Wedding Week

Pre-Wedding Workouts You Can Do from Your Living Room (& Bathtub)

For every type of bride.

By: Noah Lehava

Here’s one thing we know for sure: Wedding planning is all about timelines. How far out is reasonable to book your venue; six months is not, we repeat, not enough time for your made-to-order bridal gown to arrive for your wedding day; a year is when you should definitely start your beauty routine. And then there are your workouts, because no matter how you slice it, there are countless camera lenses pointed directly on you, and you want to look like your best whittled-down and toned-up self when they are. So we put together the best workouts (and semi-workouts—you’ll see what we mean below) to get you started on your wedding day workout prep.



So that your silk-with-French-lace-overlay sheath Reem Acra gown hangs just right.



Don’t underestimate the power of good posture, especially in pictures. Making a few slight adjustments months leading up to your wedding will have you standing taller—and will make all the difference.



Cardio is just as important for a healthy body as all the other stuff. Take cues from Amanda Kloots with her super-tough-but-totally-effective jump rope workout. It’s fun, we swear!


Who better to take flat-abs-you’re-going-to-want-to-frolic-on-the-beach-with advice from than a whole troop of VS models?


This is arguably the most stressful time for you, with mitigating family members, choosing between Sunset Beauty or Renaissance pink roses (swear we didn’t make this up), and with finding *the* dress. So take a moment (or five) for yourself and release that built-up tension with a relaxing yoga sequence sure to leave you more Zen.


Listen, we get it. At the end of a long day vacillating between real-life responsibilities and preparing for the most photographed and special moment of your life, the last thing you want to do is fit in another workout. But what if we told you adding a few ingredients into your bathtub will give you good results, too?

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