Tuck Front Lever. How-to, proper form and tips

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The Tuck Front Lever strengthens back and core muscles, requiring also strong forearms and hand strength.

Video demonstration

How to and step by step instructions:

  1. Hold the bar hands facing forward.
  2. Raise your knees towards the chest, hips forward so that your torso remains horizontal.
  3. Hold this position for a few seconds.

Hints & tips:

  • Use a low bar so that you can reach it while sitting beneath it.


  • Strong core and forearms.

Counting & gamification:

  • Cunt seconds that you can hold the position.
  • Repeat regularly until you can hold 30+ seconds.

Muscles worked and body parts involved:

Muscles: Core & Upper body

Primary muscles: Shoulder, Forearms, Abs, Upper Back, Lats

Secondary muscles: Triceps, Obliques, Lowerback

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