Background

Dave has made it his life's mission to help others to transform their bodies and their health to meet the standard they have set for their lives.

Dave is one of the country's most highly sought after transformation and performance enhancement specialists due to his reputation throughout San Diego for producing amazing results with his clients.

The standard Dave has set for himself is to be continually recognized as being one of the best in the world.

Master Fitness Trainer
Licensed Sports Nutritionist
Fitness Journalist
(619) 840-8175

He can be contacted at dave@davedepew.com.

Vital Stats


  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Born: In Alexandria, LA on Sep. 29, 1974
  • Home Town: Jacksonville, AR
  • Height: 5'10 1/2"
  • Off Season weight: Around 230 - 250 lbs.
  • Bodybuilding Contest weight: Around 200 - 210 lbs.
  • Best Powerlifting Lifts: Bench 385, Squat 675, Deadlifts 545
  • Special Talent: Singer, Artist, Actor and Dancer

Competitive Bodybuilding Record

    1993 Big River Classic (NPC) - Teen Class - 1st
    1994 Big River Classic (NPC) - Teen Class - 1st
    1994 Arkansas Natural Iron man - Teen Class - 1st

Competitive Powerlifting Record

    1994 Big River Regional Powerlifting Championship (NASA) - Teen 198 lbs. Class - 1st
    1994 Arkansas State Powerlifting Championship (NASA) - Teen 198 lbs. Class - 1st

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Accomplishments
  • Dave has attained a wide variety of certifications and specializations from over a dozen nationally recognized organizations and is continually studying and leading in the most cutting edge fitness techniques in order to provide a wide approach to fitness to his clients.
  • Dave actively mentors several personal trainers and sports nutritionist in San Diego and all over the country.
  • Dave hosts his own online fitness and nutrition radio show on the World Talk Radio network.
  • Dave is the co-host of "Fitness Business Radio" the fitness industries first business podcast.
  • Dave is a contributing writer for the famous online web site Bodybuilding.com.
  • Dave is on the Industry Experts Voting Panel for Bodybuilding.com.
  • Dave is on the Expert Panel for Global Health & Fitness.
  • Dave speaks to non-profit groups like the YMCA, Boy Scouts and local schools.
  • Dave has consulted for military organizations like the US Navy S.E.A.L. Teams and US Marine Corps.
  • Dave is the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Diego SoCal Scorpions.
  • Dave is a Licensed Sports Nutritionist by the National Association of Sports Nutrition.
  • Dave teaches the Personal Training course for the National Association of Sports Nutrition.

