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Flat-Belly Challenge Day 10

Flat-Belly Challenge Day 10: Fast-Paced Cardio and An Easy Detox Salad

Welcome to our Flat-Belly Challenge: 21 days of workouts, belly-blasting tips, and fat-burning recipe ideas to help you feel slimmer and more confident all Summer. Day 10's challenge is a quick elliptical workout followed by a filling rainbow quinoa salad.

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Elliptical Interval Workout

If you're short on time today, this 30-minute elliptical workout is just for you. It gets you in and out of the gym fast, while burning a substantial amount of calories to boot. And since intervals blast belly fat, this is a great midweek workout to do, especially if you're bored of the treadmill or need to fit in a workout at lunch. Print the 30-minute elliptical workout here.

Time Resistance SPM* Notes
00:00-3:00 3 130 Warmup
03:00-5:00 6 140
05:00-08:00 7 140-150
08:00-09:00 8 190-200 Sprint
09:00-12:00 6 150-160
12:00-13:00 8 190-200 Sprint
13:00-16:00 7 140-150
16:00-17:00 8 190-200 Sprint
17:00-20:00 6 140-150
20:00-21:00 7 190-200 Sprint
21:00-24:00 6 150-160
24:00-25:00 8 190 Sprint
25:00-28:00 6 150
28:00-30:00 4 140 Cooldown

Cabbage Detox Salad

For a quick detoxifying meal, this crunchy cabbage and hemp salad does what you need, deliciously. It's chock full of fiber to help regulate bloating and digestion, and it's easy to throw together on a busy weekday.

Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Bonus Boost: Chia Superfoods Drink

Feeling a bit sluggish? This chia, supergreens, and coconut water superfoods shot is full of fiber and is perfect for a morning boost. Celebrity trainer Valerie Waters recommends her clients chug this drink before a morning workout for an extra energy boost. "Most people don't get enough fiber, and they especially don't get enough fiber when they are cutting carbs, and they're cutting carbs because they eat too much crap and that's where their bad foods are — carbs," Valerie explains. "When they're on my plan and I've asked them to take those out and focus on vegetables and fruit and sweet potatoes and things like that, I get them to drink this to increase their vegetable intake to bring the fiber back up. It also helps them during the detox period because it helps with elimination."

Get the simple recipe for this debloating chia drink here.

Photo: Leta Shy


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