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 …

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 …

Best CrossFit Mobility Exercises

The Best CrossFit Mobility Exercises

The movements performed in CrossFit challenge the athlete from a mobility perspective as much as almost any other form of exercise. Rarely do gym-goers challenge the human body’s ability to move through maximal range of motion required for skills like the overhead squat, toes to bar, and muscle-ups. Because of that, many athletes understand the importance of including CrossFit mobility …

best crossfit gymnastics exercises

The Best CrossFit Gymnastics Accessory Exercises

One of the most unique components of CrossFit training compared to other forms of exercise is the variety of gymnastics skills programmed. While many athletes perform pull-ups, few progress to muscles-ups, handstands pushups, and pistol squats. Many athletes struggle progressing to more advanced gymnastics movements doing the daily WOD at their gym. For those athletes, adding in some specific CrossFit …

best crossfit accessory exercises

The Best CrossFit Accessory Exercises

CrossFit provides a unique test of athlete’s fitness by combining movements that challenge your mobility, absolute strength, bodyweight/gymnastics strength, and multiple energy systems. The result is daily workouts that push the body with high-intensity workouts. Many athletes understand that the daily WOD alone won’t maximize their performance and regularly do CrossFit accessory exercises in addition to the prescribed metcon. At …

kipping pull-ups

The Best Exercises to Learn Kipping Pull-ups

Have you been struggling to learn how to do kipping pull-ups? Do you want to know the best exercises for learning these moves? If so, this blog post is for you. Keep reading! For more exercises to boost your CrossFit performance, try our FREE 3-week Gymnastics Booster program! Why Perform Kipping Pull-Ups? The CrossFit methodology focuses on performing more work …

Handstand Pushup Strength Progression

Building to your first strict handstand pushup requires considerable upper body strength and balance. You will need to get comfortable being inverted while building strength in the triceps, shoulders, pecs, and back muscles. Here is a basic guideline for learning the strict handstand push-up against a wall. For more help developing gymnastics strength, download our FREE 3-week Gymnastics Booster program! …