YOU’LL LOOK BACK on the photos and videos from your wedding for the rest of your life. And the last thing you want to see is a version of yourself that you’re not proud of staring back at you.

“Men come to me to get fit for their wedding day just as much as women,” says Christian Pitkin, a certified personal trainer and health coach at Diakadi Fitness Performance in San Francisco. Still, search for “practical tips to get in shape for your wedding,” and the topic seems largely geared toward brides.