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Do You Need a Nutritionist?

July 7th, 2017

Nutritionists and registered dietitians have completed specialized training in nutrition and its effects on the body. These individuals must pass certification exams in order to work as nutritionist and give diet advice. While you may think that only people who are ill need nutrition help, in reality most people can benefit from nutrition counseling and […]READ MORE

Healthy weight: BMI guides weight-loss goals

June 6th, 2017

If you need to lose weight, you might think a healthy weight is fitting into a specific size of clothes or the skinny jeans tucked away in the back of your closet. It’s important to understand that a healthy weight goal should be set a health professional, such as a Registered Dietitian. It has nothing to […]READ MORE

4 Skin Care Tips for Summer

June 6th, 2017

Summertime is much anticipated in Hampton Roads for its gorgeous beach weather. There’s never a shortage of activities to enjoy when the sun shines, and at Bon Secours In Motion we encourage everybody to get out and move as much as possible. As you plan your next adventure, of course, it’s important to protect your […]READ MORE

How Physical Therapists Can Help You Prevent Falls

May 5th, 2017

Falls are the leading cause of loss of independence in people over age 65. If you are a senior who is concerned about preventing falls, you may enlist the help of a physical therapist. Physical therapists specialize in improving the way your body moves and functions with exercise, massage and other therapy techniques. Physical Therapy […]READ MORE

5 Ways to Enjoy Strawberries This Season

May 5th, 2017

May brings more than flowers to Hampton Roads, and if you’ve spent enough time in the area you know the farmers markets have fresh strawberries from Pungo and Sandbridge, Chesapeake, and Suffolk available. Depending on the annual weather patterns, you can pick your own as early in April at some farms, but May is typically […]READ MORE

Keep On Moving!

April 4th, 2017

In years past, on the first Wednesday in April, the American Heart Association promoted National Walking Day as a means to create awareness for regular physical activity to improve health. Presently, the AHA has upgraded this concept into “Move More in April,” which encompasses other ways to get the blood pumping – whether it’s running, […]READ MORE

Knead Your Stress to Go Away

March 3st, 2017

by Mike Sullivan, In Motion Massage Therapist Lack of energy. Feeling depressed. Difficulty sleeping. If your health provider chalks up these symptoms to stress in your life, massage therapy may be one strategy for relief. Massage therapy should never replace standard medical care; however, scientific evidence shows that it may help with back pain and can improve […]READ MORE

Healthy Diet May Help You Live Longer

March 3th, 2017

When you’re planning meals, grocery shopping or perusing a restaurant menu, are you wondering which foods might help you live longer? It’s not such a far-fetched question when you consider the results of a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. About half of all U.S. deaths from heart disease, stroke and Type […]READ MORE

Consider Food Your Body’s Fuel

March 3st, 2017

By Kristen Nagy, MS, RD Every year, we celebrate National Nutrition Month in March to bring attention to the importance of eating healthy foods. If you struggle with making healthy food choices or have trouble maintaining a healthy weight, consider these tips to help you “put your best fork forward,” – this year’s nutrition campaign […]READ MORE

Mindfulness and Weight Loss

March 3st, 2017

By Abby Forman, MS, RD The majority of people who follow restrictive diets, those that put strict rules on what or how much you can and can’t eat, regain the weight within 5 years.  Almost two-thirds regain more weight than they initially lost. This says something very powerful about “dieting”: it works in the short […]READ MORE