Corner Seated L Sit Legs Raise. How-to, proper form and tips

Corner Seated L Sit Legs Raise icon

Sit down on the floor, your back on the wall and raise both legs in a straight position.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Sit down on the floor, your back on the wall.
  2. Make sure your back and shoulders touch the wall, as well as your butt.
  3. Straight your arms placing hands on the floor, by side with your quads.
  4. Raise both legs keeping them in a straight position.
  5. Count the number of seconds you can hold this position.

Hints & tips:

  • Hamstring flexibility is needed for the exercise.
  • Start with a few seconds and progress from there.


  • Improves posture of your back.
  • Highly activates core, hamstrings and quads.
  • Starting point for the L Sit.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count the seconds you can hold, accumulating in a period (session, day, week).
  • Set an accumulated goal for a workout session, say 60 or 120 seconds, and do the necessary repetitions to reach that goal.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Primary muscles: Abs, Quads, Hamstring

Muscle: Abs

Muscle: Quads

Muscle: Hamstring

Collection: Raising Legs

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Category: Bodyweight