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Step 4 – Walk your feet up the wall at the same time as walking your hands in to the wall, until you reach a handstand position with your hands shoulder-width apart. Step 5 – Stay in this position while you try and improve your alignment by focusing on The Golden Five.

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In Functional Fitness the core (specifically abs in this case) is often challenged but typically it is in the same two ways. One, a dynamic closing of the hip. (e.g. toes-to-bar, GHD sit-up or ski erg) Two, an isometric hold with an open hip (e.g. top of an overhead squat, a handstand walk …

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Face away from the wall, place your hands on the ground about shoulder-width apart, and walk your feet up into a handstand. Push up through your shoulders and keep your core engaged and ribs pulled in as you walk up to vertical. Once you get to the top position, push up even more, point your toes, and continue to engage your core. Work up to ...

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Handstand Push-Ups. right into 21-15-9. Deadlifts (315#) Handstand walks (25 ft. down, 25 ft. back) 85 reps. Welp, that workout did not go as well as I planned. Mentally, I thought I'd have a shot at handstand walks, but my shoulders and lack of training handstand push-ups had other plans.

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