Bodyweight

L Sit

The L Sit is a bodyweight exercise targeting abs, hips, & upper body. It bolsters core strength, stability, and improves balance and flexibility. This workout involves lifting and holding your body in a seated position, aiding body control and posture.
View all exercises
L Sit instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Find a flat surface and sit down with your legs outstretched in front of you.
2
Place your hands on the floor on either side of your hips, fingers pointing towards your feet.
3
Press down into your palms and try to lift your body off the ground, keeping your legs straight.
4
Hold the position for as long as possible with your core tight and a straight back.
5
Lower yourself back to the ground and repeat according to your workout plan.
Find a flat surface and sit down with your legs outstretched in front of you.
Place your hands on the floor on either side of your hips, fingers pointing towards your feet.
Press down into your palms and try to lift your body off the ground, keeping your legs straight.
Hold the position for as long as possible with your core tight and a straight back.
Lower yourself back to the ground and repeat according to your workout plan.
Equipment needed
Bands
Barbell
Battle Ropes
Bench
Bosu
Box
Cables
Dip Bar
Dumbbell
EZ Curl Bar
Hex Bar
Kettlebell
Ladder
Machine
Pull-Up Bar
Yoga Ball
Muscles used
This is some text inside of a div block.
Back
Front
Strength distributions
This graph shows how much weight men and women could lift for a single maximum-effort rep.
Explore other exercises
Start your fitness journey today
Enjoying exercises like L Sit, but want more personalization? Join CoPilot to build a stronger, healthier, and more confident version of you.
Work with a trainer