15 Best Motivational Quotes for Fitness Professionals

Editor's Note: This post was originally published October 2016 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

Personal trainers are in the business of helping people make positive changes in their lives. And a lot of their day-to-day activities revolve around teaching people how to exercise and eat healthy. But there’s a good chance most trainers talk to clients about mindset and motivation, too. If you can help a client recognize their potential for success and inspire them to make changes, you can create a life-changing transformation for that person. But that all starts with you.

What are you doing to work on yourself, become a better personal trainer, and transform more lives? Here’s a little motivation to inspire you to keep pursuing success.

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “The biggest shifts in business come from working on yourself.” 

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints   Tweet: “Combine your natural ability with a mission to help people and you will have a rich, fulfilling life.”

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: "It's not about being the best. It's about being better than you were yesterday."

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 Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success."

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 Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “The most important thing is to try and inspire people so they can be great in whatever they want to do.”

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.”

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “If you want it bad enough, you’ll find a way to make it happen.”

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “Fitness is about so much more than exercise. It's a catalyst for positive change..."

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “I want to inspire people. I want someone to look at me and say, "Because of you I didn't give up."

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints   Tweet: "Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together, and you've got a kingdom."

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: "As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it."

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: “You can have results or excuses. You can’t have both.”

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Tweet: “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin http://ctt.ec/cTfE2+ @figmints  Tweet: "Sore? Tired? Out of breath? Good… It's working."

Have a motivational quote that gets you fired up and reminds you to be your best? Inspiring clients to make changes to their diet and exercise habits, work hard, and keep going is part of your role as a personal trainer. Ready to get certified as a personal trainer or specialize to help more people? Check out the AFPA Health & Fitness certification programs.

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