10.05.2012 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
What does Oktoberfest have to do with a wedding? Everything. History buff, beer aficionado and Munich Oktoberfest survivor (and my friend) Hope Flanagan laymanizes the origins of the holiday.
“For one thing, it actually mostly takes place in September despite the name.” This year’s Oktoberfest runs from September 22-October 7. Annually, millions of people descend upon Munich for Oktoberfest, making it the one of the largest festival in the world.
Oktoberfest origins were cultivated from more than drunken merriment. Before there was the celebration of beer and bratwurst, there was the celebration of love. “Back in 1810, Prince Ludwig ... Read More
10.05.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
This week, we're continuing our discussion on well balanced meals! Last week, I shared that a balanced meal can be as easy as counting to five, but we only covered one and two (Click here to read last week's post).
See below for steps three, four and five on filling your plate to best enhance performance, body composition and overall health.
3. VEGETABLES: Fill one third of your plate with fresh vegetables. The vitamins and minerals you get from vegetables help your body turn food into energy, provide the catalyst for every reaction in ... Read More
10.04.2012 / Blog Posts Fashion
Ladies - WOW is spending October promoting breast cancer awareness and the Crucial Catch campaign, promoting annual screenings and preventative health measures. Click here to find a screening location near you!
Show everyone you're in the fight against breast cancer and support the Redskins at the same time with this Redskins Breast Cancer Awareness Burnout V-Neck Tee . This ladies V-neck tee features the team name, team logo, and BCA pink ribbon on the front. Get yours today and show your team spirit!
Enjoy an exclusive WOW offer for today only, just for being a member!
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10.02.2012 / Blog Posts Events Redskins
Update: If you are attending WOW Movie Night, please park in Lot A and enter through the Gate A Suite Entrance. Seating has been moved to the Loge area of FedExField, so this event will take place rain or shine! Tickets will be available for pick-up and purchase at the Gate A Ticket Office Will Call windows.
Doors open at 5:30pm and the movie will begin at 7:00pm. Be sure to arrive early to get a tour of the stadium, including the Redskins locker room!
For any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hey Ladies! Who's ready ... Read More
10.01.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins
The Washington Redskins headed into yesterday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers desperate for a win, and that’s exactly what they got. Although it wasn’t a perfect performance by any means, the Redskins pulled out a last-second, 24-22 victory over the Bucs at Raymond James Stadium in Florida.
Things were going very smoothly for the Redskins coming out of halftime. They led 21-6 and were dominant both offensively and defensively against the Buccaneers. But the hometown team just wouldn’t go away, and turned in several huge second-half plays to score 16 unanswered points and take a ... Read More
09.28.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Jane Jakubczak MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN; Redskins Team Dietitian
Many of my athletes know the foundation of a performance enhancing diet is three well balanced meals a day. However, I often hear them ask the all-important question “What exactly is a balanced meal?”
With the confusing nutrition information that bombards us on a daily basis, it is no wonder we are unsure how to fill our plate to best enhance performance, body composition and overall health. So, I will share with WOW members what I tell my players, a balance meal is as easy as counting to 5.
Here is ... Read More
09.27.2012 / Blog Posts Fashion
Support the Redskins while looking fashionable! The 3-piece Redskins crystal set bracelets are not only stylish, but the perfect way to show your loyalty all year! Enjoy an exclusive WOW offer for today only, just for being a member.
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09.26.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins WOW Interview Series
After getting drafted by the team in 2006, Kedric Golston has spent his entire career in Washington and is now a veteran anchor for what is shaping up to be a younger Redskins roster.
Virginia-native Christal Golston met her future, defensive end husband through a mutual friend when he was just a rookie playing for the Washington Redskins. Six years of marriage and four children later, Christal and Kedric are rarely apart!
WOW got the chance to sit down with Christal to talk about everything from gameday rituals and date night with Kedric, to her days playing wide receiver in ... Read More
09.25.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
For the past few weeks, I have talked about why it’s so hard to lose weight after 40, why we should lift heavier weights and some exercise ideas to get you started. Now, let’s look at a healthy lifestyle from another perspective.
Exercise is only part of maintaining your fitness. There are other important aspects that we need to consider in order to incorporate it into our crazy busy life. Consider employing the following three techniques to help you get on the right path to health.
Get your zzzz’s. You may be thinking to yourself, how ... Read More
09.24.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins
Yesterday’s 2012 home opener for the Washington Redskins featured several ups and downs, and even though the Redskins made a final push to tie the game at the end, the visiting Cincinnati Bengals were just too much, as the Redskins lost 38-31 to move to 1-2 on the young season.
There were several big plays by the Redskins’ offense to take away from yesterday’s game, but it was a big play by the defense that set the tone early against the Bengals (2-1). Four minutes into the game, the Bengals had the ball in the shadow ... Read More
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