4 Drills You Can Do To Get Stronger and Better at Handstands

drills to get better at handstands

You might have noticed that I talk about handstands quite a bit on the site—and if you follow me on Instagram, you probably see that I actually do them pretty often as well.

That’s because handstands are one of the best possible exercises you can do—not only do they build immense amounts of upper body and core strength, they’re great for balance and challenge you mentally like crazy.

Yet there’s no doubt about it: handstands are hard. If you’re not strong enough to hold them much at all yet they can be extremely frustrating, and the balance part of handstands is ridiculously challenging, even for people who have worked on them for years.

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Kickboxing Basics: Learning How to Kick

kickboxing basics

Since more and more of you are requesting boxing and kickboxing workouts, I thought it was about time that I do some tutorials on how to kick.

Kicking is a great way to work up a sweat and burn calories, plus it’s just plain fun! We’re going to start off today with two kicking basics: the side kick and the round kick.

No access to a punching bag? Don’t worry. Although it’s pretty fun to kick a punching bag, you seriously don’t need one to do these kicks! You can use a pad with a partner or even just shadow kick.

Practice and get comfortable with the kicks—they’ll be showing up in workouts soon!

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