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Find a wall to take support for your leg. Take off your shoes to avoid dirty marks on your wall. Face the wall and place your hands on the floor in such a way that your fingerprints are your foot.
Lower down slowly so that your head touches the floor. Stop and hold yourself for few seconds.
Finally push back to handstand.
- For a genuine handstand, perform this exercise in free standing position, legs held in the air.
- At first, handstand may seem more difficult. But they are not bad if you work up to them properly and regularly.
- Handstand push-up lifts almost 100% body weight of yours, whereas normal pushups holds average of 60%.
- Muscles targeted
- Triceps brachii
- Once your legs are up, you should hold this handstand position for at least 20 seconds before starting your pushup works.
- Special attention needed, when your legs are up. Bending your knees or arching your back may drops you down and hurt your spotter
- Do not perform this exercise if you less confidence and if you are not in best shape. You may hurt yourself or others standing nearby you.