Handstand Push-Up – Paralletes

HOW: Start with the paralletes bar up against a wall and push up into a handstand position so that your heels are on the wall behind you. Once stable, lower down by bending your elbows until your head touches the ground gently. From this position, use your hips to assist in pushing up to the beginning position by straightening your elbows while performing the hip drive.  FEEL: You should feel your core, hips, glutes back and shoulder muscles working to perform the handstand push-up motion. COMPENSATION: Do not excessively arch your back when performing this exercise. Use your hips to assist with returning to the starting position. Be sure to master the deficit handstand push-up before attempting this exercise.
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