Bridal Bootcamp: The Strapless Dress Workout

Bridal Bootcamp: The Strapless Dress Workout

Today’s wedding workout has three main benefits: to tone your arms, to improve your cardio, and to make you feel like a total badass. I’ve chosen moves that will primarily target your upper body (hello strapless dress), but there’s also a good bit of love shown to your abs and legs. When I edited this…

Bridal Bootcamp: Full Body Bridal Workout

Bridal Bootcamp: Full Body Bridal Workout

Tie those laces ladies; bridal bootcamp is in session! All you need for this workout is lots of energy, and maybe an exercise mat! Even if you don’t have that energy right now, I want you to do the workout anyway. Remember that exercise actually boosts your energy, improves your mood, and is just a generally…

7 Day Full Body Bridal Workout Challenge

7 Day Full Body Bridal Workout Challenge

We’re kicking off the new month (and almost a new season) with a full body bridal workout that includes some of my favorite moves. But this workout is a little different most — it’s a 7 day challenge to help you feel motivated to exercise! For many women the problem with working out starts at…

Home Workout Equipment: The Short List

Home Workout Equipment: The Short List

Today I’m sharing recommendations for simple pieces of workout equipment that will take your at-home workouts to the next level. I’m a huge fan of exercising in my home, garden or neighborhood. Not only does it save time and money (gym classes are expensive!), but I love wearing my old workout clothes and blasting a good playlist.  Of…

Get Motivated To Exercise (Plus A Super Sweaty Leg Workout)

Get Motivated To Exercise (Plus A Super Sweaty Leg Workout)

You’re going to love today’s 10 minute leg workout. It’s quick, sweaty and effective. But before we dive in I want to give you some helpful tips about how to stay motivated to exercise and follow through on your bridal body goals! ~~~ I was totally wiped out last week. It was that kind of bone…

Wedding Dress Workout: Toned Triceps

Wedding Dress Workout: Toned Triceps

Today’s 7 minute wedding dress workout focuses on your triceps (a.k.a those pesky muscles at the back of the upper arm)! This series isolates the upper arm in a way that most other workouts won’t, making it an essential addition to your bridal fitness routine – no matter what style of dress you’re wearing.  Trim. Tone.…

An Inner Thigh Workout (for dreamy bridal legs)

An Inner Thigh Workout (for dreamy bridal legs)

This 9 minute inner thigh workout will tone those (troublesome) upper inner thighs in no time. All you need is an exercise mat and a smile on your face… believe me, the move that starts at 6:07 is a total “grin and bear it” kind of thing.  I recommend starting with my previous workout, which focused…

Slimming Outer Thigh Workout

Slimming Outer Thigh Workout

I have a feeling that you’ll love this outer thigh workout as much as I do. Nothing says burn, baby burn, as much as some quality time spent with the Theraband! This is part of my “isolation” workout series — think of it like bridal bootcamp specifically for your triceps, hips and belly.  You can…

Best Arms And Abs Workout For Brides

Best Arms And Abs Workout For Brides

Today’s arms and abs workout will tap into your muscles from every direction. To make it even more effective I’ve created moves that keep your abs engaged when you’re working your arms, and your arms engaged when you’re training your abs. It’s definitely what I would call a bang for your buck kind of sequence. I’m…

Quick July 4th Workout | Total Body Toning

Quick July 4th Workout | Total Body Toning

It’s almost July 4th, which means lounging poolside, flipping burgers and sipping cocktails is on the horizon. But before you settle in for three days of chilling, we need to get your workout plan in order. I know, I know, I hate to be the party pooper, but summer brings with it so many opportunities to…

Mariah Carey Wedding Workout: Treadmill Sprints

Mariah Carey Wedding Workout: Treadmill Sprints

Yep, you read that title correctly, I’ve been inspired to create a “Mariah Carey wedding workout”. I know, I’m such a dork! It seems that a day can’t go by without an update on the singer’s wedding diet, or drama, or both. But that doesn’t mean you can’t shape up for your own big day with…

The Honeymoon “Booty Workout” (Pilates Side Kick Series)

The Honeymoon “Booty Workout” (Pilates Side Kick Series)

Hiya lovely lady ? Today’s 10 minute workout is inspired by the Pilates side kick series, and it’s going to tone your toosh in no time. Are you ready? While I love a good squat and lunge workout (Exhibit A) my all time favorite leg exercises are inspired by Pilates, yoga and dance. There’s something so satisfying…

Wedding Dress Workout: Better Posture

Wedding Dress Workout: Better Posture

Hey there beauty! In today’s post I am talking about bridal posture, and more importantly, how to get better posture with Pilates based exercises. Consider this: You’ve dropped a bucket-load of money on the dress (a worthy investment for sure). You’ve spent time finding the perfect song for walking down the aisle. You’ve visualized looking…

Calorie Torching Workout For Busy Brides

Calorie Torching Workout For Busy Brides

Hey there gorgeous woman! Today’s 8 minute calorie torching workout is just what you need to increase the intensity of your bridal fitness routine, and fast-track your results. Now that I live in Los Angeles I appreciate the benefit of home-workouts more than ever. While I love attending group classes every now and again, sitting…

360º Pilates Leg Workout

360º Pilates Leg Workout

Happy Monday beauties! Today’s 360º Pilates leg workout takes less than 12 minutes and will leave you feeling the burn. By simply using bodyweight resistance exercises we will tone the front and back of the legs, gluteals, and inner and outer thighs for some seriously pin-up worthy pins. Why You Want (And Need) This I…

Add This Workout To Your Bridal Fitness Program

Add This Workout To Your Bridal Fitness Program

New seasons bring new inspiration, anticipation and positive vibes, which is why spring is the perfect time to overhaul your workout routine. Today’s total body workout is the perfect addition to your bridal fitness program, especially as you enter full on wedding planning mode. My SWEAT workouts use simple and effective moves to tone muscle, boost…

A Quick Wedding Arm Workout

A Quick Wedding Arm Workout

Whether you’re going strapless or backless, today’s quick wedding arm workout is just what you need to tone those beautiful bridal arms. In this 5 minute sequence you will isolate the muscles of the upper arm, and mid- and upper-back, using light weights to sculpt and tone. This series is an adaptation from the Pilates…

Mindful Living: A Busy Bride Meditation

Mindful Living: A Busy Bride Meditation

Today is Part Three of our Busy Bride Meditation Series, which delves a little deeper into the practice of mindful living. Mindfulness simply means living in the moment, experiencing what is going on around you, your thoughts and actions, as they occur. It means “paying attention on purpose” (Jon Kabat-Zinn) without judgement or criticism, without…

Stretch Routine For Flexibility & Self Care

Stretch Routine For Flexibility & Self Care

This week I’m taking a mini workout sabbatical. For the next seven days I won’t dangle a toe into the high intensity training area, I won’t bat an eye at the weight rack, and I probably won’t get my Down Dog on. Instead I will be focusing on gentle walks and implementing a mobility and stretch…

A Bridal Fitness Mashup Video

A Bridal Fitness Mashup Video

Today’s brand new workout is inspired by HIIT, strength training, dance and Pilates, to keep your mind and muscles as engaged as you are! I’m calling it the mindbodybride Mashup and it’s the perfect way to boost your bridal fitness in 2016. I’m a big fan of combining random fitness elements in my workouts (even though it…