When you need to get dialed-in quickly, you don’t want to hear a lecture on advanced meal planning, periodized cardio and weeks worth of fat-burners. You want to know what you can do right now to get your body tighter and leaner.

You won’t see a day and night difference, but there are things you can do to look better in just days if you’ve really dropped the ball on shredding down. Of course, staying close to beach-ready all the time will be your best bet in the long run.

Here, our roundtable of expert trainers, physique artists and lab rats fill us in on what you can do to get the job done, pronto. Luckily, there’s more than one way to kill the fat.

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The 6 Weeks to Lean Diet and Training Plan

Try this 10-point program to blast off pounds of body fat.

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