60+ Best Push Yourself Quotes to Reach Your Best Life

Pushing yourself‘ refers to accepting the challenge and undertaking it, despite its difficulty. Not pushing yourself is easy, comfortable, and reactionary – you just keep doing what you’ve been doing and go with the flow. Inspirational push yourself quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Most Famous Push Yourself Quotes

Of course it’s hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great. Gerben Drost

Each workout is like a brick in a building, and every time you go in there and do a half-baked workout, you’re not laying a brick down. Somebody else is. Dorian Yates

There are no shortcuts. The fact that a shortcut is important to you means that you are a sissy. Mark Rippetoe

The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens. Arnold Schwarzenegger

The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat. Navy SEALs

You can have results or excuses, but not both. Arnold Schwarzenegger

There’s no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard, and aim to be the best. Ronnie Coleman

Train insane or remain the same. Jillian Michaels

I hate every minute of training. But, I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. Mohammad Ali

If you think lifting weights is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous. Bret Contreras

You’ve got to block out all distractions when you train. Your focus has to be 100% into the rep. You’ve got to get into a zone. You know you’re in the zone when guys in the gym look you in the eye and then quickly turn away ’cause they see the fire. You’ve got to be all business. Mike Matarazzo

Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you. Shally Lishpa

If your family was captured and you were told you needed to put 100 pounds onto your max squat within two months or your family would be executed, would you squat once per week? Something tells me that you’d start squatting every day. John Broz

To be number one, you have to train like you’re number two Maurice Green

I try to push myself a little every day. For me, it’s doing 10 more seconds of whatever I’m working on. So if I’m on the treadmill sprinting my butt off or doing a grueling core workout, I think to myself, ‘You can do 10 more seconds, and you’ll be that much mentally stronger.’ After a while, those 10 seconds add up! Alex Morgan

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Amazing Push Yourself Quotes

Physical fitness can neither be achieved by wishful thinking nor outright purchase. Joseph Pilates

What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up. Rojalin Mohapatra

The elite athletes train in spite of or around injuries. Sometimes they get worse, sometimes they get better, and sometimes they just get supplanted by another recalcitrant body part. Any way you cut it, something’s always going to be bothering you. Suck it the up and keep going. Jamie Lewis

Most champions are built by punch the clock workouts rather than extraordinary efforts. Dan John

Painful workouts yield gainful results. This is true of every gain. No pain, no gain. Haresh Sippy

It wasn’t until my late twenties that I learned that by working out I had given myself a great gift. I learned that nothing good comes without work and a certain amount of pain. When I finish a set that leaves me shaking, I know more about myself. When something gets bad, I know it can’t be as bad as that workout. Henry Rollins

The only thing standing between you and your goal is the story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it. Jordan Belfort

The difference between try and triumph is a little umph. Marvin Phillips

Every successful athlete enjoys taking calculated risks. You have to. Especially in the gym when you’re squatting 500 for reps and you can’t get one more but grunt out ten. Your nose starts bleeding, you fall into the rack and that’s set one. Tom Platz

Always remember this… there is only ONE recipe for strength. Hard work plus proper nutrition plus time equals strong. Steve Pulcinella

You’re gonna have to go through hell, worse than any nightmare you’ve ever dreamed. But when it’s over, I know you’ll be the one standing. You know what you have to do. Do it! Tony Burton

Anybody that ever tells me that I can’t do something – that’s just more fuel to my fire. I love it when people say ‘oh you can’t do this, you can’t do that,’ because they’re the ones that make me do the extra rep, to throw the extra 10lbs on the bar, they’re the ones that, when I step on stage, I want them right alongside me so I can just destroy them on stage. Guy Cisterino

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Everyone has the ability to accomplish unique feats, everyone. You choose this. Become someone great in one other life. Forget about failing too many. Who cares? Doesn’t matter when you start or finish, just start, no deviations, no excuses. Tom Plat

I would like to be the first man in the gym business to throw out my scale. If you don’t like what you see in the mirror, what difference does it make what the scale says? Vince Gironda

Weight lifting is about lifting the impossible, overcoming the unachievable. If you don’t lift things that are hard, and only do the things you can do, it’s only going to get boring. Unless you want to lift beyond your limits to get stronger, to achieve new goals, and to be satisfied, you got to lift past these challenges, and still lift the things you think are impossible to really understand how your true strength will show. lift how I lift, see how I lift, watch how I lift, learn how I lift, and your true strength will come forth and be revealed Chasers Holmes

The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit. Morihei Ueshiba

Good things come to those who sweat. Unknown

Someone busier than you is working out right now. What’s your excuse? Unknown

They can crack jokes. They can sit back and analyze and criticize and make all the fun they want. But I’m living my life, I’m doing it. What are you doing? Kai Greene

Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability. John Wooden

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Inspiring Push Yourself Quotes

A one-hour workout is 4% of your day. No excuses. Gemma Clark

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

A well-built physique is a status symbol. It reflects you worked hard for it, no money can buy it. You cannot borrow it, you cannot inherit it, you cannot steal it. You cannot hold onto it without constant work. It shows discipline, it shows self-respect, it shows patience, work ethic, and passion. That is why I do what I do. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Anyone can go hard on the last sprint of a workout, if you’re tough, you’ll go hard on each and everyone. Travis Macy

The Iron is the best antidepressant I have ever found. There is no better way to fight weakness than with strength. Henry Rollins

At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets. Steve Maraboli

If you’re training hard and heavy with the goal of lifting something awesome, something is always going to hurt. Jamie Lewis

The best feeling in the world is a hard workout, a shower, and a protein shake. Mirko Cro Cop

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. Thomas Jefferson

No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training… what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable. Socrates

Once the mind and body have been awakened to their true potential, it’s impossible to turn back. The Iron never lies to you. Henry Rollins

If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you. Fred Devito

When working out, length is not a substitute for intensity. Bill Loguidice

If you aren’t hurting after a good workout then obviously you haven’t done something right Mark W. Boyer

Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you used to be. Khloe Kardashian

Your body, despite the science that saysX number of reps is better for this, Y for that will get stronger if it is overloaded. Dr. Ken Leistner

The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen. Unknown

Just remember, somewhere, a little Chinese girl is warming up with your max. Jim Conroy

No pain, no gain. Shut up and train. Marina Chepurnova

Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today. Tim Fargo

There’s more to life than training, but training is what puts more in your life. Brooks Kubik

If you ever lack the motivation to train, then think what happens to your mind and body when you don’t. Shifu Yan Lei

Just do some kind of workout. Do something that gets your blood flowing and gets your mind in the game. Jocko Willink

The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow. Arnold Schwarzenegger

People laugh and call me lazy, while they twist around in their three-hour workout making zero progress. Sometimes, instead of what you do in the weight room, it’s what you don’t do that will lead to success. Jim Wendler