The shape of your body, specifically your buttocks, can reveal a lot about your overall health. Only the size of it though can show the general health condition of the individual. With that said, people tend to believe that fat storage’s are bad for the health, but further research shows that this may not be true.
Statistics show that those with bigger buttocks have a lower cholesterol level and higher intelligence than others because they require more Omega-3 fats – which contribute to brain development. We may not think it, but our body is an extremely smart system and knows where to store fat. For women, their hormones dictate that the fat be mainly stored in the buttocks in order to protect the heart.
So having a larger buttock can be good in some cases, but there is always room to remove the fat and strengthen it. Read on to see the different things you can do based on the shape.
Square Shaped: The square shape can depict several things. It may indicate that the individual does exercise, but their gluteal muscles are still weak. The fat distribution may also give the impression that the buttocks extends into the love handles and waist. This indicates that the person may have a little bit of extra fat around the tummy.
Not to worry though, continue to exercise or even ramp up your program to remove the unwanted fat from this area.
Circle Shaped: If you have a circle buttock or have seen someone with one, it’s an indication of good health.
The shape also indicates that there is a small storage of fat in the upper part of the buttocks. But there is no need to worry; it’s easy to get rid of.
Heart Shaped: This is the shape that most women dream of having. It’s bigger on the bottom and becomes smaller the further up the waist you go. But this shape could also indicate that there is some unwanted fat that is accumulating in the upper body.
On the positive side though, people who have this shape tend to lose fat quicker than others. With age though the shape will change and the fat will slowly move upwards to the middle of the buttock. It would be best to get rid of that unwanted fat as quick as possible to avoid health related issues later in life.
V Shaped: This shape is more common with women who fall under the older generation category. With age, the fat from the buttocks gradually moves to other parts of the body because of the smaller concentrations of estrogen.
The best thing to do is not wait to start having a healthy diet and exercise. This way you are protecting your heart from the fat that will eventually come from other parts of your body when you get older.
Exercises: Now that you’ve been able to identify what shape your buttocks is, it’s time to get down to exercise. These are the most efficient exercises that will help you shed that unwanted fat and give you buns of steel!