Bridal Beauty Timeline: 12 Months to the Wedding Body You Want


Month 2: Work on Strength-Building

Your eyes aren't deceiving you. Those body parts that used to be lean muscle really have turned to fat. Unfortunately, this is a significant side effect of aging. One of the most effective ways to combat this problem is by engaging in regular strength training. No one's saying you need to be able to bench press your betrothed. But some light weight training can be instrumental in burning fat and establishing lean muscle. As an added bonus, strength training helps you continue to burn calories after your workout is over. Programs like CrossFit, P90X and Zumba Toning are all excellent examples of workouts that incorporate strength-building with the next item on our list...