Posted by: Dr. Tyrone A. Holmes | November 2, 2011

10 Mistakes Athletes Make When Developing a Training Plan: #4 – Setting Goals Too High or Too Low

This pertains to the “A” in the SMART goal process (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound). Your goals should be both challenging and realistic.  If you set your goals too high, you will fall short and feel disappointed with your performance. Conversely, if you set your goals too low, you may achieve them but feel dissatisfied because the goals were not very challenging.  Try to find a midpoint where goal attainment is difficult but possible.

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