Christian fitness is about the spiritual enhancement of yourself and not about perishable things like weight loss or gain.
It helps people get physical strength and ensures the required discipline is followed to achieve spiritual power. This helps us in being ready to be useful, kind, and loving to others.
Here we bring a list of quotes about Christian fitness to motivate you.
Motivational Christian Fitness Quotes
Making exercise an act of worship is the best way to exercise. Here is a list of Christian fitness motivational quotes.
1.”Daily mediation is a healthy spiritual exercise.”
-Lailah Gifty Akita.
2.”A private relationship of worshipping God is the greatest essential element of spiritual fitness.”
3.”You are the only Bible some unbelievers will ever read.”
4.”God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.”
5.”Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain. What was once foolishness to us—a crucified God—must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.”
-John Piper, ‘Don’t Waste Your Life’.
6.”The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
7.”Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”
8.”Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.”
9.”The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.”
-Kenneth H. Cooper.
10.”The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.”
11.”You can be the most beautiful person on Earth, and if you don’t have a fitness or diet routine, you won’t be beautiful.”
12.”And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.”
13.”You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.”
–Henry David Thoreau.
14.”Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning. ”
– Thomas Jefferson.
15.”Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.”
16.”People often say motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily.”
17.”I always loved running, it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.”
Christian Athlete Quotes
Many sportspersons have chosen Christian fitness and achieved health and success. Below are a few inspirational thoughts from world-class athletes.
18.”Everything starts with God in my career, and it will finish with God.”
-Mariano Rivera, (Baseball).
19.”I just came out of the gym from three hours this morning. I got five hours of sleep. That’s it. Every day of my life, I’m trying to find a different way to get better.”
-Ray Lewis (American football).
20.”I give all the glory to God. It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me.”
21.”What’s the difference between you and the man sitting beside you? It’s 1%. In my business, only 1% makes it. If everyone had the same dream, only 1 will make it from this crowd. Who will be that one?”
22.”I never have prayed to win a gold medal at Olympics and never will. The Lord is my Shepard and I shall not want. May His will be done.”
-Lolo Jones (Track and field).
23.”I have so many things to work on and so many ways that I fail. But that’s what grace is all about. And I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God.”
24.”Being a Christian means accepting Christ as your savior, your God. That’s why you are called a ‘Christian.’ If you remove Christ, there’s only ‘ian’ and that means ‘I am nothing’.”
-Manny Pacquiao (Boxing).
Athlete Training Quotes
Many successful athletes have professed that it was their faith in God that helped them push further and achieve new heights. Here are some Christian quotes about fitness from famous athletes for motivation.
25.”Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.”
26.”I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
27.”A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.”
28.”Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t pretend that you do and, and some point, you will.”
29.”It is more difficult to stay on top than to get there.”
30.”If you persevere long enough, if you do the right things long enough, the right things will happen.”
31.”Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”
32.”It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”
33.”I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
34.”It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”
35.”If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.”
36.”Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”
Motivation In The Bible Quotes
The Daniel Plan has taken inspiration from The Bible and created a fitness regimen. Such is the power of The Bible. It can help us in many ways. Below are some verses on fitness and motivation from the Bible.
37.”But be sure to fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he has done for you.”
-1 Samuel 12:24.
38.”It is not good to eat too much honey, nor is it honorable for people to seek their own glory.”
– Proverbs 25:27.
39.”I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith.”
-4.2 Timothy 4:7.
40.”I can do all things in Him who strengthens me.”
41.”A wise man is full of strength, and a man of knowledge enhances his might.”
42.”Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been purchased at a price. Therefore, glorify God in your body.”
43.”To God be the glory forever and ever! Amen.”
44.”I do not accept glory from human beings.”
45.”I keep the Lord in mind always. Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.”
46.”And let us be concerned about one another in order to promote love and good works.”
Bible Quotes About Exercise
The Bible gives motivation for both physical and spiritual well-being. Here are a few Bible verses about proper diet and exercise.
47.”So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”
48.“She girds herself with strength; she exerts her arms with vigor.”
49.”For while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.”
-1 Timothy 4:8.
50.”My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to those who find them and healing to all their flesh.”
51.”I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.”
Christian Fitness Quotes
A private relationship of worshipping God is the greatest essential element of spiritual fitness. -Oswala Chambers.
You are the only Bible some unbelievers will ever read. –John MacArthur.
God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him. -John Piper.
The human body is the best picture of the human soul. -Ludwig Wittgenstein.
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. -Jim Rohn.
Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties. -Hugh Blair.
The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy. -Kenneth H. Cooper.
The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack,toughen the body, and polish the spirit. -Morihei Ueshiba.
I can do all things in Him who strengthens me.-Philippians 4:13.
She girds herself with strength; she exerts her arms with vigor.-Proverbs 31:17.