Hand Stand Against Wall

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The hand stand against the wall is a beginner level gymnastics exercise and is pretty challenging if you haven't been upside down in awhile.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Shoulders

Shoulders

The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. This instability increases the likelihood of joint injury, often leading to a degenerative process in which tissues break down and no longer function well.

Picture of Abdominals

Abdominals

The abdominal muscles (abs) provide movement and support to your core area. The deeper and closer to the spine the particular abdominal muscle is, the more effect over body posture it will have, and this often contributes significantly to a healthy back.

Exercise Instructions


hand stand against wall - step 1

Step 1

Place your hands on the floor several inches away from the wall and a little wider than your shoulders.

hand stand against wall - step 2

Step 2

Kick up and place your heels against the wall.

hand stand against wall - step 3

Step 3

Keep your body nice and straight and maintain the hand stand for as long as you can keep good form.