V-sit on Floor

V Sit On Floor


This exercise involves sitting on the floor with your legs extended in a V-shape in front of you, and then lifting your torso and legs off the ground to create a V-shape with your body. It primarily targets the abdominal muscles and requires core strength and stability.

Equipment Required

V-sit on Floor Instructions

  1. Start by sitting on the floor with your legs straight out in front of you.
  2. Place your hands on the floor behind you, fingers pointing towards your feet.
  3. Engage your core muscles and lift your legs off the ground, bringing your knees towards your chest.
  4. At the same time, lift your upper body off the ground and reach your hands towards your feet.
  5. Hold this position for a few seconds, then slowly lower your body back down to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for several repetitions, making sure to engage your core muscles throughout the exercise.

V-sit on Floor Form & Visual

V Sit on Floor

V-sit on Floor Benefits

  • Strengthens abdominal muscles
  • Improves core stability
  • Increases flexibility in the lower back
  • Improves posture
  • Can be done without equipment
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels

V-sit on Floor Muscles Worked

  • Rectus abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Hip flexors

V-sit on Floor Variations & Alternatives

  • Crunches
  • Reverse crunches
  • Leg raises
  • Plank with leg lifts
  • Side plank with leg lifts
  • Russian twists
  • Bicycle crunches
  • Toe touches
  • Scissor kicks
  • Flutter kicks