129+ Best Gym Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Gym Quotes

When I see out-of-shape, overweight people huffing and puffing in the gym, my eyes well up with tears of pride. I want to walk over to them, hug them, and say, ‘Good on you for getting in here. It gets better!’ You know why? Because they’re challenging themselves. — Steven Crowder

When I went to school, you had to take art, you had to play an instrument. You had to play an instrument. But it’s all degraded since then. I do not know what kind of nation we are that is cutting art, music, and gym out of the public-school curriculum. — Spike Lee

I was exposed to the gym at about 28. I never had a huge love or appetite for it – it was just a means to an end. — Brian O’Driscoll

‘Back to Blood’ really took it out of me. While I was writing it, I just never went out anywhere, except to the gym. — Tom Wolfe

In my home gym, I’ll do targeted exercises like pilates, light weights and stretching. — Denise Austin

During the middle of sophomore year, my friends and I would get bored at lunch, so we would film videos on my computer webcam of us dancing in the gym to Christmas music. — Emma Chamberlain

I have great Indian genes! You know, I’m lazy. I want to take advantage of the fact that I have a great metabolism. When I start getting fat, I’ll work on it! I like food, and I don’t like the gym, and as long as I look like this without doing anything, why bother? — Priyanka Chopra

If I don’t go to the gym for a week, I just get thinner and thinner. — Venus Williams

Back in Oakland, we have a lot of food in the locker room, but on the road, it’s mostly just fruit. So we have to prepare differently. But really, once you get to the gym, everything on the road is pretty much the same. — Stephen Curry

I try to go to the gym three times a week. And I have to watch what I eat. I’m a normal person. — Jamie Lee Curtis

I have to hit the gym. I have beauty appointments. I have to work toward my next job and maintaining my image, just like an athlete. — Linda Evangelista

I don’t go to a gym, I don’t do yoga. I don’t do personal training. — Mikhail Baryshnikov

I broke my nose in gym when a ball hit me. I took a girl to her debutante ball the next week wearing a tux and a big, honking bandage. Not the romantic night she had in mind. — Wentworth Miller

I spend a lot of time in the gym training, and Core Power is a great fit for my nutritional needs. — Simone Biles

As a kid, what brought me in the gym, what got me in there every day was a chance to break your personal best, a chance to be strong; I just really, really dig that. — John Cena

I really don’t like the gym. I like experiences, so I take any chance I get to go on a bicycle or on a hike. — Blake Lively

I go to the gym three days a week. You have to or else – I don’t want to be the guy that dies shoveling snow. — Douglas Coupland

I like to turn the venue into a jungle gym, into my playground. — Tory Lanez

It has not been easy to wake up every single day at 6:30 in the morning to then head to the gym and start a full day of work. But you have to have that kind of dedication if you want to achieve the goals you have set for yourself. — Pablo Sandoval

My first ballet class was on a basketball court. I’m in my gym clothes and my socks trying to do this thing called ballet. I didn’t know anything about it. — Misty Copeland

I like to hit the gym early in the morning. I feel better throughout the day when I get in a workout first thing in the morning. — Derek Jeter

So I said to the gym instructor: ‘Can you teach me to do the splits?’ He said: ‘How flexible are you?’ I said: I can’t make Tuesdays.’ — Tim Vine

I don’t go to the gym because I don’t have time, but I do Pilates workout DVDs for 20 minutes or more every day at home. — Kate Winslet

I wish I had thought of Velcro muscles myself. I didn’t have to go to the gym for all those years, all the hours wedded to the iron game, as we call it. — Sylvester Stallone

My coaches know when it’s a big fight, I’m at the gym because if they give me some pretender, another actor, I might not take it. — Jorge Masvidal

I did my first little kids’ musical, ‘The Sound of Music,’ at 5, in a jungle gym, essentially. I was a made-up Von Trapp child, Ingrid Von Trapp. — Beanie Feldstein

