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  • 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I First Started My Fitness Journey

    06.08.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By: Deanna Jefferson

    1. You won't always be as motivated as you were when you first started. Motivation has its good and bad days. They key is to keep putting one foot in front of the other even when you don't feel like it. Remember it's a lifestyle, not a momentary fad.

    2. Progress won't always be linear. Just like life has its ups and down, your fitness accomplishments do as well. Stay the course and don't get discouraged and defeated when you notice a zig zag in your results.

    3. Find an accountability partner ... Read More

  • 12 Signs You're Doing Way Better Than You Give Yourself Credit For

    06.06.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner

  • 2016 WOW Redskins OTA: What To Expect

    06.03.2016 / Blog Posts Events Redskins

    We are getting excited for our private OTA event on Monday, June 6, at Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA. Here is a basic rundown of what to expect for the event. For more information about what to expect with the 2016 season and what to know about the team before coming to the OTA, click here.  At check-in, we will provide you with a roster specifying player’s jersey colors.

    What happens at practice

    On June 6, after checking in you will proceed down to the practice field where we will have a tent set up with tables, chairs, food ... Read More

  • 2016 Redskins Season: What Every WOW Member Needs To Know

    06.03.2016 / Blog Posts Redskins

    Whether or not you will be attending the 2016 WOW OTA, here is a basic rundown of what all WOW members need to know coming into the quickly approaching 2016 season. For the full, updated Redskins roster, click here. For more information on the WOW OTA, click here.

     

    New Players

    For a full look at all 2016 transactions, click here.

    College Free Agents

    Pos. Name (College)

    G Nila Kasitati (Oklahoma)

    LB Mike Wakefield (Florida International)

    RB Kelsey Young (Boise State)

    CB Lloyd Carrington (Arizona State)

    T Kevin Bowen (East Central (Okla.))

    TE Michael Cooper (Indiana)

    LB Shiro Davis (Texas)

    WR ... Read More

  • Skin Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need To Know

    06.01.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    Dr. Robert S. Berger of Charles County Dermatology

    Each year the summer season is kicked off each May by way of the skin cancer awareness month. The first Monday of May is designated Melanoma Monday. As people get ready for shorts and sandals, this is a good time to check our skin for new and changing growths. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US, with over 1 million cases yearly. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, of these, between 40 and 50 percent aged 65 will have basal cell carcinoma ... Read More

  • 6 Career Lessons You Didn't Even Realize You Learned at Your First High School Job

    05.30.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner

  • Five Diet-Friendly Memorial Day Food Recipes

    05.28.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes

    Checkout these great recipes to help you enjoy your Memorial Day and maintain your diet! 

     

    Southwestern Black Bean, Quinoa and Mango Medley
    Skinnytaste.com
    Servings: 6  Serving Size: 1 cup 
    Calories: 164 • Fat: 4 g • Protein: 6 g • Carb: 27 g • Fiber: 7 g • Sugar: 11.6 g
    Sodium: 93 mg

    Ingredients: Read More

    • 15-ounce can black beans, no salt added, rinsed and drained
    • 1 cup cooked quinoa (according to package directions)
    • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
    • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
    • 1 cup chopped fresh mango
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro ...
  • 5 Awesome Traits That You're Confusing With Weaknesses

    05.23.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner

    By:Kat Boogaard,The Muse

    We all have them - those quirks and qualities we simply don't want to own up to. And, no, I'm not talking about the fact that you know every single word to Rapper's Delight or that you spend every Saturday evening binge-watching reality television.

    Instead, these are those more professional traits and behaviors that you don’t tend to boast about in the office, simply because you think they make you look weak, unintelligent, or unconfident. You’ve been conditioned to think of your own natural inclinations as flaws or drawbacks, so you ... Read More

  • 5 Free, Must-Do Summer Activities in DC

    05.21.2016 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle

    Looking for family-friendly and budget-friendly fun in the city? Check out these five activities that your family and your wallet will love.

    1 . Explore the National Zoo

    The National Zoo is free to enter and is home to over 18,000 animals of over 300 different species from giant pandas to flamingos.

    2. Hike through Rock Creek Park

    Celebrate the 100th year of the National Park Service by exploring the 32 miles of trails in Rock Creek Park. If staying indoors is more your style, take your exploring mind to outer space on the ranger –led astronomy programs in ... Read More

  • Rainy Day Workouts

    05.18.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By: Deanna Jefferson

    The change of season from winter to spring usually brings increased rainfall---and here in the DMV (DC, MD, VA) area we are surely receiving our fair share of wet stuff. The good news is that the flowers and greenery will be so lush come summertime. The not so good news is that all the rain may put a damper (pun intended) on your outdoor workouts and physical activities. I've created a list of great alternatives for your workouts to keep you from suffering from drizzle discouragement.

    Can't beat it, join it! If you're an ... Read More

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