Tuesday 17 October 2017

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander put on loved-up display at the beach in Ibiza

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander put on loved-up display at the beach in Ibiza. Picture: Splash News
Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander put on loved-up display at the beach in Ibiza. Picture: Splash News
Alicia Vikander on holidays in Formentera. Picture: Splash News
Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender arrive for the UK premiere of "The Light Between Oceans" at The Curzon Mayfair on October 19, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Hollywood actor Michael Fassbender and his partner Alicia Vikander with the 'Order of Innisfallen' award Photo: Don MacMonagle
Michael Fassbender (R) and actress Alicia Vikander pose as they arrive at the Excelsior Hotel to promote the movie "The Light Between Oceans" presented in competition at the 73rd Venice Film Festival
Actors Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander attend the premiere of 'The Light Between Oceans' during the 73rd Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande
Actors Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander attend the premiere of 'The Light Between Oceans' during the 73rd Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande
Actors Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender attend a photocall for 'The Light Between Oceans' during the 73rd Venice Film Festival
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

After three years together, Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander are clearly still in the honeymoon phase.

The couple, who met while filming The Light Between Oceans in 2014, are one of Hollywood's most low-key couples and somewhat enigmatic in their refusal to publicly gush about their relationship.

The Irish actor (40) and the Oscar-winning actress (28) put on a loved-up display as they hit the beach in Ibiza this week on a well-earned holiday: Fassbender recently wrapped promotion for Alien: Covenant, while Vikander just finished filming the new adaptation of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

And it looks like she is keeping up with her the fitness regime as she showed off her impressive six pack as she enjoyed a yacht day with her other half off the upscale island of Formentera. Preferred by billionaires, supermodels and Hollywood stars, the exclusive destination is a partying paradise.

Alicia Vikander on holidays in Formentera. Picture: Splash News
Alicia Vikander on holidays in Formentera. Picture: Splash News

The pair arrived arm in arm as they made their way aboard the luxury Cap Time yacht, which goes for €29,000 a week in summer season.

As for how Alicia got that incredible figure? Her trainer Magnus Lygdbäck revealed her the former ballerina's body transformation began well before she even starting filming the action flick.

"Seven months before filming, I started Alicia on a nutrition plan for her to gain muscle and to boost her metabolism," he told SELF, adding the workouts largely consisted of "mostly weight lifting to build muscle and movement training to help build her into the Lara Croft character."

Then, four months before filming, they started her full-time training regime which included heavy lifting six days a week, climbing exercises two to three times a week and boxing and MMA four times a week.

Michael Fassbender and Swedish actress Alicia Vikander pose on the red carpet before the premiere of the movie
Michael Fassbender and Swedish actress Alicia Vikander pose on the red carpet before the premiere of the movie "The Light Between Oceans" presented in competition at the 73rd Venice Film Festival

Two months before, she worked out nearly every day, twice a day, but in shorter bursts - 30 minutes of HIIT in the morning and a 45-minute gym session later.

Michael Fassbender (R) and actress Alicia Vikander pose as they arrive at the Excelsior Hotel to promote the movie
Michael Fassbender (R) and actress Alicia Vikander pose as they arrive at the Excelsior Hotel to promote the movie "The Light Between Oceans" presented in competition at the 73rd Venice Film Festival

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