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70 Quotes on Muscle to Inspire Strength (WORKOUT)

Top 10 Most Famous Quotes on Muscle

“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
I think self-discipline is something, it's like a muscle. The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets. - Daniel Goldstein
I think self-discipline is something, it’s like a muscle. The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets. – Daniel Goldstein
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous. - Carl Sagan
The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous. – Carl Sagan
Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else. - Evelyn Ashford
Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else. – Evelyn Ashford

“Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It’s a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.”

Thomas Carlyle
Style is like a muscle you have to exercise it regularly or you'll lose it. - Nina Garcia
Style is like a muscle: you have to exercise it regularly or you’ll lose it. – Nina Garcia
Great ideas originate in the muscles. - Thomas A. Edison
Great ideas originate in the muscles. – Thomas A. Edison
Practice puts brains in your muscles. - Sam Snead
Practice puts brains in your muscles. – Sam Snead
A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up. - Florence Griffith Joyner
A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up. – Florence Griffith Joyner

13 Motivational Quotes on Muscle To Elevate Your Fitness

“Leg day is my favorite day. You can’t have a thorough leg workout without feeling completely spent. It’s a challenge, but the benefits of maintain muscle mass on my legs is important because, as the biggest muscle group in the body, it also helps me keep the proper body composition in terms of fat to muscle ratio.”

Ian Ziering
I just say rise and grind and hustle for the muscle. - A. J. Odudu
I just say rise and grind and hustle for the muscle. – A. J. Odudu
It's not about weight, it's about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is. - Deborah Bull
It’s not about weight, it’s about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is. – Deborah Bull

“If you’ve got a big gut and you start doing sit-ups, you are going to get bigger because you build up the muscle. You’ve got to get rid of that fat! How do you get rid of fat? By changing your diet.”

Jack LaLanne
My fitness instructor helped me with strength training, muscle building, and toning. - Karan Patel
My fitness instructor helped me with strength training, muscle building, and toning. – Karan Patel
As we age, we lose our muscle tone. That's how we gain weight. - Denise Austin
As we age, we lose our muscle tone. That’s how we gain weight. – Denise Austin

“Constant tension should be applied to the last five reps of every working set, meaning, do the first 5-6 reps normal tempo, and the last few reps should be held for at least two seconds at the peak of the contraction. This allows your muscles to have more time under tension, and you work different muscle fibers.”

Phil Heath
You should never be afraid of looking athletic or building too much muscle. - Alex Morgan
You should never be afraid of looking athletic or building too much muscle. – Alex Morgan
All we actually have is our body and its muscles that allow us to be under our own power. - Allegra Kent
All we actually have is our body and its muscles that allow us to be under our own power. – Allegra Kent

“I noticed the more muscle I put on, the more cushion and padding I had, the better my performances were getting. I decided I could be this little, stick-thin thing out there and be hurt all the time, or I could show my athleticism, and if it comes with a little bit of weight on the side, it is what it is.”

Alexa Bliss

“I put on fifteen pounds of muscle, so that was a lot of eating chicken and a high protein, low-carb diet. Also a lot of heavy lifting and a very different kind of training with an ex-navy SEAL guy who wanted to kill me every time I got with him. In a good way.”

Josh Hutcherson

“Truthfully, this is how I approach my workout: I want to be the best athlete I can possibly be. If I can out-perform some of the better athletes then I’m happy. When I look at the NFL or the NBA, these guys look how I want to look – it’s useable, functional muscle.”

Channing Tatum

“I still do cardiovascular exercises, aerobic exercises, and then strength training, as it’s important to keep your muscle strength, as every decade you lose about 10% of this.”

Lynn Davies

14 Inspiring Quotes on Muscle Building To Improve Your Mindset

“We are estranged from our own deeper physiology because we are no longer in contact with nature. Instead, we are controlling nature with air pollution, heating, technology. But you have to know you have a depth within yourself which needs to be stimulated. If it doesn’t get stimulated it becomes weaker, like a muscle that’s not being used any more.”

