How Much Protein?

I know we preach that whole food nutrition is crucial to make positive changes to your body, now let’s dive into deeper detail on what you can do specifically when it comes to your protein consumption. How much is enough, too little, or too much? Read More

Get Rid of Your Scale!!!!

Fact: The number that you see on the scale when you step on it every morning is just that – a number. One of the regular challenges for us as Exercise Coaches is to convince clients to stop getting so hung up on that number. That number you see only gives you a small glimpse into what your body is doing. Read More


The Brilliance of Big Box Gyms

It’s a marketing / business model that not a lot of people talk about, and it’s an absolutely easy way to turn a profit. The big box gyms have been doing it for years. Everybody knows about it, has bought into it before, and continue to do it. Read More



What we eat accounts for 80% of our weight-loss success or failure. While exercise helps to improve our muscle quality, which in turn improves our metabolism, we can quickly destroy the many benefits of our exercise efforts with the wrong diet. At The Exercise Coach®, we have developed a Nutrition Playbook to help educate our clients on the foods that will best promote optimum health and decrease inflammation, water retention, and other damaging effects. Through Whole-Effort Exercise and Whole-Food Eating recommendations, all of our clients can experience what we call The Metabolic Comeback™. Read More



How about a yummy, healthy, seasonal smoothie to enjoy the flavors of the season and give you energy, boost your immune system, and fuel your muscle repair and growth? Sounds like a winning combination. Enjoy this smooth and creamy treat today! Read More


I don’t have the time vs It’s not a priority

Let’s try an experiment: Imagine you are sitting at home and your significant other yells from the other room, “could you help with the dishes???” If you were busy with something else, kids, working, etc. what would be the best response? “I’d love to but my hands are full and I don’t have the time.” Or “Sorry, it’s just not a priority for me right now.” I’d guess you’d be in a heap of trouble if you went with the 2nd option. Read More

The Metabolic Comeback Challenge Forum

Welcome to what I hope will become a central forum for people who started the Metabolic Comeback Challenge on October 1st. My goal is for this place to become an arena to share experiences, ask questions, and post up successes. Read More


Smoothies are an excellent way to get your daily dose of fresh vegetables, fruits, and even protein if you use the right ingredients! We’ve shared this Green Smoothie recipe with you before, and today we have another smoothie which is full of antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber. You will not believe how tasty this smoothie is. Read More


The Metabolic Comeback Challenge

This program is designed to combine the RIGHT DOSETM of strength training with whole food nutrition that has been proven to reduce inflammation and burn up body fat. By following this program, you are taking the 1st step towards changing the way your body looks, feels, and functions. Let’s talk about what is involved in the Challenge, what The Exercise Coach staff will do for supporting you, and what is expected of you as a willing and enthusiastic participant. Read More

The Dangers of Over-Training

If one would follow the conventional thinking of the day that we need to follow a low cal / fat diet and just “keep moving” that we’ll achieve our desired results. A lot of us interpret that paradigm by spending hours on the treadmill, running a ton of miles, or lifting constantly. Although it is very true that something is better than nothing, too much of something can be worse than doing nothing at all. We all need to find a middle ground when it comes to our health and well-being. Read More