02.11.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
This week's Wellness Wednesday advice is brought to you by OrthoVirginia
What is a Stress Fracture?
Each day, the body produces new bone to replace the bone that is broken down by the stress of everyday living. Usually, this process is balanced, with the body replacing the amount of bone lost. However, this balance may become upset with excessive physical training. The body, due to several factors, may not produce sufficient bone. As a result, micro cracks, called “stress fractures," can occur in the bone.
What are treatment options?
Since stress fractures most often occur as a result of ... Read More
02.10.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
By: Julie Donaldson
Anchor, Comcast SportsNet Central
If you are like me, then right about now you are wondering what to do without football??? How in the world do you spend your Sunday, Monday, AND Thursday nights? For me, there's even more. What do I do without all the Football shows leading up to the games and following them? What do I get excited about? How will I survive without all my analysts that have become my friends?
There is always a bit of a let-down when the season comes to an end and we go through a transition ... Read More
02.09.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Brought to you by The DC Ladies
Looking for great gift ideas for your Valentine? Want to save the world too? We’ve got a few recommendations that are eco-friendly and sure to put a smile on your valentine’s face!
You can NEVER go wrong with Chocolate!
Consider getting your honey a bar of eco-friendly and organic chocolate. Sellers like the Fat Turkey Chocolate Company, Raw Chocolate Love and Lulu’s Chocolate all sell confections that are good for the Earth and for your sweet tooth.
Send Some Pretty (And Organic) Flowers
It’s very easy to think of ... Read More
02.08.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
ICYMI: Redskins Late Night asked fans who they thought had the best look between Adam Hayward, Chris Neild, Jason Hatcher and Niles Paul in an UnBEARDlievable Beard Battle show down!
Now we want to know what our #WOW Ladies think. Place your vote in the comment section below!
LB Adam Hayward
DT Chris Neild
DE Jason Hatcher
WR Niles Paul
One lucky participate will be selected to win an autographed photo!
02.07.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes
This recipe is courtesy of Rosanne Rust, Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
Italian restaurateur Alfredo di Lelio created Fettuccine Alfredo in 1914 to help his wife regain her appetite after the birth of their first son. Today, it's one of the most popular pasta dishes in America. The invention of the dish is remembered today, February 7th, as National Fettuccine Alfredo Day!
Enjoy this low-fat Alfredo recipe in honor of the holiday:
8 ounces mini penne or fettuccine
1 tablespoon butter
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon flour
1 1/4 cup 1% milk
3 ounces grated Romano cheese
2 ... Read More
02.06.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion
The Redskins Armor Power Bank is pre-charged and ready to charge your smart device on the go. This power bank features a sleek, compact design which fits easily into your pocket so you can charge your phone anytime and anywhere.
Item: Redskins Armor Power Bank
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02.05.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
This week’s #ThrowbackThursday marks a historic moment worth honoring.
On January 31, 1988, former Washington Redskins player Doug Williams became the first African American quarterback to not only play in a Super Bowl, but to win the game and earn the MVP title.
Williams, now 59, helped the Redskins defeat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII at the Jack Murphy stadium in San Diego, California. The final score was Washington 42, Denver 10.
The former quarterback eventually retired from the sport after the 1989 season and went on to take on head coaching roles at numerous schools including ... Read More
02.04.2015 / Blog Posts Community
Today is National Girls and Women in Sports Day! NGWSD is a special day for girls and women to celebrate their participation in sports and athletics.
When Title IX was enacted in 1971, 1 in 27 girls in high school participated in athletics. One in three girls participates in athletics in high school now!
With the addition of women's boxing, the 2012 London Olympics became the first ever to have women competing in all of the same sports as men for 302 total medal events. The US even sent more female athletes than male athletes to the London Olympics ... Read More
02.03.2015 / Blog Posts Community
By: Candice Meadows, WOW Member
There's a variety of reasons why women don't reach out for support when in situations of domestic violence, but for many, the reason behind their silence lies in the fact that they don't have the means to do otherwise. Many don't have the resources necessary to contact help, and those that do, usually aren't sure where to turn.
Thankfully, one organization has made it their mission to increase awareness of support programs for domestic abuse victims while providing them the means for doing so—HopeLine from Verizon Wireless.
The HopeLine ... Read More
02.02.2015 / Blog Posts
This year's most buzzed about Super Bowl commercials catered to a diverse crowd and were everything from pleasantry humor to emotionally moving.
We decided to bring you our top three favorite women-influenced Super Bowl commercials!
Click the photo to view the commercial
3.) GEICO “Ah! Push It! Featuring: Salt-N-Pepa”
In the comedic clip titled “Push It,” hip-hop duo Salt-N-Pepa provide personal encouragement to strangers engaged in a wide variety of activities. Rocking '80s-appropriate jackets, the trio's members -- Cheryl James, Sandra Denton and DJ Deidra "Spinderella" Roper -- help people open doors and operate elevators.
2.) Toyota “How Great ... Read More
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