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.
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Learn more about the science of exercise below
Last week, the New York Times featured an article that discussed a new research study published in the scientific journal Cell Metabolism. The study focused on one of my favorite topics (and it should be one of yours as well): What is the appropriate dose response...
Although the term “functional training” has become increasingly popular in the sport and fitness industry, the use of the term is somewhat deceiving. The intent of so-called “functional training” is to perform movements that mimic movements performed during daily...
Evidence based practice (EBP) was introduced in medicine in the early 1990’s. Rather than relying on the experience of one health care practitioner or deferring to “this is how we have always done it,” an evidence-based approach expects the practitioner to rely on the...
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The Discover Strength Podcast
Hosted by Logan Herlihy, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer with Discover Strength.
In this weeks episode of "The Discover Strength Podcast" we are thrilled to have Dr. Doug McGuff join us on the show. Dr. McGuff is widely regarded as one of the brightest minds in the field of evidence based exercise. His book "Body By Science" with Co-Author John...
0:52 Introduce Special Guests 1:44 The history of "Project Discover" 3:42 Meet Dr. James Steele 4:18 Meet Dr. James Fisher 5:55 Discover Strength exists to....Lead the movement in evidence based exercise 7:27 Previous Project Discover Studies Pre- Exhaustion Training...
Roger has been a pioneer in weight training for decades. He was college football's first strength and conditioning coach (Penn State 1964-1965). A nationally recognized leader in the prevention and rehabilitation of sports related injuries. Roger has conducted...
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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.