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Work Your Abs With This Stability Ball Exercise From Celebrity Trainer Don Saladino

Celebrity trainer Don Saladino doesn’t like crunches. Instead, he prefers to “stir the pot," which refers to a total-body plank variation that is much tougher than its cooking-inspired name might suggest. Last Thursday, the owner of NYC-based Drive495 gym, whose clients have included Blake Lively, Emily Blunt, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Sebastian Stan, among […]

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Everyday Medications You Probably Shouldn’t Take When You Exercise

Pain medications nd3000/Shutterstock What are they? There are two types of pain medications, also referred to as analgesics: acetaminophen (think Tylenol, etc.), which is alternative to aspirin for pain relief; and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, etc.). Ibuprofen treats pain as well as reduces swelling and inflammation. “Pain is a signal of something—usually tissue injury—so overuse of analgesics […]

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All About the Sling Shot Push Up, an Exercise Tool That Can Help You Master the Push-up

Whether you’re a beginner exerciser or a longtime gymgoer, the push-up can be a seriously challenging move. It requires technique, upper-body strength, and total-body coordination. There’s also the intimidation factor—the name alone can conjure bad boot camp class experiences or memories from grade-school fitness tests. If, like many folks, you struggle to perform push-ups correctly […]

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Here's Why You Should Try This Incredibly Tough Core Exercise From Celeb Trainer Ron Everline

Celebrity trainer Ron “Boss” Everline has a core exercise challenge for you, and spoiler: it’s much harder than it looks. The founder of the Just Train fitness brand, whose famous clients have included Christina Milian, Kevin Hart, and Ne-Yo, among others, posted an Instagram video on Tuesday of him demoing what he dubs the “hardest […]

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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, […]