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Front Squats

Exercise Tips

  • Focus on breathing
  • Do not lean forward, keep your back flat

Front Squats

This exercise targets your quadriceps and provides a moderate to high cardio benefit. It also works your hamstrings.

Muscle Group

Quadriceps, Hamstrings


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit

Moderate to High

Muscle Group: Quadriceps, Hamstrings

Equipment: Kettlebells

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Moderate to High

Exercise Category: Kettlebell Quadriceps

Starting Position: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Hold a kettlebell by the handle in each hand with an underhand grip, palms facing you. The larger part of the kettlebells will be pointing away from you. Tuck your elbows into your sides and hold the kettlebells right under your chin.

  1. 1 Exhale and squat down to a 90 degree angle, like you are going to sit in a chair. Keep your elbows tucked into your sides.
  2. 2 Inhale and drive back up to a standing position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.