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Ryan Reynolds Preps for 'Deadpool 2' With Hardcore Ab Exercise

by Liz Calvario 3:59 PM PDT, June 22, 2017
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Ryan Reynolds is getting in shape!

The 40-year-old actor is hitting the gym in preparation for his role as the Merc With a Mouth in Deadpool 2.

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Personal trainer Don Saladino shared a video on Instagram, showing Reynolds doing some hardcore ab exercises to get fit for his upcoming superhero role.

"@vancityreynolds performs one of his favorite ab exercises in preparation for #deadpool2," the trainer captioned the clip.

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Last week, Reynolds teased Deadpool fans with an image of the foul-mouthed hero relaxing in front of the X-Men mansion.

Deadpool 2 will see the return of Morena Baccarin and T.J. Miller, alongside Stefan Kapičić, who played Colossus, and Brianna Hilderbrand, who was Negasonic Teenage Warhead. Josh Brolin joins the cast as villain Cable and Atlanta star Zazie Beetz will take on the role of Domino. Directed by David Leitch, the sequel to the 2016 hit superhero flick is slated to arrive in theaters on June 1, 2018.

Watch a NFSW Deadpool 2 teaser in the video below.

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