12.02.2014 / Blog Posts Community
On Tuesday, December 2, our Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation teamed up with the Heart of America Foundation to participate in their READesgin of the library at Leckie Elementary School.
The renovation effort consisted of a small stage build for live storybook performances, the installation of a new interactive projector, new tables and computer stations, fresh paint and inspirational decor, as well as a new reading corner. Additionally, more than 300 new books will stock the shelves and another 2,000 will be added to an eBook library.
Several Redskins players including Everette Brown, Chase Dixon, Jackson Jeffcoat, Shawn Lauvao, Alfred ... Read More
12.02.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Recipes
While the Redskins are tackling the Rams on the field, the team's off the field efforts will be geared towards bringing awareness to diabetes for this week's Tackle Diabetes Game on December 7, 2014!
Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death for Americans and also places a considerable cost burden on those afflicted.
Approximately 9.3% of the U.S. population had the disease in 2012.
Around 1.7 million of those within this number were diagnosed just that year. What's interesting about diabetes however is that for many, the disease is preventable.
November was National ... Read More
12.02.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion
Our Redskins players always know how to make a fashion statement.
These three players were on point with fashion sense and looking cool as they headed to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday to take on the Colts. Who do YOU think looked best off the field in this week's fashion faceoff?
Was it DE Jason Hatcher in a sleek grey and black suit, topped off with a scarf?
Or was it OT Trent Williams going bold with a red blazer?
Or LB Ryan Kerrigan keeping it classic with a plaid shirt under a black jacket?
Choose your ... Read More
12.01.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
The Washington Redskins on Sunday visited the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. While the Redskins were able to find ways to beat the Colts at times, they ultimately fell by a final of 49-27.
The offense was led by quarterback Colt McCoy who was making his second start of the season. McCoy really hit his stride late in the second quarter, finding running back Roy Helu Jr. for a 21-yard score just before halftime.
Then in the second half, the Texas product would connect with tight end Logan Paulsen and wide receiver DeSean Jackson for touchdowns.
McCoy would finish ... Read More
11.29.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
At November's Ladies Night Out event, Pat Coleman, an equipment manager for the Washington Redskins, joined us for a special demonstration. Bringing with him different helmets, pads, jerseys, cleats and even an official football, Pat showed us a snapshot of some of the things he and the rest of the equipment team deal with in preparation for gameday.
Hailing from a small town in Mississippi, the Ole Miss graduate received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in 2010. After internships with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins, and Jacksonville Jaguars, and a stint as head equipment manager ... Read More
11.27.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
For Redskins fans, there is nothing quite as sweet as a Redskins victory in Dallas.
So today, as we think about what we are thankful for, we cannot forget what a big win in Dallas it was 2 years ago today.
With the Cowboys coming into the game 5-5, they were gunning for the win. But the Redskins had something else in-store and surprised the world with their rookie quarterback and a 38-31 victory on Thanksgiving Day.
Happy #ThrowbackThursday, Redskins Nation!
And Happy Thanksgiving! Read More
11.26.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle
By Althea Zanecosky from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association
I'm hosting my usual Thanksgiving celebration for over 20 friends and family members.
When I prepare my shopping list, search for recipes and scour the supermarket circulars, I am always amazed at all the warnings about what foods to serve—and what not to serve! Many items are promoted as “100% natural,” “organic” or “chemical free,” implying that anything that is the opposite is unhealthy.
11.26.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Women’s health is an area of physical therapy dedicated to evaluating and treating health conditions experienced by women throughout their life span.
Women of all ages may benefit from physical therapy intervention including young female athletes, pregnant or postpartum females, menopausal and elderly women. Common diagnoses include urinary incontinence, urinary frequency, pelvic organ prolapse, pain during pregnancy and postpartum, diastasis recti, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, and pelvic pain.
The pelvic floor plays a key role in many of the above conditions.
The pelvic floor consists of muscles, ligaments and fascia, located between the tailbone and pubic bone. These structures support ... Read More
11.25.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle WOW Interview Series
WOW had the opportunity to talk to Christina Kotwica, wife of Redskins Special Teams Coordinator, Ben Kotwica, in our latest Team Behind the Team interview!
Born in San Antonio, TX, Christina married her high school sweetheart at the age of 22. The two were married for 7 years and had two children before Jason’s life was tragically taken. Being in the military, Christina and Jason had crossed paths with many people throughout the duration of their time together, one of them being Ben Kotwica.
After Jason’s passing, Christina and Ben’s friendship eventually bloomed into their own love ... Read More
11.24.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion Redskins
Although it was a tough loss for the Redskins this weekend in San Francisco, we still enjoy seeing our boys out of uniform. These players dressed to impress this week and we want to know who you choose as your favorite!
Was it LB Ryan Kerrigan who dressed for success in his grey pants, quarter-zip sweater and stylin' sunglass?
Maybe you prefer the red accented look coming from S Ryan Clark who donned a red tie and red matching pants?
Or, did WR Pierre Garcon in his striped shirt, patterned tie and chic sweater catch your eye?
Choose your favorite ... Read More
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