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Staying Fit With SOMA 11/23

Having a Happy& Healthy Thanksgiving Thanksgiving this year might look a little different but no matter what its important that we have a healthy and safe day!  Here are some useful tips that will allow you to enjoy Thanksgivings while staying safe, healthy and not losing sight of your fitness goal. Do Something Active During The Day-   Just because your going to eat potatoes doesn’t mean you should be a couch potato! Do your regular gym session, go for a walk, run, bike, hike, or play catch football (socially distant)! Sign Up for the Special Olympics Massachusetts Virtual…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Return to Play Activities Leaderboard 11/20/2020

Although not every sport and activity is possible right now due to Covid-19, teams and individual athletes have the opportunity to participate in Return to Play Challenges from home. Check out the weekly leaderboard of participants below who have submitted results for the July through November Return to Play Challenge! Leaderboard will be updated every Friday as we receive new submissions. Results can be sent directly to Ops@SpecialOlympicsMA.org, or through the Return to Play Online Submission Form. Participants can submit results as frequently or infrequently as they want. The challenge will end on November 30th. Top 10: Bernard Robinson…

Author: Deepa Ananth

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Return to Play Activities Leaderboard 11/13/2020

Although not every sport and activity is possible right now due to Covid-19, teams and individual athletes have the opportunity to participate in Return to Play Challenges from home. Check out the weekly leaderboard of participants below who have submitted results for the July through November Return to Play Challenge! Leaderboard will be updated every Friday as we receive new submissions. Results can be sent directly to Ops@SpecialOlympicsMA.org, or through the Return to Play Online Submission Form. Participants can submit results as frequently or infrequently as they want. The challenge will end on November 30th. Top 10: Natesha Connor…

Author: Deepa Ananth

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Coach Spotlight – Micah Barshay

Micah Barshay – Brookline Recreation   “Micah is extremely dedicated to all of the athletes and the program. He is kind, encourages us to work hard, and is very supportive. During this pandemic, Micah has gone above and beyond to help all of us get through this together. He has encouraged us to stay connected through Zoom calls and kept us updated about all of the activities Special Olympics offered. Micah helped me become a volunteer in the young athletes program this year. I love it and am very thankful to him. He has made an impact on many…

Author: Catherine Twing

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Wednesday Live Fitness Update

No Live Fitness this week! Special Olympics Massachusetts will be closed on Veterans Day. There will be NO live fitness on Wednesday November 11th, 2020. Live fitness will return next week November 18th at 3PM. BUT… Dont miss a workout! Its important to still be active today. Here are some ways to still be active Go for a walk, run or bike outside! Have a dance party! Try some Fit 5 Exercises Or click on the video below to do one of our past live fitness workouts!

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Return to Play Activities Leaderboard 11/06/2020

Although not every sport and activity is possible right now due to Covid-19, teams and individual athletes have the opportunity to participate in Return to Play Challenges from home. Check out the weekly leaderboard of participants below who have submitted results for the July through November Return to Play Challenge! Leaderboard will be updated every Friday as we receive new submissions. Results can be sent directly to Ops@SpecialOlympicsMA.org, or through the Return to Play Online Submission Form. Participants can submit results as frequently or infrequently as they want. The challenge will end on November 30th. Top 10: Natesha Connor…

Author: Deepa Ananth

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Return to Play Activities Leaderboard 10/30/2020

Although not every sport and activity is possible right now due to Covid-19, teams and individual athletes have the opportunity to participate in Return to Play Challenges from home. Check out the weekly leaderboard of participants below who have submitted results for the July through November Return to Play Challenge! Leaderboard will be updated every Friday as we receive new submissions. Results can be sent directly to Ops@SpecialOlympicsMA.org, or through the Return to Play Online Submission Form. Participants can submit results as frequently or infrequently as they want. The challenge will end on November 30th. Top 10: Natesha Connor…

Author: Deepa Ananth

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Return to Play Activities Leaderboard 10/23/2020

Although not every sport and activity is possible right now due to Covid-19, teams and individual athletes have the opportunity to participate in Return to Play Challenges from home. Check out the weekly leaderboard of participants below who have submitted results for the July through November Return to Play Challenge! Leaderboard will be updated every Friday as we receive new submissions. Results can be sent directly to Ops@SpecialOlympicsMA.org, or through the Return to Play Online Submission Form. Participants can submit results as frequently or infrequently as they want. The challenge will end on November 30th. Top 10: Natesha Connor…

Author: Deepa Ananth

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Stay Fit With SOMA 10/19

Fitness Updates Stride Challenge Our 10 week walk, run, roll challenge is 3 weeks in but you can still join! The goal is to walk, run or roll the most miles in 10 weeks. Prizes will be given to those individuals who make it on the top 3 of the leader board the most time throughout the 10 weeks. For more information click HERE Walking Clubs Looking for a socially distant safe activity this fall? Walking clubs are the perfect opportunity! We have plenty of walking clubs currently going on. Most clubs will run till mid November. Interested in…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Coach Spotlight – Kate Dyer

Kate Dyer – Bridgewater-Raynham “I’ve known Kate for almost 20 years. I have always admired the way she works with all of her athletes, teaching them not only the rules of the game but on how to be good people. She has also grown her program to include Unified teams, which allows her son, a Special Olympics athlete, to compete alongside his sister and their peers. Her husband Jon also helps coach, as a matter of fact, the two met while coaching a Special Olympics team in New Bedford. She goes out of her way to help raise funds…

Author: Catherine Twing

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