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3 Tips to Avoid Holiday Stress

November 11th, 2017

This time of year you can expect to see articles about healthy holiday eating and tips to stay off the couch during winter vacation. While we are proponents of wise food choices and provide assistance with exercise and sports performance anytime, we would like to talk about another important, holiday-related health issue. It’s not uncommon […]READ MORE

Why Sleep is Key to Better Sports Performance

November 11st, 2017

Athletes who train hard every day need to sleep hard every night. Though researchers are still uncovering all the benefits of sleep, recent evidence suggests that improved sleep can improve athletic performance, too. Competitive athletes should aim to get between 8 and 10 hours of sleep every night. To ensure that you get quality, REM […]READ MORE

Simple Exercises to Help Arthritis Pain

October 10th, 2017

Did you know that arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the U.S., and affects three-quarters of people over the age of 60? Arthritis can affect joints in the fingers, knees, feet ankles, hips, back, and shoulders, and can cause pain, stiffness, swelling and difficulty moving your joints. You might think having arthritis means […]READ MORE

Concussions Affect Many Teens

September 9th, 2017

Concussions among teens may be happening more often than previously thought. One in five U.S. teens playing contact sports report at least one concussion, a new study finds. And, more than 700 of 13,000 teens interviewed said they experienced more than one concussion. The study emphasizes the importance of preventing and managing concussions during recovery. It appears in […]READ MORE

Cycle Safely This Fall

September 9th, 2017

If you’re thinking about trying something different than your normal gym routine, then cycling is a great exercise to try. While cycling bike paths in the Hampton Roads area lets you enjoy a breath of fresh air, there are some guidelines you should keep in mind. Safety First off, safety is important no matter what […]READ MORE

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