Welcome to the Discover Strength Learning Center. Below you will find resources about strength training including Fit Tips, written by CEO, Luke Carlson, The Discover Strength Podcast, answers to some myths about exercise, and research Discover Strength has been a part of.
We are constantly updating our learning center with new content that is beneficial for anyone interested in learning more about strength training or related topics.
Learning Breeds Passion
“We always assume that if you are passionate about something, you will go learn more about it. In our company, we found that process to be inverted; the more we teach the barista about the bean, the coffee, etc, the more their passion grows. Passion doesn’t lead to learning; learning actually drives passion.”
Howard Schultz, CEO Starbucks
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Tomorrow marks Discover Strength’s 15-year anniversary. A central learning for me over the last 15 years is that any endeavor, whether it is the process of improving strength and fitness; cultivating a relationship; or growing a business… is about the journey, not the...
In his best-selling book, Built to Last, management advisor, Jim Collins coaches companies and their leaders to abandon what he calls, the “Tyranny of the OR.” Instead, he suggests we must embrace the “Genius of the AND.” A company can be profitable AND do work with...
In the 1970’s, sport coaches warned athletes to avoid weight training over the fear that lifting weights would make an athlete muscle bound and inflexible. Over the last five decades, the scientific research has debunked this myth and now strength training is included...
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The Discover Strength Podcast
Hosted by Logan Herlihy, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer with Discover Strength.
In this week's episode of "The Discover Strength Podcast" I sat down with Dr. James Steele, & Luke Carlson, the Founder and CEO of Discover Strength to discuss a recently published paper in collaboration with over a dozen other Exercise Physiologists from around...
In this week's episode of "The Discover Strength Podcast" I had the pleasure of sitting down with a research assistant at Solent University in the UK. Patroklos Androulakis-Korakakis (PAK) is mere weeks away from becoming Dr. Androulakis-Korakakis, and was kind enough...
In this week's episode of "The Discover Strength Podcast" we are thrilled to be joined by Dr. Martin Gibala, PhD. from McMaster University in Canada. Dr. Gibala is a Senior Professor of Kinesiology at McMaster, and one of the world's foremost experts on High Intensity...
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Myths and misconceptions about exercise
Research Studies Discover Strength has participated in
We have placed the studies below that Discover Strength has conducted in facility with the help of researchers Dr. James Fisher and Dr. James Steele from Southampton Solent University in the UK. The study participants are made up of you, our clients.
JAMES PETER FISHER, LUKE CARLSON, JAMES STEELE, 2016
The effects of muscle action, repetition duration, and loading strategies of a whole-body, progressive resistance training programme on muscular performance and body composition in trained males and females.