The goblet squat is a Gain staple for many reasons. Its easy to learn and extremely effective.
Hold a kettlebell by the handles under your chin (like you were drinking from a goblet), keep your elbows tucked, then descent into your squat. Keep the kettlebell close to your body throughout the entire movement.
The goblet squat helps develop lower body and core strength, while improving posture and mobility. Holding the weight in front of your body challenges your postural muscles without placing stress on the spine. Making it a safe choice for those with lower back pain.
It doesn’t require extensive equipment and the amount of weight needed is easily controlled – making it a good choice for beginners. A well executed goblet squat has many transferable skills.
Whether you have experience in the gym or are just starting out, the goblet squat can help everybody move a little bit better.