Modified Front Lever

The modified front lever is a variation of the front lever, which is a popular move in gymnastics that works your entire upper body. Performing this exercise will strengthen your back, traps, biceps, and your grip.


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    Grab a chinup bar with an overhand grip, your arms completely straight and your feet off the floor.
  2. Modified Front Lever
    Bend your knees and reach your legs toward the bar, lifting your hips and leaning your upper body back. Your hips and knees should be bent to 90 degrees with your torso parallel to the floor. Hold, then lower to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Grab the pullup bar as tight as possible.
  • Squeeze your lats to prevent your body from swinging.
  • Keep your neck in line with your spine at all times.