02.25.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Wellness Wednesday Post Brought to you by OrthoVirginia
Diane was tired of sitting on the sidelines. Years of knee issues had resulted in painful bone-on-bone arthritis and left her unable to participate in all the activities she loved – hiking with her family, keeping up with her twin daughters, playing with her many nieces and nephews. “It was so bad, I could barely get up off the couch,” she says. Under the care of Commonwealth surgeon David Novak, MD, Diane tried everything she could to avoid surgery, including physical therapy and cortisone injections. But when conservative management failed, she knew she ... Read More
02.25.2015 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
On Tuesday evening, The Women of Washington and Redskins Salute joined forces for the first time to host Care Package Assembly Night at Redskins Park.
With the help of Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization whose mission is to lift spirits and meet evolving needs of Active Duty and Veteran communities, volunteers assembled 2,000 packages that will be shipped to U.S. military stationed overseas.
Over 250 Salute and WOW members arrived at the team’s Indoor Training Facility with their personal donations ready to be added to the care packages. Each member received a raffle ticket that signified which ... Read More
02.24.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
While Valentine’s Day was last weekend, Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson will be sharing even more love next Saturday.
Yesterday, Robinson posted this photo to Instagram, announcing that he and his fiancée will be getting married in a week’s time.
The two got engaged nearly a year ago (photo below). We’ll just have to see if the tux he alludes to in his photo will be in burgundy for the big wedding.
“This time next week I'll be putting on my Tux as I get ready to take a step into the next chapter of my ... Read More
02.23.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Brought to you by Today's Innovative Woman
I have always chuckled at the answer, “I am round, round is a shape.”
No two people are built exactly alike and that is what makes us special. Become familiar with your body type—knowledge is power and the tape measure is a necessary item in your style toolbox.
Ladies are you average, petite or tall?
Have you ever taken your true measurements?
Where do you carry your weight— are you bigger on the top, bigger on the bottom, bigger in the middle? We all carry our weight somewhere on our frame ... Read More
02.22.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By: Deanna Jefferson, Nike and Celebrity Trainer
Up and down the east coast the temperatures have been frigidly cold. Winter brings cold temperatures, shorter days, snowy morning, and darker evenings. It's no wonder your workout regimen may have taken a back seat to warm comfort meals and toasty cups of hot chocolate. How can you keep your winter workouts on track? Here are tips to keep you downward-dogging so you'll look and feel your best come the dog days of summer.
Participate in fun cold-weather activities. There are so many active outdoors pastimes in the winter. Try snowboarding ... Read More
02.21.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Happy February, Go Getters! Last month, we talked about committing to a year of getting up, dreaming big, and doing what we love. This month, we’re going to dive into the first step of your 2015 adventure: take that vision out of your head, set actionable steps to create the life you want, and make it real.
In other words: Write the Vision.
1. Express yourself your way
02.20.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion
Experience music the way it was meant to be heard! The Redskins Hands Free Earbuds are lightweight and sit comfortably in your ear for a perfect in-ear listening experience. They feature your favorite teams’ colors and logo. These headphones also include a microphone which allows you to take/make calls and includes an on/off button to answer or disconnect from calls.
Item: Redskins Hands Free Earbuds
WOW Deal: Take 25% off with the promo code WOWDEAL146
Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion. Read More
02.19.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Redskins safety Ryan Clark, who just completed a one-year deal in his second stint with the team, announced his retirement today on ESPN, officially ending his impressive 13-year career in the NFL.
Clark began his career as an undrafted free agent but made the Giants roster and played over 20 games for them before signing a two-year deal with the Redskins. He then joined the Steelers in 2006.
Clark started 109 regular season games for Pittsburgh, making six playoff appearances and two Super Bowls, XLIII and XLV.
He rejoined Washington on April 1 and would appear in 16 games with ... Read More
02.17.2015 / Blog Posts Community
We are calling on the Women of Washington to clean out their closets for a great cause!
USO-Metro is a nonprofit organization chartered by Congress, and dedicated to "serving those who serve, and their families" in Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia. It is through the generous financial support of individuals and organizations in the local community that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its mission. With the help of thousands of devoted volunteers, USO-Metro provides programs and services for active duty troops and their families at area military hospitals, six USO Centers, four USO airport lounges and a Mobile ... Read More
02.15.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Brought to you by Today's Innovative Woman
Did you know that your body is comprised of over 70% water – not soda, coffee or tea, and if dehydrated you would probably fit inside a moderate sized capsule? Well maybe not a capsule but the 70% is true.
Your body needs to be hydrated with water in order to rid it of toxins and other harmful waste that can damage cell activity.
People who are not well hydrated may complain of such issues as fatigue, digestive disturbances and headaches as well as pimples, dry skin or dry hair.
Susan Silberstein, owner ... Read More
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