04.22.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Week SIX: Prep Your Checklist!
You've signed up, you've logged the training miles and race day is almost here! Now it’s time to prepare you for what to do on race day. Here’s a must-haves checklist of what you need to tackle the Redskins Draft Day Dash 5K!
Vaseline or other anti-chafing lotion
Lip balm with sunscreen
Hat or visor
Watch or GPS
Gels or sports drink if you've been training with them
Band-Aids or NipGuards if necessary
Extra shirt and shorts ... Read More
04.22.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
WOW sits down with Kickboxing Instructor and Personal Trainer GeniLee.
Mind And Body Coordination And Targeting
Your mind controls your body while your body reflects your mind. When physically targeting, mind and body coordination is essential.
Did you know that in the early months of life your movement is unilateral? The arm and leg on the same side of the body extend and flex together at the same time to create movement. When the right arm moves, the right leg does as well. After about 6 months of age, you begin to cross-pattern, which is the right coordination, in which ... Read More
04.21.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins
The anticipation is almost over. We knew the NFL schedule was to be posted this week but we weren’t sure about which day. Yesterday, the NFL Network announced on Twitter that the league will release the 2015 NFL schedule Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
That’s right. Don’t miss the release of the 2015 NFL schedule TONIGHT at 8 p.m. ET!
As for the Redskins we know we will travel to New England, New York (Jets and Giants), Carolina, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Dallas.
And coming to FedExField: the Redskins will host Buffalo, St. Louis, Miami, New Orleans, Tampa ... Read More
In less than two weeks the draft will kick off in Chicago, IL where NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will read off the names of many different prospects that have officially ended a long, and sometimes draining, draft process by being picked by one of 32 NFL teams. This is the first time the NFL Draft is taking place in Chicago since 1964!
The first round will start at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 30. The second round and third rounds will start at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 1, while selections in the last four rounds will kick ... Read More
04.19.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
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Often, people with numbness and tingling in the hand may try to ignore their discomfort. All too soon, however, numbness and tingling may progress into swelling and pain, and work, family, and quality of life becomes negatively impacted. When the diagnosis is carpal tunnel, physicians at OrthoVirginia are poised to lend a helping hand.
What causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Carpal tunnel results from compression of the median nerve, one of the three major nerves that supply sensation and function to the hand. This nerve travels through a “tunnel” in the wrist, a ... Read More
04.18.2015 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
By: Julie Donaldson
Anchor, Comcast SportsNet Central
While I can not speak for all the ladies in the industry, I feel comfortable saying we feel grateful for the jobs we have, it is not as glamourous as you may think, and we work hard to earn the respect we deserve.
I recently had the opportunity to lead a panel with the Women of the Washington Redskins for a WISE and WOW! event at FedExField. About 200 women showed up to learn how these amazing women achieved success in a male dominated business.
I could have talked with them for hours ... Read More
04.17.2015 / Blog Posts Fashion
Smartphone? Got it. What about some smart accessories? Here’s some tech support you don’t want to miss! Click the pictures below to check out the latest wearable technology on this #FashionFriday:
DVF Made for Glass: Google Glasses
QBracelet by Q Designs: Smartphone charger
Will.i.am's i.am+: Smart bracelet
Tory Burch Fitbit Flex: Fashionable accessories that monitor specific metrics and sleep levels
Michael Kors: Compact phone charger
Ringly: Notification rings
Marc by Marc Jacobs: Washable headphones
Suzi Roher: Urban Tech smart belt
04.17.2015 / Blog Posts
When the weather gets rough, you'll need this Redskins umbrella to protect you from the rain! Represent your team anywhere and avoid being drenched in the downpour!
Item: Redskins Umbrella
WOW Deal: Take 25% off with the promo code WOWDEAL154
Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion. Read More
One lucky WOW member will be randomly selected to announce the Redskins 7th round draft pick live on stage at the 2015 Redskins Draft Day Party! On Saturday, May 2 at FedExField the Redskins will host their annual Draft Day Party where the team’s first round pick will be in attendance.
The grand prize winner will score:
Access to Redskins Draft Day Party
Opportunity to stand on stage during the Redskins Draft Party announcing the team’s 7th round draft pick in front of thousands of fans
(1) Redskins Fan Pack
Being in attendance ... Read More
04.15.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Written by Kickboxing Instructor and Personal Trainer GeniLee.
We’ve heard it before; ‘anyone can throw a jab, but it takes skill to throw an effective, powerful, and resulting punch.’ Technique counts!
When instructing kickboxing, I tend to emphasize the importance of executing the proper techniques. Not only does your body begin to adjust to the motion and movements, but it also begins to build muscle memory, and at the same mental discipline. Let’s talk about a couple of the basic punches; the jab and the cross.
The jab is mainly used to measure distance between you and the ... Read More
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