Lift Like Laura – Strength & Skill

(3 customer reviews)


A series of programs with a mix of bodyweight training, lifting, gymnastics style conditioning, & so much more!

This program includes a warm up, workout with 2 circuits per day, and a cool down.  Instead of a core burner at the end (like most of the other LLL programs), the core work is included more in the circuits and with some of the exercises. This program has a little more dragon pistol squat progressions and upper body strength.  It does have a little handstand work thrown in during the full body day.

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What are the Lift Like Laura (LLL) Programs?

The Lift Like Laura Strength and Skill Program is on of the many LLL Programs.  These are a series of programs based on programs that I have made for myself. They are mostly advanced, 4- or 6-week programs that include changes in reps, tempo, or progressions in the exercise throughout the month to ensure progression. Each program typically has a different focus (e.g. strength, skill, power, hypertrophy, endurance, etc.).  There are multiple LLL programs and they do not necessarily have to be done in a particular order.  If you’d like to compare different LLL programs, check out the comparison page here.

How long does this program take?

This Strength and Skill program will take about 1-1.5 hours per day and is designed for 5 days per week. There are two lower body focused days, two upper body focused days, and one full body day. This program is formatted a little differently than prior Lift Like Laura programs and is more of a circuit format.  Each day has 2 circuits in addition to the warm up and cool down.  It is designed to be a 6 week program with a combination of self progressions and program progressions made from week to week (such as one or two of the following: weights, reps, tempo, exercise progressions, etc).

Is this program right for me?

This is an advanced program, so experience with lifting and basic movement patterns (push, pull, squat, lunge, carry) is required. A typical workout involves a warm up, a 10 exercise workout (in 2 circuits), and a cool down. To reduce the risk of overuse injuries you should be already able to tolerate working out at a similar volume. This program focuses more on progressions for dragon pistols on lower body days and general upper body strength vs. other LLL programs. You should be able to do 6 pistol squats on each side, 10 chin ups (can perform band assist), 8 push ups, 6 dips, and a 30 second wall handstand hold with proper form to do the program.

What equipment do I need?

A gym is likely required as the following equipment is needed for the program:
– Barbell/plates
– Dumbbell
– Stability ball
– Big looped bands
– Pull up bar
– Yoga block/small step/stack of plates/mini parallettes
– Bench
– TRX or rings
– Optional: kettlebell, parallel bars, tib bar

How do I know if I’m doing the exercises correctly?

Each day includes a playlist for each individual exercise for the warm up, cool down, and workout. Each video goes over proper form, common errors, and corrections for these common errors so you can ensure proper form during the program!  The program does not include a follow along workout video each day as the individualized videos allow you to work at your own pace and provide more cuing for form.

Can I do this with other programs?

This program is designed to be performed on its own as it is a full body program.  If you want to add additional lighter cardio in there (jogging, light biking, etc.), I recommend keeping it at 20-45 minutes, 3-5 days per week and only if you are already used to doing that volume. Please feel free to go on walks as often as you’d like! If you have any questions on this, please feel free to shoot me an email at

What kind of support do I get?

Feel free to reach out via email if you have any questions throughout the program.  Additionally, you get access to the Facebook community page to work through the program with others, share wins, ask questions, etc!  If you’d like, you can even post videos in the Facebook group of exercises that are in your program to get feedback on form!

How much is it?

$30 USD. I wanted to make an accessible program for those who are unable to do my individualized workout programs or consult calls for whatever reason!

What if I don’t like the program?

As you receive the program once you purchase it, no refunds will be given. If you have any questions about if the program is right for you, please email  with any questions you have!

3 reviews for Lift Like Laura – Strength & Skill

  1. Amber Atkinson

    Great variety of exercises. I did struggle with some things as the progression wasn’t hard enough but the full movement I couldn’t do. it felt like I was stuck between.

    the days were a little too long I’d say for me but if you have the time then great!

    • paradigmofperfection

      Thank you so much for the review Amber! The LLL programs are definitely more advanced and longer programs, but if you needed a different modification for an exercise or two that was in between the difficulty of the two exercises given, feel free to ask in the Facebook group and I’m more than happy to give other alternatives and discuss how to modify the program to make it a little shorter for you! If it was a fair amount of the exercises, then an individualized program may be a good fit going forward, that way it can be more personalized for you!

  2. Sabrina

    All of Laura’s programs are put together very well and challenging! I love her inclusion of additional notes even before you buy. Always will recommend.

    • paradigmofperfection

      Thank you so much for your review Sabrina! Glad you enjoyed the program!

  3. Kathleen Goller

    Fantastic program! I love how Laura incorporates movements that are “outside of the norm” – helping to improve mobility, movement quality, and much more variation than other programs I have tried. I would recommend any and all of Laura’s programs!

    • paradigmofperfection

      Thank you Kathleen! I’m so happy you enjoyed the program!

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