Before the big names get to play at NBA All-Star weekend, the young guns take the stage.

The Rising Stars Challenge will be the first major event of the All-Star break in New Orleans, with Kristaps Porzingis, Buddy Hield, and Team World taking on Karl-Anthony Towns, Devin Booker, and Team USA on Friday night.

The rosters are made up of the best first and second-year players around the league, many of whom could end up as starters in the actual All-Star game one day in the future. They’re young, they’re athletic, and—oh yeah—they’re shredded, too.

Just like these 11 NBA All-Stars who like to post their workouts on social media, these young players love the chance to show off the training that helped them become rising stars in the league.

Here are how 11 young stars in the NBA get shredded in the gym:

11. Emmanuel Mudiay, Denver Nuggets


Don't let the gift that the Lord has given you go to waste in whatever that may be! DONT CHEAT THE GRIND #cdr #drcongo

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10. Willy Hernangómez, New York Knicks


Work!   #RutaÑ16 #14

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9. Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns


Hot yoga 

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8. Dante Exum, Utah Jazz




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Pushing my limits. Draft State of Mind. #DSOM #Redbull

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7. Frank Kaminsky, Charlotte Hornets


Tis the season #happyholidays #repost @friia_strength

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6. Álex Abrines, Oklahoma City Thunder


Working hard

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Buena sesion de pesas esta mañana!!! Good gym practice this morning!!! #workingincanada

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5. Buddy Hield, New Orleans Pelicans


Another day @ the office #TakeFlight @pelicansnba

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4. Nikola Jokić, Denver Nuggets


Me and my bro @nemanjajokic68 working out with my man @steve13hess... Early SMAAASH !!!!

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3. Jamal Murray, Denver Nuggets


Got to put the work in with @steve13hess This is where games are won! #cantstopwontstop @officialmetrx #teamMETRx #ad

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2. Kristaps Porziņģis, New York Knicks


no shortcuts 

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1. Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota Timberwolves



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