The tuck Front Lever is a static Calisthenics element. It is a great exercise in order to learn the Front Lever, as the athlete needs to perform smaller force in order to counter the legs weight. This exercise consists of hanging from a bar or rings and placing the body in parallel with the ground. To do that, the athlete needs to fully straighten the body in a horizontal position. This variation consists in flexing both legs in order to make this exercise the easiest as possible
The main muscles involved on the tuck Front Lever are:
– Back Muscles: serratus anterior, latissimus dorsi and quadratus lumborum, rhomboid, teres minor.
– Shoulder & Chest Muscles: posterior deltoid, pectoralis major and pectoralis minor.
– Arm Muscles: 3 heads of triceps, wrist and finger flexors, pronator teres, pronator quadratus.
– Core Muscles: transversus abdominis, rectus abdominis and obliquus externus.
– Leg Muscles: quadricep muscles, inner thigh, hamstrings, glutes, calves and foot muscles.
– Other: Neck Muscles.