11.02.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community
Thank you to everyone who took the time to participate in our 2014 Think Pink Ambassador application process. After an overwhelming amount of entries, the following women have been selected by our panel of judges as our Top 10. Please vote on the 3 women who you believe are the best to represent the Redskins Think Pink program in the comments section below!
Cindy is a retired Master Sergeant for the U.S. Army and is currently employed by the Department of Justice. Cindy became a Redskins fan after marrying her husband James almost 35 years ago. Cindy ... Read More
11.02.2014 / 100 Days of WOW Blog Posts
It's #triviatime once again! Take your best shot at today's gameday trivia question for the chance to win a Robert Griffin III autographed jersey.
QUESTION: The year is 1987 and the opponent is the Minnesota Vikings. Which Redskins player recorded the longest interception return in Redskins history, running for 100 yards into the endzone?
11.01.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III and DE Stephen Bowen, both fresh off of injuries, rocked the same look on the way to Minnesota on Saturday, November 1. BUT, who wore it better?
Was it RGIII looking patriotic in red suede shoes, white pants and a navy blazer?
Or was it Bowen's color neutral ensemble with matching luggage?
Vote for your favorite in the comments section below. The Redskins are on a bye next weekend, so be sure to check back in two weeks for the next Fashion Faceoff as the team gets ready to take on the Buccaneers at ... Read More
11.01.2014 / 100 Days of WOW Blog Posts
Submit today's #100DaysofWOW entry form and you will be automatically entered to win a spot to our Salute to Service themed Ladies Night Out Event on Nov. 11th!
Women's Club members are invited to attend Ladies Night Out featuring football drills in the Redskins Indoor Training Facility, player autographs, a Redskins photo booth, and more! Due to overwhelming demand this event is already full, however we're opening up spots for 25 lucky WOW members to attend!
10.31.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
Janice Zacharias was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer in 2009. Just two years later she was diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
What does being an "All-Star Survivor" mean to Janice: "After surviving cancer two times I am 'Celebrating Life.' I was lucky to have the love and support from my family, friends doctors and nurses. Through this journey I have met some wonderful people, doctors and nurses, some of which we have grown very close to. We even named our sweet yellow lab after my first surgeon."
Janice's advice for other women: "Please get screened yearly! I did and even ... Read More
10.30.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle Recipes
Summer is long gone and Fall is finally here and in full-swing! To celebrate the coming of Fall, Francesca Lynch from the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association shares with us some tips on how to get the most out of this colorful season.
The leaves have started to change color. The nights have started to get chillier and daylight is ending earlier. Autumn is here. I am certainly a summer girl at heart, but there are still many things I love about the fall. It’s the perfect time for apple and pumpkin picking. Baking is also a fun activity to do ... Read More
10.30.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
Lisa Carman was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2013 and underwent a double mastectomy. Six months later she ended up in the hospital with severe shortness of breath. Five days later, she was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.
Why is Lisa an “All-Star Survivor”-Lisa is an All-Star because she hasn’t let her diagnosis bring her down. She uses her experience with breast cancer and her success in fighting it as a source of strength from which she draws positivity and the will to keep fighting to this day and with this latest battle.
Lisa’s advice ... Read More
10.29.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By Deanna Jefferson, Celebrity and Nike Trainer
Since our Redskins have a few away games left in the season, most us are stuck rooting for our guys from behind a TV screen.
Here's a great fun way that we can burn off some of those wings, hotdogs and chili-cheese nachos while watching the game. Grab your girls and perform these exercises whenever the REDSKINS get whatever the indicator is.
This way, you might be able to make it through the game without keeling over, and some rest periods will be incorporated.
First down: 10 jumping jacks, +1 for each ... Read More
10.29.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
Sheryl Williams found out that she had breast cancer in the wake of her recovery from a horrible car accident which had left her with 12 screws and a cage in her back.
Why is Sheryl an “All-Star Survivor”-Sheryl is an “All-Star Survivor” because despite being hurt, upset and wondering, “why me?” after receiving her diagnosis following such a traumatic car accident, she has persevered through her treatments.
Sheryl’s advice to women- One thing that Sheryl has learned through her journey with breast cancer is that reading stories about other women’s experiences with the disease can serve ... Read More
10.28.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
According to a recent study published in Arthritis & Care Research, walking 6,000 Steps a Day (the equivalent of 1 hour) may improve knee arthritis and prevent disability.
Sitting can be harmful to your health. Try replacing sitting with the following:
- Get up from sitting once an hour for 10 minutes
- If you are watching TV, get up and walk around the house when a commercial comes on.
- When you are working in front of a computer, get up and walk around every hour.
- When you go to grocery store or mall, park in a space that is far away ... Read More
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