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

Corner Seated L Sit Position icon

Sitting in a perfect L Sit position is harder than it looks. This is a good starting point to prepare for an L Sit, ensuring the flexibility is there.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Sit down on the floor, against a wall.
  2. Make sure your back and shoulders touch the wall, as well as your butt.
  3. Move your shoulders slightly away from the wall.
  4. This is the starting position.
  5. With your arms straight, rotate them parallel to your body, from touching the wall above your head to touching the ground in front of you.

Hints & tips:

  • Keep your code engaged.
  • Breath normally.


  • Improves posture of your back.
  • Highly activates core, shoulder blades and shoulders.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count the seconds you can hold doing this movement.
  • Define a goal, say 7 or 14 minutes of accumulated time on this position, for the all week.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Primary muscles: Lowerback, Hamstring

Secondary muscles: Quads

Muscle: Lowerback

Muscle: Hamstring

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Flexibility: Harmstring

Category: Bodyweight