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Straddle Handstand

Here is your Straddle Handstand workout. 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. 
Warm up well and stay warm during your training.

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DemoExerciseReps/SetsHow to/Cues
Frog Jump Push Up8xExternally rotate your legs and pull your knees towards your hip line as you lower into the push up.
Alternating Plie2x2 each sideDelay moving your upper body as much as possible. Especially when returning to the deep plie position the leg has to guide the movement.
Squat to Plie at Wall2x4Squat down in parallel and externally rotate at the bottom. Wear slippery socks and avoid leaning into the wall.
Lotus Sit Ups1x8Reach up towards the ceiling before you fold towards the front.
Frog Joint Distraction30sec each sideKeep your back parallel to the floor and your hips in line with the knees. The elastic should pull your hips back gently.
Extended Cleopatra2x2 each sideWork on keeping your hips low as you swap your legs.
Handstand Dog4x each sideExternally rotate the leg as soon as it start to move towards the front whilst keeping your hips and shoulders parallel to the floor.
Active Leg Rotations on Back1x6Engage your legs! Lock your knees and point your feet. Open your legs until your feet are in line with the hips.
Assisted Deep Plie Airplanes - with Elastic behind Back2x10secAttach the elastic just underneath your knees and bring it behind your back. Elevate your upper body with yoga blocks to create space for your legs.
Diamond Pulls at Wall on Forearms2x4Come as close to the wall as possible but make sure that only your feet touch the wall. As soon as your legs begin to move work on pushing your heels towards the wall.
Plank Frog to Straight6x each sideEngage your core and create a straight line from your heels all the way through your neck. Keep your hips and shoulders squared.
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