A Goal for Being Over the Hill

Soccer is the most popular game in the world and with the World Cup in full swing it only makes sense that 50+ Americans are catching 'fí¹tbol' fever!
Check out this fun video of the New England Over the Hill Soccer League (NEOTHSL)
http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9/67524056001?isVid=1
The league just finished playing its 30th season and has 230 teams. It is split into two geographic sections, four age groups and 16 divisions -- and a total of 6,400 players, about one-third of whom are 50 and over.
Is this inspiring you to play a little soccer? Go ahead! But take heed of some of our tips for safe soccer play:
- ALWAYS take time to warm up and stretch, especially your hips, knees, thighs and calves.
- Hydrate. Water is your friend when exercising, drink, drink, drink!
- Wear shin guards to protect your lower legs and ankles.
- To help avoid heat illness, pay attention to environmental recommendations, especially about excessively hot and humid weather.

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