Cable Goblet Squat

Cable Goblet Squat


This exercise involves holding a cable or resistance band in front of your chest while performing a squat with a kettlebell or dumbbell held at your chest. It targets the legs, glutes, and core muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Goblet Squat Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a cable or resistance band with both hands in front of your chest.
  2. Hold a goblet position by holding a dumbbell or kettlebell close to your chest with your elbows pointing down.
  3. Lower your body into a squat position by bending your knees and pushing your hips back.
  4. As you squat, keep your chest up and your core engaged.
  5. Pause at the bottom of the squat and then push through your heels to return to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Cable Goblet Squat Form & Visual

Cable Goblet Squat

Cable Goblet Squat Benefits

  • Targets the biceps muscles
  • Allows for a greater range of motion compared to traditional bicep curls
  • Engages the stabilizer muscles in the shoulders and core
  • Can be performed with lighter weights to reduce strain on the wrists
  • Can be easily modified for different fitness levels and goals

Cable Goblet Squat Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Calves
  • Core

Cable Goblet Squat Variations & Alternatives

  • cable-goblet-squat with resistance band
  • cable-goblet-squat with dumbbell
  • cable-goblet-squat with kettlebell
  • cable-goblet-squat with medicine ball
  • cable-goblet-squat with barbell