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Pre & Post Race Stretching with Amanda Davidson, DPT at In Motion at Hilltop

June 6rd, 2016

Check out Amanda Davison, DPT at our In Motion at Hilltop clinic, as she gives runners some pre and post stretching exercises to utilize as they train for race day!READ MORE

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: Eat Plant-Based Diet

June 6st, 2016

Preventing type 2 diabetes through nutrition may be an excellent strategy for people who face a risk of developing the disease. Researchers say that eating a plant-based diet—especially one rich in high-quality plant foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes—is linked with a substantially lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according […]READ MORE

New Food Labels Offer Sweet Strategy to Lose Weight

May 5nd, 2016

Reading food labels to track calories and added sugars is an important strategy for anyone trying to lose weight. And it may just get a little easier, thanks to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Officials at the agency recently unveiled how the labels on packaged foods are changing to make it easier for people […]READ MORE

The Power of Exercise: Lower Your Weight and Possibly Your Risk for 13 Cancers

May 5th, 2016

Here’s something to remember the next time you feel like skipping your morning run or workout – your exercise routine may be cutting your risk for 13 different types of cancer. And, even more motivating is the possibility that the more you exercise, the lower your risk may drop. It doesn’t matter if you’re overweight, […]READ MORE

Knead Pain and Stress Relief? Try Massage Therapy

May 5th, 2016

As research on the benefits of massage therapy continues to grow, more people are turning to this ancient form of healing to improve their health. Low back pain. Chronic neck pain. Depression. These are just a few of the reasons people are turning to massage therapy. Gone are the days when massage therapy was something people […]READ MORE

Celebrate Mother’s Day & Father’s Day with a Therapeutic Massage, 3 + FREE

April 4th, 2016

What says, “I so appreciate the Mother and Father in my life,” than the gift of four hours of healing relaxation.  For a limited time, buy three massages, get one FREE! Swedish, Therapeutic, Hot Stone, Sports, Deep Tissue and Pregnancy Massages Available at these Bon Secours InMotion Locations In Motion at Norfolk Fitness & Wellness Center: […]READ MORE

Strength Training May Help Seniors Live Longer

April 4th, 2016

Strength training is often recommended for adults to improve the health of their bones and joints. Here’s another good reason to consider strength training: it may improve longevity. A new study found that people over 65 who met strength-training guidelines at least twice a week lowered their odds of dying from any cause by 46 percent. […]READ MORE

Advice to Love for Runners Who Bemoan Foot Blisters

April 4th, 2016

  A solution for painful foot blisters may send runners and athletes sprinting to the pharmacy. Inexpensive paper tape – also called surgical tape – not only helps prevent foot blisters from forming but also cuts down on the number of blisters people develop, according to a new study from Stanford University School of Medicine. Here’s […]READ MORE

Send Diabetes Into Remission Through Weight Loss

March 3rd, 2016

Diabetes can go into remission by losing weight and keeping the pounds off. A new study also shows that this can work for people who have had type 2 diabetes for up to 10 years. Not gaining the weight back may be a key to remaining free of the disease and its serious health complications, according to research […]READ MORE

Drinking Extra Water May Help Weight Loss By Curbing Calories

March 3th, 2016

The latest weight loss and health strategy for cutting calories, sugar, salt and fat from your diet may sound rather plain: drink more water. The results, however, are somewhat sweet. People who drank one to three extra cups of plain water cut up to 200 calories and 235 milligrams of sodium out of their daily diet, […]READ MORE