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

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Exercise is a preparation for the Floor L Sit. It requires strong shoulders and abs, although other muscles are also involved.

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.

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 hold the position for a few seconds is already a great exercise.
  • Exercise is easier in a hard ground such as rock or cement, opposite to a soft ground such as a grass field.


  • 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 60 seconds, and do the necessary repetitions to reach that goal.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Muscles: Core & Upper body

Primary muscles: Shoulder, Triceps, Abs, Lats

Secondary muscles: Obliques, Lowerback, Hip Flexor, Quads

Floor L Sit Progression

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4. Floor L Sit Tuck

Muscle: Core and Upper body

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Category: Bodyweight

Same exercise, different set:

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Floor L Sit Tuck