5 Secrets For Flat Tummy

By March 29, 2019Uncategorized

Getting a flat midsection really boils down to two things:

1) Getting rid of the fatty layer that is covering your abdominal muscles; and

2) Tightening and toning your abdominal muscles.

Keep reading to uncover my top 5 secrets for flat tummy!

Diet Secret #1: Don’t eat late

This is the most simple and effective way to flatten your abs. Instead of eating less food late at night, simply don’t eat late at all. Try these tips…

  • Brush your teeth right after dinner. Once your teeth are clean, you’ve put an end to your consumption for the day.
  • Change things up. If your evening routine revolves around food then find a new routine.
  • Let the habit form. The first few weeks will be tough, but soon your new no-food-late routine will feel normal.

Diet Secret #2 Drink more water

Drinking lots of water is another extremely simple way to promote fat loss. Chronic dehydration triggers false hunger signals that causes you to eat extra, empty calories. Try these tips…

  • Drink a big glass of water before each meal. This will make you less likely to overeat.
  • Replace sugar-filled sodas, coffee drinks and juices with water. This tip alone can make a huge difference in the shape of your body.
  • Carry water with you throughout the day.

Diet Secret #3: Load up on fiber

Most of us do not get enough fiber in our diet. This is a problem since fiber is essential when it comes to getting lean. Fiber-filled foods are low in calories and are filling, so you’ll be eating less and getting lean. Try these tips…

  • Turn salads into meals. Add a serving of lean protein to a large pile of greens for a guiltless meal. *Try the recipe for Sweet & Smokey Chicken below and serve it on a bed of greens.
  • Include vegetables in every meal. The benefits to eating more veggies are too many to list, so just know that your body will become healthier and leaner with each fibrous bite.
  • Fruits are a tasty source of fiber. Eat fresh, seasonal fruits every day.

Diet Secret #4: Eat fewer carbs

Now I didn’t say to cut out all carbs, but rather to eat fewer carbs. These diet secrets are meant as lifestyle changes for you to stick with long term. Eating fewer carbs is a realistic and very effective way to flatten your tummy. Try these tips…

  • Choose whole grain bread and pasta instead of white. Whole grains are less likely to be stored as fat. That being said, limit the amount that you eat.
  • Eat half of the carbs. Make your sandwich open-faced and cut down the size of your pasta serving.
  • Avoid carb-filled snacks. Instead of crackers or chips, have a hard boiled egg, a protein shake, fresh fruit or veggies.

Diet Secret #5: Only wholesome sweets

Refined sugar-filled sweets will quickly add up around your waistline. Learn to enjoy natural sweets. Try these tips…

  • Fruit is natural candy. When you stop eating refined sugar you’ll find fresh fruit to be more sweet and delicious than ever.
  • Do not eat foods that contain white sugar or high fructose corn syrup. These items are the worst for your abs.
  • Try wholesome sweeteners, like pure maple syrup, raw honey or dates in your cooking instead of white sugar. Get white sugar out of your kitchen.

Take these diet secrets and run with them. These tips, along with a challenging and consistent exercise program, are the formula for a toned, lean body.

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Sweet and Smokey Chicken:

This chicken has an awesome flavor and is quick to make on a weeknight. Serve with a leafy green salad and a side of asparagus or broccoli for the perfect flat abs meal. Makes: 4 Servings

Here’s what you need…

  • 4 bone-in, skin-on, organic chicken thighs
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 packet Stevia
  • dash of salt and pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Place in a large ziplock bag.
  3. In a small bowl combine the remaining ingredients. Add to the ziplock bag and toss until the chicken is fully coated.
  4. Place the coated chicken thighs on a broiling pan. Bake for 40 minutes.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 248 calories, 18g fat, 428mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, and 18g protein

Join the discussion 10 Comments

  • Jane Berver says:

    Thank you! Great tips! I look forward to trying the chicken.

  • Mandy Lynnn says:

    So helpful!
    Thank you 🙂

  • Ellie says:

    Really awesome tips! Now I just wish I could do them. I have super toned abs, but this annoyingly present layer of fat covering it.
    Meredith, if you see this, would you have tips for trying to lose weight with thyroid issues? It’s been very difficult for me. Im not overweight but definitely could lose 15 more pounds.
    BTW, also, thanks for your wonderful program, its amazing!! 😉

    • meredith shirk says:

      Hey Ellie!

      We could definitely dig into that go ahead and schedule a time so we can talk about taking your results to the next level while also dealing with a complicated thyroid situation !!

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    • meredith shirk says:

      So glad you liked this!!!!!

  • Tami L says:

    Mere,,Thanks for the great information and the delicious recipe! I just adore you and the One and Done exercise videos you offer. Terrific attitude, very encouraging and soothing for working out to!
    Tami L

  • Rose Rath says:

    Hi Meredith
    I think you are awesome and I am so glad that I subscribed to your program. I’m embaressed to say that it has to be. Lose to. Year now and I haven’t made the time to actually do it 🙁 due to all the usual excuses. But today I reviewed the videos and started! Thank you for these great workouts and constant touches via email!

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