L Sit Elastic Support. How-to, proper form and tips

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Floor L Sit using an elastic band to facilitate the legs position.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Sit on the floor, legs straight, feet together and over an elastic band.
  2. Hands by the side of your hips.
  3. Press your shoulders down, lifting your butt of the ground.
  4. Raise your feet keeping the legs straight.

Hints & tips:

  • Exercise is good for the abs, shoulders and quads.
  • Hamstring extension is needed.
  • Slowly switch the elastic for a weaker one, or place it in a lower position to reduce its effect.


  • Full body exercise.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count the number of seconds you can hold.
  • Set a goal for a session, say 60 seconds, and do the necessary repetitions to reach that goal.
  • Set a goal for a period, session, week or month.

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 Friendly

Category: Strength