So you BBQ'd the 4th away, had hot dog after burger, after hot dog! You got full, and then you blew stuff up!

Then you came up, had to use the restroom and possibly continued to blow stuff up!

We’re still in summer, so we asked Yakima how to quickly get your summer bod back after a big food holiday like the 4th!

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How do you drop 5 pounds? For some people it can be as simple as downing non-stop water.

Others can just stop drinking soda, others take that step even further and cut out sugar and carbs all together!

For people like Tony Gonsalez, it wasn’t just a quick 5 pounds, it was a lifestyle change!

I did a 5 day fast; was going for 7 days, (liquid only) I had a protein shake from a coffee shop, on my lunch I would have a naked smoothie (the small ones, I'd get two depending on how I felt), and water as a snack, ended up going from 330 to 250 and maintaining 280 for about 2 years now” – Tony Gonsalez

Henry Lopez had a little simpler approach to his pound droppage.

For me oatmeal for breakfast and for lunch some chicken and for dinner banana n a yogurt.” – Henry Lopez

Some of the more comedic tips to drop the quick pounds were:

  • Get The Flu!
  • Starve!
  • Poop A Lot!

Those might do the trick, but are not usually recommended. So what are the top 5 Ways Yakimaniacs Drop a quick Five Pounds?

#5 - Quit Dairy Products

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#4 - Eat Smaller Portions

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#3 - Quit / Cut Back on Sugar / Pop

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#2 - Fast / Intermittent Fasting

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#1 - Drink Lots of Water (Especially before meals and bed)

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