09.02.2015 / Blog Posts
Contrary to popular belief, not every NFL franchise has professional cheerleaders. As of 2014, seven teams in the NFL Association do not have cheerleader organizations. Cheerleaders are an added attraction that awards a team more coverage/airtime, popular local support and increased media image. Often, cheerleaders are pursuing careers while being dancers for their perspective squads. Cheerleaders do not just show their athletic ability on the field during football games but also willingness to serve their community. These members participate in practice, training camp, games, appearances, photo shoots, and charity events.
NFL teams that do not have their own ... Read More
Contributed by Dr. Robert S. Berger of Charles County Dermatology
Wrinkles and Sun Damage
Sun damage accelerates the formation of discoloration, lines and creases. Prevention is the best medicine. Sunscreens have not been as effective as they are today, so chances are someone over the age of 10-15 has had significant sun exposure. What to do if one gets a sunburn? First do not make things worse by getting more sun-stay out or cover up. For the first 24-48 hours use Alleve/Motrin or Tylenol around the clock(Alleve is easier since twice a day dosage) and use a mild ... Read More
08.21.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
Hometown: Carson, CA
Drafted: 2007, Round: 4, Pick: 126
When the Redskins began rebuilding in the offseason, one of the first fixes had to start in the secondary after the retirement of safety Ryan Clark. In early April, they sealed the deal on Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson.
The Washington Redskins newest GM, Scot McCloughan, was the man who had initially brought the two-time Pro Bowler in to the NFL back with the 49ers. Now McCloughan has helped bring him here to Washington.
Goldson labels himself as an “enforcer” – The type of play he modeled after Redskins ... Read More
08.19.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
When is the last time you’ve smiled?
It seems very miniscule but studies show that smiling often proves to be healthier for your body and lifestyle!
In an article from Inspiyr, they listed 9 reasons as to why you should truly never stop smiling.
1. Smiling is contagious
Because of complex brain activity that occurs when you see someone smiling, smiles are contagious. Studies report that just seeing one person smiling activates the area of your brain that controls your facial movement, which leads to a grin.
Even in bad situations, if you smile, others are likely to mimic ... Read More
08.18.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
This year has marked several milestones for the NFL. In early April, Sarah Thomas became the NFL’s first full-time female employee as a referee. Just a few months later, Dr. Jen Welter made a splash on the scene after she was hired by the Cardinals to work with their linebackers.
And on Saturday, August 15, the two milestones united as the Cardinals vs. Chiefs pre-season game saw the first female coach and first female ref on the same field.
While both trailblazers have had their struggles on the road to success, they are immensely supported by their peers.
The ... Read More
08.17.2015 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
Each Monday, Redskins Salute shares a #MilitaryMonday blog post. This week's post featured Redskins fullback Darrel Young and his incredible tie to the United States Military. Here is their story:
Darrel Young, also known as DY, had an interesting up and coming when joining the Washington Redskins. He didn’t initially make the roster in 2009 as a rookie linebacker. As a result, he worked that season at Foot Locker hoping for another chance to accomplish his NFL dreams. His chance came in January of 2010 when he re-signed with the team and was converted to fullback.
The change ... Read More
08.14.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
In life we are always taught to "stand out" and "be ourselves." Yet, how do you make a difference while surrounded in a workplace by those with much of the same skillset and professionalism as you?
The DC Ladies have provided us with their 4 tips to help us shine every day!
Sounds pretty simple, but in the daily grind of life, sometimes you forget. Small things like saying please and thank you, holding the door for the person behind you, or greeting your coworkers when you see them in the hallway. You may think, “What does that ... Read More
08.14.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion
Ladies, it's time to step up your Redskins wardrobe! And what better way to do so than by rocking these Redskins Sequins flip flops?!
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08.13.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
On Saturday, August 8th the burgundy and gold collided with their rival, the blue and silver. However this wasn’t an NFL showdown of the Redskins and Cowboys, it was a championship match-up between the D.C. Divas and Dallas Elite of the Women’s Football Alliance (WFA).
The D.C. Divas stomped out the Dallas Elite for a WFA National Championship win, 30-26!
The Divas went a solid 12-0 this season! And each win was hard fought for.
The WFA is ... Read More
08.12.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
While it’s no myth that it takes some time to break a new pair of shoes in – it’s possible that the shoe could be breaking you in!
One of the best ways to test the effectiveness of your running shoes is after your run. How sore are your feet? Are there blisters? Do you feel knee and lower back pain? While there may be other factors at work here, one of the biggest factors is actually your shoes!
Here are a few steps to ensure that you have the best shoes possible for your workout:
1. Don’t ... Read More
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