This is it... The final countdown to your wedding day. And along with settling those last few details — figuring out where to seat your eccentric Uncle Carl, firming up the flowers, deciding on your first dance song — you're likely also making one last push to make sure the body that will be wearing that gorgeous white wedding dress looks as good as it possibly can.
You and nearly every other woman with an engagement ring on her finger. In fact, research shows that an overwhelming 91 percent of brides-to-be are anxious about their weight. But from here on out, you won't have to be!
While some brides want to lose weight for their wedding, others are looking to get arms that rival First Lady Michelle Obama's, and some just want to gain a little confidence before they zip up that white wedding dress. This wedding workout plan has everything from fitness tips (you're guaranteed to love the strength-training tips on Day 26) and body part-specific moves, to a belly-flattening soup recipe and expert guidelines for eating the good stuff and staying away from the junk.
The best part of this 1-month wedding workout plan? You don't need to follow a specific set of rules every day! So whether you're ramping up your fitness routine just two weeks before your wedding or you just got engaged and are looking for healthy ways to change your lifestyle before you say "I do," flip through all these expert-approved tips and tricks to find what diet and exercise routine fits best into your busy life.
Feel free to start from the beginning, the end, or mix them up and implement all the tips at once. Taking in all of these pieces of advice — regardless of the order in which you do it — will help you strategize a healthy eating and exercise plan that works for you and, most importantly, makes you happy.
So whether you want to drop those last few pounds or look more toned — or both — we've got a month's worth of daily tips (none of which require starving yourself or working out nonstop!) that will help you feel stunning and confident when you walk down that aisle. You know where to send the thank-you card.
Let's get started!