12.23.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By: Rebecca Nenner
I find it interesting that people tend to do the same thing over and over again when New Year’s comes around. They overeat during the holiday season, and then they want to lose some weight when the New Year starts. People vow that this year they will lose weight and keep it off, yet, it never seems to happen like that.
The reason is simple. You can’t expect a diet to save you. It won’t, it never has!
What you can do is create a lifestyle change which involves changing your behavior or creating ... Read More
For the third consecutive year, Redskins safety Dashon Goldson brought extra holiday cheer to 50 underprivileged children with his annual event, “Goldson’s Gift Giveaway.”
The event was hosted at a Walmart in Dulles, Virginia, and included special appearances from his teammates. Almost all of the Redskins secondary was in attendance, showing the team’s comradery and respect for Goldson.
After enjoying a meal in the store’s dining room, the children were each given $100 gift cards to spend on gifts for themselves and their families. Each player escorted a group of kids, pushing their carts through the aisles ... Read More
The metropolitan's own D.C. Divas, also wearing the beloved burgundy and gold, are one of the most well-known and successful team's in woman's tackle football.
In their 15th season of play, the Divas - from various professional and athletic backgrounds - are the first of its kind in the nation's capital. These women are victorious, clenching their division title with a winning 8-0 in the regular season!
Meet the Divas:
Nikia Green - 2011-2012, 2015 OL
Q: What ... Read More
12.18.2015 / Blog Posts WOW Interview Series
In the second installment of "Get to Know the DC Divas," WOW is proud to give WOW members an inside look at the DC Divas 2015 roster. For more information on the team, check out the first blog post in the series here.
Lauren Chesley - 2015, OL
Q: What is your favorite movie?
A: Cleopatra, City of God, 7 Pounds, and anything scary!
Stephanie Critzos - 2015, WR
Genaya Davis - 2013, 2015, DB
Helen Deer - 2014-2015, DL/LB
Q: What is your favorite sports memory?
A: My college basketball team beat a previously undefeated team (California University of Pennsylavania) the year ... Read More
Negotiation is essential part of business but also pivotal in establishing the career and success you want. . Knowing proper timing and tactfulness will make the negotiation process seamless.
The negotiation process is achieved when you can create value and showcase to others how you can be an asset to them. Once you have created this value it is time to negotiate. It is important to remember that organizations will likely not negotiate on your behalf, it’s on you.
Below are 3 negotiation tips that will help ensure you get what you really want in 2016!
What do ... Read More
12.16.2015 / Blog Posts WOW Interview Series
Founded in 2001, the DC Divas is D.C.'s own full-contact football team. The team leads the Women’s Football Alliance, the largest women’s football league, in victories, seasons and games played, playoff appearances, and division championships. With a 110-35 overall record, the DC Divas proudly boast the title of National Champions for the 2006 and 2015 seasons. Both of the National Championship wins came during undefeated seasons. The DC Divas play right around the corner from our Redskins, as their home games take place at Prince George’s Sports Complex, just across from FedExField.
Victorious, a documentary ... Read More
12.16.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
By: Deanna Jefferson
The holiday season can be full of joy with family and friends, but it can also be full of stressful expectations like planning gatherings, traveling, shopping, decorating, and lack of time to do it all. Not to mention the pressure of buying and giving a "good" gift. So I've made the holidays a little simpler for you by creating a gift guide for your more health conscious loved ones. These are a few of my favorite things that are actually useful and not as obnoxious as a weight scale.
12.14.2015 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Staying active this winter doesn’t mean you have to be confined to the gym. If you chose to take your exercise out into the cold, here are a few tips to keep you healthy & safe.
1. Layer up!
It may seem obvious, but it’s important to wear proper clothing when exercising outside in cold weather. Don’t forget the accessories – these can be just as important as that thick jacket. Here’s a few extra ways to keep your body temp up:
-Invest in a good hat: According to Boston.com, “about 50 percent of body heat is ... Read More
By Jennifer Ott, MPT
There are a few simple adjustments that can be made to your office set up to ensure you are sitting in proper alignment throughout the day.
1. Place your computer screen directly in front of you, about 20-40 inches from your face.
2. Your monitor should be at, or just below eye level.
3. Your keyboard should be positioned so wrists are not bent up or down or twisted. This may mean that you will need a wrist pad to rest the heel of your hands on, or a pull out tray to hold the keyboard ... Read More
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