Building CrossFit Pull-up Strength

Building Pull-up Strength

So you just joined the box, and you see all this swinging and kipping on the rig. You are wondering, first, what in the world is going on? And second, how can I do that, or should I do that? Is this the right way to build pull-up strength? Well, what you don’t realize is the foundation of the Kipping …

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Accessory Workouts For Fitness Athletes

Many fitness athletes crush their daily WOD, eat right, and sleep properly. But still, they find themselves looking for just a little more to help push their performance. For many athletes, adding targeted accessory workouts can be the key to hitting their performance goals. At Performance Plus, we specialize in writing accessory programs for athletes of all levels, helping you …

freestanding Handstand pushup

3 Steps to Free Standing Handstand Holds

Want to build the strength and control to knock out free-standing handstand pushups? Here are 3 steps to master this challenging movement! Free Standing Handstand Holds Transcript Hey, guys. Pamela Gagnon here from performanceplusprogramming.com, and I have three steps to get a freestanding handstand push-up. It is a super badass skill and here are the three things you need to …

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Learning the Kipping Ring Muscle-Up

The foundation of a Kipping Ring Muscle-Up is the Strict Ring Muscle-Up, but many athletes have difficulty making that transition. The top 3 issues we see with athletes are their difficulty in transferring to a different grip, controlling the swing, and retraining the timing of the skill. Let’s attack these common mistakes and show you how to train this dynamic …

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Three Killer Ab Exercises

For the fitness athlete, abs aren’t just about looking good. Their strength will directly translate to better performance in various gymnastics movements like muscle-ups. Gymnastics expert, Pamela Gagnon, shares three killer ab exercises in this video that will improve your core strength and gymnastics skills! – Ab Exercises Transcript Pamela Gagnon here from performanceplusprogramming.com, and I’m going to share with …

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Three Faults Killing Your Handstand Walking

If you are struggling to perfect your handstand walking, then avoid these three killer faults that often crush your performance! Our gymnastics coach, Pamela Gagnon, has several great cues and technique fixes for your handstand walking in this video!   Handstand Walking Faults Transcript Pamela Gagnon here from Performance Plus, and we are discussing why you may suck at handstand …

chest to bar butterfly pull-ups

Chest to Bar Butterfly Pull-ups

Are you struggling with chest to bar butterfly pull-ups? Learn how to improve your timing and upper body strength for more efficient gymnastics performance in this video with Performance Plus’ gymnastics coach Pamela Gagnon! Pamela Gagnon here from Performance Plus Programming, and today, we will tackle the Chest to Bar butterfly pull-up. Before we go any further, make sure you …

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How To Do Kipping Pull-ups

If you’re trying to learn how to do kipping pull-ups, we’ve got five drills that you need to learn and practice to master that skill. Learning proper form (after already having strict pull-up strength) with this dynamic movement is the key to both long term progress and protecting your shoulders from injury!   The first thing to understand about kipping …

Linking Bar Muscle-Ups

Linking Kipping Bar Muscle-Ups

Linking Kipping Bar Muscle-Ups can be challenging even for athletes that can complete multiple single repetitions. In the following video, gymnastics expert, Pamela Gagnon shares tips to dial in your form to crank out larger sets of muscle-ups! Linking Kipping Bar Muscle-Ups Transcript Pamela Gagnon here from Performance Plus Programming, and today we’re going to tackle how to link the …