Everyday Training for HSPU
If you love to train your handstand push-ups on the daily but have found that your shoulders can’t take that much repetition, here’s a drill to sub in on those days you know you need to take a break from pressing. This can also be used to continue to develop strength and confidence upside down if you are dealing with nagging shoulder pain or an injury that prevents you from pressing.
What’s great about this drill is twofold. First off, it gets you upside down which is necessary when developing your handstand push-ups because it allows you to both practice getting into the inverted position, and also to get more comfortable in that position. Secondly, this drill helps you build neck strength so that you don’t injure yourself when doing the full handstand push-up movement.
For more tips and tricks for your gymnastics skills, join the Invictus Gymnastics online program where I provide not only the programming for three different levels, but also the movement tutorials and progressions like this as well as feedback on any videos you send me of you giving them a try!