Your goals should be:
Realistic. The goal should be challenging, but realistically achievable. Don’t set you sights too low, but also don’t set yourself up to only get discouraged.
Measurable. Your goals should be stated in a way that can be measured. How many steps a week? How many pounds or inches to loose? What distance and time? Participating in a communal walk? Etc…
Dated. Set dates by which you will attain the goal and intermediate goals along the way.
Recorded. Your goal should be made concrete on paper or on the computer so you can actually see it every day or so you can look back on it.
Progression That's Trackable. Keep your goal in sight and see what steps you are making towards attaining it.
Something to Celebrate! Along the way when you reach new milestones, it is time to celebrate (See page 10 for more ideas on celebrating).