(LONDON) — Kate Middleton has stolen the spotlight in recent red carpet appearances by showing up in sexier, more daring gowns and sky-high heels that show off her slim, toned figure.
Now British media are reporting they’ve obtained the Duchess of Cambridge’s secrets to staying so fit and toned, and it could be good news for commoners without a royal budget or a royal personal trainer.
Middleton, 30, reportedly stays fit with just a ball and a set of dumbbells for one hour per day.
Calling it the Duchess’s $15 workout for the price of the ball and dumbbells combined, British magazine Now reports that Middleton, the wife of Prince William, 29, trains herself, without the assistance of a trainer or fancy gym.
“Kate does an hour’s workout every morning using the gym ball and dumbbells, which includes some core exercises like squats, sit-ups and arm curls,” a royal source tells the magazine.
Middleton was an athlete in high school and recently showed off her sporty side in a surprise visit to the Olympic Park in Stratford, East London, where she took the field and held her own with the British Olympic women’s field hockey team.
The Duchess, whom Now claims is a size 6, has also been spotted staying active by cheering her husband and brother-in-law, Prince Harry, on the polo field and taking the couple’s new dog, Lupo, on long walks.
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