10 Pilates Quotes To Motivate You During Your Workout

Posted on June 30, 2017 by Jason Knee

10 Pilates Quotes To Motivate You During Your Workout

At Proactive Pilates Equipment Australia, we know just how important it is to stay fit and active to ensure a healthy lifestyle. But we also know how hard it can be to stay motivated on those days when you’re just not feeling it.

If you’re not feeling up to the challenge, consider our top ten quotes to help motivate you during your workout!


“A man is as young as his spinal column.”

(Joseph Pilates)

If you want to stay feeling youthful and supple as you age, Pilates is the answer. Joseph Pilates himself said it keeps the body young.


“I do Pilates because it’s important for me to have a healthy back when I’m 70 so I’m not hunched over and in pain. That’s more important to me than being thin.”

(Cobie Smulders)

Doing workouts like Pilates that strengthen and condition your body will ensure you don’t experience as many aches and pains as you age.


“With Pilates, I get to bring my true self.”

(Kerry Washington)

When you’re doing Pilates, you don’t have to be anyone but your true self. You can relax and be at one with your own body; feeling good about what you’re doing for your health.


“Pilates is gaining the mastery of your mind over the complete control of your body.”

(Joseph Pilates)

Pilates can lead to a healthy body, but it also helps you master your mind. Focusing on this as well as your fitness leads to an overall strength that’s unique to Pilates.


“I work out, I go to Pilates, I walk and I eat everything I can get my hands on.”

(Sally Kellerman)

While we’re not saying it’s healthy to eat everything you can, this is a great example of how Pilates can help to create a balance in your lifestyle.


“The mind, when housed within a healthful body, possesses a glorious sense of power.”

(Joseph Pilates)

When your body is fit and healthy, you’ll feel better in your mind too.


“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in.”


If you don’t like the surroundings of your home or location, you can move. But if your body is poorly taken care of, you can’t just trade it for a new one. Take care of it so you can enjoy being in the body you have.


Change happens through movement, and movement heals.”

(Joseph Pilates)

If you’re looking to change your body or lifestyle, you won’t get there without movement.


“I don’t go to the gym because I don’t have time, but I do a Pilates workout for 20 minutes or more every day at home.”

(Kate Winslet)

This is another great example of how Pilates can help you keep your body in great condition, without working out for hours each day.


“Don’t settle for good, strive for greatness.”

(Joseph Pilates)

Even if your body, mind and health are ‘good’, don’t you want them to be great? Always strive for more.


So next time you’re not sure whether you’re up to a Pilates workout read through some of these quotes and you may find yourself feeling a lot more motivated! Alternatively, check out the rest of our blog to learn more about Pilates and what it could do for you. We look forward to hearing from you at Proactive Pilates Equipment Australia.

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