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
Learn more about the science of exercise below
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...
Gym goers love to focus on the workout itself. We obsess about: how often we work out how long we work out what exercises we do and if we’re really smart, how HARD we work out. But even well-intended exercisers err by failing to allow adequate recovery between...
I’ve always looked forward to my strength training workouts but since March and the onset of the pandemic, I’ve anticipated with excitement and cherished my workouts more than ever. Since mid-November, I’ve performed my two weekly strength workouts rotating between...
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The Discover Strength Podcast
Hosted by Logan Herlihy, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer with Discover Strength.
Dr. Ted Dreisinger has over 40 years of clinical and consulting experience on the treatment and management of back and neck pain. 0:53 Introduction to Dr. Ted 2:08 Dr. Ted's Background 11:15 What got Dr. Ted interested in spinal strengthening? 17:46 Chronic Low Back...
In this episode of "The Discover Strength Podcast" Dr. James Steele and our host Logan Herlihy discuss predicting proximity to muscle failure. Dr. James Steele is an associate professor of Sports and Exercise Science at Solent University and the principal investigator...
In this episode of "The Discover Strength Podcast" Dr. Wayne Westcott and our host Logan Herlihy discuss the benefits of resistance training beyond added muscle strength and mass. Dr. Wayne Westcott is a Professor and Chair of Exercise Science at Quincy College, he...
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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.