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  • 2016 Fitness Trends

    12.02.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By Deanna Jefferson, CPT

    The 2015 holiday season is upon us, which means this year is quickly coming to a close. The end of an old year and the beginning of a new, is always a great time to reflect on the general direction in which things are developing and changing. As a health and fitness professional, I often check-in on the pulse of fitness trends in the coming year. Here are my predictions for some great fitness trends that are here to stay in 2016

    1. Wearable Technology.

    Devices like the Apple Watch and the Fit Bit have been ... Read More

  • Minimizing Stress This Holiday Season

    11.30.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    As the holiday decorations go up, so does the stress level. From cooking to shopping to hectic airport travel, the season of giving can take a toll on your mental health. This holiday season, take a few simple steps to reduce your stress – the season should be about fun and family, not a constant headache.

    Sleep, sleep, sleep!

    Starting the day overtired and sleep deprived is a recipe for failure. Whether you have a long day of travel ahead of you or you’re taking the kids to get pictures with Santa, you need a full night’s sleep to ... Read More

  • The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation Inspires Us to Give Back

    11.25.2015 / Blog Posts Community

    The Washington Redskins players and the Charitable Foundation embodies what it means to give back. From packaging food to building playgrounds, they inspire the Washington D.C. community. This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for our players and the foundation, and all the amazing work they do. Here’s a look at some of their events so far this holiday season.

    13th Annual Redskins Harvest Feast

    This year's Redskins Harvest Feast at FedExField was presented by Ryan Homes. 50 WOW members joined the community of volunteers and Redskins players to package over 12,000 bags of groceries for families ... Read More

  • Wedding Wisdom: Stephanie R.

    11.25.2015 / Blog Posts

    The Women of Washington are teaming up with the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders (WRC) to bring you "Wedding Wisdom."

    Follow the First Ladies of Football along their engagement journeys! 

     

    MEET WRC STEPHANIE R. 

    How did we meet?

    Tom and I met in Washington, D.C. in August 2013, at OYA Restaurant and Lounge, where we were both recently hired. We immediately were drawn to each other, and within the first week we went on our first date in the courtyard of the Hotel Monaco, where we talked for hours. It was truly a whirlwind, and we spent every waking moment together ... Read More

  • Spice Up the Thanksgiving Table

    11.23.2015 / Blog Posts Recipes

    It's that time of year again - colorful leaves mean Thanksgiving dinner is just around the corner. With family gathering to enjoy a traditional meal, the pressure is on to deliver the classics. But that doesn't mean you can't be a little adventurous!

    This year, spice up the table with some new additions. These fun recipes are the perfect complement for your classic dishes. With limited preparation, they won’t be an added stress, but they will make your guests happy. From side dishes with a twist to seasonal cupcakes, these recipes won’t disappoint.

    Appetizers

    Sugar Coated ... Read More

  • WOW Exclusive Offer: Redskins Stainless Steel Travel Tumbler

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    This winter, show Redskins pride AND keep your beverages warm with this 16 oz. Redskins Stainless Steel Travel Tumbler! Save 25% with this week's WOW deal!

    Use the code WOWDEAL183

    CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THIS DEAL

    Valid online only and while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer, discount or promotion. Read More

  • Rethinking Holiday Food Choices: How Much Exercise to Burn that Off?

    11.18.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    By Deanna Jefferson, CPT

    The cool weather is here and the holidays are quickly approaching. Holiday weight gain is such a daunting thought for many because Americans on average gain 1-3 pounds between November and January. Unfortunately, this tends to become permanent baggage. According to researchers at the National Institute of Health, most Americans never lose the weight they gain during the winter holidays. The pounds add up year after year, making holiday weight gain an important factor in adult obesity.

    You don't have to fall victim to this. I find that thinking of how much exercise you'd ... Read More

  • Inside Look: Redskins Cheerleaders' Dermatologist Talks Hair Loss

    11.16.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    Dr. Robert S. Berger of Charles County Dermatology

     

    You have noticed that your hair is getting thinner- is it because Uncle Joe or Aunt Jane had thin hair, or some other reason?  What can you do about it? 

    The most common cause of hair loss, by far and away, is the “inherited” type, or androgenic alopecia. This is the loss of hair due to sensitivity of the hair follicles to androgens over time. It is also called male or female pattern baldness. Women produce androgens, much lower than men, but do so just the same. As estrogen levels wane with ... Read More

  • 2015 Ed Block Courage Award

    11.16.2015 / Blog Posts Redskins

    Last week, the Washington Redskins were proud to announce Morgan Moses as the 2015 recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award.

    The Ed Block Courage Award honors “players who exemplify commitments to the principles of sportsmanship and courage” (http://edblock.org/courage-award/). Not only that, but the award reflects recognition from teammates. Each NFL team determines their recipient by voting for which of their peers they feel best embodies these qualities. Recipients of this esteemed award become “Ambassadors of Courage for victims of abuse, violence, and neglect” (http://edblock.org/courage-award/).

    Morgan Moses was the 66th overall pick in ... Read More

  • Wedding Wisdom: WRC Madison

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    The Women of Washington are teaming up with the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders (WRC) to bring you "Wedding Wisdom."

    Follow the First Ladies of Football along their engangement journeys! 

     

     

    WRC Madison got engaged to Carlin on May 9th in Washington, D.C.! 

    How did we meet?

    Carlin and I met on May 11, 2008, in Washington DC. At the time, Howard University’s annual graduation festivities just finished. I was talking about the weekend and complaining about a boy to my best friend/sorority sister Ashley Blaine Featherson. She suggested that I stop complaining and start dating. She recommended that I ... Read More

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