L Sit Tuck on Double Chair. How-to, proper form and tips

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Exercise is a preparation for the L Sit. It requires strong shoulders and abs, although other muscles are also involved.

Video demonstration

(excerpt from 'L Sit on Chairs'Leave site by Bulgaros Team)

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Place two chairs at close distance, so that you can use them as parallel bars.
  2. Hold your hands on each chair, straighten the arms and lift your feet of the ground.
  3. Bend your knees as in a sit position, or higher bringing them towards your chest.

Hints & tips:

  • Key points are shoulders and abs, ensure they are prepared.
  • Other muscles are also involved, this is a complete exercise.
  • When starting, to be able to hold the position for a few seconds is already a great exercise.
  • Exercise is office-friendly and can be done everywhere.


  • Overall strength, focus on shoulders and abs.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count the seconds you can hold.
  • Count accumulated time in a period (session, day, week).
  • Set an accumulated goal for a workout session, say 60 seconds, and do the necessary repetitions to reach that goal.
  • Count accumulated time with L Sit tuck in the floor, chair or pair of chairs, parallettes or any other equipment.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Muscles: Core & Upper body

Primary muscles: Shoulder, Triceps, Abs, Lats

Secondary muscles: Obliques, Lowerback, Hip Flexor, Quads

Muscle: Core and Upper body

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Category: Bodyweight

Same exercise, different set:

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L Sit Tuck on Double Chair