Wellness

Officiating specific information about nutrition, workouts and injury prevention.

Wellness

Wellness
Officiating specific information about nutrition, workouts and injury prevention.

Get in Game Shape, Stay in Game Shape

Many officials procrastinate until just before the season of the sport they are working to get into “game shape.” That method of thinking can...

Get a Leg Up and Stretch

According to the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), flexibility plays a key role in developing optimum performance and recovery. Although it is often...

A Major League Road to Fitness

“If you slow down, life will stab you on the back,” says Mackie Shilstone. “Disease will find you.” It’s a strong message delivered to a...

Watch Your Head

With thousands of sporting events taking place each year ranging from youth leagues to the professional ranks, collisions between players and officials... and the...

Addressing Aging

News bulletin: We’re all aging, and there’s nothing we can do about it. We’ll progressively become slower and less limber. Having left the football...

Avoiding In-Season Injuries

By Landon Brandes In the middle of a season, officials rarely think about injury prevention. But how often has this scenario happened to you? You...

Tips to Battle Long Game Fatigue

Some games seem to take longer than they should — like Yankees vs. Red Sox games — but the sports we officiate have sensible...

6 Health Benefits of Officiating

Y ou may be familiar with the phrase, “You don’t officiate to get in shape. You get in shape to officiate.” Considering the speed...

Home Workout For Sports Officials

Staying in shape while socially isolating is not easy. But a good workout doesn't have to happen in a gym. You can get a...

Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

It is frequently stated that the body is like a racecar — give it the correct fuel, including quality carbohydrates, proteins, healthy fats and...

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