When it comes to fundamental bodyweight feats of strength, it’s hard to beat the L-Sit for overall strength and control.
Your shoulders and arms have to be capable of lifting you up, your stomach has to remain solid to keep your legs elevated, and your legs have to be flexible and strong enough to maintain a straight line. Weakness in even one area can make the L-Sit incredibly tough.
So the key is to find your particular weaknesses and turn them into strengths.
Because of the nature of the L-Sit, there are quite a few progressions within the move itself that can serve as stepping stones, which I’ll share in this article, but you can also benefit from analyzing the components of the L-Sit, and shoring up what’s holding you back. Read More…