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  • Getting Started and Sticking With Exercise

    02.13.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

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    Becky Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer (ACE); IBNFC Certified Nutrition Coach

    Here are some tips and tricks to fit exercise into your life in simple, painless ways.

    Start Small

    Exercise is not an all or none endeavor. It is continuous. Keep in mind that a little is better than none and you can do something today, so don’t worry about what you will do next month. This perspective is hard for anyone who expects a lot from themselves and sets long-term fitness goals. Don’t expect results overnight. But do expect to take small steps every day.

    Start ... Read More

  • Join us for an NFL Workout with Nike Trainer, Ary Nuñez

    02.11.2013 / Blog Posts Events Health and Wellness

    Please note: This event is for WOW Members only. You must receive a confirmation email in order to attend. To RSVP or for more information, please email wowredskins@redskins.com. 

    Whether you're looking to get in shape in 2013 or just want to try your hand at some NFL moves after seeing the 49ers and Ravens compete in New Orleans, you're not going to want to miss our next WOW event.

    Come out to Redskins Park for an NFL Workout for members on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. This exclusive workout class, which will consist of ... Read More

  • Around Town With Northern Virginia: The Valentine's Day Guide

    02.08.2013 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle

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    The search for the perfect Valentine’s Day date stops here. Northern Virginia Magazine’s culture gurus tell you where to be for decadent chocolate and wine tastings, romantic dinners and even anti-Valentine’s Day parties if that’s more your style. We’ll guide you to gifts for a new flame, a life-long love, and everyone else on your list, too. You’re just a click away from looking at local listings for florists and bed & breakfasts in NoVA!

    For Valentine's Day hot spots, visit NorthernVirginiaMag.com.

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  • WOW Exclusive Offer: DeAngelo Hall Ladies Jersey

    02.07.2013 / Blog Posts Fashion

    Football season may be over, but you can still get into the game.

    Express ultimate fan loyalty and support your team with this Redskins Ladies Nike Game Home DeAngelo Hall Jersey. This officially licensed NFL replica jersey has a modern fit designed specifically for ladies -- It's about time! Enjoy a special WOW offer, just for being a member...

    Item: Ladies Nike Game Home DeAngelo Hall Jersey

    WOW DEAL: Save $20 when you use the Promo Code WOWDEAL43

    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THIS DEAL!

    Limited quantities available. This deal is for one day only. Read More

  • Try Cross Training to Improve Your Fitness Level

    02.06.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

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    Becky Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer (ACE); IBNFC Certified Nutrition Coach

    You consider yourself to be in better than average shape. You run several times a week for health and fitness and maybe do occasional fun runs on the weekend. Some friends come into town for the holidays and you decide to go skiing. No problem, you're in great shape, right? Wrong. After a day on the slopes you feel like you've been run over by Santa's sleigh and all his reindeer. What's going on?

    You may be in great shape, for the sort of ... Read More

  • Commonwealth Orthopaedics: Preventing Running Injuries

    02.01.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    Still holding up that New Years Resolution to run more? Or maybe you're training to run a race this Spring? Commonwealth Orthopaedics, the official orthopaedic and physical therapy partner of the Washington Redskins, has some tips on preventing running injuries.

    Whether it is a 10K race, half marathon or marathon, the key to avoiding injury when training for a race is preparation.

    Stress injuries and stress fractures are some of the most common injuries that are seen when training for a long-distance race; these are typically caused by improper preparation.

    If you are a new runner, the recommendation is ... Read More

  • WOW Exclusive Offer: Panoramic Stadium Print

    01.31.2013 / Blog Posts Redskins

    Whether you're looking to decorate the living room, or your Redskins-themed woman cave, this print of the Redskins stadium is exactly what you'll need! The panorama, photographed by James Blakeway, captures the Washington Redskins NFL football team as they move the ball towards the end zone at FedExField. Enjoy a WOW exclusive offer on this print for TODAY only, just for being a WOW member!

    Item: Redskins Stadium Panorama Print

    WOW Deal: Take 25% off when you use the promo code WOWDEAL42

    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THIS DEAL!

    Limited quantities available. This deal is for ONE day only.  Read More

  • How to Manage Your Weight for a Lifetime

    01.30.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

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    Jane Jakubczak MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN; Washington Redskins Team Dietitian

    "Awareness of the Moment is when Change Can Begin" 
                                                     - Author Unknown

    I hope you were inspired to keep a food log last week and have found it to be helpful.  From my experience as a dietitian, people either love keeping a food log or they hate it.  I have discovered the “haters” eventually learn to love it once they experience the benefits of this extremely powerful weight-management tool. 

    Once you have at least a week’s worth of data, you are ready to move onto the next step ... Read More

  • Around Town with Northern Virginia Magazine: Super Bowl Sunday Specials

    01.29.2013 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle

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    Northern Virginia Magazine has where to go -- and win prizes -- on Super Bowl Sunday AND, some gut-busting and skinny alternatives for game day snacking....

    New Orleans will host it’s first Super Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome since the devastation of Katrina. On February 3rd, Louisiana will prove they haven’t skipped a beat since the hurricane hit. Local restaurants will be celebrating the Big Game in the Big Easy with your typical football specials, and some surprising Cajun dishes, raffles and pints of beer under $10. 

    For Super Bowl hot spots, visit NorthernVirginiaMag.com.

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  • Commonwealth Orthopaedics: Stress Fractures

    01.25.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

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    One of the most common injuries in sports is a stress fracture. 

    If you’ve started a New Year’s resolution to exercise more, you may be prone to a stress fracture if you increase your activity too quickly.  Categorized as an overuse injury, stress fractures occur with bone overloading and muscle fatigue such that they are unable to absorb added shock. Eventually, the overloaded bone develops a tiny crack called a stress fracture.

    Stress fractures often are the result of increasing the amount or intensity of an activity too rapidly. They also can be caused by the ... Read More

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