Before you start training you must decide what you want to achieve and train for that purpose be it weight loss, fat loss, lean muscle gain or muscle mass. You must be a master at one thing, the body will respond better with one focus,so train it to do one thing!
Goal setting will help you plan out and mark goals so that you can reach what you want to achieve. Short term goals should be set with longer term goals as the main end product!
Exercise and nutrition work hand in hand with each other and each one is important in achieving whatever your goals are. The recipe for goal success is a combination of correct training, nutrition, recovery and psychology