22 Pilates Quotes to Inspire Your Next Workout

22 Pilates Quotes to Inspire Your Next Workout

If you’ve been slacking on your Pilates game lately, finding the right motivational or positive Pilates quotes might be just the ticket to shaking off the funk that’s keeping you from unrolling your mat. (Even Joseph Pilates himself likely had the occasional “off” day.)

Pilates is good for the body and soul. As far as benefits go, it can help you achieve a stronger core, increase flexibility, and build endurance. The best part? It’s actually fun!

Here are 22 Pilates quotes to help inspire your practice and get you excited to work out again!

7 Wise Quotes from Founder Joseph Pilates

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1. “Every moment of our life can be the beginning of great things.”


2. “Pilates is complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit.”


3. “Through the Pilates method of body conditioning, this unique trinity of a balanced body, mind, and spirit can ever be attained. Self-confidence follows.”


4. “Not only is health a normal condition, but it is our duty not only to attain it but to maintain it.”


5. “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.”


6. “Everyone is the architect of their own happiness.”


7. ” Change happens through movement and movement heals.”

5 Motivational Quotes from XB Pilates Creator Andrea Rogers

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1. “I believe enjoyment of life begins with your mindset.”


2. “There are so many stresses in life that it’s easy to lose focus on all of the little wins that create the path to your dreams.”


3. “You have to find those little things that make you want to move — for me that’s always been music.”


4. “Just as food is a powerful tool for nutrition, mental exercise is a powerful tool for well-being.”


5. “Life is filled with moments of success and failure, but I never let any failure overtake my determination.”

10 Quotes for Days You Don’t Want to Work Out

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1. “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in.” —Jim Rohn


2. “The only workout you’ll regret is the one you didn’t do.” —Unknown


3. “You can have results or excuses, but not both.” —Arnold Schwarzenegger


4. “If you ever lack the motivation to train, then think what happens to your mind and body when you don’t.” —Shifu Yan Lei


5. “I hate every minute of training. But I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” —Muhammad Ali


6. “I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don’t.” —Neila Rey


7. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.”—Henry Ford


8. “A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.” —Jack Dempsey


9. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” —Bruce Lee


10. “Do today what others won’t so tomorrow you can do what others can’t.” —Jerry Rice