A few weekends ago, I attended “Momentum In The Mountains”, an event that brought a handful of world renowned health and wellness experts to Highland County, Virginia.

This podcast episode features “Hot Seat” chats with the speakers from the event to bring you closer to the action and provide some actionable tips to help you optimize your own health and wellness, including:

  • Personal sovereignty and health
  • My favorite “on-the-go” snack
  • What you don’t know about Olive Oil
  • Interventions for childhood obesity
  • Fasting and hormones
  • And more!

Event speakers and ‘Hot Seat’ guests for this episode:

  1. Dr. Philip Ovadia is a cardiac surgeon in St. Petersburg, Florida and the author of the best-selling book, Stay Off My Operating Table.
  2. Vinnie Tortorich is a serial entrepreneur and veteran of the fitness/wellness industry. Vinnie is the author of the bestselling book “Fitness Confidential” and host of the popular Fitness Confidential podcast earning over 850,000 downloads per month. He is an international motivational speaker and has spoken at hospitals, universities, and corporate events around the world. Vinnie also has directed/produced three documentaries: “Beyond Impossible”, “Fat”, and “Fat 2”. He is also the founder of NSNG Foods, Pure Vitamin Club, and Pure Coffee Club.
  3. Lt. Col. (Dr.) Mark Cucuzzella is a Professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine. As a US Air Force Reservist he designs programs to promote healthier and better running with the US Air Force Efficient Running Project. He has been a national-level Masters runner, having competed for over 35 years with more than 100 marathon and ultra-marathon finishes. Mark is director of the Natural Running Center, an education portal designed to teach healthier running. He is also the owner of Two Rivers Treads – A Center for Natural Running and Walking in his hometown of Shepherdstown, WV. Mark’s innovative work and story has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, Outside Magazine, Running Times, Runners World, Air Force Times, the Washington Post, JAMA, and other medical and media outlets.
  4. Cynthia Thurlow is the CEO and founder of the Everyday Wellness Project, and an international speaker with over 10 million views for her second TEDx talk (Intermittent Fasting: Transformational Technique). She is also the host of the Everyday Wellness podcast, considered one of “21 Podcasts To Expand Your Mind in 2021” by Business Insider, and authored the step-by-step book, Intermittent Fasting Transformation.
  5. Somers Stephenson is one half of the founding group, Positive Momentum, LLC who put this event together. Along with Steve Fullerton, Somers is making a tremendous positive impact in the local community in Highland County, Virginia.

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