How to Do Overhead Squat (Kettlebell, Ball, Dumbbell…)

Overhead squats are the most important fitness exercises to increase the balance and coordination in your body. Keep in mind that doing this exercise may not be a proper choice for those who have just started fitness.

Muscle GroupsHip, Leg, Back
Calories Burned (in a minute)6-8 calories (Normal BMI)
Proper BMIUnderweight – Normal weight – Overweight
This exercise is suitable for underweight BMI, normal weight BMI, and overweight BMI. Abdominal Roll Out exercise is not suitable for people aged 65 and over.
overhead squats - muscles worked
The muscles used in the overhead squats

In the overhead squat exercise compared to the classic squat, we lift the medicine ball, swiss ball, dumbbell, barbell or cable above our head. It is much more challenging since it is a more complicated exercise than the classic squat, and the shoulders are under high stress during this exercise. This exercise helps you in increasing body balance and coordination. Before starting this exercise, you should learn the correct technique of the classic squat deeply.

Overhead Squat – Exercise Video

You can watch the video of how to do overhead squat and the tips of the exercise by professional fitness trainers.

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