(Closed) February Wedding – Enough Time to Lose Weight/Tone?

posted 4 years ago in Fitness
Post # 2
688 posts
Busy bee

I sent you a private message

Post # 3
278 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’ve had great results with Kayla Itsines’ 12 week guide. I’ve never been so fit! I don’t have any transformation pics handy but she reposts plenty on Instagram if you want to look them up. 

Post # 7
9181 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

Have you tried using My Fitness Pal?  Logging your calories in / out and having the support of other people also working on the same thing are both very helpful.  You’ve got 5 months – that’s 2.5 pounds a month or 0.6 pounds a week.  You can DEFINITELY do that if you work at it!  But get started now!!

Post # 10
9181 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

Yeah it’s a free app, and there’s also a website.  It’s great motivation if you really commit to logging everything!  If you join, feel free to add me, I’m “throoper”.  Just search for the username.

And yes, diet really is key.  They say 20% of weightloss is exercise, 80% is diet.  And especially if you’re not really keeping track of what you’re intaking, it’s easy to eat more than you should.  I should know, I gained like 15 pounds after my wedding last year by enjoying a little too much rich food and wine ; )

Post # 12
718 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

I hope so! I’m a Feb 2015 bride too (also in FL!!) and I want to lose at least 15lbs more. I’m down 5lbs already. 

I definitely think it’s possible! 

And yes, the pumpkin spice latte will be the death of my weight loss plan. LOL.

Post # 13
39 posts
  • Wedding: August 2015

You have plenty of time! I’d second the Myfitnesspal recommendation and I also say lift some heavy weights! I started lifting 2 months ago and I’ve not really lost any weight but I have dropped two dress sizes! Everything feels tighter and looks better, so if toning up is your goal it’s definitely worth a go. New Rules of Lifting for Women is a great place to start if you’re interested.

Post # 14
5379 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2016

You have more than enough time. Eat healthy more consistenly because yes, diet is 80% of it and abs are made in the kitchen. Also second the lift heavy a PP said. It takes YEARS to become so muscular where most women think its “manly” so don’t be afraid to lift. 

Post # 15
2634 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015 - St Peter's Church, East Maitland, and Bella Vista, Newcastle

MyFitnessPal is awesome.  I lost 25 pounds between last September and last March using it. Can’t recommend it highly enough.

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