Handstand Push Up

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How to Handstand Push Up

Starting Position

1. Begin in a plank position, with your hands firmly planted on the ground, slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.

2. Your feet should be together, with your toes tucked under.

3. Your body should form a straight line from your head to your toes.

4. Engage your core and glutes to maintain a stable position throughout the exercise.

Proper Form

1. Inhale as you lower your head and upper body towards the ground.

2. Keep your elbows tucked in close to your body and move in a controlled manner.

3. When your head is close to the ground, exhale and press your body back up to the starting position.

4. Repeat the movement for desired reps.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower your body towards the ground and exhale as you press up.

2. Breathing should be controlled and consistent throughout the exercise.


1. Make sure to keep your core and glutes engaged throughout the exercise to maintain good form.

2. Do not overextend your elbows as you press up.

3. Do not lock your elbows at the top of the exercise.

4. Do not arch your back or lift your hips too high in the starting position.

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