People think hard sparring will get you sharp. And you do get sharp in the gym. But anytime I’ve trained that way, I’ve actually been a little bit flatter in the fight. And the knockout shot hasn’t come. It’s almost because my training has been too hard. — Conor McGregor

I can work 5-10 hrs. straight with no problem, though I do take towards the end of a 6-8 hr. work stint some time out to beat myself severely in the gym with weights/aerobics, including intervals! — Dan Pena

When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they’re going to find all of those gyms their scary-looking gym equipment, and they’re going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture. — Douglas Coupland

You might try the gym from time to time. It really is something you can incorporate into your life pretty seamlessly. — Anderson Cooper

I hate going to the gym and doing it the old-fashioned way. I hate anything that’s too straightforward, too routine, too familiar. I get bored really, really quickly. — Rihanna

I exercise everyday. I swim, I bike, I run and I go to the gym. — Lance Armstrong

I get bored easily, so in general, I tend to mix up my workouts. I exercise in the gym with a trainer once a week when I’m in town, and I love yoga, golf and tennis. — Ivanka Trump

I was not athletically inclined. I was very quiet, introverted, non-confrontational. My three older brothers were athletes – basketball, football – but I was kind of a momma’s boy. Then one day, my brother Roger encouraged me to go to the boxing gym with him. I tried the gloves on, and it just felt so natural. — Sugar Ray Leonard

I try to work out, but a lot of hotels don’t have gyms anymore, so I always try to find a local gym where there’s not a ton of ‘roid-heads, ’cause I can’t stand them. It’s tough. — Glenn Danzig

I train all the time and the weird thing is I’m in the gym with people between 20 and 25 years old and I look in the mirror and I look better than they do and they are young kids – either they haven’t trained hard enough or they aren’t serious enough. — Hulk Hogan

I was a bad kid. I was a bad and good kid in and out of the boxing gym. — Andy Ruiz Jr.

I’m not a huge gym person, so I try to stay away from the gym. But I love to run on the beach or go for a walk. It’s better than riding a stationary bike. — Maria Sharapova

It’s a real strength for me that I’ve never minded the training process. It’s something I enjoy. I really like being in the gym or, certainly, on the field. — Tom Brady

I don’t like going into a clean gym. A gym is supposed to stink. — Adrien Broner

All my life I am in the gym, stay healthy, and I know how to party and make the world news. — The Iron Sheik

I wasn’t in shape at all before I decided to do boxing. I wasn’t an athlete. Before boxing, I would go to the gym for a month and stop. — Laila Ali

In the 1950s, when I was hanging around Sullivan’s Gym and the Gramercy Gym, there were fixed fights. Mob guys like Frankie Carbo and Blinky Palermo had taken over the sport; one lightweight champion loaned his title to others at least twice; the welterweight division was a slag heap. — Pete Hamill

On days when I do not work, I am working on my image. I have to hit the gym. I have beauty appointments. I have to work toward my next job and maintaining my image, just like an athlete. — Linda Evangelista

I can’t be bothered to go to the gym, though. I honestly just can’t be bothered – it’s the most boring thing on Earth. I have tried and every six months I go ‘right, I’m going to the gym’. Then I do it for two weeks and get so bored by it. — Carol Vorderman

I go to the gym, I swim daily and from time to time I meet with friends and do extra-curricular stuff. — Vladimir Putin

I’ve just been growing right along. It’s painful, but it’s a great pain, and I like suffering for great results. It’s like going to the gym. It hurts really bad at first, but after a couple of months and after that diet, you’re looking so hot. — Mary J. Blige

I’m serious, I don’t stay in the gym each day like my opponents. — Derrick Lewis

Most of the time I meet my trainer at the gym and we do a lot of everything: weights circuit with cardio, football drills, sprinting with weights on the treadmill. — Charisma Carpenter

Everything I do is in the gym, so I’m always in gym clothes. I’m excited to explore lifestyle clothes for a little bit. — Simone Biles

Every morning, I crawl out of bed. I sit there and think, ‘Do I really need this?’ And I drag myself to the gym in my garage. It’s not fun. I hate it. I work out alone. Weights. — Sylvester Stallone

