Luke Carlson

Luke Carlson is the founder and CEO of Discover Strength based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Discover Strength’s personal training facilities are among the highest volume/revenue training facilities in North America. Luke speaks around the world on evidence based exercise and the fundamentals of building successful businesses.  He is the co-author of two books and multiple scientific journal articles on the topics of resistance exercise.  Luke is an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist, Cancer Exercise Specialist and has a BS and MS in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota and studied Executive Leadership, Strategy and Innovation at Stanford University.  Luke has presented to audiences in a variety of industries across the globe.  He has been a featured speaker at FILEX in Australia, TaiSPO in Taiwan, ChinaFit, the Annual IHRSA Convention, the IHRSA European Congress, The Fitness Leaders’ Summit, the European Congress of Sport Science, Mindbody Bold, and the IHRSA Institute for Health Club Executives.  Carlson is one of the top-rated Vistage speakers in the United States.