Dave Bernauer – Wellness Director

David is a Cleveland native growing up in Parma, Ohio and graduating from Padua Franciscan High School. He was a two-sport athlete playing both football and basketball. After high school, David attended Baldwin Wallace University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise science with a minor in psychology. David is a Certified Personal Trainer through the NSCA and is CPR/AED certified. During his time at BW, David was an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at Athletic Performance Training Center in North Royalton, Ohio. At APTC, David helped athletes get stronger, faster and more explosive. After graduation, David went on to work with clients of all ages right here at Prescription Fitness. He uses a very clinical, yet functional, approach to his training sessions.

David then went on to work at the LA Fitness in Westlake as the Personal Training Director. At LA Fitness, David influenced hundreds of people to make a lifestyle change for themselves by incorporating fitness into their daily routines.  He did this while guiding other trainers to be the best version of themselves and getting the most out of their clients. After two years, David went on to work at Compel Fitness out of the Anytime Fitness in Avon as the Head Trainer. As the Head Trainer, he managed a six week and twelve month program that helped clients transform their bodies and lifestyles. David is back with Prescription Fitness to use the experience he has gained over the years to continue to educate, motivate and inspire clients to be the best version of themselves.

In his free time, David enjoys working out and spending time with family and friends. He likes to listen to podcasts, music and sports talk radio shows. David also enjoys getting outdoors and playing basketball to keep his competitive edge. He is a huge sports fan. Football being his favorite, you can find him on Sundays watching all of the games routing on the Cleveland Browns and Green Bay Packers. His favorite flicks are the Rocky and Batman movies. “All progress takes place outside of your comfort zone.” Lets get better together!