09.24.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By Deanna Jefferson, Celebrity and Nike Trainer
It has been known for many years that there are so many benefits to working out. From heart health to mental health, exercise can make you feel and look your best.
But what about those weird effects that exercise has on your body?
Let's get the lowdown on what's up with that.
OMG, I Just Passed Gas! There are lots of exercises that can increase abdominal pressure including crunches, squats, lunges, or just straining from lifting heavier weights. This can cause a release of the gases in your intestinal tract. It ... Read More
09.23.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
What are the symptoms of a calf sprain?
Symptoms can vary depending on the severity of the injury:
Grade 1 – A mild tear with minimal pain and disability in the lower leg; the calf may be sore and tight.
Grade 2– A moderate tear with discomfort when walking and some loss of function; the calf may be tender to the touch with mild bruising and swelling.
Grade 3 – A severe tear with sudden sharp pain, loss of function, muscle spasm, and significant swelling and bruising
To learn more about the causes and treatments of a calf strain from Commonwealth Orthopaedics ... Read More
09.22.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
The Washington Redskins brought both intensity and offensive firepower to Philadelphia for their Week 3 matchup against the Eagles, but ultimately fell by a final decision of 37-34.
Headlining this NFC East tilt was the return of wide receiver DeSean Jackson to the place that he called home for his first six NFL seasons.
Jackson, known for his elusiveness and game-changing speed, reminded Philadelphia just how potent he can be in the third quarter, dashing past the Eagles’ defense for an 81-yard score.
It was his first touchdown as a Redskin.
In the first quarter, quarterback Kirk Cousins – making his ... Read More
09.20.2014 / Blog Posts Events
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation is in its second year of our 50/50 Raffle program at FedEx Field! This fun, interactive experience allows fans to buy raffle tickets to win 50% of that nights jackpot. At the home opener on September 19th the winner of the 50/50 Raffle walked away with over $11,000 in cash!
The other 50% of the pot (another $11,000) goes towards the Charitable Foundation and to help fund great programs to help young people in the community. Last year the 50/50 Raffle helped fund programs such as, a Playground Build, Make-A-Wish ... Read More
09.17.2014 / Blog Posts Events Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle
By Julie Donaldson, CSN Anchor
I am sure you ALL watched the Redskins win against the Jaguars. If you are like me, as much as you want to celebrate the victory, you can’t help but look at the cost.
I couldn't help but think that the injuries sustained by both RGIII and Desean Jackson line up perfectly with our Moms Football Safety Clinic we hosted last Friday. While the odds of making it to the NFL are slim (only 0.2% of High School players will ever see the NFL!) injuries are still a huge concern no matter ... Read More
09.15.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
By Stephen Czarda, Redskins.com Associate Writer
Combining a record performance by the defense and a balanced offensive attack, the Washington Redskins soundly defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday at FedExField by a final of 41-10.
On offense, fullback Darrel Young got the scoring started once again, hauling in a 20-yard pass from quarterback Kirk Cousins.
Cousins entered the game in the first quarter after quarterback Robert Griffin III left due to injury.
After Young recorded the first touchdown of the day, running back Alfred Morris followed it up with two straight 1-yard touchdown runs.
Morris finished the day with ... Read More
09.05.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion
Show off your Redskins pride in a big and stylish way with the Ladies Redskins '47 Brand Off Campus T-Shirt. This scoop neck ladies t-shirt features a vintage screen print graphic along with team colored contrast stripes on the sleeves. Be comfortable and trendy as you root on the Redskins in this t-shirt!
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09.04.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Hello WOW members,
I am sooo excited to be joining this group and am thrilled of the new relationships it will bring. Since this is my first blog, I thought I would start by introducing myself. I'm Julie. I work for Comcast SportsNet anchoring their sports news shows and I love my job!
I was once told years ago, that most people in life have a job… and I have a passion. I am blessed that my job is my passion! It took me a good minute to understand how great of a blessing this is, but when you ... Read More
08.29.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
By Stephen Czarda, Redskins.com Associate Writer
The Washington Redskins finished off their preseason slate of games with a 24-10 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
With head coach Jay Gruden wanting to see the depth of his team before finalizing the 53-man roster this weekend, Redskins listed on the second- and third-teams on the unofficial depth chart got extensive work against a Buccaneer squad that will visit FedExField later this year during the regular season.
Offensively, veteran quarterback Colt McCoy manned the huddle the entire game and was effective throughout the night, hitting various ... Read More
08.29.2014 / Blog Posts Fashion
Show off your Washington Redskins style with this Ladies Redskins Infinity Knit Scarf. This team colored scarf features your favorite team's name and logo. This fashionable scarf is a great accessory for game day or just showing off your Redskins team pride!
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