30 Inspiring Phil Heath Quotes

Better known as the ‘The Gift’, Phil Heath has won Mr Olympia 7 times in a row. He is tied with Arnold Schwarzenegger for the second most number of wins after Ronnie Coleman and Lee Haney both of whom holds the Mr Olympia title for 8 times. Phil Heath is also known popularly for his on-stage rivalry with Kai Greene. He was first awarded the title in 2011 where he defeated Jay Cutler. Phil Heath has always been referred to as one of the most complete bodybuilders in terms of overall body symmetry, on stage attitude and presence and supporting the sport of bodybuilding. These quotes by Phil Heath are a true reflection of his dedication and determination, most of all the smart hard work he puts in even after being one of the most talented bodybuilders. Submerge in these Phil Heath quotes to get a flair of Phil Heath’s smart wisdom.

The Gym is my anchor and it’s what keeps me grounded. It’s MY TIME to become a better version of myself.

Actually to be a champion your goal is to be a little bit better each day, making sure that every day is an opportunity to be at your best.

Get over it people, I worked my ass off.

Being Negative and Lazy is a disease that leads to pain, hardship, depression, poor health and failure. Be pro active, and give a damn to achieve success!

There’s no way in hell I could have achieved what I have without being a good student and listening to the wisdom of others.

Arrogance is an exaggeration of the truth.

The mindset of a champion is that I put myself in a certain situation to win, I don’t play to lose, I dont prepare to lose, I hate second place and I definitely don’t like silver.

If it was easy everyone would be a champion, so you’ve got to decide if you’re that person that’s going to be a champion.

The money will go but the trophies will always be there.

Train Hard, Train Smart and Have Fun!

Yeah, they call me ‘The Gift’, but I’ve worked hard to get to this point.

If you want something you’ve never had before, you have to be willing to do something you’ve never done before.

Turn the pain into power.

I think a lot of people will, say oh he’s genetically gifted, oh he’s this and that. Get over it people, I worked my ass off.

I train as smart as I can, I’m not concerned what others think, I do what works for me.

Always make sure you’re challenging yourself with new goals and enjoying the journey no matter how wild it gets.

I’m not here to be average, I’m here to be awesome.

There is no secret to greatness. What separates the good from the great is the very rare trait of not being satisfied with good.

Sometimes you just need to have your ass handed to you. That lights a fire under your butt.

When I played basketball, I spent hours On the court practicing. When i became a body-builder, I was in the gym all the time. Like most beginners, I didn’t really know what I was doing, but the more I did it, the more I loved it. I guess you could say I was a gym rat. Seeing my body change made me come back for more.

When it comes to personal appearance, people are quick to cast judgment on people who look better than them. It’s part of the human inferiority complex.

If you’ve noticed that dumbbells work better than barbells for you on the bench press, then why change that?

I’ve actually read that isolation is the enemy, so why do that to myself?

If you want something you’ve never had before, you have to be willing to do something you’ve never done before.

My goal every year is to be bigger and better than I was the year before. The competition just keeps getting better, and the pressure just gets hotter. Nothing gets easier.

Prior to stepping on stage, I prefer to continue being myself, whether that is making jokes with others, talking about other non-bodybuilding topics, or just sitting around listening to music.

You can’t be around people who appease you all the time.

We all go through things in life, and it’s just how you deal with it. Try to stay positive throughout the worst.

It can be 10 people or thousands of people: I want them to see something special. I want them to say, ‘I saw the best in the world at something,’ and maybe that will inspire them to go do something in their life with the same vigor.

I see guys who are in the gym all the time, but their bodies are not a reflection of that. They look the same from year to year, and that has to do with the fact that they’re not evaluating the effect of their efforts.

I train as smart as I can. I’m not concerned what others think. I do what works for me.

To keep winning, I have to constantly outdo myself.

I would probably lose my mind if I wasn’t busy. There’s only so many video games I can play.

When you see me at the show, I’m smiling because I want you to know I can do this all day.

Whatever I put into my body, I want it to be the best.

I want people to realize bodybuilders are athletes. We have a very meticulous philosophy on how we are able to gain muscle and lose fat simultaneously.

For me, I’ve always tried to be a stand-up individual.

I grew up as an only child, so I like being by myself. So I train predominantly – 98 percent of the time – by myself.

Everybody that wants to work out wants to feel good and look better, but I think one of the biggest problems people have is they don’t want to work out with a personal trainer, someone like myself, or even a couple of buddies, because they think, ‘Gosh, if I work out too hard, I’m not going to be able to get up the next day!’


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