10.22.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle
By Deanna Jefferson, Celebrity and Nike Trainer
As the weather cools down, going outside your home to trek to the gym becomes a more daunting task, and holiday weight gain is creeping up on you in your rear view mirror...
I've come to tell you that you don’t have to travel long or far to find fitness- it can start right in your home!
Here are three tips to help you take the first steps:
Start Today. We often wait for more attractive circumstances: new shoes, better weather, a gym membership. The key to making a change in ... Read More
10.18.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community Local Lifestyle
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, led by Dan and Tanya Snyder, and the American Cancer Society Friday evening hosted the inaugural Sack Cancer Gala at the Ritz-Carlton in McLean, Va.
With an estimated 500 attendees, the goal of the Sack Cancer Gala is to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research and services for the American Cancer Society, which is leading the way in transforming breast cancer research from deadly to treatable and from treatable to preventable.
Joining the Snyders -- who are honorary chairs for the event -- Friday were special guests Donald Hoffman (President and CEO of Excel Services ... 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
09.04.2014 / 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
08.27.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle Recipes Redskins
Former Redskins Safety Brig Owens graces the list of the 80 greatest Redskins, still holds the record for most interception return yards in Redskins history (686), and recently presented the award for 2013 Defensive Player of the Year at the Redskins Welcome Home Luncheon.
What many may not know however, is how talented Owens is in the kitchen!
WOW sat down with the Redskins alum to talk about gameday rituals, vacation spots, and how he makes his famous enchiladas:
What was one thing you could not live without?
Hot Fudge Sundae the evening before every game
Favorite outdoor activity?
Golf ... Read More
08.20.2014 / Blog Posts Events Local Lifestyle Recipes
Sunday wasn't just an ordinary day for WOW Member Melissa Mazzur.
Mazzur, her husband Frank, their daughter and a friend were at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va., where they received an exclusive cooking lesson – through the Women of Washington Redskins’ Touchdown Tailgate sweepstakes — from team executive chef Jon Matheison and sous chef Connor McGuire. Check out what they learned to cook below!
Seared Scallop / Avocado Puree / Summer Salad / Lime Vinaigrette
Redskins Executive Chef Jon Mathieson
¼ cup Cilantro Leaves (loosely packed)
1 Serrano Pepper
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Clove of Garlic
¼ cup Ice ... Read More
08.06.2014 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness Local Lifestyle
By Deanna Jefferson, Celebrity and Nike Trainer
Three weeks ago the ladies of WOW took over FedExField for an exhilarating football themed fitness bootcamp.
I led the workout with the help of trainers Tiffani Rhodes, Devoné Martin and several others on my fit team. We sweat, laughed and had so much fun running, jumping, squatting, lunging, crunching and tossing footballs through different exercise stations. One of the participants asked me about why I chose this particular style of workout, so I figured I would touch on it in this post!
Deanna Jefferson with her team of awesome trainers at the ... Read More
06.06.2014 / Blog Posts Events Local Lifestyle
Calling all Redskins foodies: Tickle those taste buds with the culinary delights at Busch Gardens' Food and Wine Festival!
WOW members can SAVE up to 20% on admission to Busch Gardens® Williamsburg! Don't miss their second annual Food & Wine Festival now through June 29, or start planning for summer vacation.
Use the promo code: BGWREDSKINS
Click here to purchase and select “Do you have a promo code?”
Hurry! This offer is valid online only from June 6 – 22.
Enjoy authentic tastes from around the world while strolling through the world's most beautiful theme park. Busch Gardens® invites guests ... Read More
04.22.2014 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle Recipes
Kimberly Young, MA; Founder of Healthy Little Cooks and author of the 5-Minute Lunchbox
6 boiled eggs, peeled
6 medium tomatoes
2 collard greens leafs
2 tablespoons of olive oil based mayonnaise
½teaspoon Old Bay
12 large shrimp, cooked
Wash tomatoes. Chop off the tops (about ½ inch down) and scoop out the inside
Peel and chop cooked shrimp. Place in a bowl.
Chop egg (both egg white and egg yolk) and collard greens. Place in the shrimp bowl
Add Old Bay and mayonnaise to the bowl and mix thoroughly.
Distribute egg mixture evenly inside the 6 tomatoes
** Photography ... Read More
03.20.2014 / Blog Posts Community Events Local Lifestyle
On Wednesday, March 19th, WOW hosted the team's first ever 'Women in Sports' panel featuring female executives from Coca Cola and the Washington Redskins.
Our three panelists, which included, Dori Silverman, area vice president of field execution at Coca-Cola; Jane Rodgers, executive director of the Redskins Charitable Foundation; and Nancy Hubacher, vice president of sales and marketing with the Redskins, spoke candidly about challenges they've faced as women in leadership roles, how the sports industry has evolved and the importance of giving back.
Coca Cola VP, Dori Silverman, talked in detail about making a difference in the community ... Read More
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