11 Flat-Belly Tricks

Dine at This Magic Hour

"A protein bar, low-fat cheese, almonds, or an organic apple with protein should be eaten between 3 and 4 p.m.

Enjoy It

Three times a week, do the ball swap. Lie flat on your back with your arms over your head and legs straight out. Start with a stability ball overhead. 

Increase This Belly-zapping Hormone

"Eat as little sugar as possible to keep insulin levels low and glucagon levels high. Glucagon acts like Ms. Pac-Man, eating up fat to utilize as energy.

Taste It

"To avoid bloating, chew. Eat till it tastes like applesauce. Food is poorly absorbed without appropriate chewing. Less gas and bloating from better digestion."


Last on Your Flat-belly List

This high-powered exercise targets all the muscles that form your waist. Discover the flat-belly techniques that will tighten your stomach, strengthen your core.

Add sea salt.

It may be your diet's salt. Use natural sea salt or kosher salt, which has less sodium per teaspoon than table salt.

Attempt the Flat-belly Cheat.

If it's your legs, wear skirts or slim pants. Shoulders—bare them even a little with a boatneck or sweetheart neckline.

Measurements Matter

Eating portion-controlled meals that contain whole-grain foods and monounsaturated fats (MUFAs) throughout the day.

Have Fun

Singing is a pleasant method to burn calories, says Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD. Discover how to burn more calories in your exercise while having fun.

Frequently Plank

The plank is a favorite, but we take it to another level opening and closing the legs like scissors while raising and dropping the hips! 

Work All Your Core

Now you can. To strengthen and tone the back, we worked with Harley Pasternak, who trains Ariana Grande, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga.