12.31.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
New Year, New You
By: Deanna Jefferson, Celebrity and Nike Trainer
The New Year is a great time for personal renewal. It's a fresh start and a great motivation to transform old and unhealthy habits into new and healthier ones. Many New Year's Resolutions involve losing weight, exercising more, and being a healthier you overall. I've compiled these 12 simple tips for you to review in the last 12 hours of 2014 to help you ring in a New Year and a New You!
12. Move more
11. Avoid leftovers
10. Cut back on alcohol
9. Drink ... Read More
12.29.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
While the Washington Redskins struck early and took a 7-3 lead over the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter of Sunday’s season finale, they ultimately fell by a final of 44-17.
That early lead was the product of a 69-yard touchdown connection between quarterback Robert Griffin III and wide receiver DeSean Jackson.
Griffin III would finish the day 27-of-41 for a season-high 336 yards and his first rushing touchdown since Week 17 of the 2012 season, but he also had two costly turnovers in the red zone that stunted two separate drives.
Jackson, meanwhile, finished the day with 86 ... Read More
12.27.2014 / Redskins
For the third consecutive season, Redskins RB Alfred Morris has surpassed the 1,000 yards rushing milestone!
Drafted to the Redskins as a sixth round pick from Florida Atlantic University in 2012, Morris has started every game of his career in the NFL.
In Saturday’s victory over the Eagles alone, Morris posted 21 catches for 83-yards and 1 TD.
Morris now joins Redskins greats John Riggins, Clinton Portis and Stephen Davis as the only players in franchise history to have three season over 1,000 yards.
Congratulations, Alfred! Read More
12.26.2014 / Redskins
Monday, December 22, 2014, marked the 18th anniversary of the Redskins’ last game at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C.
RFK Stadium, formerly known as D.C. Stadium, first opened its doors to the team on October 1, 1961.
Throughout the team’s 36-year-run at RFK, they posted an impressive 173 victories over 102 losses.
In true Redskins fashion, the team ended their time at RFK Stadium with a 37-10 win over the Cowboys to close out the 1996 regular season.
Since leaving RFK Stadium, the team has played at FedExField in Landover, MD.
12.26.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion
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12.25.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
Since it is the holidays we thought we would share with you some of our favorite moments of the season. It's always a treat to see some of the NFL's best being brought down at the hands of the Redskins! We hope you enjoy these as much as we do.
1. Browns: Kerrigan vs. Manziel
During the Redskins pre-season matchup with the Browns, LB Ryan Kerrigan welcomes rookie Johnny Manziel to the NFL the only way he knows how.
2. Eagles: Orakpo vs. Foles
Although these two have spent most of the season on the sidelines, during the ... Read More
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
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