Floor L Sit Back and Forth. How-to, proper form and tips

Floor L Sit Back and Forth icon

Sitting in an L Sit position and balancing your body activates core and hamstrings.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Sit on the floor, legs straight and feet together.
  2. Straighten your back.
  3. Perform small balance moves with your upper body, moving forward and backward.


  • Improve posture.
  • Prepares hamstrings and back for the L Sit.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count the seconds you can keep doing these moves.
  • Set an accumulated goal for a period, session, weekend or week.
  • Accumulate such timer count with the one from a pure L Sit position in the floor.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Primary muscles: Lowerback, Hamstring

Secondary muscles: Quads

Muscle: Lowerback

Muscle: Hamstring

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Flexibility: Shoulder

Flexibility: Harmstring

Category: Bodyweight