Hit Your New Year’s Goals

Hit Your New Year’s Goals

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Hit Your New Year’s Goals

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national youth football championships 1514958263 53639146 Hit Your New Year’s GoalsBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

New Year’s goals can be achieved with the right set of guidelines to help you
Pick a relatively small goal and go bigger when you succeed with the smaller one
Use a visual key like a big red X on a calendar for each day you succeed
Reward yourself for successful days and weeks
Go easy on yourself if you miss a few days and then get back on track

This is the time of year when patients will come in to the office for a “tuneup” prior to starting an exercise regimen…

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