”Virginia, what are your favorite movements to use in your training routine? This week's article features a video with Gunnar Peterson, a well-known personal trainer, and his go-to movements to use in his routine. Enjoy!
Reading time: 8 Minutes
- Get expert tips on working out
- Learn what elite athletes and celebrities are doing to maintain their health
- Some great exercises to incorporate into your routine are:
- Farmer’s walk
- Belt squats
- Lateral lunge
- “Traveling” or “moving” pull up
- Athletic press
- “Interactive” plank
- High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
- The above exercises can be done with a variety of equipment.
More about the Expert:
Gunnar Peterson is a Beverly Hills-based personal trainer whose clients include celebrities, professional athletes, and everyday people. Gunnar is also the Los Angeles Lakers’ Director of Strength and Endurance. He is widely recognized for his expertise in functional training and his commitment to developing and implementing innovative fitness techniques. With over 28 years in the fitness industry, Gunnar’s dynamic approach, boundless energy and (sometimes risky) humor only add to the effectiveness of the experience his clients enjoy. With a client list as diverse as his training methods, Gunnar emphasizes strength training modalities that can be transferred from the gym to daily life, from training camp to championship game. He has worked with athletes from the NBA, NHL, NFL, MLB, USTA, professional boxing (male AND female!) and various NCAA sports. Many film and television celebrities have also sought Gunnar’s guidance in preparing for roles and have stayed on to become year-round clients, making him a cornerstone of their fitness regimen.