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The Duchess of Cornwall reveals the secrets of how to keep in shape at 70

During her visit to Singapore, the Duchess of Cornwall revealed the secrets of how she stays in shape.

The septuagenarian, who turned 70-years-old earlier this year, was speaking during a visit to a yoga class for people in their 80s during her tour of Asia. While there, she offered her own advice to older people on how to stay fit.

At the event, Camilla spoke of her love of yoga, saying it keeps people “less stiff” as they get older. The Duchess spoke of her love of the exercise, which she said keeps participants supple and “less stiff” as they age.

Camilla is known to regularly attend yoga and pilates classes, so is well equipped to offer advice.

She said: “It’s very good for you yoga.

“I do a bit of yoga. A bit of yoga and a bit of Pilates.

“It’s very good for you as you get older, it makes you less stiff – good for your muscles.

“It makes you much more supple. I think it’s very important as you get older to take exercise and stretch.”

After watching the yoga class, Camilla departed for another engagement, but not before she apologised for not joining in with the exercises.

Her next stop of the day was a cooking class hosted by chef Jolyn Wong. The health and fitness theme continued, as healthy food was cooked up, aimed at tackling diabetes.

Camilla assisted the chef in making popiah – a healthy Asian spring roll made from vegetables and other nutritious ingredients.


Speaking during the event, Camilla praised avocados for the “good fat” they contain, adding that healthy eating is essential.

This tour marks Duchess of Cornwall’s first official visit to Singapore. She and her husband, Prince Charles, will depart for Malaysia and India later in the week.

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