Wellness

Officiating specific information about nutrition, workouts and injury prevention.

Wellness

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

Dehydration Affects Officials as much as Players

Dehydration is a dangerous side effect of officiating in hot conditions. Dehydration not only dramatically affects performance, but can lead to heat stroke, a...

Jumping Rope for Health

An unparalleled all-around workout, jumping rope strengthens the heart, muscles and bones, promotes leanness and improves agility, coordination, timing, rhythm and explosive power on both sides...

Myth Busters: 5 Fitness Truths

We live in a society that is obsessed with quick fixes, fads and easy-way-out attitudes. Let’s touch on some of the main contributors of...

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...

Dump “Sports Drinks” For Chocolate Milk

As officials, when we give 110 percent on the court or playing field, it is important that we refresh or recover after the contest. Because of its excellent...

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...

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...

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...

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