Here is your full workout for today. This overview includes name, reps, and most important cues. IMPORTANT!! To see the video click the (“+”) symbol next to the exercise name, and it will expand.
Look after yourself and only do what feels safe enough.
Make sure to warm up well.
|W-Raises||8 reps||Go slow and focus pulling shoulder blades together|
|W to Y-Raises||8 reps||Actively keep lifting arms up on Y-Raises|
|Back Extensions||8 reps||Initiate lift by externally rotating your arms until thumb is facing the ceiling|
|Arm Circles||8 per direction||Extend arms to the side and create small circular movements|
|Elbow Raises||8 reps||Lift elbows as high as you can|
|Tuck on Back||1x4||Push out tall, keep your lower back on the floor at all times! Look at your hands. Keep your knees together and the feet on the same distance to the floor throughout the whole movement!|
|Straight to Straddle - On Back||1x3||Cover your ears with your shoulders, look at your hands pushing against the wall. Keep your lower back pushed against the floor. As soon as your legs open externally rotate them! Keep your feet at the same distance to the floor the whole time. Stop opening your legs when the feet begin to move upwards away from the floor!|
|Wrist Warm-Up||Few reps each||Choose 2-3 Exercises, or feel free to add your own. Go through these until your wrists feel ready.|
|Shoulder Opener at Wall||1x30sec|
|Shoulder Lifts on Floor||1x6||Look at your hands. Do not arch your back. First reach away from your to elevate your scapula. Only after lift the hands off the floor.|
|Wall Walks||3x1||Engage your whole body! Do not allow your back to arch or your shoulder blades to stick out behind your back.Take small and controlled steps with your hands facing towards the front.Only your feet should touch the wall. Do not place your knees, hips or chest on the wall.Do not look at the wall. Instead look at the spot in between your hands.|
|Single Leg Tuck Slide||2x2 each side||Align your hips and shoulders on top of the center of your hands. Create a 45 degree angle at the hips for the feet to touch the wall.Pull 1 knee down to the tuck at the time whilst keeping your shoulders and hips perfectly squared. Pull the knee down in a vertical line and avoid it sticking out to the side.Do not push your feet up the wall too far between reps. Your hand-shoulder-hips line needs to stay intact at all times.Touch the wall with your feet and the working knee and shin only.|
|Tuck Slides||2x2||Make sure your shoulders stay right on top of the center of your hands. Do not push them open in the direction of your armpits or allow them to close and slide in the direction of your back.Keep your knees together and make them touch the wall as you pull them down.Pull your knees as low as possible whilst engaging your lower back. In the tuck position your hips need to be in a slight anterior pelvic tilt. As soon as your lower back rounds and your hips flip into a posterior pelvic tilt your knees are too low.Lock your elbows, elevate your scapula and look at the spot in between your hands.|
|L Handstand Single Leg Isolation Shrugs||2x2 each side||Bring the leg on up slowly to align it with your hips and shoulders on top of the center of your hands.With the leg on top pressure on your shoulders is less horizontal and more vertical. Use this to push out extra tall. Work on holding this newly gained height on the way back down to the starting position.Engage your back and pull your hips into a slight anterior pelvic tilt when you are brining the leg back to the wall to keep your weight in the fingertips. Do not allow your lower back to round when returning to the L.In case of a temporary lack of hamstring flexibility bend your knee slightly to ease the tension.|
|45 Handstand Leg Isolations||2x1 each side||Align the foot on top of your hips, shoulders and center of the hands. Before you take the second foot of you should already be in full control of your handstand.Focus on the way back and isolate the movement in 1 leg at the time. Do not use your top leg as a counter weight.Keep your hips immobile. Do not let your hips slide back towards the wall between reps.Keep your elbows locked and elevate your scapula fully at all times.|
|Wall Tuck Jump||4x total||Start with your shoulders on top of the hands and already significant amounts of weight in your hands before you even begin to jump.The closer you are to the wall the better but make sure you leave yourself enough room to clear the wall with your feet and knees.Keep your shoulders on top of the hands at all times.Look at the spot between your hands at all times!|
You’ve reached the end of this workout. Go use your legs and get food, a drink or whatever else gives you joy!
Start with your hand open facing towards the ceiling in extension. Now bring the tip of all 5 fingers together and and flex your wrist.
Put hands together in front you in a prayer position. Move hands downwards and elbows out to introduce a stretch. Go through these until wrists feel warm and ready
With all wrist warm ups there is no specific number I want you to do, just do them until your wrists are fully warmed up. Generally better take more time to warm up instead of less. Pick the exercises that feel the best for your wrists, and if you already have a wrist warm-up routine, just go with that one.
Exercise 1 - Place palm of hand on the floor in various positions and angles (e.g. fingers facing your knees, fingers pointing to the outside, etc) while you load weight on to your arms gently
Exercise 2 - Place one hand on top of the other and only move your arm around (from straight to bend, imagine you are drawing circles with your elbow)
Exercise 3 - Place back of hands on ground and gently load weight on to your arms. Move around from side to side, front and back to stretch them out a bit.