We all love Pinterest for its ability to keep us inspired with fitness quotes, workout tips, and lots of ideas for eating healthy. Quotes can be some powerful motivators, especially when you’re trying to keep up with your healthy habits during the holiday season – temptation is just about everywhere! If you’re trying to stay fit this holiday season and need a little boost, let some of these quotes help you stay motivated and on top of your goal. Remember – New Year’s Resolutions are right around the corner so it’s good to finish out 2013 strong and in control.

  1. “If you don’t do what’s best for your body, you’re the one who comes up on the short end.” – Julius Erving
  2. “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha
  3. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn
  4. The difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline. -Steve Smith
  5. “When working out, length is not a substitute for intensity.” – Bill Loguidice
  6. “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” -Benjamin Franklin
  7. “Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” -Norman R. Augustine
  8. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” -Lou Holtz
  9. “Strive for progress, not perfection.” -Unknown
  10. “Even when you believe you can’t, you can.” – Unknown
  11. “It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.” – Jillian Michaels
  12. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryan
  13. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” -Mark Twain
  14. “Clear your mind of can’t.” -Samuel Johnson
  15. “It’s never too late to become what you might have been.” -George Eliot

Also, here’s a helpful hint: try printing out or writing down these quotes on notes and putting them on your mirror, in your car, at your desk, on your refrigerator, or somewhere where you’ll see it all the time. That way, you’re always reminded of staying healthy and in control of your wellness goals.

Get active