Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Get Arms like Meghan Markle

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Get Arms like Meghan Markle

Article excerpt

WE know Meghan Markle does yoga and pilates, which both help to build lean muscle and overall strength, but how else can we get her defined arms? We asked Fontaine Gordon, a private personal trainer and gym class host for Pure Gyms.

Here are his exercises to get your arms royally ready...

THE BICEP CURL THIS exercise targets our biceps, the main muscle in our arms. Toned biceps help to create shape just like Meghan's. LET'S BEGIN: Stand straight with a slight bend in the knee. Your chest should be up and your shoulders down and relaxed. Hold the bar shoulder width apart. Pull your bar up towards your chest and then back down to your thigh.

Use a slow tempo, counting to three on the way up and down.

I'd recommend 12 repetitions for three sets.

TRICEP DIPS THIS exercise is incredibly important for targeting the backs of our arms ('bingo wings'), which are often neglected during a workout. LET'S BEGIN: Start by sitting on a workout bench, placing your hands either side of your hips. …

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