Top Exercises with Household Objects

by Aisha Farndon on 05/01/2016

Save time and money getting toned for your wedding by working out at home 

On almost every bride’s to-do list is to get in the best shape of their lives for their wedding day. Yet with so much to save towards the wedding and so little time, not everyone has the luxury of jetting off to the gym to make their body a temple.

Luckily all you need is a little imagination to make household objects your new gym workout equipment? In fact, you don’t need the imagination as we’ve done it for you!

And there’s also no need to bother with how you look in the gym – where whatever is comfy enough to perform the exercises in. No more excuses!

Try these exercises 3 to 4 times a week and make sure you regularly look to increase your resistance and the difficult level with the additional tips for each exercise.

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Strength Training is Important for Toning and Preserving Muscle

Strength training exercises are really important to help you tone up any wobbly areas and it also prevents you from losing muscle whilst dieting.

Tone AND Lose Weight in  Less Time with Home HiiT

For all the toning up you can do in the world, you won’t be able to see those lovely new toned muscles if you’ve got a layer of fat on the top.

Fitness experts can’t help but wax lyrical about the great effects of HiiT. A 20 minute high intensity interval training workout can burn just as much as a long go on the treadmill at a steady, slower pace. Result!

Why not check out for lots of home-based HiiT workouts you can do all from the comfort of your own home?

The 80% Diet / 20% Exercise Rule

Weight loss is 80% diet and 20% exercise, so concentrate on healthy eating in the lead-up to the wedding. With most people having 12 to 18 months to get in shape, there’s no need for drastic weight loss diets.

They say tracking is the key to sustained weight loss so why not use a handy site and app like My Fitness Pal to track what you’re eating in mere seconds?