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
Michael Porter, the Harvard Business School professor who gave us Competitive Strategy, jointly states (and this is a paraphrase, not a direct quote): “The sign of a company with a strategy is that the leadership of that firm will say ‘no’ ten times more often than...
Just before the end of the year, a group of scientists published a paper in the Journal Exercise Sport and Movement titled “The Health Benefits of Resistance Exercise: Beyond Hypertrophy and Big Weights.” This important article provides scientific reinforcement for...
Howard Schultz, the longtime CEO of Starbucks makes an astute observation. He said, and I paraphrase, that people assume that if you are passionate about a topic, you will seek to learn more about that topic. The assumption is: Passion leads to learning. Schultz...
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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 had the pleasure of sitting down with a world-renowned expert on the benefits of resistance training for metabolic health. Dr. Giessing is a professor of Sports Science at the University of Koblenz-Landau....
In this week's episode of the Discover Strength Podcast, I had the pleasure to sit down with Dr. Jose Antonio, Ph.D. to talk this week about creatine. Dr. Antonio is an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University. He's also a founding member of the ISSN (the...
Welcome to the newest Discover Strength Podcast Mini-Series where we will focus on 12 things we think are essential to getting better results from your workouts in less time. Join us as we go deeper on each topic in a format that's perfect for sharing and broadening...
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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.
LUKE CARLSON, DAVID GSCHNEIDNER, JAMES STEELE, JAMES FISHER, 2022
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.