Pippa Middleton reveals the secret to her toned derriere


Pippa Middleton reveals the secret to her toned derriere

The secret to that derriere: Pippa Middleton reveals Pilates classes are “weekly necessity”

7:58 PM on 17th May 2011

Ever since Pippa Middleton glided confidently down the aisle of Westminster Abbey holding Catherine”s train, the world has been fixated.

More specifically, her toned figure has been one of the hottest Royal Wedding talking points since the event last month.

Now Pippa has revealed weekly the secret to her great shape is weekly Pilates sessions.

Great shape: Pippa Middleton almost stole the show at the Royal WeddingPippa carries her sister

Great shape: Pippa Middleton almost stole the show at the Royal Wedding

The brunette attends classes at small studio in Parson”s Green near her London apartment.

Pippa claims the exercise has helped improve her core stability and posture – which explains her elongated frame and natural poise on the big day.

The 27-year-old hailed the studio a “weekly necessity”.

Secret weapon: Pippa attends classes at a studio in Fulham

Secret weapon: Pippa attends classes at a studio in Fulham

In a testimonial on the fitness centre”s website, Pippa wrote: “As someone who is always ‘on the go’, Pilates has been a wonderful escape from my busy lifestyle in London.

Pippa also reveals the routines help her relax – a useful tool for calming pre-wedding nerves.

She wrote: “Whether it’s 7am in the morning or 7pm at night I always leave feeling calm, refreshed and invigorated.

Testimonial: Pippa gives pilates the seal of approval

Testimonial: Pippa gives pilates the seal of approval

“Overthe past few months I have noticed a huge difference in my core strength and posture and couldn’t recommend Margot more highly as an instructor.

“From breathing techniques, muscle toning to overall flexibility and relaxation, my Pilates sessions have become something of a weekly necessity that keeps me fit, happy and energized.”

The party planner, who works for her parents company Party Pieces, has always beena fan of exercise, scoring a sports scholarship at exclusive boarding school Marlborough College.

While Pilates is a great way to tone it doesn”t get the heart rate going so she she teams the classes with regular cardio workouts including swimming, jogging, tennis and skiing.