Ep. 19 - Live, Learn, Pass On w/ Dave Tate

Apr 4th, 2018


Ep. 19 - Live, Learn, Pass On w/ Dave Tate

This week we interview Dave Tate aka ‘Under The Bar’. He is the founder and CEO of elitefts.com Inc. Dave has been involved with powerlifting for over three decades. He has logged more than 20,000 hours of strength consulting with professional, elite and novice athletes, as well as with professional strength coaches, authored 20 books and written more than 500 articles for magazines and prominent websites. Dave works as a business adviser, speaker, coach, and author, he shows how athletic disciplines teach valuable lessons for overall achievement.

In this episode, we find out some insights on Dave i.e. why he started training and what he does now that he is retired! Dave also shares valuable business advice for trainers and online business owners. Plus, Dave gives us his view on what it takes a person for a person to go from good to great. Listen in to hear his thought provoking answers. 
“The stronger person always wins.”
– Dave Tate

02:34 - Why Dave Tate started training
04:30 - What Dave does to replace the “high” from powerlifting
15:00 - Filling the void after retiring from powerlifting
24:45 - Should strength be the primary focus of a beginner?
29:10 - The mindset difference between someone that’s good vs someone that’s great
39:16 - Advice to help your fitness business stand the test of time
47:47 - Dave’s business advice for us
56:22 - Dave’s advice to his 25-year-old self
59:03 - Where Dave see’s the fitness industry heading (his answer may shock you)
1:07:00 - Rapid fire questions: favorite junk food, favorite drink & who should be on the podcast next

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