Cable Front Squat

Cable Front Squat


This exercise involves holding a cable in front of the body while performing a squat. The cable provides resistance and helps to engage the core and upper body muscles. It is a great exercise for building lower body strength and improving overall stability.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Front Squat Instructions

  1. Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and your toes pointing slightly outward.
  2. Hold the cable handles with an overhand grip and bring them up to your shoulders, keeping your elbows pointed forward.
  3. Engage your core and lower your body down into a squat, keeping your back straight and your knees in line with your toes.
  4. Pause at the bottom of the squat and then push through your heels to stand back up to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Cable Front Squat Form & Visual

Cable Front Squat

Cable Front Squat Benefits

  • Targets the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes for overall leg strength and development
  • Engages the core muscles for stability and balance
  • Allows for a greater range of motion compared to traditional barbell squats
  • Reduces stress on the lower back and knees
  • Can be easily modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the weight and cable height

Cable Front Squat Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Calves
  • Core

Cable Front Squat Variations & Alternatives