pike press handstand journey achieve tutorial story

How I Learned the Pike Press Handstand

In this detailed post, I share my personal journey to achieving the pike press to handstand as a 6' 2" (187cm) vegetarian weighting 90kg, with focus on the exercises that worked for me and those that didn't. Brief Summary It took me about a year of consistent training to get the pike press handstand and … Continue reading How I Learned the Pike Press Handstand

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Improve Flexibility Straddle Press Handstand Pancake Stretch

Improve Your Flexibility for Straddle Press to Handstand

Want a better straddle press to handstand? The "pancake" stretch is great for improving flexibility in the hamstrings, hip flexors and adductors. Here's how to deepen your pancake stretch without placing weight on your back or anyone pressing down on you. https://youtu.be/IG3JHw5hTDk Sit in a straddle split and engage the quads. Raise the arms over … Continue reading Improve Your Flexibility for Straddle Press to Handstand