Session 18 The main focus on today’s session was to build up and strengthen the weaker muscles. We started the workout with auxiliary lifts, which is great for strengthening any lagging muscles that might be slowing down our progress and we also did some functional … Continue readingHandstand challenge session 18
Session 17 The main focus of today’s session was intermediate core conditioning exercises. The workout targeted strength, dynamic and static holds. We started with mobility drills to open my shoulders, chest and back, which are essential for building a baseline from headstand to handstand, as today there … Continue readingHandstand challenge session 17
Session 14 The session was very difficult today! I found this to be the hardest session so far. The supersets were hard, especially the full bodyweight chin-ups! Instead of me doing just the negative chin-ups (as I’ve been doing in the previous sessions), today I … Continue readingHandstand challenge session 14
Session 10 I was so happy with this session! I felt it was a hard, challenging session and in the end, I managed to achieve the headstand on my own for the first time! Very exciting! I couldn’t believe it (haha). The session was fun … Continue readingHandstand challenge session 10
Session 9 The session was good and tough, more challenging than last one, specially because of the chin-ups reps and I got very happy with today’s progress…. somehow I did almost 4 chin-ups! Comparing it to the last session which I did only 2, I … Continue readingHandstand challenge session 9
Session 7 It was a good session, we practised handstand techniques, great for engaging isometric muscle contraction, building up the main shoulder and chest muscles which are commonly used in handstand. The session was very tough, specially the rings row and box dips super set.
Session 6 Today’s session was mainly focuses on flexibility and mobility, which will helps to build better awareness in the handstand position. There were new techniques learnt and exercises that build up my lagging muscles for the next stage. There were also a combination of 3 exercises … Continue readingHandstand challenge session 6
Session 5 I really enjoyed the session today! The session was intense with a mix of strength and super sets. We started the session prepping the shoulders with shoulder dislocates, this can be performed with a dale and pop pipe. Luigi says that shoulder dislocates should … Continue readingHandstand challenge session 5
Session 4 I woke up this morning feeling refreshed and looking forward to training. I am feeling better this week as I started a new diet. In the last session, Luigi measured my body fat percentage and instructed to record everything I eat using the … Continue readingHandstand challenge session 4
Session 3 Today’s session was much harder than last week, the training started getting more intense with the super setting of negative chin-up and strict push-ups! The session started with mobility drills: the cat/cow position, which is great for increasing flexibility in the neck, shoulders and spine.