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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.

SMART Goals

    Are described as;

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


The premise being that if y...
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