99+ Health Coaching Quotes That Every Coach Should Consider

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Are you a health coach whose duty is to inspire people to a healthy lifestyle? If so, what you could be missing are powerful punching quotes mentioned by famous and successful people of all ages. In this blog post, we will share over 99 best health coaching quotes that fit into general health, weight loss, and fitness.

Health Coaching Quotes:

"Values are related to our emotions, just as we practice physical hygiene to preserve our physical health, we need to observe emotional hygiene to preserve a healthy mind and attitudes."— Dalai Lama

1. “Values are related to our emotions, just as we practice physical hygiene to preserve our physical health, we need to observe emotional hygiene to preserve a healthy mind and attitudes.”— Dalai Lama

2. “Everything you do in life, I don’t care, good or bad – don’t blame God, don’t blame the devil, don’t blame me, blame you. You control everything! The thoughts you think, the words you utter, the foods you eat, the exercise you do. Everything is controlled by you.” – Jack LaLanne

3. “The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

4. “You owe yourself one hour a day of self-maintenance. It can include reading, writing, yoga, exercise, dancing, meditation, painting, or whatever, but you owe it to yourself. One hour, 1/24 of your day. That’s less than 5%. It matters, it really does. Make it count.”

5. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates

 “Eating crappy food isn’t a reward — it’s a punishment.” - Drew Carey

6. “Eating crappy food isn’t a reward — it’s a punishment.” – Drew Carey

7. “A number of factors affect our wellness, including fitness, nutrition, and finance. Although I am not an expert in these fields, I have observed time and time again how these areas are affected for better or for worse by our psychological health.” – Tonya Armstrong

8. “It’s so important to realize that every time you get upset, it drains your emotional energy. Losing your cool makes you tired. Getting angry a lot messes with your health.” – Joyce Meyer

9. “A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought – they must be earned.” – Naval Ravikant

10. “Sorry, there´s no magic bullet. You gotta eat healthy and live healthy to be healthy and look healthy. End of story.” – Morgan Spurlock

11. “The body loves routine. Try to eat, sleep, and so on at the same times every day in order for the body to function at its optimum efficiency. The body loves consistency.” – Theresa Hearn Haynes

“The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” – Abraham Maslow

12. “The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” – Abraham Maslow

13. “Gaining control over your health and well-being is one of those times in your life that you get to be completely selfish and not feel bad about it. If you want to meet your goals, you have to make it about you. You have to make it work for you and you alone. Anything less is a setup for failure.” – Jennifer Hudson

14. “The groundwork of all happiness is health.” – Leigh Hunt

15. “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin

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

17. “To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” – William Londen

"I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me - spiritually and financially." - Denzel Washington

18. “I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me – spiritually and financially.” – Denzel Washington

19. “The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition” – Thomas Edison

20, “Health isn’t about being “perfect” with food or exercise or herbs. Health is about balancing those things with your desires. It’s about nourishing your spirit as well as your body.” Golda Poretsky

21. “Remember, you become what you think. Think discouraging thoughts, and you’ll get discouraged.” – Joyce Meyer

22. “Today is your day to start fresh, to eat right, to train hard, to live healthy, to be proud.”

23. “I was never really happy with my image and then I realized it was because I was eating fried food and drinking beer every day. You don’t have to kill yourself by getting into shape. Just eat right and don’t drink every day.” – Ed Sheeran

24. “Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.” – Denis Waitley

¨If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.¨ — Hippocrates

25. ¨If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.¨ – Hippocrates

26. “If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.” – Errick McAdams

27. “I always believed if you take care of your body it will take care of you.” – Ted Lindsay

28. “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book”

29. “Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind, and spirit. “— B.K.S. Iyengar

30. “Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” – Edward Stanley

“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” – Mark Twain

31. “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” – Mark Twain

32. “If you truly treat your body like a temple, it will serve you well for decades. If you abuse it, you must be prepared for poor health and a lack of energy.” – Oli Hille

33. “I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.” – Joyce Meyer

34. “Wellness, I came to realize, will not happen by accident. It must be a daily practice, especially for those of us who are more susceptible to the oppressiveness of the world.”

35. “So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.” – A. J. Reb Materi

36. “There is one consolation in being sick, and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.” – Henry David Thoreau

37. “If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with.” – Deepak Chopra

38. “You can be fat and love yourself. You can be fat and have a great damn personality. You can be fat and sew your own clothes. But you can’t be fat and healthy.” – Susan Powter

Weight Loss Coaching Quotes:

"And Yes, it is possible, and No, it isn’t easy."

39. “And Yes, it is possible, and No, it isn’t easy.”

