How to get a flat stomach in two weeks

Updated February 21, 2017

Want to know how to lose weight fast? Who doesn't? Miracle weight-loss products do not exist; if you want to get a flat stomach in two weeks, you've got to alter your habits. Most people carry excessive weight in their midsection, and unfortunately, it isn't easy to drop these pounds. But with determination and willpower, you can successfully slim your abdomen and achieve a flatter stomach in as little as two weeks.

Eat more fibre. A low-fibre diet can cause abdominal bloating and extra pounds around the midsection. Increase your fibre intake by eating fresh fruits and vegetables, or take a daily fibre supplement to help get you on the path to a flat stomach.

Lose water weight. A high-sodium diet cause water retention and abdominal weight. To get a flat stomach in two weeks, eat a low-sodium diet (fewer than 1,500mg a day) and drink at least eight glasses of water a day to flush excess fluids from your body.

Reduce your carb and sugar intake. Eat less than 30g of carbs a day to achieve a slimmer stomach in two weeks. Also, you won't get a flat tummy unless you cut back on sugary foods and drinks, including pastries, cookies and sodas.

Decrease your fat intake. Fatty foods, like fried and fast foods, can increase abdominal weight. Read food labels and purchase low-fat or no-fat foods - some can actually make it harder to get a flat stomach then non-diet foods eaten in moderation.

Start a workout plan. Exercise between 30 and 60 minutes a day to quickly shed pounds and get a flat stomach. Combine aerobic or high-impact workouts with abdominal exercises and strength-training exercises.

Lower your daily calorie intake. If you normally consume 2,000 calories a day, reduce it to 1,500. Combined with exercise, you'll lose 0.454 to 0.907kg. a week.


Consume at least 1,200 calories a day.

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Valencia Higuera is a freelance writer from Chesapeake, Virginia. She has contributed content to print publications and online publications such as, AOL Travel, and ABC Loan Guide. Higuera primarily works as a personal finance, travel and medical writer. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/journalism from Old Dominion University.