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A 27-year-old female asked:

What are the exercises which give my body a pear-like shape? i want to increase width of my waste and bottom

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Dr. Vernon Barton
General Practice 53 years experience
Heredity: Our genetics or heredity influence the basic shape of our bodies. Weight gain will clearly show where you put on the extra weight: pear=hips/thighs/buttocks. Apple=trunk/belly enlarge. Exercise and diet reduce fat in reverse to the gain from overeating. You may strengthen certain areas with exercises, but you can't change your bodies basic structure.
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