The SMART goal setting formula should be used to set short, medium and long term goals. The exercise programme can be planned to work progressively towards SMART goals once they have been set.
SMART is made up of the following:
The goal you want to achieve should be specific and very clear otherwise it will be a struggle to focus your efforts and feel motivated to succeed.
Your goals should be measurable so that you can track your progress and keep motivated. If you regularly track your progress it helps you to keep motivated and focused.