Helen Mirren Does the Royal Canadian Air Force Workout

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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28:  actress Helen Mirren attends the GREAT British Film Reception  Honoring The British Nominees Of The 86th Annual Academy Awards at the British Consul General?s Residence on February 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Joe Kohen/FilmMagic)
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There are just 12 lightly sweaty, Canadian minutes separating you from looking like Helen Mirren. Yahoo Celebrity reports that Mirren looks like this because she follows a 12-minute workout plan originally devised for the Royal Canadian Air Force

"I do a thing that leads me into exercise. It is the Royal Canadian Air Force exercise plan; it is 12 minutes and they have charts you follow," Mirren told reporters when asked about her fitness routine. "It is the exercise I have done off and on my whole life. It just very gently gets you fit.'" According to this chart, "gentle fitness" includes air circles, running and hopping, and partial sit-ups. All exercises are, incidentally, gentle enough to be done in $25 stripper heels