Time to get inspired for 2017. What a waste it would be to miss this fantastic opportunity for a big motivation boost with your health, fitness & life goals.
Yes, lot's a people set new year goals and don't hit them, but as Wayne Gretzky said - 'You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.' Give yourself a great chance of success and follow my goal setting guide below:
Step 1) Choose 2-5 goals & write them down (put as screen saver or on fridge if it helps.) It may be worth writing one list for your fitness/health goals & a separate one for your other life goals.
Step 2) Make sure they are SMART goals (Specific / Measurable / Attainable (within your own personal capabilities, e.g. I am not going to ever be world’s strongest man) / Realistic (fits with your time availability & in proportion to how much you prioritise that goal) / Time Specific.)
Step 3) Get some accountability & support. Tell someone what your goals are and get them to hold you accountable. In my opinion family members are not your best option as they tend to let you off the hook too easily.
Step 4) Put in place an action plan. See link for my 60sec motivational talk - ‘A goal without a plan is just a wish.’
Step 5) Get started on them ASAP and don’t give up – There will never be the perfect time to start and there will never be the perfect week to achieve your goals. Every week has obstacles. It’s up to you whether you choose to use them as excuses or choose to work with or around them.
If you have fitness & health goals that you want to achieve, get in contact and I can put together an effective, personalised plan of action, as well as providing accountability and support to achieving your goals. Get in touch today for a FREE consultation.
'If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.' - Yogi Berra
Author - Tom Peto
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