GoalsOnTrack Blog

A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

The Power of Repetition

By Gerard Burley

Repetition at the gym doesn’t just refer to reps or how many times you do a certain exercise. There’s a certain power in doing the same thing repeatedly.

Today’s exercise culture is based in doing different exercises a lot and the crazier and most diverse the workout, the more it sells. Especially in today’s noncommittal culture of studio and workout hopping, I constantly talk to people who tell me of weekly workout plans that consist of seven different kinds of workouts. While I love that they are moving and dedicated to their fitness, when you do seven different workouts in seven different days you’re really getting better at nothing. Read more

10 Simple Strategies for Sticking to Your Goals

By Kelly Fitzpatrick

We always start a new project with the best of intentions, but it’s easy to quickly fall off the wagon. Life gets in the way or we lose that early rush of motivation, and slowly but surely we land back at square one. Whether you want to get more done each day, work out regularly, or shed a few pounds, these small changes will help you hit those major milestones. Read more

How to Enjoy the Journey and Stop Getting Ahead of Yourself

By Joseph Wilner

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” – Ernest Hemingway

Have you ever noticed that people are always chasing the next thing or focusing on the next phase of life? I must admit that I struggle with this at times myself. I can get ahead of myself and forget to stay patient and present. Hey, when you want to achieve your dreams it can make the prospect of today a little less enchanting.

We are so busy creating our desired future that we completely forget to celebrate and admire today. Read more

Daily Goal Setting: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

By R. L. Adams

Goals are an important part of life. We all have them. From our finances, to our careers, our health, and our relationships, goals can run the gamut in our lives. Most of us have some experience with setting long-term goals.

But, what about daily goal setting?

How many people actually engage in daily goal setting, or something I like to call active goal setting, as opposed to the more passive goal setting that comes along with setting them once in a while? Read more

Monday Resolutions Can Help You Stay On Track

By News Medical

Health-related goals such as losing weight, exercising and quitting smoking tend to top the list of New Year’s resolutions in America. Yet research shows that only 8% end up achieving their resolutions each year.

That’s why some health experts believe a more effective approach would be to follow New Year’s with a recommit strategy that capitalizes on the natural momentum of the weekly cycle. Read more

What is the Purpose Behind Your Health Goals?

By Suzanne Zilkowsky

When meeting a client for the first time I always ask a few questions about their health goals going forward. This helps me determine if their goals are realistic and how they’ve gotten to the point of sitting and talking with me. I can usually tell a few minutes into our conversation how dedicated this person is going to be, how much energy and time it’s going to take from me to help them and whether they’ll actually achieve the health goals they’ve mentioned. Read more

Discover a New Routine

By Terry Daley

Unfortunately summer will soon be coming to an end. But the approach of fall is a time to think about what sort of routine you will “fall” back into. Why not take this opportunity to discover a whole new routine?

In order to succeed in sticking to a new routine or lifestyle habit, you should set yourself a goal to which you can be accountable. Make sure your goal is SMART: S-specific, M-measurable, A-action-oriented, R-realistic and T-timely. Read more