Welcome to paragon

Great vibes, amazing people & top class equipment

Strength & POWERlifting

The way it should be

Our vision is to create a premium shared working space for great coaches, clients and members alike that serves its community; an environment in which working conditions are stable, consistent & inclusive & where members can feel safe to train, take part & be; a space where every individual’s achievement is celebrated for what it is.

Our Coaches

over 20 years of combined coaching experience

Our Facilities

State of the art strength, powerlifting & Accessory equipment

Comp spec Bars

Paragon is home to 18 Competition Spec Powerlifting Barbells:
3 x Eleiko Power Bars
6 x Rogue Ohio Power Bars
9 Goliath Power Bars


Calibrated plates

Paragon has 6 complete sets of Competition Spec Calibrated Powerlifting Plates - ensure your success on the platform by training with the equipment you'll use on the day.


combo racks

Paragon has 5 Competition Spec Combo Racks - more than any other powerlifting facility in Australia, so no matter when you train, there will always be a place to squat or bench.


bodybuilding gear

Paragon also has state of the art accessory equipment including a cable crossover, leg press, lat pull down, seated cable row, dumbbells to 50kg, back extension, GHR & more.


fully accessible

Paragon has an accessible change-room, bathroom & shower facility with wheelchair access, in addition to member lockers & a second washroom & bathroom.



With over 20 years of experience between the four coaches that work at Paragon, you won't have any issues tracking down your strength, powerlifting & bodybuilding pursuits.

Latest articles

what we're talking about right now

Powerlifting Comp Checklist

Preparing for your first competition can be an anxious experience, so keep this list handy for the next time you have a competition the next day & rest assured you’ll weigh in knowing you’ve not left something important at home. Powerlifting Soft Suit T-shirt that covers your shoulders (plain, with no logos) Deadlifting socks (knee

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Stop Poking Your Bum Out

By Bec Chambers A lot of the time, when I have a new client come into the gym to run through a movement assessment, I see a lot of anterior pelvic tilt. It’s pretty common in women. However, what I also find is that while standing, relaxed a new client might have good neutral posture

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Why Your Bro Split Sucks

By Nick Cheadle Does your training split look something like this: Monday – Back & BicepsTuesday – Chest & TricepsWednesday – OffThursday – LegsFriday – ShouldersSaturday – Cardio, Calves, Forearms & AbsSunday – Off If it does, you’re not alone. In fact, most gym goers across the world are following routines almost exactly like this.

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