Not everyone wants to change the appearance of their butt. And that's OK! But for those who do it can be tough to know exactly how to go about it and how your diet, training, and lifestyle can support or inhibit your goals. To provide helpful tips on how to achieve your body composition goals safely, we reached out to two strength and conditioning experts — Bret Contreras , CSCS, personal trainer, speaker, and author, and strength and conditioning expert Tony Gentilcore , CSCS, co-founder Cressey Sports Performance — to tell us their thoughts on how to get a bigger butt. The deal with your butt is that it's made up of your gluteal muscles — the gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and gluteus maximus — which are then covered with a layer of fat.
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Our butts come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes our derriere is exactly the way we want it, other times we need to work on it. There are five main types of behinds and this guide will help you understand your shape and do the right exercise to flatter your derriere. This is the most common bottom shape in younger women. This means that the hips and pelvis are the same width, giving a bit of a square box appearance.
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Sexualization of the buttocks , especially of the female gender, has occurred throughout history. Sexologist Alfred Kinsey suggested that the buttocks is the primary sexual presentation site in primates. Some anthropologists and sociobiologists believe that breast fetishism derives from the breasts' similarity to buttocks, but instead provide sexual attraction from the front of the body. In humans, females generally have more round and voluptuous buttocks, caused by estrogen that encourages the body to store fat in the buttocks, hips, and thighs. Testosterone discourages fat storage in these areas.
Wondering how to lose weight in your thighs and arms? As aggravated as you are by your fat zones — those diet-resistant trouble spots where most of your extra pounds are packed on — they could be more than a cosmetic nuisance. A number of recent scientific studies have made a connection between pockets of fat in certain body types and health conditions as varied as restless legs syndrome , type 2 diabetes , metabolic syndrome , and post-menopausal memory loss.