Ring Rows & Scapular Retraction
Video by Aush Chatman

Don’t be confused – scapular retraction and arching (overextension) of the spine are two different things. In the ring row, we are looking for scapular retraction while holding a hollow body position. Check out this video for examples of both and how to properly execute ring rows by using scapular retraction.

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Handstand Work – From the Ground Up!
Video by Travis Ewart

Learning a handstand can be a long process, though well worth all the effort! On the surface it seems like all you need to do is get upside-down just right, and “voila!” you now know how to do all things inverted. Unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.

There are many parts of a handstand that can be altered to create different handstand postures, but one of the most predominantly overlooked piece of the puzzle comes from hand position. As much as we may refer to hands acting as feet would while in a handstand,

Handstand Work – From the Ground Up!
Video by Travis Ewart

Learning a handstand can be a long process, though well worth all the effort! On the surface it seems like all you need to do is get upside-down just right, and “voila!” you now know how to do all things inverted. Unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.

There are many parts of a handstand that can be altered to create different handstand postures, but one of the most predominantly overlooked piece of the puzzle comes from hand position. As much as we may refer to hands acting as feet would while in a handstand,