Recipe for a Happy Handstand Push-Up
Written By Cat Blatner
We see kipping movements all the time in the sport of CrossFit. Between kipping pull-ups, ring dips, muscle-ups, handstand push-ups and toes-to-bar. These movements, when properly trained for, are great ways to condition your body under intensity. However, if our shoulders are not yet strengthened to endure such aggressive movement, kipping can really be damaging. And the case of handstand push-ups, our spine as well as our shoulders can become injured.
It is very important that we have strict movement in our gymnastics ability before we start adding momentum to the movement.