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If you’re a fitness enthusiast looking to add a new move to your exercise arsenal, mastering the press to handstand could be the answer!
A staple of calisthenics, gymnastics and pole workouts alike, this move that combines strength, mobility, and grace is an impressive way to take your piece with gravity and body control up a notch.
With proper technique and practice you can reach acrobat-level skill levels in no time – so get ready for some serious fun with our ultimate guide on how to master the Press To Handstand.
💯Table of Contents:
This covers the technique and prerequisites involved in the standing straddle press to handstands on the floor. We’ll talk about how to execute the movement and what you can work on before attempting the skill so you can get the best results while lowering the risks of injuries.
They say mistakes are opportunities to learn form and it’s true! In this section, we’re going to cover the mistakes you might be doing that stopping you form learning press to handstands.
And repeating the mistakes over and over can even slow down your progress once you acquire bad habits. Avoid the mistakes early so you can maximize your progress.
Learning press to handstand is like following a recipe of your favourite dish. You need to follow the guide to succeed. While you can jump to a progression and still make progress, following the recipe (in our case, using progressions) ensures that you’re taking the optimal path for the dish.. I mean press to handstand.
If you want to learn press to handstand in a faster rate, then you need to work on your compression mobility using the pancake position. Not only does mobility drops down the strength requirement for the skill, it also makes you look even more bad ass!
We’re going to share with you a workout template you can follow in the comforts of your own home. Beginners on press to handstand can work on this program until you have mastered the movement and would want to further learn advanced pressing techniques such as the L-sit press.
Injuries are sometimes inevitable when pushing your body to the limit. In every movement we do, there’s a risk involved no matter how small.
In press to handstands, the risks are present but can be minimized if you are smart with your training.
In this section, we’re going to tackle the ways you can minimize the risks and optimize your performance.
IF YOU’RE READY TO LEARN PRESS TO HANDSTAND, LET’S GET STARTED! 💪