L Sit Supported Single Leg Raise. How-to, proper form and tips

L Sit Supported Single Leg Raise icon

Exercise is a preparation for the L Sit and is focused on the same muscles in a lighter form. Can also be done on the floor.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Hold the parallettes with your arms straight, legs straight and feet together, in an L Sit position.
  2. Keep the left heel on the floor and raise the right leg while keeping both straight.
  3. Lower the raised leg back to the floor.
  4. Raise the opposite one, this time the left one.

Hints & tips:

  • Shoulders and triceps must be prepared. See preparation exercises.
  • Hold your back in neutral position.
  • Breath normally.


  • Full body strength.
  • Exercise is an L Sit drill and preparation move.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count each time one of the legs is up.
  • Set a goal for a given period, session, week or month and count repetitions until you reach the goal.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Primary muscles: Shoulder, Triceps

Secondary muscles: Upper Back, Lats

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Category: Bodyweight