Close Handstand Push-UpClose Handstand Push-Up
Close Handstand Push-Up
Advanced Difficulty
Dynamic Exercise
Muscles Involved
Human musclesTrapsRotator CuffDeltoidsTricepsFinger FlexorsSpinal ErectorsLatsGlutesPecs
Primary Muscles
Traps
Rotator Cuff
Deltoids
Triceps
Finger Flexors
Secondary Muscles
Spinal Erectors
Lats
Glutes
Pecs
Exercise Performance
Locate a solid wall and place your hands on the ground six to ten inches out from it. Your hands-specifically the index fingers-should be touching. Kick up into a handstand with straight arms and a lightly curved body tapering back to where the heels make contact with the wall. Keeping the elbows well out in front, bend at the shoulders and elbows until the head gently kisses the floor. Pause briefly-under full control-before pressing back up to the start position.
Progressions
Beginner - 1x5 Rep
Intermediate - 2x9 Rep
Master - 2x12 Rep
Exercise Video

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