New York, what are your favorite exercises? This week's article features fitness professional, Gunnar Peterson, and some of his go-to movements. We hope you learn something, and maybe incorporate some of them into your own routine!

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  • Get expert tips on working out 
  • Learn what elite athletes and celebrities are doing to maintain their health 

MWi Summary:

  • 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
    • Snatch
    • High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
  • The above exercises can be done with a variety of equipment.
MWi would like to thank Gunnar Peterson for sharing his expert knowledge. To watch the original video please go to:

How to Train Like the Celebrities Coached by Gunnar Peterson

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.