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Kate Middleton Glows at the #PromiseToThePlanet Campaign

The duchess and her husband attended a Glasgow Scouts event.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, better known as Kate Middleton, has been an icon in the British media, particularly for her fashion. Middleton wore another incredible outfit at an event for the Glasgow Scouts with her husband, Prince William. Middleton wore an all black outfit, with a patterned scarf, and a green vest. Read on to see 5 ways Kate Middleton stays in shape and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bathing Suit Photos!


She Believes in Taking Care of Her Mental Health

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Middleton is open about taking care of her mental health, and has spoken about the importance of mental health on several occasions. In a chat with Jasmine Harrison, the youngest woman to row the Atlantic Ocean solo, the Duchess said, "To do a challenge like this, it needs all the elements and all those positive sides to our mental health and our minds to see a challenge like this through. And it's rare to see such an amazing display of that through the challenge that you've just done, and it should be really celebrated."


She Reportedly Loves Planks

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A source tells the DailyMail that the Duchess loves to do planks, which is a great exercise. An article on states, "A great alternative to crunches, planks can help improve core strength and stability."


She Reportedly Plays Tennis with Her Kids

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A source says to that Middleton loves to play tennis, usually with her kids. Prince George and Princess Charlotte usually take tennis lessons after school, and Middleton likes to join in. Middleton is also often spotted at professional tennis games, like the U.S. Open. According to WebMD, tennis can "Lower your blood pressure. Boost your fitness. Have better stamina for everyday activities." 


She Reportedly Takes Walks with Her Family

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Middleton and her husband, Prince William, are often seen taking walks throughout England. Sometimes, they will even bring their kids along. "Spending time in nature can play a pivotal role in helping children grow up to become happy, healthy adults," she said in a statement supporting the UK campaign, Backyard Nature. 


She Reportedly Loves Smoothies

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A source tells the DailyMail that the Duchess loves to drink smoothies in both the morning and afternoon. Her go-to recipe includes, kale, spinach, matcha, and blueberries, among other things. According to this article from, smoothies are a great way to get the recommended servings of fruit, vegetables, and fiber daily. 

Anna Bechtel
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