Throughout my life, I have tried to share my belief that getting and staying healthy doesn’t have to feel like work. My life is not about deprivation; I don’t diet or slave away in a gym. What I do is eat clean, nutritious, real food. I enjoy delicious meals with healthy fats, I eat until I am full and satisfied, and I remain thin. — Suzanne Somers

Therapy’s like going to the gym. — Chris Pine

I’ll do some running with the dogs, ride a bike; if I go to gym it’s usually for cardio. I don’t do weights as much; every once in while, I throw in some pushups and do leg exercises to strengthen my legs. — Martina Navratilova

From the ages of 18 to 50 I ran, rowed and lifted weights at my home gym. — Monty Don

Just getting from the airport straight to the gym is gonna be your best bet to knock off that rust and wake yourself up and get that blood flowing. You sit in a car or a plane cramped up, you lose a lot of blood flow and get that swelling in your legs. There are all kinds of dangers in sitting still too long. — Roman Reigns

Pretty much every gym I go into, I feel very comfortable. I dump my stuff, take my shoes off, do my thing. — Alex Honnold

I get up 5:30-6 every morning. I’m in the gym. I run a couple miles. — Magic Johnson

I was six years old when I first went into a gym. — Andy Ruiz Jr.

The word ‘aerobics’ came about when the gym instructors got together and said: If we’re going to charge $10 an hour, we can’t call it Jumping up and down. — Rita Rudner

I’m really big on the gym and yoga. I’m at the gym at least six days. That is just getting there and creating those endorphins and sweating. And that routine also keeps me grounded in spite of whatever my life looks like. — Jonathan Van Ness

Exercise is really important to me – it’s therapeutic. So if I’m ever feeling tense or stressed or like I’m about to have a meltdown, I’ll put on my iPod and head to the gym or out on a bike ride along Lake Michigan with the girls. — Michelle Obama

There’s some people who violate that man-code of the gym. — Jorge Masvidal

Nature builds things that are antifragile. In the case of evolution, nature uses disorder to grow stronger. Occasional starvation or going to the gym also makes you stronger, because you subject your body to stressors and gain from them. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb

I was just such a quiet kid. I found boxing when I was 14 years old. I went down to the gym because my brother, who used to beat me up all the time, introduced me to boxing. I found boxing to be a sport that I felt safe in because I controlled what was in those four squares. — Sugar Ray Leonard

I’m the guy who’ll drive 250 miles tonight and be at the gym tomorrow at 10 A.M., when people are still sleeping in. I’m the guy who’ll fly to Australia and find a gym. Fly back and first thing I do off the plane is work out before I shower or eat. — John Cena

Probably Lloyd in ‘Say Anything’ is the closest to me – or to who I was at the time. It was just a great love story about people in the ’80s, and we all tried to make it feel as real as possible. It was such a wonderful time. We didn’t leave anything in the gym; we put it all out there. — John Cusack

I was blessed to grow up on a farm, and when you’re a farm boy, exercise is part of your lifestyle. Like it or not, that environment makes you work out. On the farm, nature is your gym. You walk and run and swim and have to do a lot of work with animals too. — Cesar Millan

Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art. — Camille Paglia

I go to the gym at five in the morning and then go do a hike. — RuPaul

I’ve never changed my life since I was 4 and went to the YMCA with a gym bag. I still have that philosophy. In fact, I still have that gym bag. — Dan Gable

I like playing basketball and going to the gym. I don’t box, but I’ll ride my bike and go jogging or running in the park. Sometimes my lady and I go hiking. — Kevin Hart

I make breakfast, which is usually Kellogg’s Red Berries or egg whites, and then I go to the gym that’s only 10 minutes away. — Simone Biles

Your personal gym should be a place where you can exercise and just be yourself. — Denise Austin

I’m very fortunate to have a coach that I got to stay with all this time. Every year the bond gets stronger and better, and we understand each other more. And it’s like she can tell if I walk into the gym what kind of mood I’m in, what she has to fix for the practice I need, or how I’m feeling. — Simone Biles

