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
For the first time in human history, the population over 65 years of age exceeds the number of children under 5 years of age and this trend is accelerating. 11% of the world population is over 60 years of age and by 2050, the 60+ demographic is projected to comprise...
Authors of a brand-new study sought to understand the effects of a low volume (8 total sets) and high effort strength training program on hypertensive patients in a hospital setting. Subjects (both males and females) strength-trained twice per week for twelve weeks....
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...
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The Discover Strength Podcast
Hosted by Logan Herlihy, ACSM Certified Personal Trainer with Discover Strength.
On this week's episode of "The Discover Strength Podcast" I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Sara Oikawa from the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI). Dr. Oikawa earned her Bachelor's, Master's, and PhD. from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. At...
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...
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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.