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How do I set effective goals to support my performance?

First tailor your SMARTIE goals for achievement and behavior changes, by making your goals Specific, Measurable, Acceptable, Realistic, Time-bound, Inspirational, and Energizing. As a second step define your implementation intention.

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Written by: The Athlete’s FoodCoach, on 22-12-2023
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Why use SMARTIE goals and implementation intentions for effective goal-setting?

Actively refining SMARTIE goals and crafting implementation intentions creates a roadmap for success, enhancing your ability to overcome challenges and maintain motivation when building your new eating pattern.

How do I get my SMARTIE goals and my implementation intention on point?

SMARTIE goals refinement:

  1. Clear definition: Articulate motivating, realistic goals with clarity and precision meeting all SMARTIE criteria.
  2. Self-reflection: Assess and communicate goals, ensuring a deep personal understanding.
  3. Self-evaluation: Regularly review and adapt goals based on personal progress and challenges.

Crafting implementation intention:

  1. Anticipate challenges: Reflect on potential hurdles and proactively brainstorm solutions.
  2. Self-Guided approach: Independently devise alternative behaviors for challenging situations.
  3. Visualization techniques: Embrace visualization independently to reinforce successful implementation.
  4. Written commitment: Document intentions for tangible commitment and a personal reference.

Empower yourself with SMARTIE goals and Implementation Intentions by using the FoodCoach app, a tool designed for you to Do-It-Yourself. Earn our performance medals, strategically crafted to guide you toward focused and tangible performance gains. Enhance your knowledge and confidence with scientifically proven insights from elite athletes and their experts. Most crucially, leverage our challenges to pinpoint small changes in your eating routines, propelling you towards achieving your performance dreams step by step.

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