WE VALUE OUR HEALTH ABOVE ALL. We want to feel good, perform well, and live a life of fullness and satisfaction. Whether that is spiritual health, emotional health, or physical health, we long to find optimal balance and well-being. It's not as far off or as complicated as many make it seem. The answer could be as close as your refrigerator, pantry, or dinner plate. - In the Food god you will learn how food was pivotal in establishing a relation between God and the crowning achievement of His creation - us! and how food also played a role in breaking that relationship. - You will learn how to develop a true re-connection to God through a healthy understanding of the purpose and function of food in your life. - You will see how food connects us to our community and develops our relationships, while developing your own healthy relationship with food. - You will learn practical ways to use food to enhance your own physical help to live and feel "super-human". And, finally, you will be impacted by Trent Holbert's own battle with life, and how he overcame all obstacles to become a worldwide influencer in holistic health and human performance.
About the Author
Trent Holbert is a pastor, speaker, podcaster, and health and fitness expert operating as a coach and consultant thrrough Trent Holbert Fitness. He has served as a senior pastor and church planter since 2002 with a BA of Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He has been a voice of inspiration and education to many through the weekly publication of the Fit For The Kingdom Podcast where he delves deep into holistic minded health topics. Trent is a master certified personal trainer through the National Federation of Professional Trainers. He is certified in personal training, functional fitness, sports nutrition, and vacuum therapy and cupping. Trent travels the globe speaking and teaching on nutrition related fitness and optimal recovery practices. When he is not traveling he enjoys his wife Mandy and their two boys, hiking around the Blue Ridge Mountains of the North Carolina home.
Dr. Gus Vickery is an author, speaker and the founder and directing physician of Vickery Family Medicine in Asheville, North Carolina. He established his practice with a commitment to delivering holistic, compassionate, and evidence-based care. But when he realized that many of his patients were suffering from a complicated set of symptoms that were the result of underlying habits and could not be treated with conventional medical approaches, he set out to develop a comprehensive program for treating his patients' ailments so that they could finally feel the good health and vitality that all of us deserve. Board-certified family physician Honor medical graduate from Medical College of Georgia Founded Vickery Family Medicine in 2005 Founded Synergy Health Solutions in 2015 Currently teaches medical students and family medicine residents from UNC-Chapel Hill medical school and East Carolina University medical school Past president of Western Carolina Medical Society (WCMS) Past chairperson of Moving Healthcare Upstream, local Development Council initiative Dr. Vickery founded Vickery Family Medicine in 2005 which has grown to 11 medical providers serving in 3 locations including The Clinic at Biltmore, an innovative direct to employer clinic for The Biltmore Company. Vickery Family Medicine has received numerous awards for customer service and quality. In addition to practicing full time traditional family medicine, Dr. Vickery has spent countless hours studying cognitive behavioral science, motivational interviewing, neuroplasticity and brain training, meditation, biomechanical health and movement, nutrition, and the science of sleep. Dr. Vickery's holistic health curriculum has been used very successfully by The Biltmore Company for their Healthsyles initiative, a health improvement program for their employees. Dr. Vickery also studied health care delivery and founded Synergy Health Solutions, an innovative direct to consumer organization helping improve access and reduce cost while providing effective care. He remains passionate and committed to doing whatever is necessary to advance the cause of equipping everyone with the resources needed to experience their best health. When not attending to his professional responsibilities, Dr. Gus Vickery spends his time with his best friend and wife, Kelle, and their 3 children exploring the outdoor spaces of Asheville, North Carolina.