This Couple’s Crazy Crossfit Engagement Photos Have Gone Viral—and Are Seriously Amazing 

We love when a couple decides to do something that’s really different and so them for anything to do with their wedding—especially when they really commit. You know, like when this couple completely killed it with their Star Wars-themed wedding or when this couple sent out a save-the-date video à la The Walking Dead.

Or, when a couple did an entire engagement shoot in their Crossfit gym doing Crossfit photos:

One sneak peek from a SUPER and unique esession from last night! Stay tuned for more photos this afternoon…..

Posted by Cricket’s Photography on Friday, March 13, 2015

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Study: Marriage Officially Linked to Good Vascular Health

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Not surprisingly, we have long touted the benefits of marriage on this blog—including, specifically, the health benefits! Not only does marriage make you want to take better care of yourself—studies have shown that being married literally does translate to good things inside your body.

The latest: Marriage is even good for your blood vessels!

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9 Tricks That’ll Help You Do Your Wedding Workout In the Morning

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We often hear from brides that even if they weren’t a morning-workout person before that sparkly ring landed on their finger, that they’ve tried to morph into one as much as they can during their wedding-planning months. It just leaves more time after work for any wedding-related research, errands or appointments that might pop up—and, you know, for just taking a minute to breathe.

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Bridal Fitness: 11 Expert Exercise Tips For Busy Brides

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With the dress fittings, cake tastings and vendor meetings that occupy a bride-to-be’s calendar, it can be a challenge to fit exercising into the mix as well. Despite the desire to get in dress-ready shape for the Big Day, many brides find that there aren’t enough hours in the day to accomplish an entire list of wedding to-dos and hit up the gym for a sweat session.

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Kick Off Your Get-Wedding-Dress-Ready Regime With the Unite Fitness Carb Cleanse

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The ladies over at Be Well Philly were talking about this initiative from Philly’s Unite Fitness, and we immediately thought of our brides: It’s a weeklong program designed to help you learn which carbs are good, which are bad, which give you energy, and which just give you, well, things like bloat. It’s their Carb Cleanse.

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Bridal Fitness: Here’s a 30-Minute Calorie-Blasting Workout You Can Do at Home

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I literally just looked at the clock, looked at my weekly planner, sat here for a second thinking about it, and then canceled two of my workout classes for this week. Between work deadlines, a shorter work week, a million and a half errands to run before Thanksgiving and a bajillion other things, I decided that I just couldn’t do my working out this week on a set schedule. It’s just too much.

And then I saw this!

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8 Suburban Workout Classes That’ll Get You In Wedding (and Honeymoon!) Shape

Classes at Plank Studio are performed on Megaformer machines. Photo via Plank.

Classes at Plank Studio are performed on Megaformer machines. Photo via Plank.

Our buds at Be Well Philly have rustled up a particularly helpful treat for all of you ‘burb-living brides this week, by doing the trying-out for you and rounding up eight awesome classes that’ll whip you into wedding-day shape. (Though, as you’ll see, they even tout these classes as so fab that even you city-living brides should consider hopping on 76 and giving them a whirl.)

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