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Faculty Caution Against Just Shedding for the Wedding

Wedding season is around the corner and that means future brides all over the country are trying to get fit for their big day. Wedding websites are full of discussion boards with women giving each other advice on working out and eating healthy, as well as moral support and accountability. Dr. Barbara Bushman, professor in the department of health, physical education and recreation at Missouri State University; and Natalie Allen, instructor of biomedical sciences specializing in dietetics, explain that this special event can be a catalyst for long-term change but shouldn't be the sole motivator.