L Sit Butt Scoot. How-to, proper form and tips

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Extending your arms and shoulders to stand off the ground prepares the upper body for the L Sit.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Sit on the floor with your knees bent.
  2. With your hands on the floor, extend your arms and shoulders standing off the floor, moving your butt forward a short distance.
  3. While seated, move your hands forward towards your hips.
  4. Repeat the movement moving forward a little more.
  5. Count the distance you can move by repeating the exercise.

Hints & tips:

  • Keep your ears away from the shoulders, pressing the shoulders down.
  • It is irrelevant whether you move more or less on each move, as you will count the distance after all repetitions.


  • Strengthen shoulders, triceps and abs.
  • Dynamic move using the same muscles as the L Sit, in a lighter version.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count how many meters you can advance, regardless the number of pushes.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Muscles: Full body

Primary muscles: Shoulder, Triceps, Abs, Hip Flexor

Secondary muscles: Obliques, Lats, Quads

Other names

The exercise can be found with other names. Examples are:

  • L Sit Butt Scoot
  • Tuck L Sit Walk

Muscle: Full body

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Category: Bodyweight