The Best Inspirational Quotes for Weight Loss

The Best Inspirational Quotes for Weight Loss

The weight loss struggle is real. It’s often a lonely battle to resist that pint of rocky road in the freezer or to rise early — sometimes before dawn — to squeeze in a workout before going to work. Let’s be honest: Slap Chef and Sleep Gym aren’t real, no matter how much some of us wish they were.


But, we have to find motivation where we can. And we found the following quotes to be the most inspiring and relatable for all the ways we can struggle with weight loss, body image, self-doubt, and unhealthy habits. We hope they inspire you, too.

1. “Only you can change your body.”

 

2. “You aren’t fat. You have fat. Fat does not define you.”

 

3. “It took more than a day to put it on. It will take more than a day to take it off.”

 

4. “You are stronger than you think.”

 

5. “You strongest muscle and your worst enemy is your mind. Train it well.”

 

6. “If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up.”

 

7. “Eat less sugar. You’re already sweet enough.”

 

8. “The body achieves what the mind believes” 

 

9. “Becoming healthy is the best decision I ever made.”

 

10. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”

 

11. “Don’t reward yourself with food. You’re not a dog.”

 

12. “Weight loss is not a physical challenge. It’s a mental one.”

 

13. “If you care enough for the result, you will almost always attain it.”

 

14. “Permanent results only come from permanent changes in diet and lifestyle.”

 

15. “I can’t change yesterday, but I can change today.”

 

16. “If you don’t love yourself before, you won’t love yourself after. It’s your body. Adore it at every weight.”

 

17. “A goal without a plan is a wish.”

 

18. “You’re not going to get the butt you want by sitting on it.”

 

19. “I may not be the strongest. I may not be the fastest. But I am certainly trying my hardest.”

 

20. “If it doesn’t challenge you it doesn’t change you.”

 

21. “When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.”

 

22. “Exercise to be fit, not skinny. Eat to nourish your body. And always ignore the haters, doubters, and unhealthy examples that were once feeding you.”

 

23. “When I eat like crap, I feel like crap.”

 

24. “Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.”

 

25. “Junk food you’ve craved for an hour? Or the body you’ve craved for a lifetime? Your decision.”

 

26. “You don’t get what you want. You get what you work for.”

 

27. “Don’t complain about your weight if you do nothing to change it.”

 

28. “If you’re going to doubt something, doubt your limits.”

 

29. “You are too smart to be the only thing standing in your way.”

 

30. “Suffer the pain of discipline or suffer the pain of regret.”

 

31. “Weight loss is not impossible. Weight loss is hard, but hard is not the same as impossible.”

 

32. “The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.”

 

33. “Eat clean, look lean. “

 

34. “Winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit.”

 

35. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

About

Sabrina Tillman runs almost daily, adores Pilates, and loves to eat, cook, bake and read as many food blogs and cookbooks as possible. An improv home cook, she has a knack for whipping up dishes with whatever odds and ends are in the fridge and pantry even when her 3-year-old son refuses to eat green things or won't touch a dish that's not blanketed with melted cheese.

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