We all know that a healthy lifestyle and regular exercise are key for long term weight loss. But more often than not, we wish we could speed up that process! Especially when it comes to that slinky dress you need to squeeze into this Saturday night, or (gasp!) the impromptu beach weekend. Luckily, experts agree that it is realistic to drop five pounds in five days, without crash dieting or taking risky pills. All you need is a focus on healthy foods, hydration, and exercise. Keep reading to learn more.