Floor L Sit Heel Support. How-to, proper form and tips

Floor L Sit Heel Support icon

Exercise is great for the shoulders, and a preparation for L Sit.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Sit on the floor, legs straight and feet together.
  2. Put your hands on the floor, near the hips.
  3. Press your shoulders down with your arms straight so that the hips stays of the ground.
  4. Keep your heels on the ground.
  5. While pressing shoulders down, your head should be as far as possible from the shoulders.
  6. Stay in this position a few seconds.

Hints & tips:

  • Start with a few seconds if needed, but you should progress for longer times.


  • Strengthen the shoulders and core.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count the seconds you can hold.
  • Aim to hold this position for at least 60 seconds.
  • Count the accumulated duration in a period, say session, weekend or month.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Muscles: Full body

Primary muscles: Shoulder, Triceps, Abs, Lats, Quads

Secondary muscles: Obliques, Lowerback, Hip Flexor

Floor L Sit Progression

Floor L Sit Heel Support icon
2. Floor L Sit Heel Support

Muscle: Full body

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Flexibility: Shoulder

Category: Bodyweight