This beginner-intermediate handstand workout on parallettes will not only strengthen your shoulders and core but also improve your balance and body awareness while being upside down.
Strengthen your core with this quick five-minute parallettes workout based on the Lsit.
If you're a beginner wanting to learn how to handstand, this program will help you develop the necessary strength and endurance. It includes three workouts with essential bodyweight exercises you should aim to do for a period of 6 months minimum, with no more than one rest day in between. Day 1 wide push ups, … Continue reading Conditioning for Handstands, 3-Day Beginners Program (Free)
The back (rear) lever is a popular isometric hold in calisthenics and street workout. It's primarily a back and shoulder exercise which is much easier than the front lever but nevertheless requires a lot of discipline and hard work. Below are what I consider the five most important progressions for learning the back lever. BACK … Continue reading Essential Back Lever Progressions. How to Train and Tips on Good Form.
Strengthen your upper body with this back & core workout using just one low horizontal bar. Train anywhere, no gym needed.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5qhOILfcI0 A skill that I can't fully control yet is the handstand pirouette on parallettes. That evening I really wanted to get one before going back home. It was getting dark and my shoulders were burning. Form deteriorated but I stubbornly persisted. Eventually, I got lucky! Never give up. Stay focused, patient and consistent.
Train at home and learn to press to handstand with these easy-looking exercises: https://youtu.be/cgMqd_1zUoo
Touch & Go (also known as TAG) is a deadlift technique in which you keep your core and back tight in order to control the weight as it goes down, and lift it up the moment the plates touch the floor. https://www.facebook.com/veggievlad/videos/1859363410952980/ Dead Stop deadlifts involve lifting weight from a standstill, and allow you to … Continue reading The Difference Between Touch & Go and Dead Stop Deadlifts, and Why You Should Do Both
https://youtu.be/WfblIE-s0QA Street workout and hand balancing on bicycle racks in the lovely Meanwood Park.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrCrAT-S82c I am getting better at descending steps with my hands!