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Smart Goal Setting Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Smart Goal Setting.

How to Set and Reach SMART Goals

You might be gung-ho about tackling new goals, but not so fast! The best way to set yourself up for success is to make sure that your goals are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. Using these guidelines is a proven way to c...  Read more

10 Habits of Unsuccessful Dieters

What could be more frustrating than not seeing the scale drop despite days or weeks of doing everything right? After all that hard work—all the cookies you didn't eat, all the willpower you maintained, all the time you logged at the gym&mda...  Read more

Interested or Committed? Discover the Difference

No matter your motivation—New Year's resolutions, an upcoming high school reunion, a milestone birthday—everyone has experienced that looming feeling of urgency when they feel that a life change needs to happen and it needs to happen...  Read more

5 Shortcuts to Sculpt Your Body Fast

I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,...  Read more

Dodging the Exercise Roller Coaster

Have you ridden the Exercise Vortex? It’s the most popular fitness roller coaster of all time.   You go up, you go down. Fast fitness climbs are interrupted by burnout and steep drops in activity--until you bottom out and start a...  Read more

I made my goal
Updated 6/27/2016 10:00:56 AM

I made my goal...  Read more

I'm new to this & determined to make my goal. My
Updated 6/27/2016 3:45:11 AM

I'm new to this & determined to make my goal. My weakness is soda 🙃. How can I overcome this without having withdrawals? Planning to wean myself starting with a soda in the morning as I don't drink coffee w/water rest of day. Thoughts? #firstpost...  Read more

Only 100 calorie from going over my goal! Today wa
Updated 6/27/2016 1:29:51 PM

Only 100 calorie from going over my goal! Today was close....  Read more

Are you getting closer to your end goal? #motivati
Updated 6/27/2016 5:41:10 AM

Are you getting closer to your end goal? #motivation #fitness...  Read more

OK, so I've gone over my goals & feel that they're
Updated 6/27/2016 12:44:04 AM

OK, so I've gone over my goals & feel that they're not excessive & ARE attainable. Small steps, 2lbs a week. I have been H2o jogging for almost a month now, 2-3 miles/daily. Not losing, time to rethink strategy. Insulin dose dose cut, hopeful! #goals...  Read more

Make one Smart Choice

Set a goal to make at least one smart choice concerning healthy eating a day. Try to make it early in the morning. When you make that choice, you immediately feel good about yourself. And you're committed to having a good day. So you'll find yourself...  Read more

Make Smart Goals

Make Smart Goals. Long-term goals should be Specific, Measurable, Appropriate, Realistic, and Time-based....  Read more

Spark Texas The Official Team

If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together! ...  Read more

31 Real-World Tips to Reach Any Resolution

If you're like most people, you've been reflecting on your life as of late and looking forward, setting new goals and envisioning where you want to be in the future. If you've set some goals for 2012, great! That is the first step to maki...  Read more

Are You Having New Year's Resolution Success?

So many people start out the New Year full of momentum, ready to change their lives for the better. Maybe you've set a goal to lose weight and get fit. You start the year full of excitement, and even lose a few pounds before the novelty begins to w...  Read more

SMART Goal setting from Daniel Plan

June, the start of summer is like New Year to me. Different kind of lifestyle for summer when the kids are off school and most of my volunteer commitments are on hiatus. I get to work in the community garden and refocus on health and fitness. Came...  Read more

My Smart Goal-Setting Worksheet

SMART Goal-Setting Worksheet STEP 1: Write down your goal in as few words as possible. My goal is to: Be healthier, fitter, and to reach a healthy Body Fat Percentage. STEP 2: Make your goal detailed and SPECIFIC. Answer who/what...  Read more