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Will 50 squats a day tone my bum?

Will 50 squats a day tone my bum?

Absolutely!: Suggest you also do glute bridges and planks. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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

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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If I do 100 squats a day, how long will it take to tone up my bum?

Pretty soon!: Wow, that's a lot of squats! You are sixteen, so your bum will tone up quite quickly! Be careful of your expectations, there are so many media images out there these days presenting an unrealistic images of the female form! Definitely take a look at this neat Greatist post to check your form!
http://greatist. Com/fitness/perfect-squat ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My bum is a bit square and a bit chubby how long will it take to get a nice round firm bum by doing squats?

Could use your help docs! My bum is a bit square and a bit chubby how long will it take to get a nice round firm bum by doing squats?

Squats: Most importantly don't overdo it. It will take some time to get where you want to be.

Squats are OK but, if you can afford it, see a trainer who will carefully guide you.

A visit to a dietitian would also help.

Make sure you save money to get new clothes as you improve your good looks. ...Read more

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I tend to deep squat in the shower to clean my bum and vulva. Is this safe at 34 weeks? Its only for a minute or two each morning? I'm a little worried

I tend to deep squat in the shower to clean my bum and vulva. Is this safe at 34 weeks? Its only for a minute or two each morning? I'm a little worried

Pregnancy: At 34 weeks you do whatever you have to do to keep yourself clean. As long as you are stable and not in jeopardy of falling in the shower, it is fine. Just be careful not to slip and fall. Good luck with the rest of your pregnancy! ...Read more

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I want to get tone uplifted buttocks that will not sag at the bottom. Why when I do lunges and squats I feel more burn in my knees than my butt?

I want to get tone uplifted buttocks that will not sag at the bottom. Why when I do lunges and squats I feel more burn in my knees than my butt?

Can be anything: Could be muscles, nerves or even joints causing your pain. If stretching, performing core strengthening exercises and nsaids don't help, I would consider speaking with your doctor regarding more thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Sharp lower back pain right above buttocks hurts to squat or bend over also testicle pain hurts also to move a certain way while sitting pain 8 of 10?

Sharp lower back pain right above buttocks hurts to squat or bend over also testicle pain hurts also to move a certain way while sitting pain 8 of 10?

See remark: Is there a swelling in testicle, had any trauma? .With
severity of pain of 8/10, I suggest you seek medical help
preferably see a urologist.
As for your low back pain, this is to be taken care of after tending to your testicular pain.
I do not know what you do, is your work exertional?
This can be managed @ same visit
Best of luck ...Read more

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If I do squats (without weights) doing 10squats 3sets everyday when will I start to see results? I have very small butt and I want it bigger/plump

Maybe: You're on the right track. Look at volleyball players. They are running and jumping for hours at a time. Small size is mostly genetic, so you're going to have to accept the basic frame that you have been given; however, you can sculpt what you have. All the exercise in the world won't give you a j-lo rear end if you're not programmed to be shaped that way. ...Read more

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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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I started doing squats last night, but I don't feel the burn in my butt. I feel it in my thighs. Am I doing them right?

I started doing squats last night, but I don't feel the burn in my butt. I feel it in my thighs. Am I doing them right?

Squats: You are doing the squats right. You should feel it in your thighs. You might want to do kegel exercise to feel the burn in your butt. ...Read more

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How many calories do I burn doing squats with resistance bands?

How many calories do I burn doing squats with resistance bands?

Not a lot: You probably need to do more aerobic exercise of
some sort to really burn calories.
Doing squats with tension bands will not burn very much though they are good for both strength and
flexibility. ...Read more

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I noticed a small lump under the skin near my anus, between the anus and my tailbone. It's painless and I only notice it when I squat down.

I noticed a small lump under the skin near my anus, between the anus and my tailbone. It's painless and I only notice it when I squat down.

Lump near anus: If it is at the very base of your spine it MAY be a pilonidal cyst. It MAY be another type of cyst or something else. You have the courage w/in you to see your doc and get it taken care of. Then you will have peace of mind. Please do so. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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After urination, I still experience leakage of small amounts of urines, especially when I sit or squat. What is this condition? Any treatments? Thx

After urination, I still experience leakage of small amounts of urines, especially when I sit or squat. What is this condition? Any treatments? Thx

You probably have: Prostate problem, with overflow incontinence. Get to a urologist for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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After a long day moving, I saw a small blood stain on my towel after shower. Didn't lift anything heavy, but did bend and squat a lot. 18 wks pregnant?

After a long day moving, I saw a small blood stain on my towel after shower. Didn't lift anything heavy, but did bend and squat a lot. 18 wks pregnant?

Contact your OB MD: It is unlikely that anything is wrong, however you need your OB MD to tell you that after knowing all the facts and an examination if necessary. ...Read more

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Bending in squat position makes knees burn. Had mri's nothing torn/broken. I avoid squatting- but would stretching or anything else help ease this?

Bending in squat position makes knees burn. Had mri's nothing torn/broken. I avoid squatting- but would stretching or anything else help ease this?

Ans: To dis your problem you must first have the issue diagnosed interesting that it is both knees. Give a good history of the issue and your medical history and the go from there also consider vitamin deficiencies ...Read more

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Catching at knee randomly then small popping sound... numbness right above knee... minimal to no pain happened after doing a large number of squats.

Catching at knee randomly then small popping sound... numbness right above knee... minimal to no pain happened after doing a large number of squats.

