Wedding is the time when most of us would want to get in shape and look nothing less than our best. Since it’s the most cherished and celebrated day of our life, one thing that constantly keeps nagging us is our body size and appearance. While we plan everything in advance -from makeup to attire to jewelry and other stuff- why not to plan or set a weight target for the D-day?
Says fitness expert Mamtaa Joshi “Most of us make extra efforts to shed those extra kilos and tighten up any flabby parts of our body to look good on the D-day but it’s usually done in an unhealthy manner which takes away the shine of our face!” Just like everything else you can plan a healthy diet and weight loss routine while your wedding is around the corner, a few tips and tricks here will help you get rid off those extra kilos on your body without snatching the glow on your face. And yes, this is a full-proof guide to reduce your body-weight in a healthier way. So, forget worrying and start following!
P.S. Follow these tips for a month (atleast!) before your wedding date.
1. Cut Down On Calories
In India, wedding means sweets, desserts, mithaais, fat-food and delicacies! But guys, remember it’s your wedding and you have to look perfect on your ceremonial day. So, make sure you cut out on your calorie intakes and that majorly includes the sugar, carbs and dairy products. Minimize the consumption of high-on-calorie food, it’s actually better to neglect taking anything rich in fats till your D-day. Go for double toned dairy products instead of their full-creamed versions, include green tea and replace normal butter with peanut butter in your diet- it’s good to taste and low on fat!
2. Forget That Pubjabi Breakfast And Shift To Oats!
Non-Oily diet is what you must incorporate in your morning schedule. Forget having paranthas and shift to good oats. It will help you shed those extra kilos faster than ever.
3. Reduce Your Salt Intake
Opt for fresh fruits and vegetables instead of having packaged and processed food items which are high on sodium component. Sodium not only bloats your belly but also enhances water retention which in turn leads to weight gain. Therefore, it’s preferable to stay away from salt and masala food items to look good on your ceremonial day.
4. Say YES To Proteins!
Protein is essential for a stronger, leaner and healthier body frame. It improves your metabolism level and keeps you full. Include boiled eggs, smoked chicken and green veggies in your diet for a leaner body size.
5. Replace Alcoholic Beverages With Soups & Juices
Love to celebrate with alcohol? well, you have to minimize your alcohol celebrations till your nuptials if you want to look fit and healthy. Alcohols are rich in calories and therefore, it’s important to avoid them or limit their consumption to get in shape for your before your wedding date arrives. Choose juices, vegetable soups and healthy drinks over alcohol!
6. Switching Your Plate Size Is Actually A Good Option!
Who knew changing the size of your plate in which you eat is a smart way to trick your brain into eating less and feeling full. Yeah, experts have found that if you eat your food in a smaller plate size, you’ll end up eating less and feel more satisfied.
7. Drink More (WATER :D), Sleep Enough & Work-Out Regularly!
Increase your water taking quantities as it keeps the toxins away from your body while keeping your hydrated. Staying hydrated is important for getting a radiant and wedding-ready skin. Also, taking atleast 7-8 hours of sleep in day is essential for your health and body functioning, so make sure to take care of your sleeping hours and patterns.
And yes, a good-workout with a good diet is the key to keep those extra kilos away! If you cannot join gym for what-so-ever reasons, try including half-an-hour cardio or yoga session or other activities in your daily routine which will help you reduce weight like nothing else.
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