The goblet squat develops lower body and core strength, while improving posture and mobility. It is safe, easy to learn, and very effective.
To perform, hold the weight in front of your body with your elbows tucked – this challenges your core and postural muscles without placing stress on your spine. Descent into your squat keeping the weight close to your body through out. Stand tall and return to the start position.
Goblet squats are a great option for beginners because it requires minimal equipment and the intensity is easily controlled. It has many transferable skills that progress towards more advanced squat variations.
Everyone can benefit from the goblet squat. It can be used in a variety of contexts and lays the foundation for a solid squat pattern.