What gets measured gets managed

Over the weekend I heard a couple of people in suits say:

“What gets measured, gets managed”.

They were talking about their business, but it applies wonderfully to exercise.

If you are serious about changing/improving some aspect of your health/fitness/performance/weight, it is essential to take measurements.  If you don’t know where you start from, how do you know if you are getting better/worse/staying the same?

Whenever I bring the subject of measuring with trainees, they often say:

“Not yet!  Lets do it after a couple of weeks training!”

Whats the point in that?  How do we know if the last couple of weeks of training has had any effect?  I know it’s your money, but I don’t want you to waste it!

Ignoring a problem won’t make it go away.

  • Decide what you want to change.
  • Measure it.
  • Manage it.

There are many different ways to measure your improvements.  I have gone over a couple of them here (click here).

Or if you live within half an hour of Skipton, I can give you a Physical Assessment.  Click here for more details.

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