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Why the Goblet Squat Is Good for Beginners, According to Blake Lively’s Trainer

If you’re looking to improve your squatting form, consider holding a weight. It may sound counterintuitive—after all, tacking on resistance typically makes a move more challenging—but when it comes to squatting, adding heft (in the right way) might actually help. That’s the case with the goblet squat, a weighted squat variation that Don Saladino, celebrity […]

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Why You Should Try the Kettlebell Windmill Exercise, According to Blake Lively’s Trainer

A “big bang for your buck” exercise. That’s how celebrity trainer Don Saladino describes the kettlebell windmill. The owner of NYC-based Drive495 gym—whose clients have included Blake Lively, Emily Blunt, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Sebastian Stan, among others—posted an Instagram video on Monday of him demoing the move that offers no less than seven—yes, […]

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Take Your Kettlebell Squats to the Next Level With This Small Tweak From Blake Lively’s Trainer

Squats are hard. Weighted squats are harder. And weighted squats with a kettlebell in the rack position—which means resting the weight in front of your body at shoulder-level versus holding it down at your side—can be an even greater challenge. This was the subject of an Instagram video posted on Tuesday by Don Saladino, celebrity […]