Get a Bikini-Ready Belly Without Diet and Exercise

Surprise: There are simple ways to gain without a hint of pain. Here, 15 smart tips to help you get a better gut, fast! (17 Photos)

Camille Noe Pagn on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:04PM

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Get a Bikini-Ready Belly Without Diet and Exercise

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Give in to the Giggles

There’s a reason they call it a “belly laugh”: Laughter is a bona fide stomach flattener! “Laughing tones a group of stomach muscles called transverse abdominus. That’s crucial, because most forms of exercise can’t isolate these muscles, which are key to having a flat, toned belly,” says Chicago-based certified trainer, Stephanie Mansour. For a slimmer, sexier stomach, Mansour recommends a minimum of 10 minutes of hearty laughing a day.

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