07.28.2015 / Blog Posts Community
On July 25th over 6,500 athletes from 165 countries gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate the opening ceremony of the Special Olympic World Games. Surrounded by thousands of fans, musical artists such as Stevie Wonder, Avril Lavigne and O.A.R kicked off the festivities following the arrival of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Athletes participated alongside officers to run the Flame of Hope from Greece to the United States and throughout California’s communities before finishing at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Special Olympic athletes will be competing in over 25 sports including cycling, gymnastics and even ... Read More
07.25.2015 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle
It’s no secret that when the Washington Redskins Training Camp comes to town, it’s the greatest time to be in Richmond, VA! But after the very last player marches off of the field, where else can you go?
Check out some of Richmond’s greatest hidden treasures!:
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Perched upon nine acres of land, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was established in 1895. Today it houses a variety of different nature, flowers and insects. There are numerous free and entry fee events ranging from butterfly exhibits to water play weekends!
07.24.2015 / Blog Posts
The Women of Washington are teaming up with the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders (WRC) to bring you "Wedding Wisdom."
Follow the First Ladies of Football along their engangement journeys!
Meet WRC 2-Year Vet, Jade
How We Met:
Who says the internet can’t find you love?! I met my fiancé online! Always being on the go and super busy, I never really had time to go out; so I decided to give it a try. I met William on our blind date at a restaurant on the water. As soon as I saw him I knew he was the one, you ... Read More
07.23.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion Redskins
The only downside to summer is that our hearts are set on the football season...which is only 50 days away! So how do we get through this last stretch?
A Summer Cook-Out, Redskins Style!
Check out some of these easy DIY tricks to transform any BBQ into a Hog Heaven!
You can purchase a small, flat wooden piece such as the one above from practically any craft store. They also come in many different banner sizes. With the addition of burgundy and gold paints and a corresponding ribbon – you can transform any entrance in your home!
Can we say ... Read More
07.22.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By: Certified Kickboxing Instructor and Personal Trainer, Geni Lee.
Total fitness also includes your mind, body, and spirit.
Have you ever looked in the mirror and told yourself, "It's time to change and make a difference..."? I have. How did you feel at that moment? That determination and willingness practically took over my thoughts and I was confident in making a difference in my life.
Become mentally, physically, and spiritually fit. Take note:
1) Mental Fitness: Keeping your brain and emotional health in tip-top shape. Seek the positive and avoid the negative.
2) Physical Fitness: A healthy body can ... Read More
07.20.2015 / Blog Posts Community
What’s more fun than doing a mud-obstacle event with your closest friends? Doing it to help prevent and end domestic violence.
On Saturday, July 25, join thousands of women from across the region for Mudderella, a wildly fun obstacle event—in the mud! Mudderella is partnered with national nonprofit Futures Without Violence to raise money for their work to end violence against women, and spread awareness about this serious issue that affects 1 in 4 women in our country.
Many of us have been affected by domestic violence, or know a friend or loved one who has. It’s ... Read More
07.19.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Serena Williams has become one of the greatest female athletes of all time. Even at the age of 33, which is old in “tennis years,” we are watching as she’s in her prime. However, making it to the top of women’s tennis has been a rocky road for Williams.
Whether it's battling injury, critics or even her sister – Venus (who is also a professional tennis player), Serena Williams has always had an attitude that couldn’t be broken.
Both Williams sisters were constantly criticized for their physique. Media outlets claimed they were “too muscular” and often resembled ... Read More
07.17.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion
Whether you're working out or dressing up, this burgundy Redskins Tri-Established V-neck is a great edition to your closet. Adorned with gold, the numbers "32" represent the year that the Redskins were established.
WOW Members can take 25% off with the special offer code: WOWDEAL164
Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion. Read More
07.16.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Dennis Launarey, author of The Best Ladies’ Guide to Football So Far, shares his football knowledge with WOW in our Know Football Segment!
First we taught you the Pre-Snap Read, now see what happens on the other side of the ball – Defense!
Have you ever wondered how Ryan Kerrigan has become a man of many tackles? Here’s how:
Prior to the snap and depending on the kind of offense your team is facing, a Defender will watch (key) a certain position as the play begins.
Typically this position will be an offensive lineman. How that position moves ... Read More
07.15.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Have you ever thought about what goes in to your icy, summer tradition? Mid-Atlantic Dairy is here to show you different options to one of your favorite desserts without jeopardizing flavor!
For each of the following recipes, place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth, about 1-2 minutes. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for about 1 hour or until mixture starts to solidify enough to hold a popsicle stick upright. Insert popsicle sticks and finish freezing popsicles overnight. To release popsicles, run hot water on the outside of popsicle molds for 5-7 ... Read More
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