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  • Spice up your Health: Ingredients that Enhance both Flavor and Health

    02.01.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

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    By Jane Jakubczak MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN; Redskins Team Nutritionist

    In last week's post, we discussed the importance of reducing salt in our diet. I mentioned that salt often serves as a flavor enhancer to our food, which may also be why it can be so difficult for some of us to reduce it in our diet! Many of my clients struggle to reduce the salt in their diet because they admit food can taste bland without salt.

    I am a huge believer that food should be enjoyed and savored. Food is truly one of the pleasures ... Read More

  • Zumba at Redskins Park!

    01.31.2012 / Blog Posts Events Health and Wellness

    By Becky Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer (ACE); IBNFC Certified Nutrition Coach

    What were you doing on Sunday afternoon? Were you at the mall or grocery shopping? Maybe you were even working on your taxes?

    Well, I was at Redskins Park, along with members of the Women of the Washington Redskins, taking a Zumba class and having a blast! It was great to see such a fabulous turnout. Our instructor, Nikki of Gold's Gym, Ashburn led us through the Latin-inspired dance-fitness program to awesome music.

    The Zumba fitness party was easy to follow, thanks to Nikki, and so much fun ... Read More

  • Washington Redskins Cheerleader Lyndsay Reveals Her Get-In-Shape Secrets

    01.27.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Redskins

    Washington Redskins Cheerleader auditions are just around the corner and the first ladies of football are bound to have some helpful tips for getting into great shape. 2011 Rookie Cheerleader Lyndsay reveals how she got ready for last year's tryouts…

    Preparing for the Washington Redskins Cheerleader auditions is always an exciting time - I mean, what girl doesn't love experimenting with makeup, eyelashes, hair styles and designing the perfect audition outfit? But for me, fitness is top of mind.

    Being fit is particularly important because if you make this team, your uniform will be the traditional burgundy and gold ... Read More

  • Stay Active This Winter with these Cold Weather Fitness Tips

    01.26.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

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    By Becky Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer

    Of all the seasons, winter presents the most challenges to an active lifestyle.

    After what little snow we had on Friday, all I wanted to do was nestle on the couch and watch a movie and it made me think of the long winter we still have ahead of us. After all, January and February are the months we get our coldest weather. While temperatures continue to drop, it’s still important to remain active and maintain our fitness programs. We are humans, not grizzle bears – we don’t hibernate until spring ... Read More

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    01.26.2012 / Blog Posts Fashion

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    Cheer on London Fletcher this weekend as he travels to Hawaii for the 2012 Pro Bowl in this super comfortable Redskins sweatshirt and sweatpants combo. The football season may be over for the Redskins, but you can still show your pride for the burgundy and gold all year long.

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  • WOW talks with Dawna Royster, Mom to Redskins rookie Evan Royster, about gamedays, local hangouts and more!

    01.25.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins WOW Interview Series

    From the practice squad to NFL starter in just a few weeks, Evan Royster proved his value to the Redskins running game this season. Due to a season-ending injury to Tim Hightower and ineffectiveness by Ryan Torain, Royster stepped into the starting lineup the last two weeks of the season when Roy Helu, another rookie running back, was slowed by knee and toe injuries. He rushed for 100 yards in both games, finished with 328 yards for the season, and averaged 5.9 yards per carry.

    WOW sat down with Dawna Royster, mom to the Redskins rookie running back, to ... Read More

  • Take it With a Grain of Salt: Understanding Sodium Content

    01.24.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

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    Jane Jakubczak MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN; Redskins Team Nutritionist

    Dietary Sodium, or salt, is a nutrition topic that is often overlooked. Most people don’t think about sodium content in their food until they are told they have high blood pressure (also known as hypertension), but did you know that if you reduce your sodium intake now you can actually reduce your risk of ever getting hypertension?

    Hypertension is not just for the elderly or the overweight. I have recently worked with two Reskins players on managing their hypertension. They are both young and fit - proof that all ... Read More

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    01.19.2012 / Blog Posts Fashion

    Be a team player with these official Ladies Replica Jerseys for all your favorite Redskins! Show your pride for the burgundy and gold all year long with this exclusive WOW offer...

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  • Nutrition Wisdom from WOW Members: Learning from our peers and tackling the Nutrition Label

    01.18.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

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    By Jane Jakubczak, Redskins Team Nutritionist, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN

    I’ve enjoyed reading the comments from WOW members on my blog entires and appreciate you all taking the time to share! I encourage everyone to read the recommendations your peers offer - I believe we learn best from our peers so don't be afraid to post your own experiences and questions below.

    Even I’ve picked up several ideas and look forward to trying them out myself! One WOW member told us about an energy bar with low sodium here. She is smart to check the sodium ... Read More

  • How to Bust Through Weight Loss Plateaus

    01.17.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

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    By Becky Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer, Gold's Gym

    The frustrating reality is that even well planned weight loss efforts can become stalled and being stuck at a certain weight can happen to anyone. Weight loss plateaus occur when you no longer lose weight despite continuing to exercise and eating healthy. Before you get too discouraged, you should know that it’s normal for weight loss to slow and even stall. At this point, you need to ask yourself if you’re satisfied with your current weight or if you want to lose more, in which case you ... Read More

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