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
Dan Sullivan, the creator of Strategic Coach, a coaching business that has helped thousands of entrepreneurs around the world over the last 25-years, plans on living to 156 years of age. Sullivan coaches participants in his courses to pick the age they think they...
One of the most valuable lessons I learned in my time working on the strength and conditioning staff of the Minnesota Vikings in the late 90s and early 2000’s was the importance of strength training while injured. As professional football players, our athletes were...
When we’re experiencing periods of psychological stress, perhaps the best remedy is a great workout. Exercise reduces stress hormones and stimulates the production of chemicals that promote relaxation. After a stressful day, nothing hits the spot like an exhaustive...
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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 being joined once again by Dr. Stuart Phillips. Dr. Phillips is a Professor and Researcher at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. He is widely regarded as one of the preeminent...
In this week's episode of the Discover Strength Podcast, I had the pleasure of being joined once again by Dr. Stuart Phillips where we talk about the biggest differences in protein types. This means jumping into the debate on "Animal vs. Plant" protein. Dr. Phillips...
On this week's episode of "The Discover Strength Podcast," we are joined by James Steele, Ph.D. where he discusses interval vs. steady-state cardio training. Dr. Steele is an Associate Professor of Sport and Exercise Science at Solent University in the United Kingdom,...
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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.