When designing goals that you want to achieve surrounding your physical fitness, financial stability, education, or career you want to be designing goals that are smart. A smart goal identifies a strategic, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-based goal. More simply stated: it's a goal that you can reach.
Today we are going to talk about designing our goals to be smart goals! This is especially important when considering our well being, health, and physical fitness. Let's face it we all want to feel sexy, live long lives, and have the physical ability to do what we love!
However having this life and confidence requires a daily commitment to personal development. This is exactly where our smart goals come in to play. Whether you are new to Johnson fit or you are a long standing client, the ability to set and achieve new goals is essential to your success for a better life and the body you want.
So, let's talk about the difference between a typical goal and a smart goal and identify what makes the smart goal so smart in the 1st place.
Example of a goal: I want a flat stomach.
That's a great goal, it's important to have a flat stomach for confidence, physical mobility, and overall health. However it is important to note that this goal lacks very important criteria in order to me get a smart goal.
The goal offers a specific target: the abdominal muscles. The letter 's' in the acronym S.M.A.R.T. identifies the specific function of the goal or the target. Now together we need to make sure that the S.M.A.R.T goal meets all of the other established criteria in order for it to qualify as a smart one.
The 'M' in S.M.A.R.T represents the measurement that will be used in the goal achievement. This changes our goal a little bit, and requires that we put more detailed thought into how this flat stomach will be achieved.
The letter 'A' in the S.M.A.R.T goal represents achievable. How will this goal will be achieved? A great way to ensure that your goal is achieved is to hire a certified trainer, who is able to develop a plan with you based on your goals.
The 4th letter is our, the letter 'R' in S.M.A.R.T represents relevance. When you set a goal you want to set one that's relevant that will keep you focused on it until it is achieved. You don't want to set a goal for something that you won't be interested in 2 weeks from now.
The 'T' in the S.M.A.R.T Goals represents the time allotted to achieve the goal. The time commitment presents another profound reason why if you are not a member of Johnson fit you may want to consider becoming one. Willie Johnson is a certified personal trainer who has dedicated his life's work to helping you achieve a healthier mindset and the body you want!
If you are new to physical planning and goal achievement having a personal trainer on your side helps you set realistic S.M.A.R.T goals. Let's face it calmer we're all perfectly aware how easy it is to become overwhelmed or discouraged when you're unable to achieve a goal that you set for yourself. For this reason it is essential that we surround ourselves with positive people who were knowledgeable about healthy choices, conscious actions, and the work it takes to have the body you love.
A S.M.A.R.T goal example:
This week I'm committed to joining Johnson Fit and establishing a healthy time frame, together with Willie; a certified professional fitness trainer, to achieve my flat stomach goal.
Now we have a smart goal worthy of our journal. I am proud of you, you read this article and you can achieve your goals!
There is no better time than now. This way tomorrow you will already doing something about achieving your SMART goals.