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  • Jamison Crowder giving advice to the 2018 Draft Class

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    With less than two weeks until training camp, rookies can have a difficult time adjusting to the speed of the NFL. Redskins veteran wide receiver Jamison Crowder can attest to what you have to do to make it in the NFL. As a 4th round draft pick from Duke , Crowder put in the work which resulted in 192 passes caught only missing one game since he was drafted in 2015. He has been pleased with how the rookies have been progressing in a recent interview with redskins.com.

    The three-year veteran’s advice to his new teammates is to stay ... Read More

  • Offseason updates from some of your favorite Alabama alumni!

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     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

  • Wellness Wednesday: Summer Wellness Travels with Deanna Robinson

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    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

  • Wellness Wednesday: Egg White Omelet

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    Chef Jon Mathieson is back this week with a great new egg white omelet recipe. It is easy to prepare, easy to follow, and great for your overall health and wellness! Just follow these quick steps: Read More

    • Bring your frying pan on your stovetop to a low/medium heat
    • Add olive oil to your pan, then combine red onions, white onions, red peppers, and green peppers. Season with salt and pepper to taste
    • Separately sauté shitake mushrooms, then add to your pan along with turkey sausage and turkey bacon
    •  Add 4 egg whites to your pan. Gently stir to incorporate it ...
  • Wellness Wednesday: Turkey Reuben Recipe

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    Chef Jon Mathieson, executive chef for the Washington Redskins, demonstrates how to make a spin off the Turkey Reuben, a classic summer dish. To watch the video click here! https://bit.ly/2H0ywnt

    Ingredients:

    -          Smoked peppered turkey

    -          Swiss cheese

    -          Marble rye bread

    -          Vinaigrette

    -          Cabbage slaw

    -          Avocado puree

     

    Steps: Read More

    1. Add olive oil to your pan or griddle on medium heat
    2.  Add turkey with the cheese on top of it so it can start to melt
    3. Place the bread in the olive oil so it was toast on both sides
    4. Then spread the puree on each slice of bread
    5. Finally, add the ...
  • Wellness Wednesday- Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

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    Executive Chef Jon Mathieson teaches us how to prepare beef and broccoli stir fry as a quick and healthy selection. To watch the video click here! https://bit.ly/2GYWiQ

    Ingredients:

    -          Broccoli

    -          Red Peppers

    -          Green peppers

    -          Bok choy

    -          Beef

    -          Red onions

    -          Garlic

    -          Ginger

    -          Red chili flakes

    -          Brown rice

    Steps: Read More

    1. First, add canola oil to your pan and once it’s hot, add the onions and beef.
    2. Add both peppers and bok choy with a touch of red chili flakes. Then, add the brown rice over the top.
    3. Let it cook for a second before slowly incorporating the garlic and ginger ...
  • 'Ageless Wonder' Vernon Davis explains how he's stayed healthy late into his career

    / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    via Brandon Hill | Contributing Writer, Redskins.com

    As reporters gather around the locker of Washington tight end Vernon Davis, there is a mutual understanding between the player and the media: Davis is ready to answer questions, but only after he gets his protein shake.

    The 33-year-old NFL veteran, who consumes the viscous brown liquid daily before addressing reporters, has played his entire professional career with personal health at the forefront of his mind.

    “I just figured in order to be a pro, a real pro, you have to do what professionals do,” Davis said. “Just from having common sense, I ... Read More

  • Three Reasons Why Your Resolutions FAIL

    01.22.2018 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

    Three Reasons Your Resolutions FAIL

    Deanna Robinson

     

    We are officially a few weeks in to 2018, meaning that many of us are knee-deep in taking on our resolutions. About 76% of resolutions made in the new year are pertaining to health and fitness goals, and as a health and fitness professional and personal trainer it’s also the time of year that I see gyms bursting at the seams with eager resolution-ers. Here’s the thing...usually by March those seams have returned back to normal with about 40% of resolutions broken after January 31st. We are coming off the ... Read More

  • Hikes To Virginia Waterfalls

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    By: Stefanie Hatcher

    These 10 Virginia trails lead to lovely waterfalls. Experience them best after a rain, and also know there are PLENTY more to discover! Virginia’s mountains are riddled with waterfalls. Enjoy!

    CRABTREE FALLS TRAIL – George Washington National Forest

    The highest vertical-drop waterfall east of the Mississippi sits within the George Washington National Forest. Crabtree Falls is one of those attractions you have to see to believe. Spanning three miles, the trail is perfect for the novice and experienced hiker, and everything in between. Five cascading falls run through the trail, as well as several smaller ones that ... Read More

  • 16 Warm-Up Moves You Should Do Before Every Workout

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    By: Sally Tamarkin- BuzzFeed News Reporter

    Donkey kicks

    Get on all fours with your wrists under your shoulders and knees under your hips. Keeping your knee bent at 90 degrees, lift one leg behind you until it reaches hip height. Squeeze your glutes and keep your foot flexed and your back straight. Do 15 reps, then switch sides and repeat.

    Single-leg deadlift

    With a slight bend in the knee of your weight-bearing leg, pull your shoulders back and keep your hips squared as you hinge at the hips, bending over and reaching toward the floor. Keep your back flat. Reach ... Read More

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