54 Ronnie Coleman Quotes on Bodybuilding from Mr. Olympia Champion

Ronnie Coleman is a famous bodybuilder. He has won many competitions and is considered one of the best in the world.


Ronnie Coleman Quotes


Progress takes time and discipline. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


I eat chicken and rice, steak, and baked potato. That’s it. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I take about 12 weeks to get ready for a show. But I train all year round. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


I’ve had back problems basically my whole career. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I eat healthy year round. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I’ve attained my mass basically by training hard and very, very heavy. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

My supplements are similar to my training – I always commit to being a better version of myself. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Best Ronnie Coleman Quotes

The gym is one of the few places where I can just be myself without any hindrances and inhibitions. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

No dessert. I don’t do dessert. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


You have to train the best way that is suited to you, a way that will allow you to progress. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Just because your triceps have fallen behind your biceps, doesn’t mean you should back off your triceps workouts. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


What I’ve always tried to do is pick short term goals. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Most people know who I am. Then I get the people who don’t know who I am and just want to take a picture with a guy with muscles. I get more people that know me than anything. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


I hate dieting. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I have fans from every level of the fitness world, whether it’s the elite competitor or just someone living a healthy lifestyle, and it’s been my goal since day one to make sure that my brand has something to offer everyone. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

There are times I have to diet 16 weeks at a go, and I had to miss out on stuff I love, like burgers and birthday parties. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Bodybuilding is about building your body. Whether you do it to maintain your fitness levels, climb Everest, run the marathon, or be a competitive bodybuilder is up to you. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


Even at the age of 12, I knew I had to become a bodybuilder. I don’t know why or how, but I just knew. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

The next thing I would have to go with is diet because it is so hard and mentally tough. By comparison the training is the easiest of them all because it’s my hobby as well as my job. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Top Ronnie Coleman Quotes

When I graduated from college, I tried my hardest to get a job at an accounting firm, and it just wasn’t meant to be. I ended up delivering pizzas and newspapers. I knew my life was cracked up to be a little more. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

It’s just really cool to see high profile trainers, athletes, and celebs using my products and loving them. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


I probably get in, like, five meals a day; every now and then, I get six. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Your body produces a lot less testosterone each and every single year no matter who you are. We are all human, nobody is super human. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I’ve never really considered myself as being the best bodybuilder. I always try to let the people decide that. I just try to do the best I can do at whatever it is that I’m doing. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Never underestimate the power of wide-grip pull-ups to develop width and size. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


I’ve been training so long, its second nature to push myself to the limit. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I am not a trainer, hence I cannot advise youngsters on the use of supplements or the way to build their bodies. But I can tell them one thing that I did – find a good, honest trainer. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Famous Ronnie Coleman Quotes

I was always trying to stay one to two steps ahead of the game. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


Nutrition is 150 per cent of the bodybuilding formula. It’s that important. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I train heavy and hard every workout. That’s the only way I knew. I know it was the key to my success. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Knowledge is the real power. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Time between sets should be short and just long enough so that you are sufficiently recovered to hit the next set hard. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I’ve always been a big guy – I was much larger and stronger than my peers when I was 13 years old. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


You get used to a certain thing, and you don’t want to change. Because that’s what’s worked for you. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Perfecting your form and technique at early stages will go a long way. Don’t compromise on the big lifts – deadlifts, squats, and bench-presses. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I work out every body part twice a week, and that is what helps me stay in shape. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Inspiring Ronnie Coleman Quotes

I’ve been in pain for so long now I’m just used to it. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


I’m a body builder, so we do a lot of stuff on repetition. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I’ll be a diehard bodybuilder until my last breath, but I want my brand and the movement we are creating to touch all aspects of the fitness community. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Get proper training right from the beginning. It prevents injuries and avoids wasting your time with misdirected effort, which is what most people generally don’t understand. Give it your all from day one. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


Competitive bodybuilding is a niche sport, but bodybuilding is for everybody. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but don’t nobody wanna lift no heavy ass weight. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder… ~ Ronnie Coleman.


When you hit failure your workout has just begun. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

My biggest competition is always myself. I mean no disrespect, but I do not look at any of the guys as being my competition for the simple reason that I can’t control how they’re going to look. I can only control how I look. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Women really do pay attention to a man’s glutes. A tight, compact ass is often voted even more desirable than muscular arms and chest. So, if you’re lacking, start squatting! ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I’m always positive when it comes to professional bodybuilding, hell I’m Mr. Olympia for God’s sake. If I’m number one in our sport and I have a negative attitude then our sport don’t need me and I don’t need our sport. There are problems and controversy in all sports. That’s really unavoidable. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


Hard work and training. There’s no secret formula. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

Bodybuilding is a hobby. At least for me it is. I’ve trained since i was 12 or 13 years old. It’s a hobby I just have so much fun with it. I get so much enjoyment from it. To have your job as your hobby – life don’t get better than that. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I always train heavy and it worked well for me. I always train heavy and put on size for a competition. Most people would be worried about an injury but if you’re gonna worry about it so much, it’s gonna happen anyway. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

It is important to have people believe in you. With this support, what you can achieve is limitless. ~ Ronnie Coleman.


I know that in order for something to work for me it has to be extremely powerful. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I endorsed supplements for about 15-20 years and made a lot of people a lot of money, so I figured I should do my own line and make my own money. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

I never focus on contraction. I’m focusing on my muscle. I’m not focusing on a certain style of lifting or contracting. I’m just trying to get the weight up. I’m trying to build muscle. ~ Ronnie Coleman.

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