Handstand Push-UpHandstand Push-Up
Handstand Push-Up
Advanced Difficulty
Dynamic Exercise
Muscles Involved
Human musclesTrapsRotator CuffDeltoidsTricepsFinger FlexorsSpinal ErectorsLatsGlutesPecs
Primary Muscles
Rotator Cuff
Finger Flexors
Secondary Muscles
Spinal Erectors
Exercise Performance
Approach a solid wall and place your palms flat on the ground approximately shoulder width apart and about six to ten inches from the wall. Bend at the knees and kick up against the wall into a handstand position. Once you have found the wall, keep contact with it through your heels, maintaining a slight backwards arch in your body. Your arms should be straight. Bend at the shoulders and elbows until the top of your head gently makes contact with the floor. Pause briefly for a second, before pushing yourself back up to the start position. Apply muscular control and concentration in all inverse movements to ensure safety. Breathe as smoothly and evenly as possible.
Beginner - 1x5 Rep
Intermediate - 2x10 Rep
Master - 2x15 Rep
Exercise Video

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