Reflecting, Reevaluating and Resetting Goals 

Blog Author
Harry Longworth
Date of post
14 June 2024
Blog Category

As we reach the halfway point of the year, it’s the perfect time to take a step back and assess our fitness journeys. Whether you started the year with ambitious resolutions or smaller, more manageable goals, now is an ideal moment to reflect, reevaluate, and reset your fitness objectives. By taking this mindful approach, you are ensuring that your goals align with your aspirations, thus, setting you up for success in the remaining months of the year.

Reflect: Assessing Your Progress

Reflection is the first crucial step in this mid-year check-in. It involves an honest assessment of where you are compared to where you hoped to be. If you haven’t reached the milestones you set yourself, don’t worry, now’s your time to reflect and realign to make sure you finish the year ticking those boxes and reaching your goals. 

  1. Evaluate your achievements: Celebrate your wins, no matter how small. Whether you’ve hit a milestone, established a consistent workout routine, nailed your nutrition, or improved your overall well-being, acknowledge these successes.
  2. Identify the challenges you’ve faced: Consider the obstacles you’ve encountered. Were there specific barriers that hindered your progress? Understanding these challenges can help you develop ways to overcome them in the future.
  3. Keep measuring the results: Look at the data. Have you been hitting your numbers in the gym? Has your weight changed? 

Reevaluate: Adjusting Your Goals

After reflecting on your journey so far, it’s time to reevaluate your goals. This step ensures that your your goals are still relevant to what you want to achieve by the end of the year. 

  1. Revisit initial goals: Are your original goals still meaningful to you. Are they still achievable? Sometimes, our priorities change, and it’s okay to change our objectives to better suit our current lifestyle and aspirations.
  2. Set realistic expectations: If you’ve faced setbacks, it might be necessary to adjust your goals. Make sure they are realistic and attainable, considering any new limitations or time constraints you might have.
  3. Incorporate variety: Watch out for burnout. Consider switching things up to keep the whole process engaging if you need to reignite your motivation. 

Reset: Planning for the Future

With a clear understanding of your past efforts and a reevaluation of your goals, it’s time to reset and plan for the months ahead.

  1. Create a plan: Outline a clear and structured plan that includes short-term and long-term goals. Break these down into monthly or weekly targets to make them more manageable and trackable. Need help with this? Get in touch with one of our coaches. 
  2. Focus on consistency: Consistency is key. Even on days when motivation is lacking, sticking to a routine can help maintain momentum. Remember, progress is made one step at a time.
  3. Prioritise recovery: Ensure that your plan includes adequate rest and recovery. Don’t burn yourself out and listen to your body. 

Embrace the Journey

Approaching the halfway point of the year is a reminder that this whole process is a journey, not a destination. By reflecting on your progress, reevaluating your goals, and resetting your plan, you set the stage for continued growth and achievement. Enjoy the process.

Remember, it’s never too late to make changes. And, if you’re struggling, get in contact with us and we can help guide you in the right direction. 

At One Coaching, we’re here to support you every step of the way. Whether you need personalised coaching, tailored workout plans, or simply some motivation, our team is dedicated to helping you achieve your fitness goals. Let’s make the second half of the year your best yet. 

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