01.10.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By Becky Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer
A complete, safe and effective fitness program includes various components, however there are three that stand out above the rest. Aerobic exercise, muscular strength and endurance conditioning, and flexibility exercise work together to make up an effective fitness program and are perhaps the most important components to consider when determining your fitness routine.
Aerobic exercise does good things for your cardiovascular system and is an important part of weight management. Muscular conditioning can improve strength and posture, reduce the risk of low-back injury and is an important component of a weight management ... Read More
01.09.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
There's still a few months to go until Spring time, which unfortunately means a few more months of cold weather and flu season. Luckily the Redskins team nutirionist, Jane Jakubczak, has some tips on how to keep your immune system strong throughout the winter!
What is the immune system?
The body’s defense system against foreign substances such as viruses and bacteria.
How can we keep our immune system strong?
- Plenty of rest
- Proper hygiene
- Adequate physical activity
- Good nutrition
Getting plenty of sleep enables the body to repair and restore itself.
- If you are fighting an ... Read More
WOW sat down with Shaneika Dabney, creator of “Chicks in the Huddle” to talk NFL Fashion, Football and more!
01.06.2012 / Blog Posts WOW Interview Series
You may recognize Shaneika Dabney from the NFL "Fit For You" campaign or from the Ellen DeGeneres showwhere she was a guest early last year to compete for Super Bowl tickets. Whether the New Orleans native is rocking the latest from the NFL women's apparel line or managing her own website at "Chicks in the Huddle" - a football blog written by female fans - she lives for football! WOW sat down with Shaneika to talk about her expieriences as a woman in sports and how she made it to where she is today.
Tell us a little ... Read More
01.04.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By Jane Jakubczak, Washington Redskins Team Nutritionist
I am often asked about the various energy and nutrition bars on the market today. These bars can play an important role in the “always on the go” lifestyle most of us lead. I am a true believer in “real food first,” however when you are in a pinch, a carefully selected commercial bar can play a part in a healthy nutrition plan.
The original energy bars were designed with the busy athlete in mind. The bars were developed to be a portable, non-perishable, easily digestible source of nutrients to fuel ... Read More
01.03.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By Becky Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer
It’s a new year and a new beginning, and I love new beginnings because anything is possible. There are no limits and no boundaries and no reason you shouldn’t do whatever it is that you want to do. Your attitude is the only thing that can get in the way!
We are going to start fresh this New Year. What do you want to get out of your exercise program? The answer to that question defines what kind of program will work best for you in the long run.
Ask ... Read More
01.02.2012 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
Jose L. Argueta Photo
More than 1,000 underserved youth in the D.C. metro area received a toy for the holidays at the Skins Santa Shoppe Monday Dec. 19 at FedExField.
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, the U.S. Marine Corps and Redskins players and alumni participated in this event as part of Touchdown for Tots, a national toy drive benefitting the Toys for Tots Foundation. To learn more about Touchdown for Tots, click here.
Oshiomogho Atogwe, Brandon Banks, Erik Cook, Travon Bellamy, Chris Chester, Reed Doughty, Chris Neild, Niles Paul, Cole Pemberton, Donté Stallworth and Markus White, as ... Read More
12.30.2011 / Blog Posts Redskins
WEEK 17: Redskins (5-10) @ Eagles (7-8)
The Redskins finish out the 2011 season on New Year's Day against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Kickoff is 1 p.m. ET.
The Redskins are 2-3 in NFC East play, with their two wins coming against the New York Giants in Week 1 (28-14 at FedExField) and Week 15 (23-10 at MetLife Stadium). The Eagles are 4-1 against NFC East teams. They defeated the Redskins in Week 6 by a 20-13 score at FedExField. The Redskins have won four of the past six contests against the Eagles at Lincoln Financial ... Read More
12.30.2011 / Blog Posts Redskins WOW Interview Series
Evan Royster, the Redskins latest breakout rookie, rushed for 132 yards in his first start against the Minnesota Vikings last Saturday. As a DC native, Royster tells us just how special that game was in this week's player interview.
We also learned what Miley Cyrus song gets him pumped up, the three things he needs if trapped on a desert island and his plans for the off-season! Check out the video below...
Vote for Evan Royster as NFL Rookie of the Week right here!
As part of WOW's Football Friday - the WOW Interview Series features a ... Read More
12.29.2011 / Blog Posts Redskins
Redskins fans – Help us beat the Eagles off the field!
The Redskins may be in Philadelphia this weekend, but we have some online turf to defend. Here's how YOU can help the Redskins win the Social Showdown:
1. Help us get #BeatPhilly trending on Twitter.
2. Visit the Social Showdown site on Sunday and "Like" the Redskins.
The team with the most "Likes" by the end of the game wins. Let ... Read More
12.29.2011 / Blog Posts Fashion Redskins
Kick off the new year with this week's WOW deal, the Ladies Track Jacket. You can enjoy this exclusive offer from MainGate below, just for being a WOW member...
Item: Ladies Track Jacket
WOW Price: $49.95
Original Retail: $69.00
Limited quantities available. This deal is for one day only. Read More
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