Sebastien Lagree is the CEO and Founder of Lagree Fitness.
He developed the Proformer to be paired with his method in 2006. Over the next 15 years, Lagree would go on to invent the Megaformer, the Supra, the EVO, and the EVO II.
The Mega is a patented piece of fitness equipment that uses varying degrees of tension. The Supra is the first digitally controlled fitness machine that inclines and tilts. Additionally, Sebastien is the only person in the United States to hold patents on both fitness equipment and a fitness method.
Sebastien currently holds 135+ patents and believes that a key ingredient to successful innovation is persistence. Lagree has over 500 studios in over 30 countries and is continually expanding.
Sebastien’s latest launches, namely the Microformer and Miniformer, revolutionized home fitness in 2020 and again in 2022, and Lagree Fitness continues to lead the industry’s expansion into the future of fitness with the launch of Lagree On Demand, the virtual platform for all things Lagree.
His long list of A-list devotees includes Meghan Markle, Christine Quinn, Rita Ora, Michelle Kwan, January Jones, Michelle Obama, Nicole Kidman, Sofia Vergara, Jennifer Aniston, and many more. He has been featured in countless media outlets, such as Forbes, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Refinery29.com, Insider.com, and more. With millions of media impressions every year, Sebastien is the media’s go-to fitness expert.
A sneak peek of the things you'll learn:
- Sebastien Lagree tells us about his business and what lead him to start his own business
- What were some of the mental hurdles or maybe fears he had to overcome to get started
- What was the ultimate tipping point that made him decide to go all in and bet on himself
- What key decisions he made that had the biggest impact to his success
- What quotes/advice/practices has helped him most to motivate him to keep moving forward
- What is he learning right now as a “life-long learner”
- What would be some advice he would like to share with our listeners who are on the fence considering owning their own business
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