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

Floor L Sit Position icon

Sitting in a perfect L Sit position activates core and hamstrings. This position can be challenging to hold for a single minute, if you do it in the perfect form.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Sit on the floor, legs straight and feet together.
  2. Straighten your back as much as possible.
  3. Extend your arms towards your feet.
  4. Ensure your back has an angle of 90 degrees or less (towards the front) and your back straight.


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

Counting & gamification:

  • Count the seconds you can hold this position without losing the form.
  • Set an accumulated goal for a period, session, weekend or week.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Primary muscles: Lowerback, Hamstring

Secondary muscles: Quads

Floor L Sit Progression

Floor L Sit Position icon
1. Floor L Sit Position

Muscle: Lowerback

Muscle: Hamstring

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Flexibility: Shoulder

Flexibility: Harmstring

Category: Bodyweight