Half One-Arm Handstand Push-UpHalf One-Arm Handstand Push-Up
Half One-Arm 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
Kick up into a handstand against a wall. Your body should be slightly arched, with your heels in contact with the wall. Your hands should be six to ten inches from the base of the wall, and shoulder width apart. Keep your arms straight. Now gradually press off with one palm, so that your center of gravity shifts towards the other side of the body. This will put more of your bodyweight through the opposite palm. Continue this transition over the course of a few seconds until there are only a few pounds of pressure left in the pushing palm. Now gently lift that palm away from the floor altogether, and hold it away from your body for balance. You will now be supporting yourself on one straight arm. Bend at the elbow and shoulder of your supporting arm until your head is halfway towards the floor. Pause and press up.
Beginner - 1x4 Rep
Intermediate - 2x6 Rep
Master - 2x8 Rep

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