Wall Handstand Push-Ups

If you find yourself in need of a shoulder exercise and don't have any equipment, you have the option to perform wall handstand push-ups. Wall handstand push-ups are a very difficult exercise as they require you to shoulder press your whole body weight.

You can perform this exercise 2 primary ways. The first and easier way to perform them is by using a wall to rest your feet. The more difficult way to perform the wall hand stand push-ups is by doing them from a free handstand with nothing helping you balance. The latter version requires a lot of strength and can be worked up to by starting by using a wall to help balance.

If you are doing a workout with no equipment the wall handstand push-up is best used as one of the first exercises you do as it can really fatigue the shoulders and arms.



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Target Muscle(s)


Chest (Pectoralis Major)

Triceps Brachii

Primary Stabilizers

Core (Transverse Abdominis)


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