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There is a particular body of research by two nutritional pioneers which provides some amazing insight into just how important raw, unprocessed foods are to our overall health. Learn more about them right here!
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Long before the advent of refrigeration, salt was used to cure and store foods in order to delay food spoiling bacteria. Learn more about how far the use of salt has come, why less of it should be used and more.
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Hear this exclusive Legends Interview with the Godfather of Fitness himself, Jack La Lanne! Hear him speak with radio host, Dave DePew in this unique podcast interview!
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This is the fourth podcast of a 12-part series on building power for your sport and building lean muscle mass. Listen in to this powerful podcast interview with radio host Dave DePew!
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Christopher Mah is one of Greenwich Sports Medicine's treating physicians, Chiropractor, and Personal Trainer. Chris shares a history of his success in the fitness industry. Listen in to this powerful podcast interview with radio host Dave DePew!
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Mark Verstegen shares his experiences in his long time career in the fitness industry. Listen in to this powerful podcast interview with radio host Dave DePew!
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This is the second podcast of a 12-part series on building power for your sport and building lean muscle mass. Listen in to this powerful podcast interview with radio host Dave DePew!
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This is the third podcast of a 12-part series on building power for your sport and building lean muscle mass. Listen in to this powerful podcast interview with radio host Dave DePew!
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The Combine is where dreams become reality and unknowns become superstars. To better prepare you for this big day I sat down with Jimmy Smith to answer questions about preparation! Learn more.
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Jimmy Smith shares secrets for gaining muscle, gaining performance and looking good with functional hypertrophy. Listen in to this powerful podcast interview with radio host Dave DePew!
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This is the first of a 12-part series on building power for your sport and building lean muscle mass. Listen in to this powerful podcast interview with radio host Dave DePew!
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Dave DePew's Fitness And Nutrition Hour Radio Show Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! NEW: AFTER A LONG HIATUS, DAVE DEPEW IS BACK FOR 2007!
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Subscribe to the Fitness Business Radio Podcast with hosts Dave DePew and Tom Perkins on your iPod or portable MP3 player. NEW: Format updated - find episodes easier and more intuitively!
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Dr. Jim Stoppani is the author of the book, Encyclopedia of Muscle and Strength, published by Human Kinetics.
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Adrienne Reed is the creater of the DVD, Power Yoga for Athletes. Listen in to this powerful yoga podcast interview with radio host Dave DePew!
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David Whitley, RKC is a kettlebell instructor, strength coach and massage therapist located in Nashville, TN. This interview will tell you more about who he is, mistakes people make, and much more. Check it out.
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Joe Cannon, MS is an exercise physiologist, personal trainer, author and lecturer who resides in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tune in for this informational interview!
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Parents, it is up to us to make sure our kids are eating right and getting the proper nutrition they deserve. I've put together 10 solid tips to help you do just that! Remember they learn by watching you. Read on for more.
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Get Your Beach Body For Summer!
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Subscribe to the Fitness Business Radio Podcast with hosts Dave DePew and Tom Perkins on your iPod or portable MP3 player. Get the inside scoop on the business end of the Fitness industry today!
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Do you feel the need for speed? In this interview, Dave DePew talks with speed and strength specialists Chris Korfist and Dan Fichter about what it takes to be a faster athlete. Listen in...
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Subscribe to the Fitness Business Radio Podcast with hosts Dave DePew and Tom Perkins on your iPod or portable MP3 player. Get the inside scoop on the business end of the Fitness industry today! This episode: Interview with Ben Midgely from 24 Hour Fitness!
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty!
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Jeanette Jenkins, founder and President of The Hollywood Trainer, is one of the country's leading fitness experts, known best for her cutting-edge style, results-driven cross-training techniques, and supreme ability to motivate. THIS WEEK: An interview with "The Hollywood Trainer," Jeanette Jenkins!
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Tune in for our Mother's Day podcast: Maternity expert & Mother Extraordinaire, Helen Byrne from BeFit-Mom!
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Breaking through weight-loss plateaus with the F.I.T.T. Principle!
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Interview with South Florida's Doug Jackson!
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Interview with Salt Lake City-based Performance Enhancement Specialist, Mike Young.
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French fries are getting a bad rap and for good reason. Learn more here about why your kids should not eat French fries and what you can replace them with. Read on for the hard truth.
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Interview with Top San Diego Sports Nutritionist, Cindy Whitmarsh!
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Interview with Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Greg Ryan!
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Interview with Nutritionist & Bodybuilding.com Writer, Don Lemmon.
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Dave answers listeners' email questions.
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Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty! THIS WEEK: Avoid supplement gimmicks!
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The subject of food cravings has always come up. I would like to take this opportunity to share some helpful tips in the fight against food cravings. Learn more...
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In this article I have taken the liberty of putting together some great tips to help you reach your fat loss resolutions for the year. Check it out!
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The following interview was conducted by San Diego based master trainer Dave Depew. Learn about David Robsons goals and successes as he answers the following questions.
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To take aim is not enough; we must awaken a part of us that many only know in moments of desperation. Mental focus is key in preparing for the playoffs. Not much else should change! Keep focus and learn...
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As parents and coaches we must help our kids develop schedules that reflect their developmental needs. In this article I am going to share with you some tips to help with nutritional needs during school.
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In this article I will provide 10 tips to decrease the potential for sports injuries that can be prevented with fat loss.
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