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  • #WellnessWednesday: What is the State of Your Health?

    01.28.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By: Deanna Jefferson, Nike and Celebrity Trainer

    Now that we know the State of the Union, given by our President recently, it's time to determine the current state of your health. Every once in a while we get a diagnostic test for our car, our home and even our Nation. Our health is our number one asset, and to ignore how we are feeling and living can be a big mistake.

    Asking yourself this following single question can help you gauge the healthiness of your mind, body and spirit at any given point in time, and help you to ... Read More

  • Weekend Recap: DeSean Jackson Judges Miss Universe Pageant

    01.26.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins

    While Alfred Morris was representing the Redskins in the Pro Bowl on Sunday, Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson was helping judge the Miss Universe Pageant.

    Jackson was one of 10 celebrity judges. Other celebrity judges included actor and previously named Sexiest Man Alive in People En Espanol magazine, William Levy, music producer Emilio Estefan, baseball player Giancarlos Cruz-Michael Stanton and boxer superstar Manny Pacquiao.

    Colombian fashion-journalist Nina Garcia was also on the panel and was joined by "The Hills" star Kristin Cavallari, fashion guru Louise Roe, and "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Lisa Vanderpump.

     

     Miss Colombia, Paulina Vega, was ... Read More

  • 5 Steps to Refresh Your Image

    01.24.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion

    The way you present yourself has a profound impact on your relationships and your career. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to refresh your image!

    Today's Innovative Woman presents 5 steps that will help you re-launch and improve your look! 

     This is the opening act of your future. When that curtain opens on stage and you, the actor, appears, the audience immediately forms an opinion of you based on your wardrobe (your costume).  They don’t have the option of stripping you down to see what a fabulous woman you are. They have formed their ... Read More

  • WOW Exclusive Offer: Nike Redskins Warpspeed Long Sleeve T-Shirt

    01.23.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion

    Look stylish and sporty as you cheer on your Washington Redskins players at the 2015 Pro Bowl with this Ladies Nike Redskins Warpspeed Long Sleeve T-Shirt!

    This team colored t-shirt features a vertical team name and logo stacked with Nike Warpspeed pattern. This Warpspeed t-shirt is made complete by featuring the trademark Nike Swoosh on the left sleeve. 

    Item: Ladies Nike Redskins Warpspeed Long Sleeve T-Shirt

    WOW Deal: Take 25% off with the promo code WOWDEAL142

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  • Do What You Love!

    01.22.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle

    If you are in need of some extra motivation to get going on those New Year resolutions, look no further!

    The DC Ladies provide some practical tips on getting started with your 2015 adventure:

    1 – Put that vision on paper (or on Pinterest, or on your fridge)!

    When you want to chase your passion, the first thing to do is make sure you can point at it!  So the first step is to put that dream on paper.  Make a vision board for what you want to achieve, or write it down in a To-Do List or a letter to ... Read More

  • Soreness vs. Pain: How To Tell the Difference

    01.21.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    Today's Wellness Wednesday advice is brought to you by OrthoVirginia:

    Muscle Soreness

    Muscular soreness typically peaks 24-72 hours after activity. This is the result of small, safe damage to muscle fibers and is called Delayed Onset Muscular Soreness (DOMS).

    During this time, your muscles may be tender to touch and feel tight and achy. Movement may initially be uncomfortable but moving and gently stretching your muscles will help to decrease soreness.

    During the few day period that you are experiencing muscular soreness, you might consider performing alternate exercise activities in order to give your sore muscles an opportunity to ... Read More

  • The 2015 NFL Pro Bowl Welcomes Running Back Alfred Morris

    01.20.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins

    We now have two players to watch! Alfred Morris will join tackle Trent Williams in Arizona next weekend as a Redskins Pro Bowl representative for the 2014 season.

    The National Football League made it official on Monday that running back Alfred Morris has been selected to the 2015 Pro Bowl in place of Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. The annual contest of the NFL's best will take place Sunday, January 25th at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona.

    Morris becomes the first Redskins running back selected to consecutive Pro Bowls since Stephen Davis (1999-00). Morris’s selection is ... Read More

  • New Year Fitness Party Recap

    01.19.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    Saturday afternoon the Redskins Indoor Training Facility was transformed into the ultimate Fitness Party venue! Over 100 women took the practice field to participate in a half-circuit, half-Zumba workout and ring in 2015 with a new, healthier outlook on the year.

    Nike and Celebrity Trainer Deanna Jefferson led the ladies through an intense warmup and a few tough circuit drills to get heart rates up and incorporate strength into the routine.

    Deanna’s team of instructors immersed themselves into the crowd to help demonstrate different moves and to get our WOW members fired up!

    Following the strength portion of the ... Read More

  • WOW Exclusive Offer: Half-Zip Dri-FIT Element Jacket

    01.16.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion

    Get ahead for #FashionFriday with our Redskins Half-Zip Dri-FIT Element Jacket! This warm and stylish Nike jacket features a reflective Redskins logo on the left chest and the Swoosh design trademark on the left sleeve. This fashionable jacket is great for this season's coldest workouts! 

    Item: Ladies Nike Redskins Half-Zip Dri- FIT Element Jacket

    WOW Deal: Take 25% off with the promo code WOWDEAL141

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    Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion`

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  • Get Motivated to Move More!

    01.14.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By: Deanna Jefferson, Nike and Celebrity Trainer

     

    Is your New Year's resolution to start working out more this year? Have you gotten started, and only about a week in are finding it hard to stay motivated to get up and get in your workouts, especially in this cold weather. Well you're not alone! As a trainer, one of the biggest barriers I hear to why people don't exercise is because they simply "don't feel like it". Where's the motivation??? Let’s find it! Here are my tips for finding and keeping that motivation to get ... Read More

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