Natural Options to Help Tone Your Bottom
There used to be a time when jugs were a lady's main feature, but now it's all about the booty.
People have become so wrapped around the butt that they've resulted to in-home silicone butt injections. We're not against the medical procedure, but the protrusion of the thighs, lopsided hips and unnatural look from improper handling and care is not what's up.
Apparently, silicone can be bought anywhere. Good for your butt; bad for you. Here's why: doctors use a medical-grade of silicone and mixtures. Outside of the hospital, there's no telling what's being used to mix the silicone at hand. The scary part is that it doesn't matter what's used to mix it, as long as it's not too watery or thick, it'll help shape your area. Side effects from the chemicals in store-bought silicone and improper mixtures include infections, burns and peeling. In a worst case scenario, the silicone can even break off, enter the bloodstream and cause blood clots.
Women go through a lot of work to look good, but there are less risky options when it comes to the butt. Your backend should not define you, but if you want to define it, there are natural ways of doing so. The junk is already in the trunk; you just have to organize it.
Check out the following the tips on how to tone, shape and lift your bum without the hassle and health risks of butt injections.
Squats are good for making the butt bigger and smaller, depending on your size. They work muscles that burn fat around the area. The exercise works out the thighs too! Squats are quick. Try waking up about 10 minutes earlier than usual and adding it to your morning routine.
1. Stand with feet hip-width apart.
2. Hold your hands straight out or on your hips (for balance), bend your knees, lower into a squat position.
3. Rise up, squeezing your butt.
4. Repeat for 2-3 sets of 8-12.
2. Try Lunges
Lunges help strengthen, firm and lift the butt. They essentially do the same thing as squats in working out the quadriceps, hamstrings and calves.
Side leg lifts help get rid of the extra baggage in the lower body area. The exercise assists in toning and tightening the butt.
Foods high in starch don't just magically make your butt bigger, but they do help as long as you exercise regularly (we want to gain muscle, not fat). Steak, potatoes, rice, pasta and veggies are a sure win. If you just go on a steak and starch diet, disregarding the food pyramid, the weight will travel to some places you weren't ready for. Regular exercise is a must and lower body concentration is preferred: running, biking, lunges, squats, etc.