10.29.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Becky Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer (ACE); IBNFC Certified Nutrition Coach
Staying active and fit in a largely sedentary culture takes effort and at times, may feel like more than you can handle. Even the most dedicated fitness enthusiasts and athletes go through times when they just don’t feel like exercising. Set yourself up for success by creating a personalized support system to help you stay on track.
First, pinpoint the obstacles that sometimes keep you from being active. Examples include long working hours, home responsibilities, procrastination, lack of energy and bad weather. Next, think about the kind ... Read More
10.29.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins
Yesterday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers was just one of those occasions where not much went right for your Washington Redskins.
The defense struggled to stop both the run and the pass, while the offense had a tough time simply catching the football and making the plays it needed to keep up with the quick-paced Pittsburgh offense. The result was a 27-12 Redskins loss at Heinz Field.
The Redskins' three scoring drives ended in two field goals and a touchdown. The touchdown drive featured a gutsy play call on fourth down that was two yards from the ... Read More
10.26.2012 / Blog Posts Recipes
Sam Malone McCormack, Dinner Matters
This week’s game takes us to Pittsburgh – and who can’t help but think about a delicious Primanti Brothers Sandwich! For those who have not had the scrumptious pleasure – imagine your favorite deli sandwich, topped with fries and coleslaw. The complete deal – but maybe just a little filling…
Our healthy twist on this favorite is a flank steak in a simple, yet flavorful Asian-style marinade, paired with spicy sweet coleslaw. While here at Dinner Matters, we don’t normally make this into a sandwich – we think that the thinly sliced steak, on a soft ... Read More
10.25.2012 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Tell your kids to grab their running shoes and get ready for their adrenaline to start pumping. The Marine Corps Marathon, alongside The Washington Post, will host their annual “Healthy Kids Fun Run” this Saturday in Arlington. Kids, ages 5-12, will get their daily dose of exercise by running a one-mile course around the Pentagon North Parking Lot.
The “Healthy Kids Fun Run” started in 2000 to help promote a positive experience with running and to keep kids motivated to be healthy and active. Twelve years later the event has gained the largest number of participants yet, with 3,600 ... Read More
10.25.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins
Ladies - The Washington Redskins are celebrating the team's 80th Anniversary in more ways than one this year including the release of Reserve, a limited edition Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon created especially for the team by Nick Goldschmidt, an internationally acclaimed winemaker.
Reserve is now located at more than 350 retail stores in the Washington, D.C., region. The last time the team authorized a commemorative wine was 30 years ago — don’t wait another 30 years and order your bottle or case of Redskins Reserve today!
Order online or view a list of retail locations carrying Reserve near you ... Read More
10.23.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Jane Jakubczak MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN; Washington Redskins Team Dietitian
I hope you enjoyed learning about the All-Star veggie known as kale last week. Thanks so much to all the WOW members who offered encouragement and advice on how they enjoy kale! I wa quite inspired by your enthusiasm - Click here and scroll to the bottom to check out last week's reader comments!
As promised I will share how to purchase, prepare and enjoy this powerhouse of nutrients. Many of my clients, including Redskins Players (especially the rookies) admit they don’t eat certain vegetables because they don’t ... Read More
10.22.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins
Around The Water Cooler: Redskins Lose To Giants, 27-23
The Washington Redskins yesterday were one minute and 13 seconds away from escaping with a thrilling, last-minute win over the defending Super Bowl champions. But New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning had other plans, and his 77-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Victor Cruz provided the dagger in the Redskins’ 27-23 loss to the Giants in front of 81,352 fans at MetLife Stadium.
Had it not been for Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III’s heroics just more than one minute prior to that Giants touchdown, however, Washington would’ve ... Read More
10.19.2012 / Blog Posts Recipes
While the beginning of Fall has added a touch of chill to the air, we've been lucky to have a few warmer days to remind us of those last lingering days of late summer when we fired up the grill, enjoyed good food and spent time with great friends.
This week, we're keeping it going with our Grilled NY Strip Fiorentina - Aromatic rosemary, sweet balsamic and a little punch of garlic bring a simple grilled steak to new heights.
The Fiorentina sauce is easy to prepare ahead of gameday. All you'll need to do is grill your ... Read More
10.18.2012 / Blog Posts Fashion
Looking for the perfect way to stay warm and show your team spirit? The ladies full zip Redskins hooded sweatshirt is comfortable and warm. Plus, it's a great way to show your team spirit on game day!
Enjoy an exclusive offer for today only, just for being a member!
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Limited quantity available. This deal is for TODAY only. Read More
10.17.2012 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Crooked Run Orchard (Loudoun County)
Fall apples at Crooked Run include Golden Delicious, Cameo, Law Rome, Cortland, Suncrisp, Braeburn and Jonagold, just to name a few. Parking and admission are always free and apples are just a dollar a pound, making it harder to find excuses not to make its signature apple crumble pie!
37883 E. Main St., Purcellville; 540-338-6642
Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday (hours subject to change, so please call ahead before your visit)
Hartland Orchard (Fauquier County)
While Hartland offers a wide selection of ready-to-pick fruits throughout the ... Read More
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