Finally, the weather is warming up and it’s almost time for muddy trail runs and wedding season!!
Remember, with the thought of white dresses and bikini’s in the very near future – every little bit of your diet and exercise routine counts! We can help you create a fitness and nutrition plan and most importantly STICK TO IT.
Making small changes will make for an easier transition into this healthy lifestyle. Remember, don’t cut foods out, but rather crowd them out with healthier choices. To avoid the temptation of something that is “off-limits” focus on eating healthier foods first, so you will have room for little to none of whatever you’re trying to avoid.
Don’t forget to incorporate some change into your fitness routine as well. Try a balance of some long distance cardio, intervals, resistance training, HIIT circuits and stretching. Healthy lifestyle change can be uncomfortable, but it’s always worth it. Push yourself out of your comfort zone and spring into shape this season!
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If you fail to plan, you can plan to fail! Harsh? Maybe, but it happens too often not to address! Let me help you set yourself up for success by following my tips below:
Set Your Goals
Sunday is a great day to take a few minutes and figure out what your goals and intentions are for the upcoming week. Look at your larger long term goals and set smaller weekly steps to work towards them. No matter what you want to accomplish it is SO important to write it down. Whether those goals include planning your wedding, your career, your relationship, health or are hobby related, write them in a place where you know that they will be visible and as a bold daily reminder to you.
Prepare Your Food
Figure out a few options for healthy meals, prepare a shopping list and head to the store! When you return, prep and cut all of your fruit and veggies. Having pre-cut produce makes for a great on-the-go healthy snack. Also, take the time to grill/bake/cook chicken (or another protein) and prepare a few large salads. This will be a huge time saver through out the week, your healthy lunches (or dinners) will be prepped and ready to go saving you time and healthy eating excuses. Plan for success and stay on track!
Schedule Your Workouts
Set weekly workout goals for yourself and schedule your gym time, classes and cardio exercise into your calendar. Writing these workouts into your schedule ahead of time will hold you accountable and eliminate time excuses. Plan ahead, schedule the time and workout because you love your body – it’s the only place you have to live, so take care of it!!
Restore Your Mind – YOU time
Take at least 30 minutes and shut off all electronics and gadgets, go for a solo walk or run, do yoga or just sit quietly. Try to focus your energy and mind on positive thoughts and a restorative outlook. Rather than focusing on negatives (which we all tend to do), remind yourself of all that your are thankful for and everything amazing going on in your life. Remember that your thoughts in the morning set the tone for your entire day, so set the intention to wake up every morning with a confident mindset and joyful heart.
How many of you got engaged over the holidays!?
Congratulations!! Now it’s time to start planning for the big day!!
Do you want to stay calm, and enjoy the planning process? My advice…hire a wedding planner!
Planning a wedding is a full time job. There are so many decisions, details, negotiations and preparations to be made. Professional wedding planners will help guide you in the right direction, provide you with top of the industry vendors and will be there every step of the way to make sure every detail is discussed!
Next…start sweating for your wedding!! Now, more then ever, it is time to start feeling and looking your best. With the help of Bridal Babe Fitness, we will get you on track to eating the right foods and into an effective fitness routine! Don’t have the time to spend hours in the gym? Not a problem, neither do we. With our high intensity workouts, you will be on track to accomplishing your fitness goals in no time!
Stay tuned for our nutrition tips and workout routines. Don’t hesitate to contact us for an individualized plan!
Congratulations on your engagement! We know that this is a very exciting time, tons of emotions, lots of planning to do and time to get in shape for your dress. This can be a very overwhelming time, but by following our workouts, nutrition advice and wedding planning tips, it is our goal to help keep you calm, organized and prepared for your day.
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