It's universally known that exercise plays a role in living a long and prosperous life. However, hitting the gym isn't always an easy feat. "My bed is so comfy," "It's raining outside," "I just don't have time." The list of excuses is truly endless, as 50% of people drop out of an exercise regime within the first six months, according to a 2009 study.
But the right motivation could be the trick you need to get your sneakers laced up — and keeping them that way. There's a series of factors that can influence your motivation to work out, such as behavior, social support and self-efficacy, according to Len Kravitz, a program coordinator of exercise science at the University of Mexico.
"The more people think they can successfully do exercise signifies they will more likely adhere to the exercise program," he wrote.
So to lock that mindset in place, below are a few motivational quotes about fitness graced by the mouths of famous people. You'll be literally running out of the door.