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  • Consider A Different Workout Routine!

    04.02.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    WOW sits down with Kickboxing Instructor and Personal Trainer GeniLee.

    Ever consider a different workout routine??! Cardio Kickboxing is always fun and never boring and it provides a total-body fitness workout routine! Not only is Cardio Kickboxing popular but it is also an excellent workout that actually replaces your aerobics machines and indoor exercise equipment routines.

    First - CHANGES AND RESULTS HAPPEN with Cardio Kickboxing.  What else?

    You Definitely Lose Weight

    Cardio Kickboxing increases the heart rate and helps to burn fat and calories. During a one-hour workout, you can expect to burn as many as 800 calories, or more!

    You ... Read More

  • The WOW Couch to 5K Countdown Series: FOUR WEEKS To Go

    04.01.2015 / Health and Wellness

    Week Three: Are You Keeping A Training Log? 

    A training log is a chronicle, journal, memoir and diary. It allows you to keep track of your personal events, experiences and observations. Logging everything you do can be one of the best tools for you to improve your goals. Since you can’t see change overnight recording your change over time can be beneficial to your personal evaluation.

    Understanding a few things about a training log can help use them effectively:

    Why should I use a training log?

    As we mentioned earlier in the week, using a training log can be ... Read More

  • Spring Activities for the Kiddies!

    03.31.2015 / Blog Posts Community

    From egg hunts to Cherry Blossom Celebrations, there are a number of kid-friendly events to mark on your calendar this weekend!

    Here's a short list of local events that will keep your kids smiling:

     

    Cherry Blossom Family Celebration

    WHEN: Tuesday April 4, 2015 | 11:30 AM- 3 PM
    WHERE: Penn Quarter, Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th and F Streets, Washington D.C.

    MORE INFO: The cherry blossom fun isn’t over just yet! Enjoy traditional Japanese music and dance performances while you make tatebanko (Japanese paper dioramas) with guests from the Freer Sackler. Fold origami birds with Smithsonian Gardens ... Read More

  • Fatima Saleem Still Hopes To Use Sports To Empower Pakistani Girls

    03.30.2015 / Blog Posts Community

     Seen on espnW by Nicole Blades

    Throughout her life in Pakistan, Fatima Saleem has seen how ongoing war can affect the mindset of a nation. The most recent example also hit closest to home, when terrorists attacked a school in Peshawar in December. Seven gunmen associated with the Taliban stormed a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan and opened fire, killing 150 people, most of them schoolchildren.

    The country was traumatized, and adults were scared to send kids back to school. "But," Saleem says, "We still must send them."

    The journalist has long resolved to change minds and reset the psyche ... Read More

  • Spring Cleaning: Keeping the Weight Off for Good!

    03.29.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By: Deanna Jefferson, Nike and Celebrity Trainer

    Now that spring is finally here you may have, yet again, picked up a new workout and diet regimen to prepare for warmer weather and drop those menacing pounds that always seem to find their way back home.  In fact, 50% of women say that within six months they gain back any weight they've managed to ditch. And more than 25% have dieted so many times they've lost track of the number. Here are my 10 "to-do" tips that guarantee (in the absence of any medical condition) that you will kick ... Read More

  • ICYMI: Robert Griffin III Hangs With Lionel Messi and Alex Ovechkin!

    03.28.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins

    Yesterday, the Argentinian team participated in a training session at FedExField in Landover, Maryland in preparation for the international soccer match against El Salavador.

    Soccer star Lionel Messi’s presence was enough to gather quarterback Robert Griffin III and Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin to pay the legend a visit Friday.  

    Messi currently holds four "FIFA Ballon d'Or" awards which are given to the best player each year. He is the first futbol player in history to win four “FIFA Ballon d’Or,” all of which he won consecutively, and the first to win three European Gold Shoe awards.

    Griffin ... Read More

  • The Best Nail Polish Shades For Spring

    03.27.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion

    When we think of spring nail polish colors we think of our favorite pastels. The trend this spring is taking a twist on the ol ‘out with the old and in with the new’ ordeal. It’s time to break the rules with these latest nail polish colors! Despite the rollercoaster weather patterns we’ll have you wearing springtime on your fingertips in style.  

    So the next time you’re getting a manicure follow this guide and try one of these fresh and flattering shades:

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  • WOW Exclusive Offer: Redskins Kukui Nut Bracelet

    03.27.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion

    Show off the Washington Redskins with this Kukui Nut Bracelet! The Kukui (pronounced “coo coo ee”) nut is harvested from the official state tree of Hawaii for its oil which is used for cooking, fuel, and lotions. The shell is then hollowed, dried, polished, painted, and hand-strung to create ultimate accessories. This kukui team bracelet is brightly painted and colored, featuring our vivid and prominent Redskins logo. Officially Licensed by the NFL.

    Item: Redskins Kukui Nut Bracelet 

    WOW Deal: Take 25% off with the promo code WOWDEAL151

    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THIS DEAL!

    Valid online only and while supplies last ... Read More

  • Throwback Thursday: Redskins Fan Edition

    03.26.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins

     It’s Thursday, so it’s time to throw it back! In this week’s throwback journey, we take a look at Redskins fans pictures from the past!

    Comment below and vote for your favorite Redskins throwback!

     

    Picture 1: Family Transformation 

     

     Picture 2: Football Sunday Sibling Love

     

    Picture 3: Redskins Christmas, Then and Now

     

    Picture 4: #HTTR 

     

     Picture 5: Redskins Superbowl Victory of 1983

     

    Picture 6: Down, Set, Hike

     

     Picture 7: We Love our Skins!

     

    Picture 8: Mini Players in the Making

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  • The WOW Couch to 5K Countdown Series: FIVE WEEKS To Go

    03.25.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    Week Two: Tips on Choosing the Right Running Shoes

     

    When deciding to become a runner it is important that your feet stay happy. Finding the best running shoes can be tough with the amount of choices on the market. Knowing what to look for can make finding the shoes that properly fit from heel to toe easier. Brian Fullem, D.P.M., secretary-treasurer of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine shares these 6 tips for buying running shoes:

    Shop at Smaller Stores
    Major department chains can’t always answer your specific needs, so look for smaller specialty stores like ... Read More

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