Wim Hof
If you can build a muscle, you can build a mindset. - Jay Shetty
If you can build a muscle, you can build a mindset. – Jay Shetty
Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles. - Alex Karras
Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles. – Alex Karras
Positivity is like a muscle keep exercising it, and it becomes a habit. - Natalie Massenet
Positivity is like a muscle: keep exercising it, and it becomes a habit. – Natalie Massenet

“We’re all just bags of bones and muscle and hormones; I’ll never understand what makes our minds do the things we do. It’s like that statue of the monkey holding a skull. We’re trying to use a thing we don’t understand to understand ourselves.”

Meshell Ndegeocello
Mind is everything. Muscle - pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind. - Paavo Nurmi
Mind is everything. Muscle – pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind. – Paavo Nurmi
The mind is a muscle. - Robert Wilson
The mind is a muscle. – Robert Wilson

“Indeed, the best way to think of willpower is not as some shapeless behavioral trait but as a sort of psychic muscle, one that can atrophy or grow stronger depending on how it’s used.”

Jeffrey Kluger
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body. - Lynn Jennings
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body. – Lynn Jennings
It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. - Stirling Moss
It is necessary to relax your muscles when you can. Relaxing your brain is fatal. – Stirling Moss

“I’m more about mind over muscle. My mindset needs to be the fittest, because it drags my body through whatever needs to be done. A lot of people neglect training their mind and their self-belief, but I believe that’s crucial.”

Ant Middleton

“While we revel in the passion of the ‘moment’ braving the whirlpool of time, a flow of vibrations may surprise us and reveal unsuspected power in our inner self, giving us muscle and confidence. (” Swim or sink”)”

Erik Pevernagie

“You have a right to say no. Most of us have very weak and flaccid ‘no’ muscles. We feel guilty for saying no. We get ostracized and challenged for saying no, so we forget it’s our choice. Your ‘no’ muscle has to be built up to get to a place where you can say, ‘I don’t care if that’s what you want. I don’t want that. No.'”

Iyanla Vanzant

“Rather than saying, ‘I can’t do this,’ ‘Sesame Street’ encourages us to say, ‘I can’t do this… yet!’ That one word changes everything. It emphasizes that your capability isn’t fixed. It highlights the reality that our brain is like a muscle.”

Sal Khan

2 Quotes on Muscle that Inspires the Use of Imagination

I believe that we have the ability to change our lives using our imaginations. Imagination is a muscle - the more you use it, the stronger it gets. - Rodman Philbrick
I believe that we have the ability to change our lives using our imaginations. Imagination is a muscle – the more you use it, the stronger it gets. – Rodman Philbrick
The imagination is a muscle. If it is not exercised, it atrophies. - Neil Gaiman
The imagination is a muscle. If it is not exercised, it atrophies. – Neil Gaiman

3 Quotes on Muscle That Sparks Courage

Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me. - Arianna Huffington
Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me. – Arianna Huffington
Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use. - Ruth Gordon
Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use. – Ruth Gordon
You feed your fears to grow muscles against you when you run away from what frightens you. Little do you know that it’s frightened when you face it boldly! - Israelmore Ayivor
You feed your fears to grow muscles against you when you run away from what frightens you. Little do you know that it’s frightened when you face it boldly! – Israelmore Ayivor

3 Quotes on Muscle Cars

“I really love muscle cars. I don’t think people might realize that about me. I really want to go to an auto auction and blow my life savings on a Camaro. They have such design around them, such panache.”

Alex Guarnaschelli
I love everything from old-school cars to whatever the latest muscle or luxury vehicles are. - Ludacris
I love everything from old-school cars to whatever the latest muscle or luxury vehicles are. – Ludacris
I know I'm not supposed to like muscle cars, but I like muscle cars. - Joe Biden
I know I’m not supposed to like muscle cars, but I like muscle cars. – Joe Biden

2 Quotes on Muscle for the Military

“I served in all commissioned ranks from a second Lieutenant to a Major General. And during that time, I spent most of my time being a high-class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street, and for the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer for capitalism.”

Smedley Butler

“It’s like a muscle – if you stop going to the gym or stop running, you get weak. The military teaches you these great values, but we don’t keep up the discipline on our own, and we lose it. So wherever you go, keep that discipline up.”

