Nov 10, 2021
We are replaying one of our most popular episodes for you this
Brian and Amy explore the scientific research that shows that
strength training is the ultimate exercise for combatting the aging
process, getting into the best shape of your life, and how those
principles are applied to every workout session at the Exercise
- Over the past few months, Brian has been working on the
Strength Changes Everything Scientific Support Paper. It has
hundreds of scientific resources and is designed to help people
dive deeper into the science of strength training.
- Sarcopenia, the age related loss of strength and muscle, can be
prevented and reversed. An effective intervention must target
fast-twitch muscle fibers, as sarcopenia selectively affects those
cells. Decades of research have led to methods that are motivating
and effective for people at all fitness levels.
- Brian co-wrote the support paper with Dr. James Fisher, Matt
Essex, and Jeremy Bourgeois.
- The paper is structured by introducing readers to sarcopenia
and its impact on muscle loss in aging, and on society at
- When we perform science-based strength training, it changes
every system of the body for the better. It also fundamentally
changes what is required to get fit and healthy in less time.
- This paper is for anyone that wants to feel inspired and
motivated by what is possible with strength training. If you’ve
experienced the effects of aging, this paper will show you that you
are not disqualified from being in the best shape of your
- The research continues to show that strength training is the
best way to combat the aging process. This foundation will help
coaches take their conviction and confidence for what they do to
the next level.
- The paper is scientific but still approachable for the average
person. It is the encapsulation of years of scientific research
that will help you understand the philosophy of strength training
and how the Exercise Coach puts it into practice.
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