The most usual cause: Of painless popping in the knee is when the ligaments and tendons catch as they move over a bony spot in the joint and pop when they snap back into place. Sometimes the catching and popping results from actual cartilage/meniscal damage. "A large number of squats" could contribute to this. The numbness may point to damage from injury as well. See a Sports Med specialist/Orthopedist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Small parameniscal cyst seen of the posterior horn/body junction of the medial meniscus. Would this cause pain during squating and climbing stairs?

Small parameniscal cyst seen of the posterior horn/body junction of the medial meniscus. Would this cause pain during squating and climbing stairs?

Yes: A parameniscal cyst usually forms as a result of a meniscal tear...it is likely that the pain you have is coming more from the meniscal tear rather than the cyst itself. If the pain persists the treatment may involve an arthroscopy and trimming of the meniscal tear. ...Read more

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Small parameniscal cyst seen of the posterior horn/body junction of the medial meniscus no tear seen in MRI. Can't run, squat. Is surgery the answer?

Small parameniscal cyst seen of the posterior horn/body junction of the medial meniscus no tear seen in MRI. Can't run, squat. Is surgery the answer?

Probably: The presence of a parameniscal cyst usually implies the meniscus is at least damaged. Not to mention causing pain. Best consult with an orthopedic surgeon for your options ...Read more

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Small section of large vein bulges out mid calf just to the side of shin bone when I put pressure on the leg especially when squatting. Getting worse?

Likely Varicose vein: It sounds most like a varicose vein, especially if it happens with increased pressure on the veins caused by squatting. Sadly, once a vein is damaged, it will not go back to normal. Some treatments can help, but trying to avoid things that make it worse is critical. Support hose (which men often use - joe namath!) can also help. 25 is young for them, but they can happen. Get checked to be sure. ...Read more

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For a 16 yr old girl wanting to burn fat and not grow muscle, are doing 100 squats, 100 sit ups and 10 abdominal crunches daily, not advisable?

Muscles and fitness: Actually, you are more interested in your daughter being physically fit. If proper nutrition and healthy exercise are pursued then the correct body shape will occur. Anyone can overdo any exercise causing muscular hypertrophy (think professional body builders!); however, by varying the exercises or choosing an all over exercise such as swimming then the well-proportioned body would be more likely. ...Read more

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When I push weights at the gym (squat s) I develop migraines headaches. What?

When I push weights at the gym (squat s) I develop migraines headaches. What?

Are you breathing?: When we exert ourselves as such, we tend to hold our breath, stabilizes the core and helps us with the heavy lift. But that pressure build-up can give us a headache. It's important to breathe out while you're on the positive phase of the lift and breathe in on the negative part. Could just be from squeezing your scalp muscles too, as you wince during the heavy lift. ...Read more

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How should you squat over hole in train over in asia?

How should you squat over hole in train over in asia?

Clothes to ankles: To avoid soiling them and allow knees to spread apart. Hold onto handles, especially if train is moving. Excellent hand washing facilities in first class trains, especially japan. Take your own supply of toilet paper in countries or trains where it may be lacking. Carry a supply of alcohol/lanolin based hand sterilizer. Squatting for eliminations is both normal & physiologically healthy. ...Read more

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Does squat nd shoulder stunt our growth?

Does squat nd shoulder stunt our growth?

No: Squat-and-shoulder and other exercises do not stunt growth. Kids will grow to the pre-destined height in america as long as they eat healthily, exercise moderately, grab some sunshine, and get plenty of sleep. To not hurt the body, one should avoid excessive exercise with unusually heavy weights. ...Read more

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Is doing 100 squats a day for a month, bad?

Exercise: No. But, it is not the perfect exercise. If you want core strength and or weight loss this is just the beginning. ...Read more

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What is a good alternative to squats and lunges?

Have not: Stated your objective. If you want to lose weight need to decrease intake and make sure you keep up exercise such as swimming or walking, bike riding.
The amount of exercise needed at your age needs to be discussed with your doc and may need to have an exercise rx. Be careful but the best may just be simple as walking or bike riding. ...Read more

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

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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How come I see results so quickly from lunges and squats?

Muscle stimulation: These are compound movements that use several different muscle groups to complete the exercise. You may be stimulating muscles that haven't been used in a while. Also, your success with these exercises may be motivating you to increase your overall exercise routine with similar benefits. ...Read more

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Does the squat make thigh swell?

Does the squat make thigh swell?

Yes but in good way: When squatting and using the thigh muscles, what makes the thigh swell or get larger during the exercise is when water and blood and nutrients enter into the muscle being used. When people say they look 'pumped up' that is the above fluids that have entered the muscle. Doing squats is the best exercise for building 'the core' muscles or those that truly effect the rate of metabolism. ...Read more

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Can lunges & squats break the hymen?

Can lunges & squats break the hymen?

No: Myth. Often offered up as a discouragement from young women engaging in sporting activities. ...Read more

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What happens if your knees pop when u squat down?

What happens if your knees pop when u squat down?

Tendon or kneecap: Either the patella is rubbing over the cartilage and snapping into place or more likely one of the tendons is snapping over an edge of bone when it tightens. This doesn't usually cause problems. Check with your doctor if you have pain. ...Read more

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In have pain in back after doing squats should I stop doing squats

In have pain in back after doing squats should I stop doing squats

Yes stop: Listen to your body. Take a break. When your back feels better get a trainer to watch how you are doing the squats. It the pain persists go the doctor to check the spine ...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