Meet the Ultimate Fitness Quest Experts

The Secret of Team!

When Stewart put together his Ultimate Fitness Quest, he asked a Team of Experts to advise him …

Tom Terwilliger, Former Mr. USA

If there has ever been an ambassador for fitness and healthy living, author, professional speaker, and former Mr. America, Tom Terwilliger. Tom has spent the past 30 years practicing, advocating and preaching the benefits of exercise and performance living.

The one time New York health club owner now president of Coaching Leadership Excellence and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine has had the opportunity to share his knowledge and experience with countless individuals seeking guidance, motivation and leadership. Celebrities such as Regis Philbin, Cindy Crawford, Eddie Murphy, Gregory Hines, Ted Lange, Howard Stern and others who have experienced the benefits of training one-on-one with Tom.

In his efforts to reach one-on-many, Tom spends a good deal if his time traveling America, Europe and Asia teaching his life style techniques, as well as learning from the masters.  Tom has presented at such distinguished universities as Haffstra, C.W. Post, C.U. Boulder, and New York Chiropractic Institute as well as events such as the prestigious Arnold Schwartzenegger Classic Fitness Expo, Western Association of Clubs, IDEA World Fitness Convention, and Europe’s FEBO – the largest sport and fitness expo in the world.

For sixteen years Tom hosted and co-directed and produced the nationally syndicated cable television show, Muscle Sport USA on FOX Network which earned him a prestigious Telly Award in 2001.

Tom also hosted and co-produced with his wife and fitness model, Dawn Terwilliger (Mrs. Metropolitan 2009), the One On One with Terwilliger Fitness talk radio show on AM 760 and hosted the fitness segment on Business for Breakfast and Health Notes on News Radio 850 KOA.

Recently Tom has teamed up with Harv Eker, bestselling author of Secrets of the Millionaire Mind and CEO of the world’s fastest growing personal growth and development company, Peak Potentials.

Tom’s is also co-founder of a personal growth and development training program designed to move you from where you are to where you want to be in one giant leap of faith… Experience THE LEAP.

Professional speaker, radio talk show personality, TV show host, entrepreneur and author; Tom is a maven of media.  His book, 7 Rules of Achievement will be in bookstores March 15, 2010.

Tom is on the advisory board of:  National Personal Trainer Institute, Kickfit Sports Magazine, Muscle Mag Fitness, Performance Lifestyle and My Trainer.

Kay Rice, M.Ed., Nutrition, Wellness & Lifestyle Coach

Kay has lived in the Atlanta area for the past 28 years where she has raised her 3 children. She grew up in Auburn Alabama where she was surrounded by college athletes, worked in the University Athletics Department and attended the University. In 1982 she received her Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Auburn University. In addition, Kay is an I.B.N.F. Certified Nutrition Coach, a Licensed Corporate Wellness Coach, and an A.C.S.M. Certified Health & Fitness Specialist™. After the realization the Mind Body connection was an integral part of optimal health & well-being she became a student of Deepak Chopra, MD and the Chopra Center for Well-being. She is a Certified Chopra Center Instructor and Vedic Master. The principles of Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation she learned at the Chopra Center are core principles in the programs and services she offers. Kay provides Nutrition and Wellness Programs to corporations, groups and individuals and teaches Yoga Classes in the North Atlanta area. She is a Wellness Coach and Workshop Facilitator for Health Designs, a company serving Corporate Clients in Georgia.


·        Masters Degree from Auburn University – 1982

·        A.C.S.M. Certified Health & Fitness SpecialistTM

·        Licensed Corporate Wellness Coach

·        I.B.N.F. Certified Nutrition Coach

·        Certified Chopra Center Instructor & Vedic Master

·        Yoga Alliance E-RYT200


Michael Brooks, Personal Trainer

Michael was born in West Palm Beach , Florida and began his career as a fitness Instructor in 1985. His personal goals and passion for better health & Fitness for himself and his clients has been his inspiration to achieve multiple degrees and certifications and to continue his studies in the field of Health & Wellness.

He and his Venezuelan wife Lorenz of 24 years have a six-year-old son. Michael is Bi-lingual English/Spanish and has lived and trained clients in South & Central America.

 Michael’s goals for the future is to strive to lead by example by training and eating correctly, consistently and preparing clients to meet their individual goals while reaching and exceeding their expectations in fitness and well being, using his skills and knowledge to help each individual maximize their abilities so that they can best participate in their chosen competitive sport or in the everyday Sport we call life.


·        Certified Personal Trainer NASM (25 yrs experience)

·        Certified Optimum Performance Trainer

·        Certified Black Belt Martial Arts Instructor

·        Martial Arts Instructor of the year  (Jin Chung Tae Kwon Do College)

·        Certified Tai Chi Instructor

·        Asst. Instructor Muay Thai Kick Boxing

·        Competitive Amateur surfer/surf instructor

·        Currently studying for a degree as a Sports Nutrition Advisor


Rick Brown, M.D.

Dr. Brown is a native of Birmingham , Alabama. He received a Bachelors of Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University in 1973. He is a cum laude graduate of the Department of Bio-Medical Engineering at Vanderbilt. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1979. He attended medical school at UASOM on a United States Naval Scholarship. His initial postgraduate medical training was with the Navy at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Oakland , California , an affiliate program of the University of California in San Francisco . He completed a three-year Internal Medicine residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham .

Dr. Brown is board certified in Internal Medicine.His medical military career included an assignment as Medical Officer on board the USS MARS (AFS-1). His assignment on board MARS (AFS-1) included a twelve-month deployment to the Indian Ocean in support of the USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) Battlegroup during the Iran Hostage Crisis. His final military assignment was as Head of the Department of Medicine at The Naval Hospital Roosevelt Roads in Puerto Rico . During his three-year assignment there he was involved with the triage and crisis management of Navy SEAL personnel wounded in combat during the Grenada Rescue Mission. He was the recipient of a Naval Meritorious Unit Citation for the medical support interaction. He was also awarded The Navy Achievement Medal for multiple other hospital and patient-care actions while assigned at Roosevelt Roads.

He returned to Birmingham and civilian Internal Medicine practice in 1987 when he joined Southside Internists, P.C. In 1994, Southside Internist, P.C. and Lakeview Internal Medicine, P.C. merged to form the nexus of Southview Medical Group, P.C. Dr. Brown is one of the founding members of the twenty- eight physicians that presently compose Southview Medical Group, P.C.

Dr. Brown practices ambulatory (out patient) medicine and admits patients requiring hospital or inpatient treatments to the    Hospitalist group at St. Vincent ’s Hospital.

Dr. Brown is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine.