Many women decide, just months prior to the wedding day that they would like to shed a few pounds and trim up. This makes bridal weight loss one of the leading goals that women make prior to their wedding day. Oftentimes the bride-to-be then searches for that miracle diet or promises that are true good to be true. The truth is that there is no overnight method to safely reduce weight. It is simply the ability to burn more calories than you're taking in. This being said there are some very important rules to turn your wedding day weight goal into reality.
Drink more water. Water as a natural appetite suppressant so beyond making your skin look healthier and providing nutrients that your body needs drinking more water can also help you lose pounds. Get emotional support. This isn't something that you have to do alone grab a brides maid or two and create a bridal weight loss support group. It's proven that people who do things in groups, be it quit smoking, start exercising, quit drinking or even losing weight are much more likely to be successful than those going it alone. Set realistic goals. Keep in mind that it's only healthy to lose 1 to 2 pounds per week, therefore your weight loss program should be based on how far away the wedding is. You should make sure that the goals you set are realistic and achievable. Make a plan. It is very important that in your pursuit of bridal weight loss that you sit down and write out how you're going to achieve the goals you set. Remember this is really about making a plan and sticking to it. Eat more often. You didn't see that one coming did you? By eating smaller portions, more frequently your body will efficiently use the food that you have given it and feel full all day long. Be more active. Bridal weight loss is really a very simple equation. Calories in versus calories burned. All you have to do is make sure that you're burning off more calories than you put into your body. If your weight-loss goal is to lose between 1 and 2 pounds per week than you need to burn anywhere from 500 to 1000 more calories than you take in on a daily basis. Eat good protein. A very important component to your bridal weight loss is putting foods in your body that are good for you and that your body can burn effectively. For many people this means eating meals consisting of good lean protein like chicken and fish.
If you can follow these simple bridal weight loss rules then you'll be well on your way to looking your best, on one of the most important days of your life. Bridal weight loss shouldn't be about crash dieting or starving yourself, it should consist of picking an effective long-term weight-loss solution.