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  • July 4th Patriotic Treats

    07.02.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes

    Sweeten up your July 4th cookout with these tasty, patriotic desert and drink ideas! 

    Red, White and Blue Cake Roll

    Ingredients for the cake:
    1/2 cup vegetable oil, plus more for the pan
    1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for the pan
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
    1/2 cup milk
    3 large eggs
    2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon red gel food coloring
    1 teaspoon blue gel food coloring
    Confectioners' sugar, for dusting


    Ingredients for the frosting:
    3 sticks unsalted ... Read More

  • Foods to Eat to Stay Hydrated

    06.29.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    Drinking water is the most obvious and important way to stay hydrated, but many of the foods you may (or may not) eat can help you stay hydrated too! Add or increase foods with high water content to your diet. For example:

    • Lettuce
    • Cucumbers
    • Tomatoes
    • Skim Milk
    • Watermelon
    • Strawberries
    • Green Cabbage
    • Bell Peppers
    • Radishes

    It is also crucial to avoid foods that will dehydrate you. Especially in situation where you know you may be in heat  or without water for an extended amount of time. Here are dehydrating foods and drinks to avoid in that scenario: Read More

    • Alcohol
    • Soda (especially diet ...
  • The Science Behind Why You're Always Busy, Yet Never Getting Anything Done (and How to Work Around It)

    06.26.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner

    By Alex Cavoulacos

    I want you to play a short game with me. Close your eyes and imagine a long to-do list that lays out a mountain of work in front of you. Now imagine crossing something off of that to-do list. How does that make you feel?

    Pretty fantastic, huh!

    A new study is studying just that. 

    Business school professors Francesca Gino and Bradley Staats are currently researching how people juggle tasks at work.  “Our ongoing research (not yet published) has found that checking off items is psychologically rewarding,” they write. “After you complete a task, being able to ... Read More

  • A Man and His Horse

    07.01.2016 / Blog Posts Redskins

    We all know the skills that cornerback Josh Norman can display on the field, but what about the skills he can display on a horse?

    Norman grew up owning and riding horses on a farm in South Carolina. He continued his equine passion when he played for the Carolina Panthers, spending as much time as possible, even every off day throughout the season, with his 10-year-old American Saddlebred, Delta747.

     

    With the pressure that comes with being an NFL star, Norman claims that his time with Delta is his ‘release’.

    “It’s so peaceful and relaxing,” Norman told Storm. “You hear ... Read More

  • The Summer 2016 Songs to Power Your Workout

    06.22.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By Deanna Jefferson

    Have you ever been in the gym and that perfect song came on that powered you through the last 5 minutes of your workout??? I have! And let me tell you how the right music is so important to most people's workouts. It can make your 30 minute jog drag on for eternity or have you dancing your way through your workout as if you could do it all day long! Research has consistently proved that music distracts people from pain and fatigue, elevates mood, increases endurance, reduces perceived effort and may even promote metabolic efficiency ... Read More

  • Buffalo Chicken Dip

    06.19.2016 / Blog Posts Recipes

    Buffalo chicken dip can make you a hit at the cookout or a hit on Father's Day. 

    INGREDIENTS

    • 2(8 ounce) packages softened cream cheese
    • 1cup ranch dressing
    • 3/4 cup red hot sauce
    • 1(10 oz.) can chicken, drained (or rotisserie or freshly-cooked, chopped chicken)
    • shredded cheddar cheese (amount up to your discretion)
    • Chips

    DIRECTIONS Read More

    1. Mix cream cheese, ranch dressing, and red hot sauce together.
    2. Add in shredded chicken.
    3. Spread mixture into oven safe plate sprayed with cooking spray.
    4. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.
    5. Add cheddar cheese to top.
    6. Bake an additional 10 to 15 ...
  • The Best Question to Ask if You Want to End the Interview on a Great Note

    06.20.2016 / Blog Posts Career Corner

    By Caroline Liu

  • Washington Redskins hire Robin West, MD as Director of Sports Medicine

    / Blog Posts Career Corner Health and Wellness Redskins

    On June 15, the Washington Redskins announced the addition of Robin West, MD as the new Director of Sports Medicine.

    This makes Dr. West the first female head physician in the NFL and one of only two female head orthopedic surgeons in the league. Dr. West also serves as the Lead Team Physician for the Washington Nationals, making her the only head female physician in Major League Baseball.

    Dr. West is a board-certified orthopedics and sports medicine surgeon with more than 14 years of clinical experience, including experience as a team physician for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the University of Pittsburgh ... Read More

  • RECAP: Burgundy and Gold Game 2016

    / Blog Posts Events Redskins

    On Sunday, June 12, the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders held their third annual Burgundy and Gold Flag Football Game. While this is the third year the event has been held, it is the first year that WOW has participated.

    At a draft day party on April 25, the names of select WOW members, Washington Redskins Cheerleaders, Ambassadors, and DC Divas (the DC team of the Women’s Football Alliance) were randomly drafted into two teams. Women who participated had the unique opportunity to be coached by former and current NFL players in both the game and a practice held on Thursday ... Read More

  • How To Meet Your Pedometer Goals

    06.15.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By Deanna Jefferson 

    Yes, we are in the month of June. That means we're halfway through the year. (Sounds crazy right?) How are you doing on those health and fitness resolutions you set 6 months ago? Although you may be a little jaded by the lack of accomplishing going on, I may have an idea to get you back on track by tracking your trekking. Setting goals for how many steps you want to take throughout the day is a great way to meet those health and fitness resolutions. But how do we take the steps (pun intended) to ... Read More

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