Pamela Gagnon Push-Up

Pushup Technique

In this video, we look at push up points of performance. These points of performance will also translate in a lot of ways to the bench press and dips, other horizontal pressing variations. While this is a simple exercise, a better understanding of pushup technique will help you hit more reps and keep your shoulders feeling great as you do …

back vs front squats

Back vs. Front Squats – Understanding The Differences

Back squats vs. Front Squats, which is your favorite? Most athletes will prefer one of these over the other but usually can’t say why. Or they can’t understand why one of these variations feels better for them than the other. We’d love to shed some light on the differences between back vs. front squats to help you understand when to …

Shoulder Pain Kipping Pull-Ups

S2E1 – Shoulder Pain During Kipping Pull-Ups

Season 2 of the Performance Plus Podcast kicks off with a bang! Dr. Zach Long and Coach Johnny B sit down to discuss shoulder pain while performing kipping pull-ups.   Yes, we know the internet hates kipping pull-ups. So we start the show off by telling you why you should do a kipping pull-up and then how to see if …

pistol squat mobility requirements

Pistol Squat Mobility Assessment

In this video, we talk through pistol squat mechanics. The pistol squat’s going to be a challenging movement. It requires a lot of mobility, a lot of strength, a lot of coordination. And we’re going to break that down into its components, for those of you that are building to improving your technique. Be sure to also check out our …

hanstand mobility requirements

Handstand Hold Technique

Struggling with your handstand hold technique? Zach and Pamela have a great tip for you to improve your shoulder stability in the freestanding handstand. Improving this will help you progress to higher hold times and better progress with handstand walking! Be sure to check out our handstand programs we offer at Performance Plus to help you crush your goals!  …

kipping pull-up mobility requirements

Strict & Kipping Pull-up Technique Cues

In this video, Zach and Pamela are going to break down the mechanics of the strict and kipping pull-up with technique considerations being specific to the CrossFit athlete. Inside of Performance Plus, we’ve got a number of programs to help you crush all your pull-up goals! Check those out for help, no matter where you are in your pull-up strength …

ring dip technique breakdown

Ring Dip Technique Breakdown

Ring Dip Technique Breakdown In this video, we talk through the ring dip points of performance of the ring dip. I want you to notice is that as Pamela does the ring dip, those rings are being held close to her body. Her torso’s fairly upright as she goes up and down into the motion. There are going to be …

Best CrossFit Strength exercises

The Best CrossFit Strength Accessory Exercises

Many athletes that begin CrossFit training fall in love with the pursuit of greater levels of strength. Crushing that next PR is always a great feeling. But often, the daily WOD isn’t enough to build maximal strength. If you are wanting to bump up your strength, we have ten CrossFit Strength Accessory exercises that you need to incorporate. At Performance …

Pamela Gagnon Push-Up

E22 – Ask Me Anything with Pamela Gagnon pt.1

You asked the questions and now they are getting answered. Episode 22 of the Performance Plus Podcast is an Ask Me Anything with Pamela Gagnon. On this episode we 10 cover  different questions that were submitted by you via Instagram and email. Pamela talks about learning to play the guitar Better Jersey rock icon: Springsteen or Bon Jovi Better Jersey …