How To Lose Weight Before Your Wedding

By Indrani Karmakar

Can you imagine flipping through your wedding albums and looking beautiful and confident in a slim-fit wedding dress? But, of course, not fitting in your dream wedding dress would be a nightmare for every bride-to-be. We know how hectic planning a wedding can get. First, your unending stress over everything, followed by an imbalanced diet. You mostly forget about your body in that environment. And when it’s too late, you realize you’ve gained some extra chunks, which you can’t do much about. So, you crash your diet and consume those harmful fat-burning supplements, which affect your overall health. But we don’t want this to happen to you or anyone. Instead, we want you to look healthy, confident, and beautiful on your special day. To make this happen, we’re here with the best tips you should follow to get the most out of your wedding day. So read along and get ready for some life-changing transformations.

1. Get Plenty Of Sleep

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We are focussing on the basics first. With a good diet and regular workouts, you need ample sleep to recover from tiredness. Good sleep will make you forget your worries and stress. And it’s a fact that having proper sleep makes your mood light and decreases your belly fat.

2. Drink A Lot Of Water

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This step is a no-brainer, literally. Any calorie-free drink that quenches your thirst is good for your health. You can burn calories and improve your metabolism, and a bonus advantage of drinking plenty of water, it gives you glowing skin. Drinking water regularly also helps you avoid unwanted cravings and prevents you from overeating.

3. No More Added Sugar

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Consuming too many calories will result in weight gain. However, consuming a lot of added sugar may increase your risk of overeating throughout the day. You’ll feel full faster and less prone to overeating if you swap some sugary foods for nutritious foods.

High intakes of added sugar are unfavorable to your general health. However, your blood sugar levels and your heart, liver, and teeth health can improve by reducing your added sugar intake.

4. Workout Regularly

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Exercise is crucial to burn fat in addition to dieting. Exercising and being physically active are essential while losing fat since working out helps to burn calories, speed up metabolism, and tone the body. Working out 3 times a week is more than enough to get in perfect shape. Just try to be consistent, that’s all.

5. Say No To Junk Food

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No one wants to look bulged up like a burger or slim and fit like a lady finger on your wedding day. But, you know what you want. So, we would advise you to stay away from junk food, especially one with carbs and trans fat in them. Some typical adverse effects of junk food include bloating and water retention, which can increase your body fat drastically.

6. Make A Diet Plan

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Regular exercise and a good sleep schedule require a proper meal plan to achieve the desired results. When carried out properly, a diet plan can assist you in acquiring the calorie deficit necessary for weight loss while giving your body the nourishing meals required to function and maintain good health. In addition, making your meals ahead of time can help speed up and streamline the preparation process.

7. Focus More On Proteins And Fibers

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Proteins and fibers are crucial for weight loss as they help maintain hunger and help in the entire process of burning fat. So add eggs, oats, potatoes, lentils, almonds, and milk to your diet and see yourself gaining strength without any growth of body fat. In addition, these ingredients will make you feel fuller after eating and thus minimize your cravings.

8. Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

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Exercising and following a strict diet may be considered something out of the comfort zone. Still, there are several other chores, such as taking the stairs rather than the elevator, bending down to pick something up, or walking on the phone. All these activities contribute to the burning of calories, and when you’re attempting to lose weight, those little calories you burn here and there add up to a lot. So just like the leg day, don’t skip these exercises as well.

9. Avoid Taking Unnecessary Stress

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We all agree that a wedding may be exhausting. Still, stress can indeed make you hungrier and more prone to cravings, disrupt sleep, and contribute significantly to obesity. So do anything you can to relieve stress. It could be exercising, listening to songs, being outdoors, reading, or engaging in other leisure activities. The stress hormone “cortisol” is closely associated with weight gain and needs to be kept at bay before your big day.

Hopefully, these tips will help you achieve your desired body shape at the right time. Still, we want you to continue following these tips after finishing your picture-perfect wedding occasions to lead healthier lives. So, what do you have in mind for your big day? Let us know in the comments section!

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Indrani is a writer and artist who likes to add a dash of humor to everything she does. After graduating... more

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