The Queen often embarks on royal excursions across the globe, many of which boast jam-packed agendas and little time to relax. After her husband, Prince Philip, retired from official royal duties in 2017, she has travelled on some tours alone. Otherwise, the UK's longest-serving monarch has requested her family members represent the country and the monarchy on her behalf. Queen Elizabeth II has undertaken such trips to promote diplomacy and foster good relations between states since the age of 21.
She has, so far, visited more than 120 countries.
Yet with such demanding tour timetables, a key secret to how the 92 year old keeps herself in tip top condition has been revealed.
Royal biographer, Robert Hardman, has discussed a specific posture technique practised by the Queen during every trip.
In his new book, Queen of the World, he wrote how this came to light thanks to the comments of an American journalist, during the royal’s first trip to the United States.
Robert wrote: “She wrote a famous account of the tour, in which she recalled the Queen’s advice on how to get through arduous tours like these.