40. “The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you’re not in shape for it, it’s too far to walk back.” – Franklin Jones

41. Weight loss doesn’t begin in the gym with a dumbbell; it starts in your head with a decision.” – Toni Sorenson

42. “It’s about taking the time before the food goes in your mouth to be aware: Am I aware that I’m eating this? And am I eating it because I’m hungry or because I need to soothe myself?” – Valerie Bertinelli 

43. “You didn’t gain all your weight in one day; you won’t lose it in one day. Be patient with yourself.” – Jenna Wolfe

44. “If it was about knowledge, we would all be skinny and rich. It’s not about what you know but what you do!”

45. “If you only do what is easy, you will always remain weak.” – Joyce Meyer

46. “Good habits are as addictive as bad habits. But far more rewarding.” – Karen Salmansohn

"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any" - Alice Walker

47. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any” – Alice Walker

48. “Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.” – Elizabeth Berg

49. “Ambivalence is one of the biggest enemies of change. If you aren’t sure that you really want to take action on something such as your weight, ambivalence will usually win.”  –  Linda Spangle

50. “Fitness is like marriage, you can’t cheat on it and expect it to work.” – Bonnie Pfiester

51. “If you believe that weight loss requires self-deprivation, I’m going to teach you otherwise.” – Robert Atkins

52. “If I hired one of the stock boys to chase me around the store with a licorice whip, I’d be thin by Christmas.” – Jennette Fulda

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

54. “Unless you puke, faint, or die, keep going!”– Jillian Michaels

55. “Getting my lifelong weight struggle under control has come from a process of treating myself as well as I treat others in every way.” – Oprah Winfrey

56. “Probably nothing in the world arouses more false hopes than the first four hours of a diet.” – Dan Bennett

57. “To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.” – William Shakespeare

"You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction." - George Lorimer

58. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” George Lorimer

59. “Weight loss is not the key to your dreams. The truth is there is no lock and the door is flimsy.” – Golda Poretsky

60. “Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity.” – Paul Goodman

61. “A year from now, you will wish you started today”

62. “Our eyes are meant to show us food when we are hungry, not to make us hungry when we see food.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

63. “Here`s the secret to weight loss: It`s all about crowding out, not cutting out.” – Kathy Freston

64. For me, exercise is more than just physical—it’s therapeutic.” — Michelle Obama

“If you get up one more time than you fall, you will make it through.” 

65. “If you get up one more time than you fall, you will make it through.” 

66. “Eating smart is all about having an awareness of your body. The most obvious way to do that is by seeing it. So when you’re trying to lose weight, spend more time wearing less. I don’t think I could eat a plate of nachos naked—could you?” — Marisa Miller

67. “With discipline, you can lose weight, you can excel in work, you can win the war.” – Amit Kalantri

68. “A diet is when you watch what you eat and wish you could eat what you watch.” – Hermione Gingold

69. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

70. “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis

Fitness Coaching Quotes:

“Exercise equals endorphins. Endorphins make you happy.”

71. “Exercise equals endorphins. Endorphins make you happy.”

72. “I think self-discipline is something, it’s like a muscle. The more you exercise it, the stronger it gets.”  – Daniel Goldstein

73. “Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

74. “The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change.” – Matt McGorry

75. “Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” – Joseph Pilates

76. “If you think lifting is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.” – Bret Contreras

"Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature." - Dennis Prager

77. “Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.” – Dennis Prager

78. “Time, Effort, Sacrifice, and Sweat. How will you pay for your goals?” – Usain Bolt

79. “Make time for it. Just get it done. Nobody ever got strong or got in shape by thinking about it. They did it.” – Jim Wendler

80. “The only way you to lose fat is to eat less and exercise more.”

81. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” – Vince Lombardi

82. “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

83. “We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons” Jim Rohn

84. “When people tell me they can’t afford to join a gym, I tell them to go outside; planet Earth is a gym and we’re already members. Run, climb, sweat, and enjoy all of the natural wonder that is available to you.” – Steve Maraboli

85. “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, but it is also the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” – John F. Kennedy

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'” - Muhammad Ali

86. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” – Muhammad Ali

87. “If you have 30 minutes for Facebook, you have 1 hour for the gym!”

88. “The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” – Kenneth H. Cooper

89. “Make time for it. Just get it done. Nobody ever got strong or got in shape by thinking about it. They did it.” – Jim Wendler

90. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.” – Nikki Rogers

91. “Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!”

92. “If you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness.” – Robin Sharma

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

93. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in, and day-out.” – Robert Collier

94. “Your body can stand almost anything. It’s your mind that you have to convince.” – Andrew Murphy

95.“Even when all is known, the care of a man is not yet complete, because eating alone will not keep a man well; he must also take exercise. For food and exercise, while possessing opposite qualities, yet work together to produce health.”  – Hippocrates

96. “I’m addicted to exercising and I have to do something every day.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

97. “Well done is better than well said.’ –  Benjamin Franklin

98. “The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.” – Morihei Ueshiba

99. “I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.” – Kobe Bryant

100. “You shall gain, but you shall pay with sweat, blood, and vomit.” – Pavel Tsatsouline

101. “Think of your workouts as important meetings you schedule with yourself. Bosses don’t cancel”

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