2010 MWG: Fitness for the Bride
Finding the perfect dress is only half the battle -- you want to feel great about how you look in the dress, too. After you have decided on the style of your dress, you should consider these simple exercises to help tone your back, shoulders, and arms.
Strapless Dress Shape up your shoulders and strengthen your back
Exercises: Bent Over Row, 'L' Lateral Raises, and Resistance Band Shoulder Fly Lunges
Halter-top Dress Tone your arms
Exercises: Hammer Curl and Shoulder Press
Asymmetrical Dress Work your triceps and chest
Exercises: Yoga Push-Ups and Triceps Kick-Back
Find a complete description of the best exercises for your dress style at the following locations:
Brides.com: Power Moves slideshow
Junebug blog: Get Toned Arms for your Wedding
Also: Check out the workout that Kelly Ripa swears by, which is a new office favorite! It's a cardiovascular program of isometric exercises and orthopedic stretches that strengthens and tones your body: Physique 57.
Music For Your Ears Work out to the same tunes as the pros. Go to http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/playlists and download the song sets that keep Olympic gymnasts and gold medal soccer players motivated.