Have you ever wondered what exercises you should be doing to take your workouts to the next level? Often times people aren’t sure what to do when they go to the gym. Understandably so, there is so many pieces of equipment in the gym and not all of us can afford personal trainers. However, we hope that we can serve as your virtual personal trainers! Without further ado, here are our top five exercises to help you take your weight loss goals to the next level!

Exercise OneDumbbell Thrusters

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Targeting multiple body parts, this combination move will torch calories and get your heart rate up. The muscles this exercise targets are the glutes, quads, hips, and shoulders.

Exercise TwoPlank to Push-Up

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This challenging exercise targets, shoulders, arms, and core!  Make sure you lead up alternating the right arm and left arm!

Exercise ThreeDB Snatch

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The dumbbell snatch is a great exercise for increasing performance, building core stability, and improving balance.

Exercise FourBox Jumps

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This plyometric exercise will definitely get your heart rate up and it surely will burn up calories. It is great for improving your fast-twitch muscles, decreasing the risk of injury, and increase your ability to make sudden stops.

Exercise FiveKettlebell Goblet Squat

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This exercise is a multi-joint lower-body movement that fires up the quads, glutes, and hamstrings. Ramp this exercise up even more by adding pulses and holds after your reps!

Try these exercises the next time you are in the gym! They will surely take you workouts to the next level and aid your weight loss goals. If you have any inquiries about how to perform these exercises, please ask! As always, if you have any questions at all, contact us!

Written by Jacquelyn M