How to Get Rid of Belly Fat in 2 Weeks

image001Excessive belly fat can be detrimental and harmful to your self-image, health and self-esteem. While there is no “magic bullet” that targets abdominal fat specifically, this article provides information on how to get rid of belly fat in 2 weeks. Through a combination of hard work, exercise and specific nutritious food, it is possible.

Foods that Fight Belly Fat

Eating healthy food doesn’t mean you’re stuck eating food that isn’t delicious! There is a huge variety of foods that are great for both your taste buds and your waistline. They can help you fight belly fat and many of these foods may already be a part of what you enjoy eating regularly.

Foods

Benefits

Avocados

10 grams of monosaturated fats to keep you from storing excess belly fat. Helps with the absorption of carotenoids to fight cancer cells.

Bananas

422 mg of potassium help eliminate excess belly-swelling sodium.

Yogurt

Promotes growth of good bacteria that supports digestive health. Greek yogurt helps stabilize insulin levels.

Berries

The antioxidants in berries improve blood flow to supply muscles with more oxygen. This helps you have more endurance to work out longer.

Chocolate Skim Milk

A great post workout drink for speedy recovery of muscles due to the combination of carbohydrates and proteins.

Green Tea

Three cups each day will rev up your metabolism. The compound ECGC helps burn up fat.

Citrus

Vitamin C in colorful produce like oranges and bell peppers can help you burn up to 30% more fat during a workout.

Whole Grains

Fiber helps keep insulin levels low so you don’t retain excess fats and sugars. The result is longer lasting energy and shrunken fat cells.

Daily Abdominal Exercise Routines

These workouts target core muscles, tightening the abdominals and giving you a smaller and flatter stomach. Do two sets of each of the moves in this 20-minute workout twice a week and say goodbye to that belly fat that’s been lingering.

Lunge Twist

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  1. Feet need to be the same width with hip, bend knees slightly and elbows at 90-degree angles by your hips.
  2. Lunge your right leg forward while rotating your arms and torso to the right.
  3. Quickly rotate arms and torso back and push off the right foot to the start position.
  4. Do 16 sets and alternate between your right and left sides.

Step Hop

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  1. Feet need to be the same width with hip, slightly bend knees, and put hands on your hips.
  2. Step forward on your right foot and lift your left knee to the same level with hip while hopping straight up on that right leg.
  3. Land with your feet together and knees slightly bent.
  4. Do 16 sets and alternate between the right and the left.

Shot Put

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  1. Keep feet the same width with hip, bend your right elbow with your hand by your ear. Put your left arm out at the same level of shoulder.
  2. Lunge to the right with your right leg and rotate your torso to the right.
  3. Push your right foot off while pivoting to the left.
  4. Diagonally extend your right arm (like throwing a shot).
  5. Do 16 sets and alternate from side to side.

Lunge Reach

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  1. Keep feet the same width with hip, slightly bend your knees and put arms by your sides.
  2. Lunge your left leg forward and bend both knees at 90 degrees. Reach your arms straight towards the floor.
  3. Push off the ground explosively with your left leg and return to the starting position while lifting your arms overhead straightly.
  4. Do 8 sets, then switch sides and repeat another 8 sets.

Hands-up Hop

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  1. Keep feet the same width with hip, slightly bend your knees and hands on your hips.
  2. Step the left foot forward while lifting your right knee to the level of hip as you hop up on the left leg and straightly extend your arms overhead.
  3. Land with your feet together, knees bent slightly and hands on your hips.
  4. Do 20 sets and alternate from side to side.

Discus Throw

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  1. Keep feet the same width with hip, extend arms out to the sides at the shoulder level.
  2. Lunge forward to right with your right leg and rotate your torso to the right.
  3. Quickly shift your weight to the left leg, keep knee slightly bent, and push the left foot off to hop up while turning to left and swinging your right arm (like throwing a discus).
  4. Do 10 sets, then switch sides and repeat your sets.

Jump Lunge

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  1. Keep feet the same width with hip, slightly bend your knees, and extend your arms overhead.
  2. Lunge your left leg forward and bend both knees at 90 degree angles.
  3. Jump straight upward and switch your legs midair so that when you land you are now lunging with the right leg forward.
  4. Do 12 sets and continue alternating between the right and the left.

Squat Jump

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  1. Keep feet the same width with hip, slightly bend your knees, and your hands by your sides.
  2. Squat while keeping your knees behind your toes, jump straight up while lifting your arms overhead.
  3. Land with a squat position while extend your arms overhead.
  4. Lower your arms to your sides.
  5. Do 12 sets.

Hammer Hoist

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  1. Keep your feet slightly wider than shoulder. Clasp your hands in front of your thighs.
  2. Squat, keeping your knees behind your toes. Reach your arms back slightly between your legs.
  3. Jump up straightly and bring your arms overhead (like hoisting a heavy mallet).
  4. Land in your starting position.
  5. Do 12 sets.

Here is a video of other exercise routines for losing belly fat fast.

 
 
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