Saturday, May 26, 2018

Handstands, Handstand Push ups and HS walking!

This class is for anyone interested in learning the basics of Handstands or how to make their HSPU better. I mean better as in, better form, better on your body and mechanically safer! Come try something a little different on a Sunday morning!!

Warm up
3 minutes of light cardio- bike -row or Jump Rope

Circle stretch and mobility of wrists and shoulders
  • Partnered shoulder mobility
  • Wrist circles and stretching
Balance and strength building
A1:Pike Handstand on box with scapular Elevation- Relax repeats 6-8 reps x 3 sets ( adv- against the wall)
A2: Shifting in Handstand on a box or wall 2 each side x 3
A3: rolling -the safest way to fall  out of a handstand

  • T lunges
  • Kick ups NO GOING past vertical we can partner this. LAND SOFTLY
  • Belly facing Handstand the best position for transferring to other exercises!
HSPU- strict
**If you cannot do one full strict HSPU I would prefer you not kip, we can go over the mechanics if the class is ready.**
  • On a box 
  • On a ball
  • Free standing
  • Ab mats against the wall or full ROM