Ep. 19 Goal Setting For Athletes
In this episode, we delve into the often overlooked facets of an athlete's journey – goal setting. While body composition goals are a common starting point, we explore why altering body composition should align with an athlete's training and recovery cycles.
Next, we shift our focus to Health Goals, discussing lifestyle changes that can enhance an athlete's overall well-being. From getting more rest for increased energy levels to addressing vitamin deficiencies and regulating menstrual cycles for female athletes, I break down the significance of these health-oriented objectives.
The SMART goal-setting framework is explored to guide athletes in creating goals that are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-bound. Our experts stress the need for a collaborative effort involving coaches, athletic trainers, strength coaches, physicians, and parents to ensure consistent messaging and support across all aspects of the athlete's life.
Tune in as we unravel the intricate balance between body composition, health, and performance goals, providing valuable insights for athletes looking to optimize their performance and well-being in 2024.