Slim-O-Matic: How to Get a Flat Belly
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Do 3 sets of 15 bicycle crunches 2–3 times a week, plus 30–45 minutes’ worth of run-walk intervals (2 minutes each) 4–5 times a week. You’ll notice big results in just 4 weeks.
Do 3 sets of 12–15 crunches on a stability ball 2–3 times a week to sculpt your belly in 3 weeks.
Cut or burn 500 calories and drink 2 cups of green tea daily: Green tea alone helped exercisers drop ab fat in 12 weeks.
Eat snacks with belly-busting monounsaturated fatty acids daily: 23 almonds, 6 olives, or 2 squares dark chocolate. MUFAs can reduce ab fat in a month.
Try the new Spanx Hide & Sleek Cami With Lace Cut Out ($46–$50) to pull in and shape your middle, plus give your chest a lift.
Get a belt that’s at least 3 inches wide and made of a stiff material or leather, suggests celebrity stylist Paul Petzy. A belt that won’t bend when you do acts like a corset and helps to hide your tummy. Try this Banana Republic Silver Sash Belt ($50).