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E44 – How To Goal Set When You Have So Many Goals!

How do you prioritize your goals when you want to improve your snatch, deadlift, handstand, bar muscle-up, and engine simultaneously? Tune into this episode of the Performance Plus Podcast to hear how Coach Pamela Gagnon successfully does this with her athletes. Topics Covered How to goal set What skills are foundational and translate to all other physical skills How to...
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The Top Squat Mobility Drills

Are you struggling with squat depth and mobility? So many athletes find their squats coming up short and can’t seem to unlock their full range of motion. If you are ready to get serious about your squat mobility, these drills will get you on the right track! Choosing the Best Squat Mobility Drills As with any issue, specific problems require...
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Bent Vs Straight Leg Toes to Bar

Bent Vs. Straight Leg Toes to Bar Toes the bar are a challenging core, lat, and cardiovascular system exercise commonly found in functional fitness workouts. But when you watch athletes perform them, you’ll notice that some perform this exercise with straight legs and others by bending their knees. In this video, gymnastics expert Pamela Gagnon breaks down Bent Vs Straight...
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E43 – Pamela Gagnon Talks About The New Masters CrossFit Games Changes

If you haven’t heard, CrossFit HQ has significantly changed the upcoming CrossFit Games season. The Master and Adaptive Athletes will now have their own CrossFit Games that are run by Legends and Wheel WOD, respectively. The change has created quite a stir within the community, so we thought it would be fun to get our own Masters Games Legend, Pamela...
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E42 – The Transition from D1 Gymnast to Games Athlete

On episode 42 of the Performance Plus Podcast, Pamela Gagnon joins Coach Johnny B to share what it was like transitioning from a D1 gymnast at Rutgers to a Games athlete.  On the episode, we cover the following topics How Pamela got into competitive fitness  What was the hardest thing (lift, technique, etc) for her, coming from a gymnastic background ...
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E41 – How To Get Butterfly Chest To Bar Pull-Ups

On episode 41 of the Performance Plus Podcast, gymnastics expert Pamela Gagnon sits down to discuss how to get butterfly chest-to-bar pull-ups. Many of us can rock out big sets of chin-over-bar butterfly pull-ups but crash and burn when chest-to-bar pops up in the open or a WOD. Is it a strength or skill problem? Check out this episode to...
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E40 – The Importance of Zone 2 Training For Fitness Athletes

On this Performance Plus Programming Podcast episode, the mic is getting turned around as Dr. Zach Long interviews Coach Johnny B to discover why Zone 2 heart rate training is critical for fitness athletes. Coach Johnny B is a level 3 CrossFit trainer, has his masters in sports science and rehab science from PennWest, and is an Ironman and a...
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E39 – Is CrossFit dangerous? What does the literature say?

Is CrossFit dangerous? When this question is posed in most settings, the resounding answer will be yes. If you follow Performance Plus, you know that we proudly support the CrossFit training methodology, BUT for the sake of being honest with ourselves, we decided to answer this question in the most honest way we know: by looking at the literature. On...
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E38 – How Deep Should You Squat?

For years, we’ve all been told that squatting too low will hurt our knees. Unfortunately, most of the people expressing this sentiment have no evidence to support their claims supporting their hate for deep squats. The fact is, when you look at the research, the complete opposite is true. Full-depth squats are better for our knees AND produce more strength...