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

L Sit to V Sit icon

From an L Sit position, bent your knees and move the hips forward, so that you set a V-Sit tuck position.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Sit on the floor, legs straight, place hands near hips, activate shoulders and set in an L Sit position. This is the starting position.
  2. Bend your knees and bring them close to chest.
  3. Move your hips forward, setting the knees higher than the previous.
  4. This is one repetition.

Hints & tips:

  • You must handle the L Sit prior to this exercise.


  • Full body exercise, focused on core and shoulders.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count repetitions in 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, Upper Back, Lowerback

Other names

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

  • L Sit to V Sit
  • L Sit to High Tuck

Muscle: Full body

Collection: L Sit Variations

Category: Bodyweight