Originally Posted by James R. Climer
I would also have to guess that progressing toward the
freestanding handstand pushup (as complimentary to the
press) would take the pressure off the low back, teach
whole body tension and work the stabilizers. Comments?
When I was doing capoeira 5X/week and training a mountain of handstand variations I had a 180lb standing press at 165. I'm not where near that level now. I find the HS work to be very productive for the press.