03.02.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By: Rebecca Nenner, Certified Holistic Health Coach
It turns out that many of the things we thought we knew about health and weight loss were about not eating fat. We were told that fat makes you fat and that it raises your cholesterol and clogs your arteries. That is a myth.
Back in the 1980’s a gentleman by the name of Ancel Keys came up with the hypothesis that fat will make you sick and fat. We were told to eat a high carb/low fat diet. This hypothesis was never fully tested, and as it turns out, we ... Read More
02.17.2016 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By:Rebecca Nenner, Certified Holistic Health Coach
Google the benefits of coconut oil and you will get tons of websites giving you hundreds of ways to use coconut oil. The reason is, it’s one of the best things to have ever! Many people have stayed away from coconut oil because it is a saturated fat, and saturated fats have been deemed to be evil and harmful. In this case it couldn’t be further from the truth. Coconut oil is a medium chain triglyceride, which is very different structurally from most saturated fats that are long chain triglycerides. Coconut ... Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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