CrossFit Brings Back Handstand Push-Up Standard For 2020 AGOQ

Last edited: March 19, 2020
by Reda Elmardi

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The 2020 CrossFit Games Age Group Online Qualifier revives an old workout standard for the controversial movement.

crossfit Handstand Push-Up

The 2020 CrossFit Games Age Group is now getting an old workout standard back.

The handstand push-up standard was used in 2018, and now again using in 2020.

Although it has received plenty of criticism because it was unrealistic for players.

This involves doing a handstand push-up against a particular wall, and the player’s feet must reach the marked line for winning.

It seems this is not an accurate posture for all athletes, due to body type differences.

In this action, forearm length is taken into consideration to the upper arm.

Thus, this is the main

However, in 2018, the best player— Jacob Heppner was not pleased with the standard used in 2018.

The reason is, he needed to perform on his knuckles for the feet to reach that targeted line.

Jacob's forearms are long as compared to his upper limb, and that was the point of issue for him.

You guys even check his Instagram around for further information regarding this statement.

Check Out the Jacob Statement About Adding Handstand Push-Up To 2020 AGOQ

https://www.instagram.com/p/BgkRoedhvvv/
  • This time, all the players will have to stand facing the wall on the surface' top their hand during handstand push-up. Moreover, the players’ feet can’t be wider than their hips while the hips touching the wall.
  • After that, the participant will reach above their head, with the elbows locked out, with wider shoulders, and thumbs touching each other.
  • Moreover, the player's wrist marks on the wall, and from that wall's mark, they will measure, and the last line would be the standard moving forward.

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