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Pippa Middleton's pilates coach to Hodder
21.07.11 | Katie Allen
Hodder has signed a title by Pippa Middleton's pilates coach Margot Campbell.
Campbell runs the Pilates on the Go studio in west London and is credited for helping the sister of duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, "achieve her fantastic figure".
Hodder Lifestyle publisher Nicky Ross bought world rights to Pilates on the Go in a "hotly contested auction" from Diana Beaumont of the Rupert Heath Literary Agency. Beaumont approached Campbell immediately after the wedding of Kate Middleton to Prince William in April.
Ross said: "Margot's unique approach which combines pilates with aerobic exercise and healthy eating tips is a complete programme that's easy to incorporate into your daily routine. You can do it at any time—while you're waiting for the kettle to boil, pushing a buggy or sitting in a publishing meeting."
The fully illustrated step-by-step pilates and lifestyle guide will be published in January 2012 by Hodder in the UK and Grand Central Publishing in the US, with an accompanying DVD.