Bob Harper Quotes

Robert Harper

Bob Harper quotes: the celebrity trainer’s sweat-soaked sayings.

“Believe in yourself.  Trust the process.  Change forever.”

“Stand up and finish what you started.”

“Stop talking about tomorrow.  You owe it to yourself to do whatever you can to live a better life today.”

“Right now, right this very second, is the time you can decide that you are worth it and make a change.  By choosing a mindset that supports you, you make everything much more manageable.”

“Push yourself, using the power of your mind.  Always try your best – especially when it gets tough.”

“It isn’t about winning a game, it’s about fixing what’s broken.”

“I don’t want anyone to ever put himself or herself in a box of, ‘I lost my second chance!’  Because life brings you ebbs and flows, and if you miss out on this second chance, guess what, you’re going to get another one if you decide that you’re ready to have one.”

“There’s no finish line.  That’s a big pill for people to swallow.  Every single day for the rest of your life, you are going to have to make better choices.”

“We are all creatures of habit, and when we make any change in our daily or weekly routine, we feel it.”

“I really believe that our past can really hold us back from growth, so the best thing that we can do is move on and not dwell.”

“Find the joy in your life.  It will have an impact on all other areas of your life.  I think that you have got to find joy in your day, and when you are able to do that, the joy will transcend into all the things you want to do to better yourself.”

“I believe in the power of the human spirit.”

“You need a good support system when you’re trying to make positive lifestyle changes.”

“When life kicks you in the teeth and knocks you down to the ground, are you able to stand up and keep fighting?  That’s what it’s all about.”

“By simply being honest with yourself… you’re stepping toward a place of fuller responsibility.  This is the essence of taking charge of your life.”

“By default I am the good parent.  I’ve used my own personal experience.  I came from a world where I was in need and starving for the good parent, so it’s like I’m bringing my own persona issues into that.  I am the parent that I always wanted to have; that’s how I look at my role.”

“When I came out, when I was 17 years old, it was one of those things where I realized that there was going to be so many obstacles, but being gay doesn’t mean being weak.”

“Being gay doesn’t mean that you are less than anybody else.  It’s just who you are.”

“Nobody has a right to criticize or lecture someone about their choices.”

“I found that people like rules, and I love to tell people what to do.  It’s not rocket science when it comes to weight loss.  It’s about eating a little less and moving a little bit more.”

“If you want to be right-sized in body, you’ve got to get rid of the supersize way of life.”

“Whether you want to lose 20 pounds or 200, what the contestants on The Biggest Loser have learned – and taught me – holds true: you’ve got to make a break.  You’ve got to divorce yourself from the past and find a different way of living.  And you can never go back.”

“Whatever the parents are doing, the kids will follow suit.  You can’t be a parent and say, ‘I need you to be more active and I need you to eat right,’ when you’re still choosing to have poor eating habits.”

“It’s the fact that no matter how bad it’s gotten, the body wants to be healthy.  The body wants to bounce back.  When you do these changes, you do these small changes every single day, and you trust the process of what you’re doing.  You really do make lasting changes onto your body.”

“Yoga is the fountain of youth.  You’re only as young as your spine is flexible.”

“Getting started is as much a mental activity as it is a physical activity.”

“People should pick a workout they genuinely enjoy, whether that’s CrossFit, jogging, or a dance class.  Whatever your workout is, just have fun with it, love it, and hopefully that will keep you going back more and more to stay active.”

“It’s all about lifestyle change.”

“Find ample time for anything that makes you feel calm and relaxed.”

“For me, working out is a form of therapy.  It’s cathartic for me; it’s a good stress reliever.  I know that when I go to the gym I am taking care of myself, and I know I’ll feel so much better afterwards.”

“I’m a big meditator.  I do it every day, twice a day.  You turn off your phone, you can put an eye mask on, shut down and you will do much benefit to your body and your mind.”

“[On his mother dying of a heart attack and his subsequent heart attack] It was hugely shocking.  I learned a lot about myself.  Genetics does play a part in this.  I’m a guy who lives a very healthy lifestyle, work out all the time, but there were things going on inside my body that I needed to be more aware of.  So I strongly encourage anyone to go to the doctor, get your cholesterol checked, see what’s going on in the inside so it doesn’t happen to you, what happened to me.”

“I’ve always been 100%.  I never took a day off before.  Now I allow myself more latitude I guess.  I’m getting used to it.  I’m discovering my new normal.”

“I’m feeling good today.  My head space is a lot better.  I’ve been meeting people that are in the heart attack survivor’s club.  It’s a club you don’t want to be in, but once you are, you get to learn about people and their will to live.  It’s just a really good feeling.”

“Everything about my life is just different now.  I’m more relaxed.  I’m a lot easier to be around, I hope.  I’ve always been a very type A person.  I’ve been very driven.  I’ve been very focused and regimented with my workouts and diet… and now I’ve let loose the reins.  I don’t feel like I need to be in control as much as I thought I needed to in the past.”

“What’s next for me is getting the message out about heart health.  It’s an important part of my brand now, to be able to help a whole different group of people, the heart attack survivors.”

“As you merge your heart, mind and body and give all that you are to optimizing your health, remember to love yourself and to be your own best friend.”

“It feels good to be cared about.  I’m lucky to have such good friends and family to take care of me.  I am so thankful to be here.”

“I’m really understanding what’s important in life.  And let me tell you, I’m not sweating the small things anymore.  I’m going to appreciate every single day that I’m here.”

“As you begin your day, your weight-loss journey, whatever it is, look inward and reflect.  What makes you happy?  Is it your dogs?  Is it your boyfriend?  Whatever!  Embrace it, and don’t ever take it for granted.  I don’t take anything for granted anymore.  When you acknowledge it, it feeds into the central nervous system, and it makes you feel just a little bit better.  Hold those things dear to you!  Because it’s precious.”

“My message to you is to appreciate where you are in your life.  No matter how hard it can get, you have the power to change anything that you want as long as you never give up.”

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