L Sit Flutter Kicks. How-to, proper form and tips


Exercise is good preparation for the L Sit, specially if you only hold the L Sit for a few seconds.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Stand on the parallettes, L Sit position, heels on the floor.
  2. Keep your arms straight and shoulders pressed down, your ears away from the shoulders.
  3. Raise one leg in a straight position.
  4. Lower it without touching the ground, while raising the other one in a flutter-kick movement.
  5. Count one repetition each time one of your feet is up.

Hints & tips:

  • Practice between two chairs if you don't have access to parallettes or parallel bars.
  • You kneed to be able to hold the L Sit if you want the legs higher than horizontal.


  • Strong core, shoulders, triceps.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count the number of repetitions.
  • Track your personal record in a row.
  • Set a goal for a given period such as a session, weekend, 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 Variations

Category: Bodyweight