Meghan Markle speaks Spanish with an Argentine accent
Meghan Markle’s Spanish former personal trainer reveals the duchess is ‘sympathetic’ and spoke to him in his native tongue when he instructed her in kickboxing and martial arts
- Jorge Blanco trained Meghan while she was living in Canada filming Suits
- Trainer, also worked with Chris Hemsworth and Drake, said she loved martial arts
- He said the former actress spoke to him in Spanish but had an Argentine accent
- Meghan worked as junior press office in US Embassy in Buenos Aires aged 20
Meghan Markle’s former personal trainer revealed he enjoyed training the royal because she was ‘sympathetic’.
Jorge Blanco, originally from Zaragoza, Spain, lives in Toronto and trained Meghan in martial arts, kickboxing and boxing while she was based in the city filming US legal drama Suits.
Speaking to Spanish Vanity Fair, the Men’s Health cover star said the royal used to speak to him in Spanish but with an Argentine accent.
Jorge Blanco, who was born in Zaragoza, Spain but now lives in Toronto, trained Meghan in martial arts, kickboxing and boxing while she was filming Suits
‘I had a great time training with her because she is super sympathetic and also speaks Spanish with an Argentine accent,’ he said.
While studying for her degree in International Relations, Meghan, then 20, worked as as a junior press officer at the American embassy in Argentina.
Jorge, who is a trained lawyer and is know as ‘Spaniard’ to his clients added he would be happy to train Meghan again, and even invited Harry to join her.
The trainer, who also works with Chirs Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky, Drake and Robert Pattinson, added that he spends half the month travelling the world to see workout with his famous clients.
Meghan Markle’s former personal trainer has revealed he use to speak to the Duchess in Spanish, and that she has an Argentine accent
The Duchess of Sussex’ passion for fitness is well known and she’s openly talked about her love of Lagree, pilates and yoga in the past.
Discussing her love for yoga, Meghan told Canada’s Women’s Health in 2015 that the practice was ‘in her blood’.
‘There are so many benefits that come with the practice of yoga…increased flexibility and muscle strength, greater happiness, increased mental focus, a greater ability to relax, decreased anxiety and better sleep.’
The Duchess of Sussex’ passion for fitness is well known and she’s openly talked about her love of Lagree, pilates and yoga in the past. She is pictured with Harry in Cape Town last year
She also said that Lagree – known as Power Pilates – is ‘hands down the best thing you can do for your body’.
Sebastien Lagree, who founded her favourite workout previously told FEMAIL Meghan works out at Studio Lagree in London and Power Pilates in LA.
Craig McNamee, who also trained Meghan in Toronto, has also revealed Meghan would undertake 45 minute sessions three to four times week beginning with a cardio warm-up, moving on to stretching followed by a circuit concentrating on her posture ‘since she was on-screen’
Speaking to Women’s Health he said he made sure Meghan focused on exercises that worked her glutes, back and hamstrings as well as core workouts focusing on the abs, back, obliques, pelvic floor.
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