Define Your Exercise Goals

Your goals are about you and for you. Other people’s fitness goals should not interfere with ones you set for yourself.

•  Write down your goals.

•  Your goals need to be clear and measurable. In other words, will they be easy to identify and actually reach? Clearly defined goals are more readily achieved.

•  Review and adjust your goals as needed. It is not uncommon to change goals.

•  Although this may seem time consuming, it will help you reach your goals. Unwritten goals tend to be vague and easy to forget.

Resources

Write Down Your Long-Range Goals

Read the following example: “I want to increase my endurance level so that I can run in a 5 Kilometer race 6 months from now.

CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)

800.CDC.INFO (232.4636)

www.cdc.gov

 

Healthfinder.gov

www.healthfinder.gov

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