Via Deanna Robinson, Health and Fitness Expert and Holistic Nutritionist
As we get ready to kickoff the Redskins season, our boys are in training camp preparing for an amazing season ahead! In the spirit of new beginnings, let’s talk about some things that you should do before beginning a new workout routine.
1. Check your health. Consult your doctor and get a physical medical examination, especially if you’re not used to strenuous physical activities, as well as individuals aged 45 and over. An exam can detect any health risks that you could possibly face during exercise.
2. Have ... Read More
Via Grant Cohen, Contributing Writer, Redskins.com
For the fourth year, the Redskins Charitable Foundation has sponsored the flag football league for the Special Olympics of Virginia. This event kicked-off the season, and invited athletes to Redskins Park to participate in football related drills and activities to introduce them to the sport.
Thanks to a partnership with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, volunteers and the entire Redskins rookie class invited youth athletes to the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park for the Dreams for Kids Football Combine where those in attendance rotated through six different activity stations guided.
Seeing ... Read More
Jonathan Allen and Ryan Anderson have been having fun during their first offseason with the Redskins.
Last week Allen traveled back to his alma mater as he and his longtime girlfriend Hannah Franklin got married. They exchanged their vows at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Tuscaloosa and had their reception at Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium. Check out this snap from his big day and visit his instagram for more pictures https://www.instagram.com/jonallen93/?hl=en
Congrats to Jonathan and Hannah!
As for Ryan, he spent his week giving back to his hometown, Daphne, Alabama by hosting a ... Read More
As Training Camp is just around the corner, we are starting to gear up for the start of the season! Here are some important dates you might want to keep in mind until the 2019 NFL Draft, taking place in Nashville Tennessee, courtesy of NFL Communications.
- July 25: Redskins report to Training Camp
- Aug. 7, 2018: Deadline for players under contract to report to their clubs to earn an accrued season for free agency
- September 1: Reduce to 53 man rosters
- October 30: All trading ends for 2018
- November 13: Signing period deadline for franchised players
- January 5: Wild Card ... Read More
Redskins players have always loved giving back to their communities, in both the DMV and their hometowns. Ryan Kerrigan’s Blitz for The Better Foundation, Nick Sundberg’s Loads of Love with the Redskins’ Charitable Foundation, and Vernon Davis’ Foundation for the Arts, are some of the few charities the players are involved with.
The Redskins running back from LSU, Derrius Guice is now added to the list. His latest efforts have been starting a Go Fund Me to raise money for the Mary Bird Perkins Center, a cancer center in the running back’s hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana ... Read More
In this year’s draft, the Redskins acquired the final pick of the draft, known as Mr. Irrelevant. They selected wide receiver Trey Quinn from Southern Methodist University. Originally a transfer from LSU, Quinn made a name for himself by posting 114 receptions, 1,236 yards and 13 touchdowns in his lone season for SMU. Before his success in football, he also threw a no-hitter in the opening round of the 2008 Little League World Series.
Quinn was recently celebrated during ‘Irrelevant Week’ in Newport Beach, California. Since 1976, Irrelevant Week has been the annual celebration recognized by the NFL ... Read More
The Perfect Summer-Travel Wellness Accommodations
Summertime is drawing close and it’s high season for vacation travel for Americans. Why not use this summer vacation to focus on wellness while traveling?! Fit-cations are becoming a new trend, and for those of us who like to go on vacation and not return 10 pounds heavier, this might be a thing. Vacation is about relaxation and rejuvenation, and what better way to accomplish that than by adding a dose of wellness into your travel plans. Here are 3 great fit-cation accommodations domestic and international.
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles is arguably the ... Read More
Redskins second round pick, Derrius Guice, has already become a fan favorites on the 2018 Redskins team. The day before his first OTA practice in burgundy and gold, Guice tweeted that he would be attending the new Avengers movie at the Alamo Drafthouse in One Loudoun and wanted fans to join him. He picked a show time, bought 50 tickets and handed out signed cards to everyone that made it out to Ashburn! Not only did he graciously buy everyone tickets to a movie, Guice also asked on Twitter last weekend if fans wanted to go bowling with him at ... Read More
Women in Sports Spotlight – Jane Rodgers, Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation
As a part of WOW’s education pillar, we spotlight Jane Rodgers, Executive Director of the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation. Going into her seventh year with the organization, she is responsible for leading the community and philanthropic efforts for the Team.
Jane did not have a traditional entrance in to the sports industry. She started working for the Navy as an Afloat Recreation Specialist aboard the USS Yellowstone in 1987 and spent the next 14 years working as a part of the Navy’s Morale Welfare & Recreation Department on installations ... Read More
On Saturday March 18th , the Women of Washington (WOW) and Redskins Salute joined forces with USO-Metro for the Pack 4 Troops event at INOVA Sports Performance Center Redskins Park.
WOW and Redskins Salute members brought donations to build care packages that will be used for USO-Metro programming that support active duty and their families in the local area. Each volunteer also received a raffle ticket for a chance to win autographed merchandise and a special Pack 4 Troops t-shirt.
Current Redskins players, cornerback Bashaud Breeland and running back Rob Kelley and former Redskins player Santana Moss joined the volunteers ... Read More
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