Board of Directors
The IHRSA Board of Directors is an experienced, intelligent team of industry leaders. They are chosen to serve IHRSA in particular and the fitness industry in general by providing guidance, strategic direction, and insight that has lasting global impact.
Carlson, the CEO of Discover Strength in Bloomington, MN, holds BS and MS degrees in kinesiology from the University of Minnesota and studied executive leadership, strategy, and innovation at Stanford University. He’s also an ACSM-certified exercise physiologist and cancer exercise trainer. His seven Discover Strength facilities offer personalized strength training and body composition testing for clients seeking to maximize their results in as little as 30 minutes, twice a week. Carlson is the co-author of two books and many scientific journal articles on resistance exercise and has been a featured speaker at IHRSA’s annual convention, the European Congress, the IHRSA Institute, and at ChinaFit among many other industry meetings.