Getting fit is more than working out. It’s also a mental and emotional challenge. People who believe they can get in better shape find ways to get there. The power of positive thinking is well known.

When you are thinking positively and experiencing positive emotions you see more possibilities in your life. Your mind opens up to more options. You focus more on what you want and how to get it. You’re able to identify problems and find ways to solve them.

Memorizing and restating positive thoughts in your mind can jump start your positive emotions. Especially when you’re having a down moment. Some days you just don’t have it. You don’t want to work out. The positive mantras you know and believe in can help you get moving.

Here’s 10 fitness quotes to give your positive mental attitude a kick start!

“Don’t wish for a good body, work for it.”

“It’s actually pretty simple. Either you do it, or you don’t.”

“The pain you feel today, will be the strength you feel tomorrow.”

“Excuses are useless, results are priceless.”

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

“The body achieves what the mind believes.”

“Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.”

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”