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  • More Pro Bowl Contest Entries: Love Letter to Football

    02.05.2016 / Blog Posts

    MEET ALEXIS MCCOMBS

    Perfect timing since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! One of our WOW members, Alexis, wrote a love letter to the Redskins as part of our Pro Bowl Hawaii contest. It is clear that she is very passionate about the Burgundy and Gold!  Take a look!

    LOVE LETTER TO FOOTBALL -

    Among my memories of training wheels, easy-bake ovens and sparkly lip-gloss…I remember you.  You started off as background noise in my house on game day afternoons.  At the time, I was probably interested but not quite impressed by what you had to offer but ... Read More

  • More Pro Bowl Contest Highlights - Growing Up in Guam

    02.04.2016 / Blog Posts

    MEET ROMEO PALMA

    WOW member Romeo shared her fascinating story about growing up a Redskins fan in Guam! Have a look!

    Story: Growing up from the island of Guam, I spent many days and hours in the library reading books, especially sports about players, teams etc. I already loved the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 10 upon reading the history of the Lakers, I read that time that Jack Kent Cooke was the owner of the Washington Redskins as well. From there I fell in love with the history of both the Lakers and the Redskins because of ... Read More

  • Bleeding Burgundy & Gold - Pro Bowl Contest Entry

    02.03.2016 / Blog Posts

    MEET KARA LUTON

    Read how WOW member Kara became a Redskins fan! Another fantastic submission from our Pro Bowl Hawaii Contest!

    Story: Growing up in the Washington DC area you were either a Redskins fan or went against the Redskins and became a Cowboys fan...I chose to bleed burgundy and gold which is why I would be a great Redskins Ambassador. I don't remember exactly how it started but my Dad having no boys indoctrinated his girls into football early...he coached and we were cheerleaders!! Saturday's at our house were him coaching boys club football and ... Read More

  • Meet Meredith - More Pro Bowl Contest Favorites

    02.02.2016 / Blog Posts

    MEET MEREDITH ASH

    Meredith is a WOW member who shared a touching story with us about she and her father and their love for the Redskins. Another great entry from our Pro Bowl Hawaii Sweepstakes! Check it out!

    Story: I have been a fan since birth. My dad was a huge fan and he knew that he was going to make one of his daughters follow in his footsteps. I was born with birth defect that made me have surgery when i was 3 months old. My surgery fell on Super bowl Sunday in 1988, Washington vs Denver. My dad ... Read More

  • Contest Entry Favorites - Pro Bowl 2016

    02.01.2016 / Blog Posts

    MEET KRISTY MAYHUE

    We have more highlights of some of the best entries from our Pro Bowl Hawaii contest we want to share with you! We're introducing WOW member Kristy, who shared a great story about how her son recruited her to be one of the Redskins biggest fans!

    Check it out!

    Story: Hello! Women of Washington Redskins! I am a single parent to the biggest Redskins fan ever- my ten year old son, Dylan. He has recruited me to be a Redskins fan. Dylan has attended Redskins football camp and every training camp session he could. He has ... Read More

  • How to Prevent Colds and Flu

    02.03.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By: Rebecca Nenner

    It’s cold and flu season. No one likes to get sick, but unfortunately we do sometimes.  To prevent colds, the best offense is a good defense, as they say at the Redskins!  Typically, people who tend to catch the most colds are the ones who have little children who attend school.  The simple reason is that most kids haven’t built up their immune system, so they are more susceptible to getting sick, and they bring these viruses home to mom and dad, who then pass it on to co-workers.

    The immune system is the very ... Read More

  • Finding Your Passion

    02.01.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner

    Being passionate about the work you do and doing a job are two very different things. Many people struggle to find passion in their work or for their jobs and end up being unhappy in their careers.

    Finding a love what for you do and adding passion to your career can make going to work every day more satisfying and enjoyable! Here are some tips on how to find passion for the work you do:

     

    1. Make a list of things you enjoy doing.

    What do you like to do in your spare time? Make a quick list of your ... Read More

  • Working Out While On The Road

    01.27.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By Deanna Jefferson, CPT

    Aside from fitness, traveling is one of my most favorite things to do. Oftentimes vacations or travel for work can be the excuse we need to fall off of our workout regimen. Here is my cheat sheet for ways to continue working out while on the road.

    Cheat 1: Try to book a hotel with a fitness center on-site. If a hotel has a gym you're more likely to take an elevator ride downstairs to get in a workout. Check with concierge services about what amenities are available to you.

    Cheat 2: Many hotels have ... Read More

  • Tips for Sleeping with Low Back Pain

    01.20.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By Rachel Tate, DPT
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    1. Use a firm mattress instead of a soft mattress
    2. When sleeping on your back, put a pillow underneath your knees
    3. When sleeping on your side, put a pillow between your knees
    4. When sleeping on your stomach, put a pillow underneath your pelvis
    5. When getting up from bed, roll to your side first, drop your legs over the edge of the bed, and push up with your arms.
    6. To get into bed, move from sitting on the edge to your side, and then roll over to your back
  • Countdown to a Healthily Resolved New Year!

    01.06.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By Deanna Jefferson, CPT

    The New Year is a great time for personal and professional renewal. It marks a fresh start and a great motivation to transform old habits into new ones. Many New Year resolutions involve losing weight, exercising more, and being a healthier you overall. In fact, each January approximately one out of three Americans resolves to better themselves in some way. I've compiled these 10 healthy resolutions for you to consider in the countdown to 2016. Let's ring in a New Year and a New You!

    10. Change your diet. Include less fats, sodium and ... Read More

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