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Top 25 Celeb Quotes About Fitness and Health

Heather Morris

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“When I’m working 16-hour days and I can’t work out, I get angry very easily. It’s because I’m missing all those good endorphins. For me, exercise equals happiness.”

Heidi Klum

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“I represent more the healthy, happy, curvy, strong woman. And that sounds much healthier to me than being 80 pounds and skinny as a bean.”

Marisa Miller

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“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?”


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"Fitness—if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body."

Jillian Michaels

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"Nobody is perfect, so get over the fear of being or doing everything perfectly. Besides, perfect is boring. Today, instead of picking yourself apart in the mirror or with friends over drinks, start seeing your ‘imperfections’ as unique traits that give you character and dimension—because that's exactly what they are.”


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“What I know for sure is this: The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal for this year is, you can get there—as long as you're willing to be honest with yourself about the preparation and work involved. There are no back doors, no free rides. There's just you, this moment, and a choice.”

Will Smith

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"Just stay ready. Stay in shape and then you don't have to rush to train before the movie starts. I'll show you my abs later because I’m in shape. But that idea, if you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready."

Jennifer Hudson

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“The key thing is figuring out what your issues are, and it's really never about the food. You have to be real and honest with yourself. I had to stop and look and ask myself, ‘Why do I want this? What is the real reason?’ At times it was comfort food like chocolate. I love chocolate and I realized it relaxes me, so when you acknowledge what the issue is, you can control it better.”

Cameron Diaz

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“The fountain of youth [for me], let’s see…I guess it’s exercise, healthy diet, lots of water, lots of laughter, lots of sex—yes, sex, we need that as human beings. It’s healthy, it’s natural, it’s what we are here to do!”

Ashley Greene

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“A lot of women like to be super tiny, but I don’t want a child’s body. I want a woman’s body that is extremely fit. It’s so much sexier.”

Michelle Obama

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

Drew Barrymore

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"I just think you should eat less of everything. A little bit less. I don't want to live a life where you can't have what you want; it just makes you want it more."


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“If you take care of your body, it’ll take care of you. The benefit obviously is that I’m protecting my body from being harmed. I did my best to prepare and condition my body over time. If I didn’t do this, I’d look a mess because of the lifestyle I live. I mean, the moment you go off [your fitness and eating plan], you notice the difference. You move slower.” 


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“I have learned more and more to enjoy my body when I have a few extra pounds on, just being more voluptuous. I say, focus on the body part that you feel most comfortable about."

Michael Jordan

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“If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But 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.”

Emily VanCamp

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“Women are hard on themselves. I’m trying to stop focusing on my flaws and appreciate what I love about my body.”

Gwen Stefani

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“I try not to be but I'm super-neurotic about diet. I'm neurotic about trying not to be neurotic! I'm like every other girl. I’ve had to try really hard my whole life to be fit. I'm super-vain. And I want to wear cute clothes.”

Ellen DeGeneres

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“I really don't think I need buns of steel. I'd be happy with buns of cinnamon.”

Bridget Moynahan

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“If you’re healthy all around, you’ll feel better, and if you feel better, you’ll have a more positive outlook. It’s all connected.”

Christina Aguilera

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“I think that whatever size or shape body you have, it's important to embrace it and get down! The female body is something that's so beautiful. I wish women would be proud of their bodies and not dis other women for being proud of theirs!”

Muhammad Ali

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

Valerie Bertinelli

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"It's about taking the time before 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?"

Kim Kardashian

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"I might have a little bit of cellulite. I might not be toned everywhere. I might struggle in this area or that. But accepting that just empowers me.”

Lea Michele

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“Working out for me is something I do when I feel like it. But it’s really about feeling good and taking care of my body rather than having to fit into any sort of model or anything like that. I try to eat well, and everything I do is really just to make me feel my best.”

Heather Locklear

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“There are times when I feel lazy and just want to stay in bed all day, but I know that working out is the best way to get those endorphins going, which will make me feel better emotionally and physically.”