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Offline Dustin Combs

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Working for an L-Sit.
« on: July 15, 2010, 06:51:14 PM »
I just got into the workout's of the day... And today's was an L-Sit... Just so happens, I can't do the xP
May I ask how to build up to them, how to be able to do them using some kind of training/technique? Is there something I should train to be able to do an L-Sit. I can't seem to lift my legs >.<
Thanks in advance :)

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Re: Working for an L-Sit.
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2010, 06:52:13 PM »
instead of piking your legs (having them straight) do them tucked and extend your legs little by little.

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Re: Working for an L-Sit.
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2010, 07:13:57 PM »
Compression work:

http://www.eatmoveimprove.com/2010/03/the-fundamentals-of-bodyweight-strength-training

Hamstring stretching.

L-sit practice... bent knees first, one leg straight, etc.
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Re: Working for an L-Sit.
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2010, 10:31:38 PM »
Thank you two, for the advice. I'm about to ebgin working on them now :)

And that's a nifty little link there, Steven.

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Re: Working for an L-Sit.
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2010, 05:21:52 PM »
How long should it take before I can achieve this L-Sit?
How much should I work for it?
Like... I don't want to wear myself out trying this one thing, whenever I'm wroking out? Should I just try it randomly throughout the day and once I get ti, add it to my routine?

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Re: Working for an L-Sit.
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2010, 05:57:57 PM »
It depends on your active flexibility and your strength levels...

Work 30-60s per day and you'll likely get it within a couple weeks...?
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Re: Working for an L-Sit.
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2010, 07:25:30 PM »
It depends on your active flexibility and your strength levels...

Work 30-60s per day and you'll likely get it within a couple weeks...?
With or without piked legs?
Cause I can't get my leg's straight out yet :// That's what I'm working for.

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Re: Working for an L-Sit.
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2010, 12:27:40 AM »
Stretch your hamstrings more
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