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

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Variant of the L Sit where you move your hands forward and one at a time, so that your body moves forward while in L Sit position.

Video demonstration

(excerpt from 'L Sit walk'Leave site by Kinetictheorist)

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Sit down on the floor, legs extended and feet together.
  2. Press down your shoulders and raise legs horizontally, in a L Sit position.
  3. Move one arm a few inches forward, than the other arm, and consecutively.
  4. Count the distance you can move forward.

Hints & tips:

  • You must master the L Sit to do this move.
  • Focus on your position and keep your back and legs straight.


  • Strong core.
  • Exercise is harder than the pure L Sit.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count the distance you can move forward.
  • Set a goal for a given period, say a session or week, and do the necessary number of repetitions until you reach that goal.

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