Et c'est pas tout ...L'entraîneur personnel aide Sarkozy pour sa ' vie sexuelle ' Personal trainer helps Sarkozy with 'sex life' French
president Nicolas Sarkozy's 26-year-old personal trainer has helped him
control his chocolate addiction, lose weight and, she claims, improve
his sex life.
By Henry Samuel in Paris
Last Updated: 11:13PM GMT 20 Jan 2009
Since last April, Mr Sarkozy has been running with Mrs Imperiali in the lush gardens behind the Elysée palace's high walls
In the past 10 months, Julie Imperiali, a former dancer and gymnast, has
helped Mr Sarkozy to lose almost 4kg (8.8lb) and two trouser sizes.
She was introduced to the President by his wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, who has
been following her training method for the past four years.
Her so-called Tectonic method focuses on the perineal muscles at the bottom of
the pelvis, which she insists improves her clients' posture, body and mind,
but also their libido.
"Sexual relations are better if the male perineum is in good shape. The
problems of premature ejaculation are often due to the perineum," she
said in an interview.
"The Anglo-Saxons are a bit prudish about this and say that they don't
know what we are talking about."
Early in his presidency, Mr Sarkozy used to jog out of the Elysée palace in
shorts with François Fillon but his running obsession was mocked as
un-statesmanlike and commentators said he looked awkward and overweight.
Since last April, he has been running with Mrs Imperiali in the lush gardens
behind the Elysée palace's high walls. She has also managed to get him to
cut out his evening chocolate binge, she told the Times
The key to her method was the perineum, Mrs Imperiali said: "It was taboo
for a long time. It was something for pregnant women. But the perineum is
the floor of our body and if it's not kept in shape it is as if you had a
house with no floor. You can become incontinent, your organs descend and you
have bad posture. By becoming conscious of your perineum you become aware of
the interior of your body."
To get in touch with your perineal muscles, she said, "You have to
imagine that you have a burning need to urinate and hold it in. That works
for men as well as women."
Mrs Imperiali charges her clients £100 to £150 an hour. Other clients include
Karen Mulder, a Dutch former supermodel, other "members of the
government", business people, lawyers, and Qatari and Saudi princesses. Sorry, j'ai traduit que le titre !!