The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

I’m at the gym at 6, so I’m usually in my office by 7:15. And I try to not schedule a lot of meetings before 8. So I’ve got that first hour to get myself organized for the day and to make sure that I’ve structured what I want to do. — Anne M. Mulcahy

All I do is work out. Oh my God! Half my life is spent in a gym somewhere, sweating. — Tom Brady

With physical prep work, you know if you go to the gym, you will get size. There’s no chance it won’t happen. The emotional prep work is a variable. You could step onto the set one day and have a disconnect with your thoughts and feelings and have a rough day acting because you can’t quite tap into what you need. — Chris Evans

I didn’t know I wanted to be a gymnast; I was just introduced to the gym. I loved the place because it looked like a hi-tech playground with mats and a lot of things I can hang from. — Nadia Comaneci

The Polynesian guys are pretty strong without going to the gym. — Brian O’Driscoll

I go to this gym full of stunt men. There aren’t any TVs or treadmills there. This is a spit-and-sawdust kind of place. It has a lot of great training aids – trampolines and bags and every weapon ever invented to do harm to a human being. If you want to know how to throw a knife, it’s great. — Jason Statham

I always think, what type of 11th grader would I be if I was still at school? Or if I was home all the time, would I be at the gym 24/7? Would I be as good at guitar? I know I wouldn’t be as mature as I am. — Shawn Mendes

I’m not someone who frequents the gym, pretty much ever. — Timothee Chalamet

When you suffer a few losses in the playoffs, it forces you back into the gym early on. — Scottie Pippen

I don’t know what that gas is made of, but it can’t smell any worse than Ernie Johnson ‘s gym bag. — Charles Barkley

We had a severely autistic kid in my class, and I was always picked last in gym class, even after him. Naturally, that made me feel pretty bad as an eight-year-old. — Steven Crowder

Everybody knows I smoke, drink, and be up in the club, but I don’t want that to be my entire thing. I want them to see me get up and go to the gym after a night of clubbing. — Dave East

I eat super healthy and I’m super fit. I dabble in every type of fitness. I have a trainer and I go to the gym. I do yoga as well. — Linda Evangelista

Growing up, at high school, we all used to wear Champion garments, which, in America, are standard-issue gym uniforms. — Virgil Abloh

I try not to bring my phone to the gym – it’s too tempting to play with it. — Andrew Yang

I used to be around John Cena all the time in WWE, and I watched him and the way he worked. John is a guy who has been at the top longer than anyone else in history, and I’m lucky to have the opportunity to train at Cena’s gym and go to him for advice. — Drew McIntyre

If any of you have seen my shows, you know that I don’t skimp on them and the same is true for the gym. We spend what it takes to make a globally first-class gym. — Madonna Ciccone

My first experience with gymnastics was when I was in daycare. We took a field trip to a gym, and I was hooked. — Simone Biles

Any time I’m in the gym, I’m training my butt off. — Adrien Broner

By the time I was 15 and I stepped in the high school gym, I was just stronger than everybody. — John Cena

If you ever see The Rock working out in the gym, don’t think you can just go up and disturb his workout and expect him to take a picture. He’s there to work, so kindly just pass the silverback on by or he’ll rip your face off. — Dwayne Johnson

I try to get to the gym at least three to four times a week. — Damon Dash

When I first stepped into the boxing gym, I loved it. I knew it was what I was going to do. — Canelo Alvarez

I swim, go to the gym, and do a little dancing every day and a little singing. — Dick Van Dyke

I started running 3 miles every morning after throat surgery to remove a cyst last year. The gym used to be my adversary. But that has all changed. Now, I look forward to it every morning. — Rachael Ray

Waking up sober is a good day. I love being able to wake up and do positive things, to go to the gym. — Rodney King

Gold medals are made out of sweat, blood and tears and effort in the gym every day. — Gabby Douglas

Dad always enjoyed sports, and he decided to join a Guadalajara gym to learn how to box. What he didn’t realize was that they didn’t teach boxing at that particular gym – they taught ‘lucha libre.’ — Eddie Guerrero

