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Say 'I Do' to a
beautiful bride

Are you newly engaged and ready to get that perfect bridal body for your big day? We're here to help! We talked to beautifully buff fitness expert Christine Bullock to get her top tips for slimming down and shaping up. Get ready for her "Say I Do" workout that will make you a wedding-day dynamo.

Strapless Shape-Up (for your arms)

Perform each of the following exercises for 30 seconds:

Side forearm plank, right side

Strapless Shape up (For your arms)

Table top with tricep press

Table top with tricep press

Side forearm plank, left side

Reverse plank with alternating leg kick

Reverse plank with alternating leg kick

Take a one-minute break.

Bora Bora Booty (single-leg bridge with chest press)

Get string bikini-ready (if you dare!) for your honeymoon with this lower- and upper-body combo.

Bora Bora Booty - (Single Leg Bridge with Chest Press)

Starting position: Lie face up with your knees bent, feet hip-width apart and your heels close to your glutes. Hold a dumbbell in each hand with your palms facing forward, your elbows bent at 90 degrees.

Bora Bora Booty - (Single Leg Bridge with Chest Press)

Movement: Lift your right leg straight to sky. Push your hips upward, keeping your right leg elevated. Simultaneously, press your arms upward, bringing your hands together until your palms touch. Pause, then slowly lower your hips and arms to start position.

Bora Bora Booty - (Single Leg Bridge with Chest Press)

Perform: Do the bridge with your right leg lifted for 20 seconds. Switch to your left leg for 20 seconds. Rest for 10 seconds. Repeat for a total of four minutes.

Throw the Bouquet (supergirl push-ups)

Perfect your throw with this chest and back strengthener

Throw the Bouquet - (Supergirl Push Ups)

Start position: Get on your hands and knees, hands slightly wider than your shoulders. Option: Hold dumbbells like pictured. Brace your abdominals and step your legs back to a full plank.

Throw the Bouquet - (Supergirl Push Ups)

Movement: Bend your elbows out to the side and lower yourself until your chest nearly touches the ground. Pause, then push yourself back to the starting position as quickly as possible. Once in plank, lift and extend right arm forward. Pause, then return your right hand to the floor.

Throw the Bouquet - (Supergirl Push Ups)

Perform: Repeat for 20 seconds, alternating your arms with each repetition. Rest for 10 seconds. Repeat for a total of four minutes.

Pull Your Hair Up (for your back)

Perform each of the following exercises for 30 seconds:

Supergirl hold (on your stomach, arms and legs extended and elevated above the ground)

Supergirl hold

Swimming on your stomach

Swimming on your stomach

Alternating arm and leg lifts on all fours

Alternating arm and leg lift on all fours

Downward dog

Downward dog

HIIT Cardio Workout

There's no need to waste your bridal planning time on hours at the gym when you can fit Bullock's calorie-shredding 23-minute HIIT cardio workout into your weekly workout program. HIIT stands for "high-intensity interval training," which means you alternate periods of high-intensity cardio with lower-intensity recovery periods.

You can perform the cardio outside or on the treadmill. You can also take the same HIIT principle and apply it to elliptical or cycling workouts.

  • 3 minutes: Warm-up walk (3.5-4.5 mph)
  • 2 minutes: Run at a fast pace (7.5 mph)
  • 45 seconds: Sprint (9 mph)
  • 1 minute: Recovery jog (5 mph)
  • 2 minute: Run (7.5 mph)
  • 45 seconds: Sprint (9.2 mph)
  • 1 minute: Recovery Jog (5.0 mph)
  • 2 minutes: Run (7.5 mph)
  • 45 seconds: Sprint (9.5 mph)
  • 1 minute: Recovery Jog (5.0 mph)
  • 2 minutes: Run (7.5 mph)
  • 1 minute: Sprint (10.0 mph)
  • 3-5 minutes: Cool-down walk

More workouts to get you in wedding-day shape

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Thinner thigh workout
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