If you’ve been working on handstands for a while now without much luck, you know they’re not an easy skill to develop.
Not only do handstands require a ton of body awareness and balance, you also need to be strong enough to hold yourself upside down for enough time that you can actually practice them. Anyone who has succeeded in mastering handstands knows they take lots of consistent practice. Yet with time and patience, handstands are doable!
Here are four exercises to strengthen the muscles you need to get into (and stay in) a spotter- and wall-free handstand: