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Doctor insights on: Do Squats Really Make Your Butt Bigger

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Will squats help make my big butt better?

Will squats help make my big butt better?

May be: Squats will help to tone up your gluteus muscles and make then stronger and with time and perseverance bigger, however will not get rid of the fat only diet and loosing weight will do. ...Read more

Squatting (Definition)

To sit in a low or crouching position with the legs drawn up closely beneath or in front of the body; sit on ...Read more


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Does the 30 day squat challenge make my butt bigger even though I already have a big butt?

Does the 30 day squat challenge make my butt bigger even though I already have a big butt?

No: If done correctly it will tone and define your thigh, hamstring muscles as well as calf and buttock musculature. ...Read more

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I do a lot of squats but doesn't seem to work! How can I get a big buttocks?

Squats & Buttocks: Proper technique is essential to get the most out of squats and avoid injury. Ask a personal trainer if you are doing the squats properly. You may also need to do some other execises to target the gluteus maximus muscles and a personal trainer can put you on the right track. If all else fails see a plastic surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery to check out buttock augmentation. ...Read more

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My bum is quiet big as if I gain weight it always goes on that region which has caused stretch marks. Will squating get rid of them?

My bum is quiet big as if I gain weight it always goes on that region which has caused stretch marks. Will squating get rid of them?

Weight gain: Fat deposition is determined to a degree by genetics. Regular exercise, at least 30 minutes daily 5 times a week, plus a healthy diet will keep your weight down. Some women tend to get stretch marks in a particular area as well. You can try cocoa butter to help smooth them, but decreasing your weight to avoid obesity related illness is a better goal to focus on rather than your appearance. ...Read more

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Experiecing numbness in the top of left big toe after working out 3 days ago. No back injury during my squat workout. Possible cause? Recovery time?

Experiecing numbness in the top of left big toe after working out 3 days ago. No back injury during my squat workout. Possible cause? Recovery time?

Squat Squish: The numbness does not necessarily have to originating from the back. Possibly the digital nerve was compressed in the process of squats. Rest an off pressure should allow it to recover. ...Read more

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Will squats really make your butt bigger/rounder? How many should I do a day? Already have a LARGE (nice) butt but want it more "perfect" lol

Will squats really make your butt bigger/rounder? How many should I do a day? Already have a LARGE (nice) butt but want it more "perfect" lol

Squats tone muscle: Exercising your legs and doing squats will generally tone your butox. This will give your butox a firmer appearance, although it might slightly increase the size if you butt if you add more weight to your squats. More reps on the squats will tend to firm the muscles exercised ...Read more

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Does squats really make your butt grow? Because I tried them a while back and they really didn't do anything.

Does squats really make your butt grow? Because I tried them a while back and they really didn't do anything.

Yes.: Squats are an exercise that train primarily the muscles of the thighs, hips, hamstring and buttocks, and strengthening the bones, ligaments of the lower body. Your gluteal muscles will get bigger, depending on the intensity, duration, and frequency of exercise. Despite increasing the size of these muscles, you may not be able to control the full shape of your buttocks. ...Read more

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How can squats affect my butt?

Butt squats: Squats work all of your gluteus muscles and your hamstrings. Squats = tone and tighten, but be careful not to hurt yourself. Get professional direction when you start for safety. ...Read more

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How would squats affect my butt?

Helps to tone your: Buttocks. Exercises to tone your butt include plie, dumbell squats, squat w kick-back, single leg front raises, toe taps,
clock lunge, step ups w knee raise, lunge jumps ; squat jumps. ...Read more

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Squats make my butt smaller, what else should I try?

What's your goal?: Smaller butt? Larger one? Rather than focus on that one body part, and rather than try to live up to societal standards of beauty, exercise regularly to achieve & maintain your own health. Be happy & satisfied with your achievements & individuality. Don't feel that you have to conform to others or succumb to peer pressure. You're better than that! Exercise all body parts b/c it's good for you. ...Read more

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Can your butt get bigger with exercises like squats?

To a certain extent: If you work out quite strenuously and you have the right genetics, you may undergo a degree of hypertrophy (enlargement) of the buttock muscles like the gluteus muscle which can enlarge the size of your buttocks. But it would be uncommon that you would gain so much muscle that it would significantly enlarge the size of your buttocks. Most increased size comes from increased superficial fat. ...Read more

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Expert opinion please: could squats make my butt look better?

Better Looking Butt: Squats are a good start. Exercises that will work your buttocks include: lunges, squats, dumbbell squats, stepups, toe taps, plie, squats with kickbacks, hip extensions, one legged dead-lifts and the gamut of aerobic exercises (running, swimming, bicycling, kickboxing, walking). ...Read more

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Serious question about going to the toilet; is squatting really a more normal position?

Serious question about going to the toilet; is squatting really a more normal position?

Theoretically yes: There are many who feel that this is true, though everyone has their own opinion on it. ...Read more

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Is squat really helpful in removing flabbiness from thighs?? & losing fats from thighs!!

Is squat really helpful in removing flabbiness from thighs?? & losing fats from thighs!!

Yes, and no: Muscle tone responds generally within about 2 weeks to regular exercise. However, fat can be decreased (about 1 pound a week) mainly with calorie restriction BUT, the fat distribution isn't really fixable except with surgery. You can lower total fat. But from where it comes is difficult to control/influence. ...Read more

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Is squat really helpful in removing flabbiness from thighs?? & losing fats from thighs!!

Is squat really helpful in removing flabbiness from thighs?? & losing fats from thighs!!

No: There are no foods or exercises that will trim fat in one particular area of the body. Generalized weight loss through healthy diet along with varied types of exercise will tone all areas of the body and give you a better overall appearance. Squats will tone the thighs but won't trim any more fat there than any other exercise. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I've been doing like 100 squats everyday with like 10 pounds but my butts been getting smaller. Why?

Shrinking squats: Did you have adipose (fat)? The squats will tone and sculpt you. If you want the gluts to grow, you need to go up in weight. Be careful and use proper form. ...Read more

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Is it okay to squat and hover over the toliet when popping? I do this because I get freaked out of putting my butt on the seat.

Sure: You can go to the bathroom any way you want, It might be worthwhile to discuss with a healthcare professional a little bit more about the concern with freaking out when putting your butt on the seat. ...Read more

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Been doing about 100 squats a day for about a week and a half now. I was wondering will this alone make my butt bigger in time?

Exercise: For people whose objective of exercise is improving health, toning muscles and reducing fat. Unless yoiu are a body builder and increased muscle mass is your aim, I do not expect your butt will signifcantly enlarge.. ...Read more

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Squat for 30 day enough to remove flabbiness from thighs!! & squat really helpful in removing flabbiness?? & losing fats from thighs!!

Squat for 30 day enough to remove flabbiness from thighs!! & squat really helpful in removing flabbiness?? & losing fats from thighs!!

NO: Squatting is a great exercise for strengthening your leg muscles but... It takes a long time to build up muscle tone and shed fat. Please be patient and continue working and eating properly, but it will take more time. ...Read more

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Can seated squats tone butt?

Can seated squats tone butt?

Unfamiliar: U have to educate me! I am familiar w/ full and half- squats and both are efficacious for buttock muscle strengthening and tone. What is a seated squat exactly? ...Read more

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Hi docs, would squats make my butt smaller?

May help to tone: But doesn't cause fat loss. Exercises to tone your butt include plie, dumbell squats, squat w kick-back, single leg front raises, toe taps,
clock lunge, step ups w knee raise, lunge jumps ; squat jumps. ...Read more

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Does the 30 day squat challenge work? If it does what does it do to my butt or any part of my body?

Does the 30 day squat challenge work? If it does what does it do to my butt or any part of my body?

Tone your butt: It is an intensive exercise program. If you follow the program you should find your body getting into better shape. Especially the legs and buttocks. Try multiple types of exercise including dance, yoga, swimming, running biking, zumba. Good luck and have fun. ...Read more

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What can I do to do squats that lift and firm your butt?

Squats: Proper form is essential to get good results and avoid injury. Read about technique or better yet ask a personal trainer to get the most out of your squats. ...Read more

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What to do if I know squats help your butt, but do they help lose love handles?

What to do if I know squats help your butt, but do they help lose love handles?

Yes and no: You can't spot-reduce. You'll lose the fat around your midsection as you burn calories doing squats and other exercises. Glad you're doing fitness, and best wishes. ...Read more

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Weird question, you do squats to get a bigger butt but then stop, will your butt start to sag after a while? Or will it stay the same?

The Sagging Truth.: Unfortunately, I think, we live in an environment that is influenced greatly by gravity. And because of that fact, all things will eventually start to show signs of sagging. Go figure. ...Read more