• Wear a camouflaging dress. See the gathered panel in the center of this dress? That’s the key to its belly-blasting powers: Ruching slims you by concealing bulges. Plus, that vertical color panel elongates your torso, while the black sides nip in your waist.
•Get the look: BCBGeneration front pin-tuck dress ($108; Macy’s)
• Try a new kind of crunch. After your cardio, do this two-in-one abs-and-obliques move from David Barton Gym owner David Barton.
Here’s how: Sit so thighs and upper torso form a V shape, with lower legs crossed and lifted. Hold a 5-pound medicine ball (or dumbbell) between both hands. Swivel left to right and back, bringing ball across body while maintaining the V shape. Do 3 sets of 15 reps 3–4 times a week.