Is it appropriate to weigh our athletes?
Someone recently asked me my opinion on weigh-ins for athletes, given my history with an eating disorder. I considered this question because I think, in some cases, it may be necessary. Perhaps for wrestlers participating in a specific weight class, measuring water weight loss or gain, or for monitoring health issues, weighing athletes may be required.
For the majority? Weight is just one indicator of health, strength, and fitness… so, weighing athletes, in my opinion, may not be necessary. Read More