One thing a lot of women wish for during their wedding planning is that they were just a few pounds lighter or a few inches smaller. If you want to shrink your wedding waistline, here is a 3-week plan that will help you become a lighter, more toned and thinner bride!
3 Weeks Away from the Big Day -
When you're three weeks away from your wedding day, you should really limit your fat and sugar intake. Eat ‘junk' food very sparingly and when you do indulge, eat only a small amount. For instance, if you have a craving for chocolate, eat 10 to 15 chocolate covered raisins. Also, if you want to shrink that wedding waistline - start drinking 8 glasses of water a day. Not only does this help you lose weight and feel better, but it creates glowing and beautiful skin! Try to walk briskly for at least 30 minutes every day.
2 Weeks Away from the Big Day -
With the tiny changes you've made in the last week, you may have noticed that you're a pound or so lighter! This week, you will continue to drink the water and cut out saturated fats and trans fats. Eat lots of vegetables this week, because they help you feel full - and you can eat as many vegetables as you want in a day! 2 to 4 servings of fruit each day is a good idea as well. To continue to shrink that wedding waistline this week, start cutting out starchy foods, such as potatoes and pasta.
Keep walking briskly for 30 minutes a day and add some cardio for around 15 minutes every other day. This will help you work up a good sweat and burn some of that pre-wedding fat!
1 Week Away from the Big Day -
Now that there is only a week away from the big day, the majority of your diet should consist of fruits and vegetables. To get protein, which creates a lot of energy, eat beans, nuts, whole grain foods and other energy-laden foods. Carrots are also high in protein - so don't forget your veggies. Continue drinking your water and doing the exercises you've been doing.
Although you will not miraculously lose a lot of weight in the three weeks before your wedding, you will probably notice a difference - your wedding dress fits a little better, you've lost water weight, you look healthier and are glowing. Don't be surprised if you lose a whole inch from your tummy!
If you want to shrink that wedding waistline, simply follow the 3-week plan above. Of course, you should always speak to your doctor before starting any diet plan to ensure that you're healthy enough to diet. Good luck and may you be a beautiful, healthy bride!