David Goggins

2 Quotes on Muscle for Boxing

“I run, but boxing conditioning is different, so you have to get used to running in the ring. Boxing movements are very different. Swimming is one of the best because every single muscle is working. I swim a lot. I train very hard at things that mimic boxing. I have to do mostly sport-specific training, such as lots of sparring.”

Wladimir Klitschko
I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force. It's ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm. - Mike Tyson
I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force. It’s ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm. – Mike Tyson

2 Quotes on Muscle to Help You Become a Better Song Writer

Writing songs and looking for ideas is like blinking my eyes. It's an involuntary muscle. I do it without thought. - Toby Keith
Writing songs and looking for ideas is like blinking my eyes. It’s an involuntary muscle. I do it without thought. – Toby Keith
Songwriting is a muscle. The more you do it, the better you get at it. - Jason Derulo
Songwriting is a muscle. The more you do it, the better you get at it. – Jason Derulo

3 Quotes on Muscle Memory

“I like to say, ‘Once a dancer, always a dancer.’ In everything – the way you walk, the way you move, the way you talk, the way you sit – everything is just, you’ve been trained a certain way your whole life, so it’s a bit muscle memory.”

Jenna Dewan
I do tennis ball drills mostly for bouncers, for my muscle memory as well. - Shikhar Dhawan
I do tennis ball drills mostly for bouncers, for my muscle memory as well. – Shikhar Dhawan
I'm a big fan of rituals in general because I'm a firm believer in muscle memory. - Camille Perri
I’m a big fan of rituals in general because I’m a firm believer in muscle memory. – Camille Perri

16 Quotes on Muscle That Will Make You Think

“There are some things that money can’t buy: peace of mind, for starters, and lean muscle mass. Neither the Queen of England nor the founder of Microsoft can put in an order for either one.”

Victoria Moran
A painting should be tough; it should have muscle, but I have to find some tenderness in it, too. There has to be that dynamic. - Gary Hume
A painting should be tough; it should have muscle, but I have to find some tenderness in it, too. There has to be that dynamic. – Gary Hume
Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it. - Eknath Easwaran
Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it. – Eknath Easwaran

“As you grow older, it’s harder to stay fit. Every day you wake up with pain, muscle aches which you don’t know you had. I have to work harder on me than I used to when I was 18 years old. It takes me longer to recover now.”

Sania Mirza
Writing is like any other sort of sport. In order for you to get better at it, you have to exercise the muscle. - Jason Reynolds
Writing is like any other sort of sport. In order for you to get better at it, you have to exercise the muscle. – Jason Reynolds
Women have learned to flex their political muscles. You got to flex that muscle to get what you want. - Shirley Chisholm
Women have learned to flex their political muscles. You got to flex that muscle to get what you want. – Shirley Chisholm
Commitment is a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it gets. - Chalene Johnson
Commitment is a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it gets. – Chalene Johnson
Every rippling muscle is a book not read, a movie not seen, or a conversation not held. - Richard Cohen
Every rippling muscle is a book not read, a movie not seen, or a conversation not held. – Richard Cohen
Freedom is a muscle… you have to exercise it. - Roy Scheider
Freedom is a muscle… you have to exercise it. – Roy Scheider
Under that heart of stone beat muscles of pure flint. - Sid Waddell
Under that heart of stone beat muscles of pure flint. – Sid Waddell
I just use my muscles as a conversation piece, like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd Street. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
I just use my muscles as a conversation piece, like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd Street. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
I think Detroit is where muscle meets brains. - Dan Gilbert
I think Detroit is where muscle meets brains. – Dan Gilbert
Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way. - Edna Ferber
Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way. – Edna Ferber
I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine. - Rita Rudner
I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn’t mine. – Rita Rudner
Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence. - Martin Farquhar Tupper
Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence. – Martin Farquhar Tupper
I'm 190 pounds of rock hard muscle, underneath 40 pounds of sturdy protective fat. - John Swartzwelder
I’m 190 pounds of rock hard muscle, underneath 40 pounds of sturdy protective fat. – John Swartzwelder

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