Meet Author Derek Doepker

author-derek-doepkerToday we have the honor of getting to know author and fitness guru, Derek Doepker. Derek is the creator of Excuse Proof Fitness (, a website that specializes in helping people overcome their fitness challenges and start living a healthy lifestyle. Writer of fitness, recipe and diet books, Derek helps his readers wade through all the conflicting health information out there, and shares with us what finally worked for him.

Let’s get to the interview!

1. Tell us a little about your background.

I’m a musician and fitness enthusiast who’s been studying fitness, psychology, and personal development for the last 10 years.

2. Why did you become a writer?

I became a writer to share the insights I’ve learned that have had the biggest impact on transforming my life with others.

3. Do you primarily write fiction or non fiction?


4. What have you written?

50 Fitness Tips You Wish You Knew, Why You’re Stuck, How To Stick To A Diet, Weight Loss Motivation Hacks

5. Where can we find your books?

You can visit Derek’s author page on Amazon here > Derek Doepker

6. Tell us about your most significant achievement as a writer.

Reaching #1 bestseller in weight loss with my book: 50 Fitness Tips You Wish You Knew

7. Do you have any upcoming projects in the works?

Nothing scheduled, but I regularly release new books.

Thank you, Derek, for sharing a little about yourself and your achievements with us here at Indie Author Central.  It’s been a pleasure getting to know more about you.


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