08.10.2015 / Blog Posts Events
Downton Richmond, Virginia is known for its cobblestone roads, classic architecture and endless restaurant choices. However, on Saturday August 8th, the Women of Washington took over the city for the first-ever WOW Scavenger Hunt presented by Bud Light!
Women that were dressed in their Redskins best trickled in to Sine Irish Pub where check-in began. Right after receiving their scavenger hunt lanyards and very first giveaway, a WOW tote bag, the hunt began!
On every member's lanyard badge was a specific player. The mission was to find a picture of the player throughout each of the five restaurants ... Read More
08.07.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion
The "hat" has always been a fashion statement.
Now where yours with Redskins pride! This Burgundy and Gold '47 Brand cap is the perfect accessory for anything from the beach to Training Camp! Just like Coach Gruden focuses on the details, so does this piece! The front logo is made of sequins while "Washington" and "Redskins" is written in a script font across the bill and back strap, respectively.
WOW Members can take 25% off with the special offer code: WOWDEAL167
Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other ... Read More
08.06.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion
This #ThriftyThursday was inspired by a fan photo. We decided it's time to spread the word on how YOU can join in on this latest trend!
Whether at a tailgate, Training Camp, posted up in the sand, or even at your child’s football game – it’s always a good idea to show off your Redskins pride!
STEP ONE: Drafting the Right Cooler
Before choosing what cooler you would like, think about why you will be using it. How much storage will you need? How do you plan to travel with your cooler? All of these details are very ... Read More
08.05.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Recipes
Who would have ever thought the best way to enhance your workout and health is by snacking? The key is to snacking on the proper treats at certain times. The body is constantly working to rebuild and strengthen muscles throughout the day and if you can balance your food intake properly, you can optimize the process!
The Greatist.com has provided some of the best foods for both pre- and post-workouts.
Pre-Workout: These will vary depending on the intensity and type of workout you're trying to achieve. Try muching these down 30-40 minutes before your workout!
1. Perfect yogurt ...
08.04.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
In February Washington Redskins signed 8-year NFL Vet, Ricky Jean-Francois, to a three-year deal. He formerly played for the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers, becoming well-known for his unstoppable versatility on the defense – the perfect fit for a fresh defensive scheme under 'Skins new defensive coordinator, Joe Barry!
Today he took to @Redskins Twitter to answer fan questions!
08.03.2015 / Blog Posts Community
When you think of a linebacker, you think of hard-hitting power and sheer muscle – like the force of 260-pound Ryan Kerrigan slamming into the opposing quarterback for the perfect sack. It is a position where great and explosive strength is necessary for success.
So, on July 27th, when the Arizona Cardinals announced that Jennifer Welter, a 5’2” and 130-pound female, would be the new linebacker coaching intern for the preseason, many jaws were left on the floor.
However, what people fail to realize is the intelligence also necessary to the linebacker position. It is this intellect that has ... Read More
07.31.2015 / Blog Posts Events
Not even hot temperatures stopped the Women of Washington from attending the first day of the Washington Redskins Training Camp at our very own WOW VIP Event on July 30th!
Check-in began at 9:30 AM as the women who arrived grabbed their VIP passes and headed to our big event tent that provided free food, water, seating and most importantly, shade from the sun!
WOW ladies had the opportunity to gather around and cheer on the players as they hit the field for practice. The players returned the favor by signing autographs and taking photos with the VIP ... Read More
07.29.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Contributed by todaysinnovativewomen.com blog
It can be hard to admit, but when you’re trying to create a healthier and more fit lifestyle for yourself, you can be your own biggest enemy. Whether you are making excuses for yourself, procrastinating, or truly not valuing yourself, you are getting in the way of yourself not getting to those healthy goals you have set for yourself.
Here are some tips for each situation that can help you get out of those habits!:
- Re-assess which lifestyle choices you make and how they may or may not repeatedly sabotage your healthy efforts. Make ... Read More
07.28.2015 / Blog Posts Community
On July 25th over 6,500 athletes from 165 countries gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate the opening ceremony of the Special Olympic World Games. Surrounded by thousands of fans, musical artists such as Stevie Wonder, Avril Lavigne and O.A.R kicked off the festivities following the arrival of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Athletes participated alongside officers to run the Flame of Hope from Greece to the United States and throughout California’s communities before finishing at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Special Olympic athletes will be competing in over 25 sports including cycling, gymnastics and even ... Read More
07.25.2015 / Blog Posts Community Local Lifestyle
It’s no secret that when the Washington Redskins Training Camp comes to town, it’s the greatest time to be in Richmond, VA! But after the very last player marches off of the field, where else can you go?
Check out some of Richmond’s greatest hidden treasures!:
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Perched upon nine acres of land, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was established in 1895. Today it houses a variety of different nature, flowers and insects. There are numerous free and entry fee events ranging from butterfly exhibits to water play weekends!
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