How to Lose Belly Fat in a Week


Posted in Fat Loss | Posted on 23-08-2011

Reducing belly fat is itself a big task and achieving the results in a week’s time is a tough work indeed.
Well, losing belly fat should be a long-term goal. However, if you have a beach party next week, then here are some tips on how to lose belly fat in a week that would help in order to avoid skipping the plan.

One week being quite less time to work on the stubborn belly fat one needs to follow a strict diet for the next 7 days.

How to Lose Belly Fat in a Week


Diet Plan for How to Lose Belly Fat in a Week:


Throughout our seven-day diet plan, you will have to have the same breakfast, lunch and dinner. Don’t forget it’s just one week:

You can have one of these options given below throughout the week. However, take protein-rich diet on Wednesday as the exercise schedule will make your body lack protein. This list is given in order to give your meal a variety:



  • 1 whole-grain bread slice (thin) with 2 eggs
  • 1 cup yoghurt with a banana
  • 1 cup milk with muesli
  • 2 eggs omelet with ham



  • Smoked mackerel with a small bowl of green salad
  • Fresh vegetables and chicken
  • Fish and salad
  • Vegetable/meat stew



  • Soup
  • Roasted chicken
  • Mackerel fillets


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7 Day Exercise Regime


Along with the above given diet, don’t forget to exercise. Remember these exercise are not mainly for reducing your belly fat they are, however, for burning your calories and also increasing your body metabolism rate.


Cardio exercise:
Dedicate 30 -35 minutes of your morning in doing some light cardio exercises like brisk walking, jogging, running, cycling, etc.

Weight training:
In the evening try doing 8 sets of light weight training sessions like: calf raises, pushups, dips, squats and shoulder press.



Day for cardio exercise:

Follow the given schedule:

First, 20 minutes: warm up session
Next 20 minutes: HIIT

You must work as hard as possible. Keep your one-week challenge in mind.



Jogging/ walking:

Walk or jog for about 90 minutes on this day. No other exercise should be done today.



Cardio session

Allot 30 minutes of your early morning to cardio exercises. Try doing steady exercise that aim at burning fat.

Weight training sessions:

In the evening try doing 8 sets of light weight training sessions like: calf raises, pushups, dips, squats and shoulder press. After completing this session do some stretching too.




Perform steady cardio exercise with 2 minutes of sprints. Also jog for 30 minutes with 1 minute of sprint. Give next 5 minutes for recovery and then do the final jog. In all you must dedicate 45 minutes today for exercising.



Core training session:

The exercises that come under this session are Calisthenics, dynamic stretching, yoga, crunches, etc. perform crunches until to give up. Aim at doing 100 crunches. Ideally, you should give 45 minutes to the core training session today.



Long walk:

No exercise today only brisk walking. Walk for 90 minutes in the morning and burn more calories.


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Other tips on how to lose belly fat in a week


Drinks lots of water

Water not only reduces the appetite it also prevents the water retention in the body.


Say no to snacks/ junk food

All those tempting foods that you see at your favorite food outlets are not healthy.  For this whole week say no to them and gorge on vegetables and fruits.


Use whole-grain bread

Instead of going for flour use whole-grain bread for your breakfast. Stick to brown rice, wheat pasta.


Stick to exercise

Don’t skip any day of your exercise regime otherwise you won’t get the desired results in a week.


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Lessen your carb intake

Lessen your salt intake

Salt increases the possibility of water retention.


Calorie count

Keep a check on how much calorie you are taking with your food.


Avoid alcohol

Try avoiding bear or alcohol throughout this week.


Fruits and vegetables

Try including those fruits and vegetables which have zero or negative calories.


Watch this video to know more exercises for reducing belly fat in a week: 

Well, you can follow the above diet schedule for one week when you have an important plan coming next week. However, sticking on such a diet is not healthy in terms of long time phase. So, it’s better to follow the above tips regularly  to maintain your flat stomach.

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