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Abs: Workouts for Buff Brides

Got the perfect wedding dress -- but not the perfect six-pack? No worries. We've organized our best abs workouts by dress type, so you can tone and trim in all the right places.
wedding dress with spaghetti straps A-Line Dresses and Empire Waists

Considered some of the most forgiving styles, A-line and empire waist dresses are smart silhouettes for brides with awesome upper bodies, and another great option for gals with heavier bottom halves. Unlike ball gowns, they won't hug your core, and can help give curvier waists a more angular, svelte look. A-lines are narrow at the top and flare slightly outward, literally creating an A-shape, while empire-waist dresses cinch directly under the bustline and then float softly outward from the body (though less dramatically than A-line gowns).

All that said, these gowns will look even sweeter against tight abs, and you'll want to spend a little time trimming and toning that upper body since it'll be front-and-center. Here's your plan: