Handstand Training for the weak-wristed | The Cloudfoot Diaries #16

Handstand practice continues. Discovered something for those of you whose wrists don’t bend quite as far as you want them to right now, yet you still want to train hand balancing.
The trick is to allow your fingers to hang off the edge of something, rather than balancing on the floor try using a wide piece of wood, or in this case, a plyo-box.

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Finding the balance point … in the palm of your hand | The Cloudfoot Diaries #4

The beauty of this new program that I’ve started – a gymnastic-based, bodyweight system – is that you have way less muscle-soreness (DOMS) in the days following the workouts.
That means Wednesdays, rest days, can be used for skill training. In this case, Handstands, with one of the coaches at Locker 27, Ben Lee.
Check this short clip out of our session :

We warmed up with some wrist mobility for about 5-10 minutes – vital to prep the wrist joint when getting into hand balancing territory. Then some shoulder dislocations to warm the shoulder joints.

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