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. To nourish your mind, body and soul and to share awareness and exchange knowledge on Natural and Holistic Living, Mental Health and Well-being, Lifestyle and Fitness, Innovative health practices and Nutrition. We are bringing together a dedicated community of women that are transforming and inspiring ethical and innovative health practices.
Our vision is to help women make better choices, every day.
Nicole Ann Gustavson
Stop Wearing Your Wishbone Where Your Backbone Ought to Be
How do we define “physical fitness” and what is its relationship with our “lifestyle”? For this Breakout Session, we will be talking STRATEGY – how we as modern professional women prioritize our own fitness in the greatest juggling act of our lives, when we are also responsible for the wellbeing of others? How do you make time for you, when your time is so scarce, and everybody wants it?
Once we establish the goal of exercise, we can debate interactively what the most popular modalities are, whether they are efficient for the busy professional that’s already overbooked, and also how much is really needed. Moreover, what if any significant and long-lasting damage to the body are you signing up for, and how does that fit into your over-all long-term lifestyle plan.
My Presentation will offer a different perspective on exercise, one that must first satisfy three things:
- 1) Stimulate our body’s growth hormone mechanism (build muscle)
- 2) Prevent the physical improvements we seek (overtraining)
- 3) Produce injury (getting hurt)
And then, we have the million-dollar of why we should bother at all – to proactively combat the myriad problems associated with ageing, supercharge the metabolism and increase cardiovascular endurance. That’s WHY we should be striving for physical fitness.
Our lifestyles are what we shape for ourselves. Our physical fitness determines whether we reach our potential quality of life. Shape your own lifestyle, or it’ll shape you.
It’s All Connected: The Things That Nourish Us
This presentation takes a holistic view of health, focusing on the things that nourish us, both on and off the plate. Emphasis will be placed on primary vs. secondary foods, and how other forms of nourishment aside from food (such as our relationships, career, physical activity and spiritual fulfillment) are fundamental to our well-being. The importance of eating clean, whole foods will also be discussed. Attendees can expect to come away with the knowledge that being healthy doesn’t have to be complicated; that simple changes with regard to the way we live our lives can make all the difference when it comes to improving our health; and that the body has an amazing capacity to heal if given the appropriate nourishment.
All attendees will receive a handout summarizing the key presentation points and lifestyle tips. Attendees will also receive a gift certificate for a FREE Body Composition Analysis and Health Assessment at InForm Fitness Leesburg, using our state-of-the-art “InBody” machine. The InBody test records a baseline profile of body composition and metabolic health, as well as measuring hydration levels and water distribution at a cellular level.