Buff for the Big Day: 10 Best Exercises for Brides

Bicep Curls

If you're wearing a strapless gown, you definitely want your groom (and guests) to ogle your toned, sculpted arms. Your biceps are made up of three main muscles: the brachii, brachialis and brachioradialis. These muscles are responsible for the movement of your arm at the elbow as well as rotating the palm, so any bicep exercises you do should incorporate a palm rotation. You can use dumbbells for this move if you want, but anything with weight will do. Try grabbing a couple of bottled waters to use, and then drink them when you're done with your workout! Aim for three sets of 12 reps per day.

To start, take your weights in each hand. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart with your arms at your side, palms facing inward. Lift your weights up to your shoulders and back down again, while rotating your palms to face the front of your body. Make sure that your back is straight and that you keep your elbows close to your sides. This counts as one rep. Follow with 11 more reps, then repeat the set two more times.

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