Published on Aug 1, 2012
Lance Dreher, PhD
Owner Fitness Institute & Clinic
Fitness educator, talk show host, former professional bodybuilder and the current owner of The Fitness Institute: Lance Dreher utilizes 30 years of knowledge and experience gained in the fitness industry in developing his practical approach to fitness and nutrition. Lance holds the distinguished honor as having the 2nd best arm development in the history of bodybuilding while in his prime, beating out Arnold Schwarzenneger.
B.A. Ed., Physical Education, May, 1977
M.S., Nutrition, September 1997
PhD., Physical Education, September 2000
Madison University, Gulfport Mississippi, doctoral program & Nutritional Counseling
Accumulated 6,000 hours of study in Biomechanics and Kinesiotherapy under the direction of Bob Gadja, PhD Biomechanics, RKT & Kinesiotherapist
Host of The Lance Dreher Show & on AM radio in Phoenix, Arizona since its inception in 1993. Presently hosting The Lance Dreher show on 1100 KFNX Saturdays from 9am to 11am.
Published articles on health, exercise and nutrition in Muscle Mag International, Muscle Training Illustrated, Muscular Development, Body Power, Flex Magazine, Health & Strength Magazine and Fitness Plus.
International lecturer on Health, Fitness and Nutrition with lectures given in Australia, Austria, Belgium, England, Germany, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Mexico, Scotland and Wales.
Television appearances include: CBS Sports Saturday, BBC TV, Sixty Minutes [London] and GMTVs, Good Morning Britain [London]
National Strength & Conditioning Association
International Federation of Bodybuilding and NABBA.
Outstanding Leadership Award, Arizona Governor's Council on Exercise, Physical Fitness & Sports, 2001
Outstanding Young Man in America, 1984
Honorary Member of the Royal Society of the Mentally and Physically Handicapped [MENCAP], England
Presidential Sports Achievement Award
Presidential Council for Physical Fitness and Sports, 1982
Spokesperson and Exercise Consultant for: Safeway Foods (Phoenix); Clairol (Phoenix); Dial Corporation; Barber Coleman and Vic Tanny Health Clubs (Wisconsin District Supervisor)
1st Place, Pro Mr. Universe, 13rd Place, Pro Mr. World, 1985
3rd Place, Pro Mr. Universe, 1984/1985
1st Place, Mr. Universe, 1981
1st Place, Mr. America, 1981
3rd Place, Mr. America, 1980
1st Place, Mr. Midwest, 1977 Overall Champion
1st Place, Mr. Midwest, 1976 Heavyweight Champion
Collegiate Mr. America, 1975
3rd Place, Teenage Mr. USA, 1974
3rd Place, Teenage Mr. America, 1974
North Central College Football Rushing Record, 1975
Weight: 217 lbs.
Sons: Lance, Jr., Nathan and Ryan
Added features - He has 1 lizard, 2 horses, 6 dogs and loves animals
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