Muscle: The Fountain of Youth The true, universal value of exercise boils down to only one thing – your quality of life. Our functional ability and stamina depend on our physical strength – the more we have, the more we can do, and the better we will age (and the more fun we will haveContinue reading ““Muscle: The Fountain of Youth””
Author Archives: Nicole Gustavson
Caesar Salad Recipe
Nicole’s Homemade Mayonnaise Facing the ugly truth, I had to give up Hellman’s, being 92% soybean oil. But I loved the taste, texture, consistency, look, smell, and feel of Hellman’s, to say nothing of BLTs, and couldn’t find a substitute I liked. Once I did, I realize it’s not the bread but the Hellman’s thatContinue reading “Caesar Salad Recipe”
Are you Clean about your KETO or just talking Dirty?
Dirty vs Clean Keto The Ketogenic Diet is a strategic macro-nutrient distribution of daily food intake designed to switch the body’s metabolic state from Glycolysis, whereby glucose from carbohydrate intake fuels the body’s energy needs, to Ketosis, whereby fat is burned for fuel in the absence of the carbohydrates. Once your body no longer reliesContinue reading “Are you Clean about your KETO or just talking Dirty?”
What’s changed since Power of 10?
Adam’s Serendipitous Career in Exercise “I’ve made the mistake of not thinking for myself in a way, just following a strict protocol. Now, I still believe in the principles of lifting weights slowly and safely and there has to be a certain level of intensity, but that’s where the rules end.” Adam Zickerman, owner ofContinue reading “What’s changed since Power of 10?”
Put Your Oxygen Mask Back On!
Put Your Oxygen Mask Back On! “What About Me?” is my summertime inner-self mantra! But rather than speak for anyone else (although surely many empathize), I will reflect on my own experiences. Summer is coming to a close – that’s a Season, not a three-month vacation. I realize now, the grass always appears greener, irrespectiveContinue reading “Put Your Oxygen Mask Back On!”
EXERCISE TO LIVE THE LIFE YOU WANT
Controlling Your Quality Of Life The true, universal value of exercise boils down to only one thing – your quality of life. Despite tragedies out of our control, genetic dispositions both physical and metabolic, and our society’s shared struggle to prioritize exercise above the myriad seemingly more pressing responsibilities, heedlessly trust that deprioritizing concentrated physicalContinue reading “EXERCISE TO LIVE THE LIFE YOU WANT”
Women’s Health and Wellness Summit
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 – 8am-5:30pm Dulles Airport Marriott The Women’s Health & Wellness Summit is coming to Loudoun County, Virginia on August 29, 2018. The Summit is a one-day event bringing women together and providing them with tools and resources to help achieve better health through better living. The Summit is a day dedicated to you. ToContinue reading “Women’s Health and Wellness Summit”
“On the Banks” with Nicole Gustavson
Can anyone tell their true, whole story in 500 words? Not me. But thanks to the River Creek Country Club’s “On the Banks” publication, I was afforded 500 words to share my passion for what I do professionally, the love I share with the people I work with and how unbelievably grateful I am forContinue reading ““On the Banks” with Nicole Gustavson”
Revise Resolutions Into Goals
Crowding Out in 2018 We’ve all made those grandiose New Year’s promises, even knowing their fateful doom from the outset. Notwithstanding, most of us start the year off with genuine sincerity and an intent for better bodies, minds, and careers in the year ahead. How then do we so quickly lose motivation to maintain ourContinue reading “Revise Resolutions Into Goals”
Chronic Inflammation And How To Tame It
Chronic Inflammation and How To Tame It A stressful life, poor diet, and toxic people, we would all happily trade with a more balanced existence filled with nourishment, inner growth and conscious living. Sure, why not? But it’s not always so easy, when our go-go lifestyles encompass a daily barrage of toxins, infectious agents andContinue reading “Chronic Inflammation And How To Tame It”