5 Best Strength Exercises To Improve Your Overall Body Strength
- Add these five exercises to your training program to improve the overall body strength.
#2 Goblet Squat
The goblet squat is an advanced variation of the squat that very effective in developing the glutes, quads and the hamstrings in the lower body while also targeting the entire core region.
Step 1: Stand straight with your feet placed at a distance greater than the width of the shoulders. Secure a kettlebell with both the arms and position it directly below the neck.
Step 2: Gradually move downwards while maintaining a straight back until the hamstrings touch the calf muscles. At this moment, the elbows must rest on the thighs.
Step 3: Pause for a second and return to the initial position.
Repeat the exercise for the recommended number of times.
Important tips: People with a history of lower back problems must exercise caution while performing the goblet squats. One could even use a dumbbell or a weight plate while practising this exercise.
Next up: Bent-Over Barbell RowPublished 14 Oct 2018, 00:30 IST