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What exercises will make my butt bigger? I have alot of fat there and I know how to build muscle around it but I have found that squats my butt small.

What exercises will make my butt bigger? I have alot of fat there and I know how to build muscle around it but I have found that squats my butt small.

Muscle building: Deep squats, walking lunges with weights and hip thrusts will all help to build gluteal muscles if done properly and supplemented with increased protein/calorie intake. Fat will also increase the apparent size of your gluteus muscles. The key is to add muscle without losing too much fat and this requires adequate caloric intake in addition to moderate to heavy weight lifting. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What exercises enlarge your gluteus butt muscles?

What exercises enlarge your gluteus butt muscles?

Prone Leg lifts: A good one is to lay prone, on your belly. Lift one straight leg towards the ceiling and hold for count of 10-15. Do series 6-10 7078769922with each leg alternatively. Then if you place your arms and hands under you toward your groin you can lift both legs after some practice. Keep head to midline ! ...Read more

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I did some butt lifting exercises and now i feel discomfort and pain in my tailbone and butt muscles. Why?

I did some butt lifting exercises and now i feel discomfort and pain in my tailbone and butt muscles. Why?

Sounds quite normal.: If you do any activity, that you don't do regularly, you will be hurting for 4-7 days, as you exercised some muscles that you don't exercise, beyond the regular day to day level of activity. The way to improve on the discomfort now, would require you to continue exercising the same way, at a lower level of intensity. The trick is to do it regularly and daily, maybe twice a day. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What exercise is good to build the muscles in your arms, legs, and buttock?

What exercise is good to build the muscles in your arms, legs, and buttock?

See personal trainer: As we age some exersises may be easier to do to maintain and improve muscle tone.A good personal trainer can help here.A trainer can see if you are able to do simple curls/triceps extensions for your arms; hamstring curls and easy leg press or slr's for your legs.Squats can be difficult for buttocks and an ellyptical machine might be better.Many other exersises can be done @home and he/she can adv. ...Read more

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How can I build muscle in my thigh/buttock area to get a better butt?

How can I build muscle in my thigh/buttock area to get a better butt?

Toning: Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze ; single leg circle. ** exercises to tone your butt include plie, dumbell squats, squat w kick-back, single leg front raises, toe taps, . ...Read more

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Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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