — Michaela North

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

CrossFit is more than just fitness; it is a gateway to something deeper with in all of us. {SELF WORTH } – Revie Jane Schulz


Make time for health now, or you’ll have to make time for disease later. — Julie Foucher

Stay positive. Stay fighting. Stay brave. Stay ambitious. Stay focused. Stay strong. — Unknown

You can feel sore tomorrow or you can feel sorry tomorrow. You choose. — Unknown

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. — Oscar Wilde

The best dreams happen when you’re awake. — Cherie Gilderbloom, photographer

The difference between a successful person and others is not the lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. — Vince Lombardi

Everyone has an internal dialogue, and how you talk to yourself will greatly impact your performance —both in terms of production and what the experience feels like. — Elisabeth Akinwale

To change your body you must first change your mind. — Unknown

Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm. — Winston Churchill

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. —  Neale Donald Walsch, American author

I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion. — Muhammad Ali, American former professional boxer

Never quit. It is the easiest cop—out in the world. Set a goal and don’t quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don’t quit until you reach it. Never quit. — Bear Bryant

Be patient and tough; some day this pain will be useful to you. — Ovid, Roman poet

Be strong when you are weak, brave when you are scared, and humble when you are victorious. — Michelle Moschetti

Never put an age limit on your dreams. — Lauren Fisher

The greatest pleasure you’ll ever have is doing what others tell you you couldn’t. — Walter Bagehot, British journalist, businessman, and essayist

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. — Zig Ziglar, author, salesman, and motivational speaker

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get. — Michael Phelps

If you still look pretty afterward, you didn’t do it right. — Unknown

It ain’t how hard you hit… it’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. It’s about how much you can take and keep moving forward! ― Sylvester Stallone, Rocky Balboa

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination. — Tommy Lasorda, former Major League baseball player

Rather the pain of discipline, than the pain of regret. — Bob Andrews

When you’ve got purpose, everything becomes possible. — Lewis Pugh

Don’t let fear paralyze you, let it motivate you. — Unknown

Some quit due to slow progress. Never grasping the fact that slow progress…is progress. — Unknown

We are what we are repeatedly do, therefore excellence is not an act but a habit. — Aristotle

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. — Mark Twain

The best medicines: nutrition, movement, rest, nature, connection — Julie Foucher

Fitness is not about being better than someone else… It is about being better than you used to be.

To be successful, you must dedicate yourself % to your training, diet and mental approach. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Hiding from your weaknesses is a recipe for incapacity and error. — Greg Glassman, Founder of CrossFit

Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose. — Yoda, Jedi Master

No one ever drowned from their own sweat. — Lou Holtz

There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. — Derek Jeter

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. — Sam Levenson

Hard work pays off. — Mat Fraser

I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be. — Ken Venturi

There are only two options regarding commitment, you’re either in or you’re out. There’s no such thing as life in between. — Pat Riley

Your biggest challenge is not someone else. It’s the ache in your lungs, the burning in your legs and the voice inside you that yells, ‘I can’t.’ But you do not listen. You just push harder. Then you hear that voice fade away and start to whisper, ‘I can.’ That’s the moment you discover that the person you thought you were is not a match for the person you really are.

It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe. — Muhammad Ali

First you feel like dying. Then you feel reborn. — Unknown

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. — Confucius

What’s the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable? – John Green, American author, YouTube video blogger, and historian

Good things come to those who sweat. — Unknown

When life knocks you down, do a burpee.

You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days. — Unknown

Crossfit is a way of life. You eat well, you train hard, you push yourself. It teaches you so much of about yourself. — Ben Smith

The only difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline. — Steve Smith

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing –George Bernard Shaw

In training, you listen to your body. In competition you tell your body to shut up. — Rich Froning, Crossfit athlete

Be stronger than your strongest excuse. — Unknown

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. — Jim Rohn

If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you. — Fred DeVito, executive vice president of mind body fitness programs

The goal is to get fit, make it the best hour of your day, stay safe, turn up the music, high five some people, and blow off some steam. So remember that. Relax. Have fun. Work out. — Pat Sherwood

That which does not kill me makes me stronger. — Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher and classical philologist

Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward. — Victor Kiam

Fill the unforgiving minute with 60 seconds’ worth of distance run. — Rudyard Kipling

When you feel like quitting think about why you started. — Unknown

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. — Albert Camus

The price of success is hardwork, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. — Vince Lombardi

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. — Michael Jordan, NBA Hall of Famer

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. — Arthur Ashe

There is no single sport or activity that trains for perfect fitness. True fitness requires a compromise in adaptation broader than the demands of most every sport. — Greg Glassman – founder of CrossFit, Inc.

Life is not about how hard you hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving. — Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone, famous american actor)

As an elite athlete, there are only five things that you can truly control — your training, nutrition, sleep, recovery, and mindset. If it doesn’t fall into one of those categories, I tell my athletes, forget about it. Control the things you can control, and ignore everything else. — Ben Bergeron, from his book Chasing Excellence

Sometimes it’s not about how good you are but how bad you want it. — Unknown

Pain is weakness leaving the body. — Unknown

Success doesn’t work overnight. Keep your eye on the prize and don’t look back. — Erin Andrews, American sportscaster, journalist, and television personality

Your biggest challenge isn’t someone else.  It’s the ache in your lungs, the burning in your legs and the voice inside you that yells, ‘I can’t.’ But you do not listen.  You just push harder.  Then you hear that voice fade away and start to whisper, ‘I can.’ That’s the moment you discover that the person you thought you were is not a match for the person you really are. — Unknown

I’ve missed more than  shots in my career. I’ve lost almost  games.  times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan

No one ever drowned in sweat. ― U.S. Marine Corps

It’s not always what you do for training, it’s who you do it with. — Annie Sakamoto

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