Floor L Sit Tuck to One Leg. How-to, proper form and tips

Floor L Sit Tuck to One Leg icon

Easier than the L Sit, yet demanding, extend one leg from the tuck position involves the same muscles. See it as an intermediate exercise, while practicing toward the 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. While pressing shoulders down, your head should be as far as possible from the shoulders.
  5. Raise your knees to the chest so that your feet stay off the ground.
  6. This Tucked L Sit position is your starting point.
  7. Extend one leg without touching the ground.
  8. After a few seconds, bend the knee again, returning to the starting position.
  9. Now extend the other leg.

Hints & tips:

  • Key points are shoulders and abs, ensure they are prepared.
  • Other muscles are also involved, this is a complete exercise.
  • When starting, to be able to straighten the leg for a minimal duration and bring it back is already a great exercise.


  • Overall strength, focus on shoulders and abs.

Counting & gamification:

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

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Muscles: Full body

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

Secondary muscles: Obliques, Lowerback, Hamstring

Floor L Sit Progression

Floor L Sit Tuck to One Leg icon
5. Floor L Sit Tuck to One Leg

Muscle: Full body

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Flexibility: Harmstring

Category: Bodyweight