Bodyweight

Handstand Push Up

Handstand Push Up is a bodyweight workout targeting shoulders, arms, core, and back. Ideal for building upper body strength, enhancing body control, and improving balance.
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Handstand Push Up instructions
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1
Stand about a foot away from a wall, facing away from it.
2
Put your hands on the ground, shoulder-width apart, and kick up into a handstand position so that your feet are resting against the wall.
3
Keep your body straight and your head in line with your spine.
4
Bend at the elbows to lower your body towards the floor. At the lowest point, your head should be just off the ground.
5
Push off with your arms to raise your body back up until your elbows are straight again, then repeat the movement.
Stand about a foot away from a wall, facing away from it.
Put your hands on the ground, shoulder-width apart, and kick up into a handstand position so that your feet are resting against the wall.
Keep your body straight and your head in line with your spine.
Bend at the elbows to lower your body towards the floor. At the lowest point, your head should be just off the ground.
Push off with your arms to raise your body back up until your elbows are straight again, then repeat the movement.
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