Handstand Hold on Wall

Handstand Hold On Wall


The exercise involves holding a handstand position while using a wall for support. This helps to build upper body strength, improve balance, and develop core stability.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Handstand Hold on Wall Instructions

  1. Find a clear wall space with enough room to kick up into a handstand.
  2. Stand facing the wall with your feet hip-width apart.
  3. Place your hands on the ground shoulder-width apart, about a foot away from the wall.
  4. Shift your weight forward onto your hands and kick one leg up towards the wall.
  5. As your first leg reaches the wall, kick your second leg up to meet it.
  6. Press your hands firmly into the ground and engage your core to hold the handstand position.
  7. Hold the handstand for as long as you can, aiming for at least 10-15 seconds.
  8. To come down, slowly lower one leg at a time back to the ground.
  9. Rest for a few breaths before attempting another handstand hold.

Handstand Hold on Wall Form & Visual

Handstand Hold on Wall

Handstand Hold on Wall Benefits

  • Strengthens core muscles
  • Improves posture
  • Increases stability and balance
  • Enhances grip strength
  • Improves overall body control and coordination

Handstand Hold on Wall Muscles Worked

  • Shoulders
  • Triceps
  • Core
  • Back
  • Glutes
  • Legs

Handstand Hold on Wall Variations & Alternatives

  • Handstand hold on parallettes
  • Handstand hold on rings
  • Freestanding handstand hold
  • Handstand push-ups on wall
  • Handstand walk on floor