79 Quotes That Will Motivate You To Keep Losing Weight

Need a dose of motivation about weight loss?

For most of us the voice in our head that says "give up" is often louder than the one that says "keep going". But the next time you are feeling unmotivated read one of the quotes to yourself for a quick pick me up.

Or write your favourite ones on sticky notes and put them around your house, as a reminder to never give up. Now, let me share with you some of my favourite weight loss quotes.

Quotes for when you are beginning your weight loss journey

  1. A huge part of losing weight is believing you can do it and realizing it’s not going to happen overnight. – Unknown

  2. Decide. Commit. Succeed. – Justin Seedman

  3. Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better. - Emilie Coue

  4. I always believed if you take care of your body it will take care of you. - Ted Lindsay

  5. If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end. - Julius Erving

  6. It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you don’t stop – Confucius

  7. Nobody is perfect, so get over the fear of being or doing everything perfectly. Besides, perfect is boring. - Jillian Michaels

  8. Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. – Anonymous

  9. Some people want it to happen. Some wish it would happen. Others make it happen. – Michael Jordan

  10. Success is the sum of small efforts — repeated day-in and day-out. – Robert Collier

  11. The first wealth is health. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

  12. 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

  13. We are what we repeatedly do; therefore excellence is not merely an act, but a habit. – Aristotle

  14. To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life. – William Londen

  15. Weight loss doesn't begin in the gym with a dumbbell; it starts in your head with a decision. - Toni Sorenson

  16. You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. - Beverly Sills

  17. Your body can do anything. It’s your mind that needs convincing – Unknown

  18. Your goals are as good as your actions. No action taken, no goals achieved – Derric Yuh Ndim

Motivational quotes to keep your nutrition on track

  1. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. - Unknown

  2. Don’t reward yourself with food. You are not a dog. – Unknown

  3. Eat responsibly. You don’t have to be a saint with your food, but you can’t eat like every day is thanksgiving either. – Brad Pilon

  4. Food can be both enjoyable and nourishing. – Alyssa Ardolino

  5. If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food. – Errick McAdams

  6. Instead of indulging in ‘comfort food,’ indulge in comfort meditation, comfort journaling, comfort walking, comfort talking, comfort manicures, comfort reading, comfort yoga, comfort hugging. – Karen Salmansohn

  7. Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food. – Hippocrates

  8. Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health. - Julia Child

  9. New meal; fresh start. – Michelle Hyman

  10. To lose weight permanently requires faith – faith there is a bigger life waiting for you beyond food and weight. – Catherine L. Taylor

  11. You can have your cake and lose weight, too! – Anonymous

  12. Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments. – Bethenny Frankel

Motivational quotes to keep your exercising on track

  1. Don’t work out because you hate your body — work out because you love it. – Unknown

  2. Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart. - Gene Tunney

  3. Fitness is like marriage, you can't cheat on it and expect it to work. - Bonnie Pfiester

  4. It's going to be a journey. It's not a sprint to get in shape. - Kerri Walsh Jennings

  5. Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning. - Thomas Jefferson

  6. Make time for it. Just get it done. Nobody ever got strong or got in shape by thinking about it. They did it. - Jim Wendler

  7. The hardest step to fitness is the first. Take it now! — Heather Montgomery

  8. Think of your workouts as important meetings you’ve scheduled with yourself. Bosses don’t cancel. – Unknown

  9. To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. – Gene Tunney

  10. Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise. - Carrie Latet

  11. When people tell me they can’t afford to join a gym, I tell them to go outside; planet Earth is a gym and we’re already members. Run, climb, sweat, and enjoy all of the natural wonder that is available to you. – Steve Maraboli

More motivational quotes!

  1. Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. - Lou Holtz

  2. Champions keep playing until they get it right – Billie Jean King

  3. Don’t wait until you’ve reached your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take toward reaching that goal. – Unknown

  4. Eliminate the mindset of can't — because you can do anything. - Tony Horton

  5. Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. – Will Rogers

  6. Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way. – Oprah Winfrey

  7. Good habits are as addictive as bad habits. But far more rewarding. – Karen Salmansohn

  8. Happiness is the highest form of health. - Dalai Lama

  9. I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. - Joyce Meyer

  10. I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear. – Rosa Parks

  11. If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you. - Jenna Wolfe

  12. If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all? – Joe Namath

  13. If you have discipline, drive, and determination… nothing is impossible. – Dana Linn Bailey

  14. If you only do what is easy, you will always remain weak. – Joyce Meyer

  15. If you wait, all that happens is you get older.– Larry McMurtry

  16. It has to be hard so you'll never ever forget. - Bob Harper

  17. Just believe in yourself. Even if you don't, pretend that you do and, at some point, you will. - Venus Williams

  18. Looking after my health today gives me a better hope for tomorrow. - Anne Wilson Schaef

  19. Most people give up right before the big break comes —don’t let that person be you. - Michael Boyle

  20. My body is less judgmental of my diet than my mind is. – Mackenzie Banta

  21. 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. - Michael Jordan

  22. Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t. – Nikki Rogers

  23. Success is what comes after you stop making excuses. – Luis Galarza

  24. The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness. - Arthur Schopenhauer

  25. The greatest wealth is health. - Virgil

  26. The groundwork of all happiness is health. – Leigh Hunt

  27. The mind is everything. What you think you become. – Buddha

  28. The only successful way to reach and maintain a healthy weight is to find what works for you. – Unknown

  29. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. ― Mary Pickford

  30. The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. - Buddha

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

  32. Triumph by putting a little soul into it! – Nancy Mure

  33. We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons – Jim Rohn

  34. Weight loss is not impossible. Weight loss is hard, but hard is not the same as impossible. – Author Unknown

  35. When you feel like quitting, think about why you started. – Unknown

  36. Wisdom is doing now what you are going to be happy with later on. – Joyce Meyer

  37. You didn't gain all your weight in one day; you won't lose it in one day. Be patient with yourself. - Jenna Wolfe

  38. You must tell yourself, no matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I’m going to make it. – Unknown

I hope you enjoy all these quotes, they are a great motivator to stick with your goals.

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