By Adrian Bryant

18 Ways To Get a Flatter Stomach Without Exercise

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1. Drink More Water

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Drink ounces of water each day to get a flatter stomach
I had a client who lost 20 pounds in 1 week after adding JUST water to his diet. He was so bloated, his rings did not fit him, stomach was large, and socks would indent his lower legs when he removed them. Have you ever felt bloated, hands and feet puffy, belly extended - well this is your body holding onto water. Stew Smith, Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

2. Limit Your Salt Intake

The more salt or sodium you eat = the more water your body will hold onto making your stomach look fat & bloated so you got 2 options.

  1. Drink more water to flush out excess water weight caused by excess salt in your diet and/or,
  2. Eat less than 4-to-6 mg of sodium a day to prevent bloating and excess water weight gain.

3. Eat a Balanced Diet of Carbs, Proteins & Fats

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You need to get at least grams of protein each day to lose weight faster

4. Eat Smaller Meals

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Instead of 3 BIG meals that'll put lots of stress on your digestive system which'll lead to stomach bloating, Eat 4-to-6 smaller meals to prevent a bloated stomach.

If you don't have time to eat 4-to-6 smaller meals… Go for a 15+ minute walk after your big meal to speed up digestion to remove any belly bloat for a flatter tummy.

5. Stop Drinking Soda!

Sodas or any carbonated drinks make your stomach bloated because the carbon dioxide from those drinks creates gas in your stomach forcing your stomach to expand → 6 reasons that'll make you stop drinking soda today

6. Avoid Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweaters cannot be easily broken down by your body and this causes gas which leads to bloating.

Limit your use of artificial sweeteners to less than 3 servings a day by avoiding diet sodas, sugarless gums, or any so called "sugar-free" foods.

Artificial sweeteners like mannitol, sorbitol, xylitol and sugar alcohols are the main ones you want to avoid.

7. Don't Swallow Air

When you swallow too much air, the air becomes trapped in your stomach, this causes gas which leads to bloating and you can prevent this from happening by,

8. Natural Diuretics

9. Supplements

10. Epsom Salt

Epsom salt baths is what many celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Victoria Beckham secretly do for a flatter stomach → 100 Celebrity Weight Loss Secrets

Mix 2 cups of Epsom salt in warm bathwater and soak for 15 minutes 2-to-3 times per week to get rid of excess water weight.

11. Steam Room

Use a steam room for 15 minutes to sweat out excess water weight and of course,

You can exercise very intensely to sweat out excess water weight & burn belly fat to truly get a flat stomach but since this article is called "How To get a flatter stomach in a week without exercise…" you don't have to do that.

12. Keep a Journal

Keep a bloat journal to help you find out which foods &/or drinks are making you bloated so you can eat less of those foods. For example,

If you get bloated after eating dairy products then you may be lactose intolerant meaning your stomach can't digest the lactose or milk sugar found in most dairy products but you can still enjoy dairy products as long as you drink water after eating dairy products to prevent bloating or use lactose-free dairy products.

13. Women

Take Calcium, Magnesium, vitamin B6 and vitamin E to prevent or eliminate any bloating bought on by PMS.

14. Fiber

15. Avoid Cruciferous Vegetables

Avoid Cruciferous Vegetables for flat belly

Cruciferous vegetables like kale, broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower are good for you but they cause you to get bloated because your body has a tougher time digesting raffinose which is a complex sugar found in cruciferous vegetables → Complete list of Cruciferous Vegetables

16. Alcohol, Chocolate & Coffee

17. Alternative Meds?

Some medications like contraceptives or birth control pills can cause stomach bloating for various reasons so you may want to see your doctor about using alternative medications that will not cause any bloating → 8 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

18. IBS

You may have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (or IBS) which causes bloating → See IBS symptoms

Exercises for a Flatter Stomach

Please Note: These exercises will only tighten & tone up your midsection making your stomach LOOK flatter than it already is so,

To Truly Get a Flatter Stomach,

Get Rid of Your Belly Fat with these 5 steps because although losing water weight/belly bloat makes your stomach flatter… You still have to lose any remaining belly fat to truly make your stomach flat.

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