Get in Shape for Your Wedding

Bridal Weight LossOrganising a wedding can be stressful. It's your big day and you want EVERYTHING to be perfect. On the top of the list for many brides is to look the BEST you have ever looked in a beautiful white dress.

The photos are going to last forever so losing weight and getting toned is often on the list of things to achieve before that last dress fitting :)

So you are motivated, you have a date to work towards, now all that's left is to start! There are 2 ways to lose weight: Change your diet or Exercise more. Eating healthily is vital to ensure you are getting the right minerals and vitamins to make your body function properly, but for exercise has the added bonus of having an immediate impact on your mindset in making you feel like you are on your journey to becoming a leaner you.

Here are some tips to help you get started:

Exercising for your body shape: Exercise has been proven to reduce weight. Simply put kilojoules burnt will result in weight loss as long as you don't eat them back :). The best exercise to do for your body shape is super important to get the best results. The Female For Life body shape calculator can give you the information you need to get started.

Create an exercise schedule: Saying you are going to exercise and actually doing exercise are different things. To help keep you on track, the Female For Life Exercise Planner can get you started. The blog has some useful information and tips to help you be successful

Wear appropriate clothing: Being comfortable when you workout is more important than you think. 78% of women believe that they are more motivated to keep working out if they are comfortable in their workout gear. It doesn't all have to be about function though there are some easy tips to look fabulous in your activewear.

Keep at it: Getting in shape takes time and commitment. Don't give up if you have a blowout day. Tomorrow is a new day, just get back on it. Also don't get demotivated if the weight doesn't drop off all at once. It can take up to 3 months for your metabolism to really get cranked up so stay committed and think about that wedding dress and the perfect photos.

Your wedding day is going to be everything you want it to be :)