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Bridal Spotlight: Danielle Hartnett

Each week, we feature shape-up secrets from real brides who slimmed down for their wedding. Steal this week's weight-loss winner’s top tips.

Danielle's shape-up secrets:

1. Think About How You Want to Feel on Your Wedding Day
"I thought, Why not get in the best shape of my life for my wedding day...and my honeymoon? I had always planned to get in better shape for my wedding, but the big day was less than three months away, and I hadn't really amped up my gym-going, or changed my body one bit in 10 years! I didn't want to be disappointed for the rest of my life looking at my wedding pictures and knowing I could've done something!"

2. Push Through the First Few Weeks
"The hardest part was the beginning! But eventually, you get stronger and better, and before my wedding, I felt like I was floating on air!"

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3. Focus on the Feel-Good Benefits
"Talk about stress reduction! My workouts got me up early in the morning, and I was so happy! Because I was so confident from working so hard on my body, I was completely stress-free on my wedding day, and I've got the pictures to prove it!"


Doug Rice


We teamed up with certified personal trainer Doug Rice to design a fitness boot camp exclusively for brides! Doug has helped thousands of brides get the results they need to look and feel amazing on their wedding day. Learn more about Doug and the Bridalicious® Boot Camp by The Knot DVD at TheKnot.com/bootcampdvd. Follow Doug on Twitter (@bridalicious) and Facebook (Facebook.com/bridaliciousbootcamp).

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