Kettlebell Goblet Squat Exercise Strengthens Back and Legs

The kettlebell goblet squat is a fantastic compound movement that strengthens your back and legs. This kettlebell exercise was named after the way the kettlebell is held, like holding a goblet, hands cupping both sides of the upper kettlebell. Here’s how to perform the perfect kettlebell goblet squat:

[Video] Kettlebell Goblet Squat Exercise

1. Grab the kettlebell with both hands at the bottom of the handle, making sure your palms are facing your body. Bend your arms and hold the kettlebell in front of your chest while standing with your feet a shoulder width apart.
Kettlebell Goblet Squat
2. Bend your legs and lower your body down, stopping when your butt is parallel with your knees. Keep your back straight and the kettlebell held in front of your chest.
Kettlebell Goblet Squat
3. Straighten your legs and raise your body back up to the starting position. Keep your back straight and the kettlebell held in front of your chest.
Kettlebell Goblet Squat Exercise
4. Repeat steps 2-3 for 4-8 reps if you want to mainly focus on developing larger and stronger muscles or 12-16 reps if you want to primarily focus on improving your coordination and cardiovascular fitness.
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