5 easy exercises to pair with your Semaglutide weight loss

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In order to get the best well-rounded workout, there are a few muscle groups you can target at the same time with just one workout! These areas include; Arms and shoulders, chest and back, and finally, glutes and abs. Semaglutide can cause a lot of weight loss in a short amount of time.  Since losing a lot of weight at once could potentially cause you to lose muscle, you will want to focus a little bit of time on working these muscle groups. Working your muscles while on the Semaglutide weight loss program can also benefit you by burning more calories, giving you more definition and keeping your skin from sagging too much. So without further ado, here are the 5 best workouts to pair with your Semaglutide weight loss program

Squat to overhead press rotation

How to according to Womens health magazine: 

Start standing with feet hip-distance apart, toes pointed out slightly, and dumbbells in hands, resting on shoulders. Sit back into a squat until thighs are parallel with floor, then drive up through heels to return to standing while pressing right arm toward ceiling, turning torso toward left, and pivoting on right foot. Return to center, drop into another squat, then press back up, this time raising left arm toward ceiling, turning torso toward right, and pivoting on left foot. That's one rep. Repeat for one minute.

This workout affects your lower body by targeting your glutes, hamstrings quads and calves. At the same time you are targeting your upper body, specifically the deltoids, triceps and core.

Bird Dog

How to: start on your hands and knees. Keep your shoulders over your wrists and your hips over your knees. Engage your abs, then reach your right arm forward so it’s in line with your ear and at the same time extend your left leg straight back. Then repeat these steps on the other side!

According to Healthline,The bird dog exercise works the erector spinae, rectus abdominis, and glutes. These muscles allow for correct movement, control, and stability of the whole body. It's an ideal exercise for people with low back concerns , including hypermobility, and it can help develop good balance and posture.

Hip drive into tricep extension

How to:  Sit on the floor with your butt resting on your heels while holding a light dumbbell with both your hands against your chest. While driving your hips forward, squeeze your glutes and end in an upright kneeling position. At the same time press the dumbbell overhead with both arms. Then, bend your elbows in order to lower your dumbbell behind your head, working your triceps. Press the dumbbell back up, then lower it to your chest and return to starting position. Engage your core throughout the entire exercise in order to work your abs, too!

With this workout, you are targeting your triceps (arms) with the tricep extension. By engaging your core, you are targeting your abdomen muscles. Lastly, the hip drive is targeting your glutes and your hamstrings.

Knee push-up

How to according to Healthline: 

  1. Get into a high plank position from your knees.
  2. Maintaining a straight line from your head to your knees, bend your elbows to lower yourself down to the ground. Keep your elbows at a 45-degree angle.
  3. Push back up to start.

The knee push up is a simple easy exercise almost anyone can do! This workout targets your upper body and muscles such as triceps, pecs and shoulders

Side lying hip abduction

How to: Lay on one side, using the arm that is on the floor to stabilize your head. Make sure your hips and legs are stacked. Lift the leg that is on top towards the ceiling, while engaging your abdomen muscles. Them lower the leg back down, and repeat!

According to the National Institute of HealthThe side-lying hip-abduction exercise was the best exercise for activating the gluteus medius with little activation of the tensor fascia latae and anterior hip flexors.

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