Cable Squatting Curl

Cable Squatting Curl


This exercise involves standing on a resistance band or cable machine and performing a squat while simultaneously curling the handles towards your shoulders. It targets the lower body and biceps muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Squatting Curl Instructions

  1. Attach a cable machine to a low pulley and select a weight that is appropriate for your fitness level.
  2. Stand facing the machine with your feet shoulder-width apart and your toes pointing forward.
  3. Hold the cable handle with an underhand grip, palms facing up, and your arms extended down in front of your thighs.
  4. Lower your body into a squat position by bending your knees and pushing your hips back, keeping your chest up and your back straight.
  5. As you lower your body, curl the cable handle towards your shoulders by bending your elbows and keeping your upper arms stationary.
  6. Pause for a moment at the bottom of the squat and squeeze your biceps.
  7. Slowly straighten your arms and stand back up to the starting position.
  8. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Cable Squatting Curl Form & Visual

Cable Squatting Curl

Cable Squatting Curl Benefits

  • Targets multiple muscle groups including the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, biceps, and forearms
  • Improves overall lower body and arm strength
  • Increases stability and balance
  • Can be modified to accommodate different fitness levels and goals
  • Provides a low-impact option for those with joint pain or injuries

Cable Squatting Curl Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Biceps

Cable Squatting Curl Variations & Alternatives

  • Cable Squatting Curl with Resistance Band
  • Cable Squatting Curl with Dumbbells
  • Cable Squatting Curl with Barbell
  • Cable Squatting Curl with Kettlebell
  • Cable Squatting Curl with Medicine Ball