CCU Podcast - Live, Learn and Pass On: Dave Tate

Mar 26, 2024


In this episode, Paul sits down with the one and only, Dave Tate.  Dave is the CEO of and sits atop the Mount Rushmore of Strength and has had a profound impact on the lives of countless young strength coaches and athletes, counting Paul among them.

They discuss:

  • The journey of Live, Learn and Pass On
  • The fitness industry and helping people
  • How do you grow without being the front face of the company
  • Planning and strategies for growth
  • Learning the business side of business
  • Experiences with mentors and mentorship
  • Core values and never trading integrity for a dollar
  • Building a family business

Find Dave:

IG: @underthebar, @elitefts 



Dave 'Under The Bar' has been involved in Strength & Conditioning for over three decades. He has logged more than 40,000 hours of training and consulting with professional, elite, gen pop and novice athletes, trainers and coaches. He has spoken at over 100 events and authored 20 books, as well as, writing over 2000 articles for magazines and prominent websites. Dave competed in Powerlifting between 1983-2004 obtaining elite rankings in multiple weight classes. Dave is married to elitefts co-founder Traci Arnold-Tate where they resided in London, Ohio with their two sons. Personal Credo: Live, Learn, Pass on™.


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