Swing L Sit Tuck. How-to, proper form and tips

Swing L Sit Tuck icon

In a L Sit tuck position, swing forward and backward.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Stand on the parallettes raising your feet off the ground. Use a tuck position, knees bent and close to chest.
  2. Keep your arms straight and shoulders pressed down, your ears away from the shoulders.
  3. Slightly and in an controlled manner, balance your body forward and backward, rotating your shoulders.

Hints & tips:

  • Exercise is demanding on shoulders and core. Have them prepared.
  • Use a movement controlled by you, not based only in the momentum.


  • Strong core and shoulders.

Counting & gamification:

  • Count each time your body is back and you are facing the ground.
  • Set an accumulated goal for a period such as the session, week or month.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Primary , Secondary

Muscles: Core & Upper body

Primary muscles: Shoulder, Triceps, Abs, Lats

Secondary muscles: Obliques, Upper Back, Lowerback, Hip Flexor, Quads

Other names

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

  • Swing L Sit Tuck
  • V Sit Tuck to Planche Tuck

Muscle: Core and Upper body

Collection: L Sit Friendly

Category: Bodyweight