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Bridal Spotlight: Taryne Bolton

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.

Taryne's Secrets to Getting in Wedding Shape:

1. Eat!

"It sounds crazy, but with as much working out as you do when you're planning a wedding and doing intense workouts, you need to eat healthy and balanced meals!"

2. Start your day right

"Always eat breakfast and make sure to include protein. I had scrambled eggs and oatmeal for breakfast most days."

3. Set small goals

"I made small goals for each workout -- one more push-up...one more squat.... If you give yourself small, realistic goals, you'll achieve them. Start out small; then challenge yourself even more. You'll be so proud of yourself when your wedding day comes -- you'll have achieved so much more because you believed in yourself. And that, in turn, brings out even more confidence."

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4. Believe in yourself

"Think of your wedding day as the final goal. Imagine how you want to look -- and you'll get there!"

5. Just get started!

"The best advice I ever heard was, ‘It doesn't get easier; you get better at it.' This is so true. Workouts are always a challenge, but you get stronger and stronger, and you can accomplish more and more with each one!"


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).