30 Funny Fitness Quotes To Bring The Humor To Your Sport

Here are 30 funny fitness quotes that are guaranteed to make you laugh out loud or at least raise bring a smile to your face.

We’ve got the best collection of funny fitness quotes to bring humor to your sport and help you get moving!

We admit fitness is a serious business, but it doesn’t need to be devoid of fun. Taking a break every once in a while can make your workout go by much easier. 

Keep this funny and humorous fitness quotes collection with you to bring humor to your sport’s training and activities, and make it more enjoyable. 

Top Funny Fitness Quotes

Check out these amazing funny and humorous fitness quotes. These quotes will sure to help you get up off the couch, and also inspire you to keep moving, stay active, and help rise above your competitors.


“Let’s have a moment of silence for all those Americans who are stuck in traffic on their way to the gym to ride the stationary bicycle.” Earl Blumenauer (United States Representative)

funny fitness quote 1.1


“Fitness: if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.” Cher

funny fitness quote 1.2


“We do not stop exercising because we grow old – we grow old because we stop exercising.” Kenneth Cooper (Father of Aerobics)

funny fitness quote 1.3


“The two biggest sellers in any bookstore are the cookbooks and the diet books. The cookbooks tell you how to prepare the food, and the diet books tell you how not to eat any of it!”  Andy Rooney (American television writer)

funny fitness quote 1.4


“If it weren’t for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn’t get any exercise at all.” Joey Adams (Actress)

funny fitness quote 1.5


“Unless you puke, faint, or die, keep going!”  Jillian Michaels (American personal trainer)

funny fitness quote 1.6


“Once I was a forty-pound weakling. Now I am two separate gorillas.”  Vivian Stanshall (English singer-songwriter)

funny fitness quote 1.7


“I like long walks, especially when they’re taken by people who annoy me.” Fred Allen

funny fitness quote 1.8


“My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M&M’s and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.” Dave Barry

funny fitness quote 1.9


“I don’t exercise. If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor.” Joan Rivers (American comedian)

funny fitness quote 1.10


“My doctor recently told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel ten years older already.” Milton Berle (American actor)

funny fitness quote 1.11


“When I feel like exercising, I just lie down until the feeling goes away.” Robert Maynard Hutchins (American educator)

funny fitness quote 1.12

Funny Fitness Quotes To Bring Some Laughs To Your Workout

Working out and keeping fit is important for everyone, not just athletes. But let’s be honest, repetitive training can sometimes feel a bit dull.

We hope this next batch of funny fitness quotes will bring a smile to your face, lift your spirits, and make those winter workout sessions feel just a bit lighter.


“Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!” Jillian Michaels (American personal trainer)

funny fitness quote 2.1


“A person too busy to take care of their health, is like a mechanic too busy to take care of their tools.” Spanish Proverb

funny fitness quote 2.2


“People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that’s the problem.” Chris Adams

funny fitness quote 2.3


“I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I’m doing.” – Marsha Doble

funny fitness quote 2.4


“Exercise is done against one’s wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse” – George A. Sheehan (American physician)

funny fitness quote 2.5


“Hustle for that muscle.”  Unknown

funny fitness quote 2.6


“When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they’re going to find all of those gyms, their scary-looking gym equipment, and they’re going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture.” – Douglas Coupland (Canadian novelist)

funny fitness quote 2.7


“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 P. Jones (Author)

funny fitness quote 2.8

Funny And Amusing Fitness Quotes About Dieting

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re also dieting.

While the fitness industry has an unenviable reputation for being filled with people who are constantly on the latest diet or workout fad that promises to melt away inches from their waistline, there are funny and amusing elements that give us a lighter side of themselves.

Here we’ve collected a few funny quotes related to dieting. 


“I tried every diet in the book. I tried some that weren’t in the book. I tried eating the book. It tasted better than most of the diets.” Dolly Parton

funny fitness quote 3.1


“The best abs exercise is five sets of stop eating so much” Lazar Angelov (Bodybuilder)

funny fitness quote 3.2


“If you wish to grow thinner, diminish your dinner.” Henry Sambrooke Leigh

funny fitness quote 3.3


“My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” Orson Welles (American director)

funny fitness quote 3.4


“Some things you have to do every day. Eating seven apples on Saturday night instead of one a day just isn’t going to get the job done.” – Jim Rohn

funny fitness quote 3.5

Funny Sports Quotes From the Pros

Sports are able to teach us many of the skills necessary to lead a happy life, including sportsmanship, teamwork, determination, dedication, enjoyment, and more. Yet, sportsmen and women aren’t always taking it seriously!

So, here we’ve compiled a list of a few funny sports quotes that underscore the often-overlooked hidden fun in sports.

Related: 30 Teamwork Quotes To Ignite Collaboration And Team Spirit


“Golf and sex are the only things you can enjoy without being good at them.” Jimmy Demaret

funny fitness quote 4.1


“I enjoy all the oohs! and ahhs! from the gallery when I hit my drives. But I’m getting pretty tired of the awws! and uhhs! when I miss a putt.” John Daly (Golfer)

funny fitness quote 4.2


“The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat.” Richard Marcinko (Former U.S. Navy SEAL Commander)

funny fitness quote 4.3


“The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn’t move, kick it until it does.” Phil Woosnam

funny fitness quote 4.4


“Sure there have been injuries and even some deaths in boxing – but none of them really that serious.” Alan Minter (British professional boxer)

Related: Float Like A Butterfly: 30 Iconic Muhammad Ali Quotes

funny fitness quote 4.5

The Wrap-Up…

I hope after reading these funny fitness quotes you’ll feel more inspired to work harder and enjoy practicing even more. 

Feel free to bookmark this blog post and return to it whenever you need a fitness-related laugh, or you may share these quotes with your fitness or sports partners.

Looking for more motivational fitness quotes? Check out this post: 65 Motivational Workout Quotes: Fitness Quotes To Inspire You.

Photo of author
Paul Smith recently completed his first 100 mile ultra, graduating to the field after discovering running in 2014 and getting hooked on 5k's and 10k's.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.