I go to a wrestling match, and I love it. But at a wrestling match, on every level – that includes Division I – you go into an empty and cold gym, you roll out a mat, and you set 10 chairs up on each side. That’s a dual meet, and it’s very hard to act like it’s a big event. — Chael Sonnen

Some of us have tough lives and find chocolate is a comfort and a friend. And some of us prefer a night on the sofa with Ant & Dec to hitting the gym. But whatever your excuse – and there is always an excuse – we are a nation of fatties. — Katie Hopkins

When I found out I had to take off my shirt in ‘Teen’ movie, I panicked and hit the gym. I was like, ‘It’s going to be on film, documented, for my children to see. I can’t be 140 pounds. I need to put on a little bit of muscle.’ — Chris Evans

In the gym, people’s enthusiasm tends to get the best of them. They realize this is their opportunity to say hello or that they love my work… It doesn’t matter how profusely you’re sweating. — Sterling K. Brown

The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights. — Muhammad Ali

I started gymnastics when I was six years old. I was at day care, and they took us on a field trip to a gym club, Bannon’s Gymnastix in Houston, and that’s how I got started. — Simone Biles

It’s like being a gym rat, but you’re a theater rat, and then that becomes your fraternity house. That becomes your extended family. — Billy Crystal

I thought doubles was a good way for me to practice and get some reps in – I didn’t like to train in the gym as much as players these days. — John McEnroe

Like, at the gym, I don’t touch my phone. — Noah Centineo

Now I think that going to the gym is the best drug. I go four times a week and it gives me the buzz I need. — Amy Winehouse

In the gym, we’re always training hard, but when the fight comes, that’s when it’s fun. It’s like a celebration. You go up there and celebrate what you’ve been working on. — Adrien Broner

I like going to the gym every day because I’m in physiotherapy every day. — Daniel Craig

Music can be useful during training to help get you psyched, and I still listen to music on easy climbs or in the gym. But during cutting-edge solos or really hard climbs, I unplug. There shouldn’t be a need for extra motivation on big days, be it music or anything else. It should come from within. — Alex Honnold

I actually have never been to a gym. I haven’t had time. I have been working for the last 25 years. I just don’t have time to put on a little outfit and go to the gym and work out and clean up and come home. — Suzanne Somers

I like to meditate. But I get rid of my stress at the gym. — Jason Statham

I go down to the gym unwashed, like something dragged in from behind a truck. — Judy Sheindlin

I’m pretty sure ‘Nutty Professor’ will happen to me at some point. And when it does, I will go to the gym. — Priyanka Chopra

I like to do a mix for my workout because I find that when you do the same workout, you get bored of the gym, and also, it’s great to shock your body. — Shanina Shaik

I have my own gym. When you do jokes and they sell, you get a gym. — Don Rickles

I’m not someone who wakes up at 6 A.M. to go to the gym. — Monica Bellucci

I had more pressure when I competed in Moscow. I had no pressure in Montreal because I only went to do my routines and hoping I didn’t mess it up when I was on the bar. When I came back, 10,000 people were at the airport and I thought, ‘Why?’ because, in my mind, I hadn’t done anything different from what I used to do in my gym. — Nadia Comaneci

My family didn’t have very much money, so ballet wasn’t even on my radar; I just found it randomly when I was 13 at a Boys & Girls Club. We were practicing in a basketball court in gym clothes with some old socks on. Even though it terrified me at first, I found that I really liked it. — Misty Copeland

I think when I started to get in shape and spend time at the gym, I could be better to other people and be better to myself and get back to loving fashion and experience it myself. I started to wear kilts and lace dresses. — Marc Jacobs

I try and sweat every day even though I can’t always get to the gym. I do a lot of running, which is a great way to see a city, and I try to bike to work. — Blake Mycoskie

I used to pretend that my Peugeot driving to the gym in the rain in Dublin was a Ferrari on the Vegas strip. — Conor McGregor

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