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Priorities - More on Season Planning

Posted by Tom Room on Thursday, March 31, 2011, In : Thoughts 
I felt good about the blog I wrote a while back about How to Plan a Season / The Problem with being SMART but when it came to plan my own season it became clear that I was missing something as much to my frustration I was struggling to enact my own philosophy;

S = Suffering
W = Wild Ambition
E = Exceeding Limits
A = Achievable
(still important, just not that important)
T = Time Frame
E = Exciting
D = Daring

I found that my own season plans were not exciting, nor daring and they did not strike me as a...
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The problem with being SMART

Posted by Tom Room on Sunday, January 23, 2011, In : Thoughts 
There are a few key phrases associated with goal setting; process goals, outcome goals and SMART goals. The 3 are interlinked in that you first decide upon outcome goals for the season. You then put in process goals (training/coaching and race tactics) to achieve this. All the time, you are told to make sure that these goals are SMART to ensure that they are achieved.


    Are described as;

S = Specific
M = Measurable
A = Achievable
R = Realistic
T = Time frame

The premise being that if y...
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