First the tip (please to file under seriously does she think we’ve never heard this before? and then cross reference under no, People, but I am hoping to trigger an Ah Ha! moment in you).
It’s that time of year my MizFit friends.
While many of us set fitness goals in January the greater number of us launch full fledged workout attacks/diet revamping & newer loftier fitness goals as bathing suit time approaches.
(brief aside. two things. first? MizFit does not condone this and actually adores the I dont give a
crap care attitude. second? I actually overheard a conversation at a local park between two mothers where they were discussing dropping their carbs in anticipation of the community pool opening. Really, People, please to promise me that you shall never become that obsessed. It’s all about health: feeling better, living longer, living healthier.)
Whether your goal is rocking the tankini with confidence or running in your first race the most important things is setting S.M.A.R.T. goals (here’s where you hit print):
It’s really quite easy to do and, just as with our trunk stocking last week, sets you up for success with regards to goal achievement.
By way of example lets use my goal of incorporating more yoga/meditation time in my life.
S. Be sure your goal is specific. Quite. I will start doing my Rodney Yee yoga dvd 3 times a week at 715 pm whilst wearing my boxers and a tank top (yes, Im kidding, but you get the idea. details are key.)
M. Measurable. I will know my goal is accomplished when I do the above.
A. Attainable. The ole notion of setting ourselves up for success. For example, I shouldnt plan to have a yoga studio opened by mid-April.
R. Realistic. The goal should be one you are both willing and able to work toward. In my mind it should also be something you believe you can achieve (hello Law of Attraction!).
T. Timely. Set a timeframe (please to see “R” above) so that you have a sense of urgency or, as I like to say, a fire lit under yer arse.
My goal would then look like: I will be doing my Rodney Yee yoga dvd a minimum of 3 times a week at 715 pm whilst wearing my boxers and a tank top starting April first going through the summer.
Easy? Yes, in theory. Hard? For sure—-to put into practice.
Make sense? Confused? Hit me up in the comments.
Now, before we go and get too serious, organized & goal-driven I must share with you my guilty pleasure.
Im turning myself in.
I HEART the Warner.
Her show Workout? Im obsessed with the drama, nicknames, the tear jerking, the client successes, the birthdaycakeicingthick make-up worn in the gym by the trainers no less, the dogs, the dating—all of it.
season three starts April 15 and I already have my DVR ready (and am
stalking trying to secure an email interview with Jackie. Any six degrees of Warneration out there?).
Anyone else care to out themselves (*drums fingers on desk*)?
Proclaim your Jesse/Rebecca/Peeler love?