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Accurate Arrows and Washing Dishes

Well-Directed Effort: Accurate Arrows and Washing Dishes

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Think back to your favourite movie battle scene situated in a previous era, one which included archers. Picture the two opposing armies taking their respective battle lines and starting a full frontal assault. Now imagine one archer amidst the line of archers with a helmet two sizes too big. When the command is given for the archers to open fire, the poor combatant’s

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Setting Goals; Let's Get Smart

Well with the ‘off season’ among us in most major sports, now as strength coaches the real work can get done goalsand   there is no better time to talk about goal setting. Whether you are an elite athlete or someone wants to lose few pounds you need to set goals, period. It is how one goes about setting their goal(s) which is crucial for achieving them. I suggest people use the SMART acronym when setting their goal(s).

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A plan is the bridge to your goals

A Coastal Fitness team member recently submitted a new blog post on goal setting. (To be posted soon). This is a very important step for all of us who are looking to make changes with our body or even just to stay healthy over the long term. I got to thinking as I was reading it over, that there was something missing, not in the article itself but in the whole idea. Something that was integral to the success of reaching said goal. I thought to myself, what a great learning opportunity this was, a way that I can improve as a trainer. I realize that while both long and short term goal setting is vital for client’s success; the action steps to get there are actually ‘the plan’.

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