12.24.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Exercise with Kettlebells
By: Barbara Kapas, DPT
It might sound new, but working out with kettlebells is a time-honored technique that is finally getting the attention it deserves. A cast-iron kettlebell resembles a mini bowling ball with a handle. Since the weight isn't evenly distributed, using a kettlebell forces your stabilizer muscles to work harder. A kettlebell workout is great for cardio, strength and flexibility training. According to the American Council on Exercise, exercising with kettlebells burns about 20 calories a minute.
Learn more about the benefits and techniques of a kettlebell workout at
12.24.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Redskins dietician Rob Skinner brings us another Smoothie of the Month as part of our Wellness Wednesday series!
If you are a lover of Peppermint Mocha Lattes during the holiday season, than this smoothie is perfect for you! It’s a healthier way to kick start your day because it does not contain all of the sugar and fat that most lattes do. This smoothie is loaded with natural ingredients like avocado, banana, spinach, and chocolate protein powder to give you energy throughout the day. The touch of peppermint extract gives it that sweet, festive taste! It’s also an ... Read More
12.23.2014 / Redskins
Early into his first season with the Redskins, it was clear that WR DeSean Jackson was going to have a huge impact.
During this Saturday’s victory over the Eagles, he solidified his place in franchise history, becoming the fifth Redskin to reach 1,000 receiving yards in his first season.
Additionally, Jackson recorded 126-yards during the game, including two catches over 50-yards each which both led to touchdowns.
Through these, Jackson also joins Bobby Mitchell and Art Monk as the only Redskins with at least six 100-yard games in a single season.
We can’t wait to see what ... Read More
12.22.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
The Washington Redskins on Saturday hosted the Philadelphia Eagles at FedExField in a game that ended up going in the burgundy and gold’s favor, as a solid all-around effort netted a 27-24 victory.
The win, which snapped a six-game losing streak, also eliminated the Eagles from playoff contention.
Offensively for the Redskins, quarterback Robert Griffin III made his first start since Week 13 vs. the San Francisco 49ers.
The third-year Baylor product was 16-for-23 for 220 yards and a quarterback rating of 81.8.
One hundred and twenty-six of those yards came in connection with wide receiver DeSean Jackson ... Read More
12.22.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion
One of the best things about the holidays is that you can spend all day in your pajamas! The only thing that could make this any better is if you could wear your favorite colors, burgundy and gold, as well.
Today, we have created our warmest and most comfortable Redskins look for you to rock all Christmas morning.
We start the look off with these incredibly comfortable Ladies Redskins Flannel Pants. These are not only perfect for lounging around or wearing to bed, they also make a great gift for any Redskins fan.
12.20.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
We've finally reached Day 100!
Test your knowledge about the Redskins-Eagles rivalry to have the chance to win an autographed team football.
In the Redskins-Eagles game in October 1995, the Redskins erased a 16-0 deficit in how many minutes?
Click here to play our trivia challenge for the chance to win big!
12.19.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Father-daughter duo, Eric and Darielle Danver, are on the final stretch to opening their second Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa located at 11160 South Lakes in the Reston Town Center. Eric and Darielle opened their first Hand & Stone location in the Chantilly Greenbriar Mall, located at 13033 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, in October 2014 and will be bringing the spa to Reston in January 2015.
Hand & Stone is a 200-plus unit massage and facial spa chain that launched in 2004, bringing spa services to the middle market through affordability and convenience.
“There is a great need for these services ... Read More
12.19.2014 / Events Health and Wellness
Calling all Hometown Heroes! To start the New Year, the Redskins have teamed up with Inova for their annual January blood drive, and we need your help.
Blood from donors has helped save over 265,000 lives and in order to meet our community’s needs, blood must be collected every day of the year.
One person, donating blood for one hour, can save up to three lives!
Inova Blood Donor Services is the largest hospital-based blood-collection effort in the nation, and with your help, they can expand this effort even more.
12.19.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
Ladies, stay warm this season while showing off your Washington Redskins style with this Ladies Redskins Cross Pattern Full-Zip Jacket! This team colored full-zip jacket features a screen print team logo on the left chest along with a screen print team name featured on a contrast white colored zipper. Be ready to root on the Redskins this season and show off your dazzling style with this awesome jacket!
Item: Ladies Redskins Cross Pattern Full-Zip Jacket
WOW Deal: Take 25% off with the promo code WOWDEAL137
Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be ... Read More
Since its founding as an organization, WOW has always tried its best to provide support for issues which our members find the most important.
From education to breast cancer to supporting our troops, WOW members are always at the forefront of each cause and paving the way for greater future participation.
This Saturday’s game marks the last of our in-season community efforts.
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation has arranged for the collection of new, unwrapped toys at the stadium while the Redskins take on the Eagles.
The toys will then be donated to Toys for Tots, an organization facilitated ... Read More
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