- Abs and Core
- Hips & Buttocks
- Strengthens upper body.
- Strengthens shoulders.
- Increases whole-body stability.
Hand Stand lockout is the precursor to the handstand pushups with wall support. This exercise develops strength in the shoulders and arms. This exercise is advanced and should be performed with supervision. Build a strong level of strength in the shoulders and upper-body before attempting this exercise. Coordination and balance are improved.
- Stand in front of a sturdy wall.
- Set your hands on the ground and carefully kick one leg up, followed by the other leg, onto the wall
- Carefully unlock your ebows (allowing the elbows to bend minimally).
- Then lockout your elbows again, straightening your arms.
- Repeat for a specified number of reps.
- Placing the hands too close or too far from the wall.
- Bending the arms too much.
- Coming down from the handstand with both feet, making the touchdown too hard.