5 Putting It All Together, Handstand at the Wall
Todd Cline • 10m
If you don’t have a regular handstand practice (and even if you do) practicing at the wall is critical to getting used to the handstand shape, learning how to engage, and how to breathe. Spend a good amount of time at the wall, and aim to hold a fully engaged handstand for at least 20 seconds for 5 sets, before moving off the wall.
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