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the story behind paragon training methods.

It was personal.

“They say the best companies come from solving a problem. Our company (Paragon Training Methods) actually started with solving mine.” – Paragon Founder, LCK

As a a former competitive gymnast, marathon runner, and CrossFit Regional athlete, it’s safe to say I loved working out and pushing my body to the limits. But I was constantly feeling run down, beat up, and exhausted.

I was also disappointed that my body appearance didn’t seem to reflect all the hard work and hours I spent working out each week. Towards the end of 2017, my body hit a breaking point.

When I went to have shoulder surgery, all my years of chronic over training, under eating, and under-recovering finally caught up.

Founders LCK + Bryan (in 2017!)

I hadn’t seen a menstrual cycle in years. Sex drive, thyroid levels, and hormone levels were non-existent. I was struggling with my weight. My digestion was a mess. I chronically felt achy, run-down, and inflamed. Attempts to workout left me feeling dizzy and lightheaded. 

After a few months of spinning my wheels without success, I reached out to one of the best coaches in the industry (Bryan Boorstein) for 1:1 coaching and custom workout programming. I just KNEW there had to be a better way and was determined to find a more sustainable approach to working out and being active.

"I wanted workouts that would let me still have fun, look + feel great, still feel like an athlete, and still see progress and PR's."

It took some trial and error. But after a few months of experimenting, things started falling into place.

I was feeling tremendously better.  And sleep, sex drive, hormone levels, mood, and body comp were coming around in a positive way.

When I was back on my feet looking AND feeling better than ever, we knew we were onto something and had to share our unique approach with the world (:

In 2018, we launched Paragon Training Methods.
What began as ‘my story’ became ‘our story.’

With Bryan’s 25+ years of training and programming experience combined with my 15+ years of nutrition/fitness coaching and formal education in Nutrition, our Paragon workouts and online community caught like wildfire.

Our workouts are incredibly fun, incredibly effective, and we’ve helped so many people around the globe smash their goals, look amazing, and find better harmony with the way they workout, eat, and live life. Our online fitness community is full of likeminded individuals who can’t wait to support you and cheer you on (:

Smart training combined with being strong, well-fed, and well-recovered leads to incredible workouts, happy hormones, muscle gain and lift PR’s, confidence and better body image, and a better relationship with your body, food, and exercise.

At Paragon, we believe that life is too short to spend at war w/ your body, and that the way you eat and exercise should provide freedom and peace of mind. We’ve changed thousands of lives since 2018…

We can’t wait to change yours ♥️

With your Paragon membership, you get direct coaching access to LCK, Bryan, and all of Paragon coaches.

Laurie Christine King (LCK)

Founder, Educational Content Queen
Instagram: @lauriechristineking

LCK is a nutrition/fitness coach and industry leader with 15+ years coaching experience and a formal education in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics. She creates free educational content every day and has helped thousands of people around the world fall in love with their body, be strong and well-fed, and find freedom in the way they eat + exercise.

Bryan Boorstein

Founder, Programming Expert
Instagram: @bryanboorstein

The man behind our amazing workout programs at Paragon Training Methods. With 25+ years of training experience and a passion for nerding out over fitness, movement, and research studies, Bryan brings an incredibly unique approach for training that is fun, effective, and most importantly - sustainable.

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