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Flat-Belly Challenge Day 13: Cardio, Abs, and Sweet Treat

Jul 19 2014 - 7:12am

Welcome to our Flat-Belly Challenge [1]: 21 days of workouts, belly-blasting tips, and fat-burning recipe ideas to help you feel slimmer and more confident all Summer. Day 13's workout is 30 minutes of cardio followed by 10 minutes of abs. Then reward yourself with a healthy dessert featuring blueberries, the power fruit that fights belly fat!

30 Minutes of Cardio and 10 Minutes of Abs

Today's workout is 30 minutes of steady-state cardio followed by some serious ab work. Pick your favorite cardio — running, cycling, swimming, dancing — and keep moving at a steady pace for 30 minutes. Then strengthen your core and tone your abs with this 10-minute video featuring surprising variations of sit-ups and planks. It's perfect after a cardio session!

Paleo Blueberry Crumble

Celebrate Summer and satisfy your sweet tooth with this grain-free crumble featuring blueberries, which studies indicate may fight belly fat. This dessert also features almonds; high in MUFAs (monounsaturated fats), almonds help burn away the fat that collects around your middle. Find the tasty recipe here [2].


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