L Sit Dips. How-to, proper form and tips

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Variant of the L Sit, where you do dips maintaining the L Sit position.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Place hands on the parallettes, shoulders activated and pressed down.
  2. Extend your legs in a straight position for an L Sit, keeping them parallel to the ground. This is the starting position.
  3. Bend the elbows lowering your body, while keeping the L Sit form.
  4. Extend the elbows raising back to the starting position.

Hints & tips:

  • You must master the L Sit to perform this exercise.


  • Strong core.
  • Exercise is harder than the pure L Sit.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count one repetition each time you have your arms extended.
  • Set a goal for a given period, say a week.

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

Muscle: Full body

Collection: L Sit Variations

Category: Bodyweight