Exercise! - feel like i have no bum

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04-12-2006, 01:33 PM
Is there any kind of exercise that creates more of a bum? LOL
I know most people want a smaller bum, but I can't fill out the back of my pants! LOL (I'm more of an apple shape and my butt isn't big even when I'm heavier) Do I just need to accept that I have no bum? Or is there something I can do about it? LOL!

04-12-2006, 01:38 PM
SUUUUUUUURE there is ,,, I give you some of mine FREE of charge! I have some to share !! :D

ok ok ,,,,you know I never heard of anything that would help in that direction. But it would be cool to know sense my hubby and daughter and son have a "plumber butt" and boy do I get to see the MMMMMOOOOON a LOT! hahaha

04-12-2006, 01:48 PM
SUUUUUUUURE there is ,,, I give you some of mine FREE of charge! I have some to share !! :D

Me too, plenty of booty to share free for the taking! :lol:

To a certain extent genetics will always influence your body shape, but there’s no reason you can tone and lift what you’ve got to work with. Any of these exercises should help http://www.exrx.net/Lists/ExList/HipsWt.html. You can start by doing some of those barbell moves without any added weight. I find squats and lunges challenging enough without adding any barbells or dumbbells to the equation.

Cafe Ole
04-12-2006, 01:51 PM
Meet us all at the Dr say 5pm EST? LOL

04-12-2006, 03:40 PM
Thanks for the link.
You're all toooo funny.
Hey, we all have something we're self conscious of. ;)
It's never good enough....
I guess I have my mother to blame LOL
But I don't mind the no hips that goes along with it-then again, I have a thick waist, so you just can't win....

04-12-2006, 04:46 PM
I'm with you on this one. I've always carried all of my weight up front. My mom says it's because I like to keep an eye on everything. :D

I have found a few exercises that help. You won't get a J-Lo butt or anything, but at least it helps in making my jeans not look like someone moved out of the seat!

* Stairmaster
* Reverse elliptical (instead of running forwards, you run backwards)
* lunges and reverse lunges
* Any kind of step work

Basically, these work to firm up whatever muscle can get built!

04-12-2006, 05:59 PM
Honey, I've been doing squats and lunges for the past year and I STILL have no butt!!

04-12-2006, 07:08 PM
I told ya !!!! I share with ya....i got enough for both of ya !! Heck I have enough for 3 !!!! :)

04-13-2006, 10:05 AM
I even had a breast reduction about 6 years ago so now I REALLY feel like I have nothing.
No butt, no chest...LOL
I'll tell ya, though, it IS nice in the summer not to have all that hanging off me LOL
I wish I had an elliptical at home. Those look nice-no impact or anything.
I do have a rebounder. Any ideas that I can do besides my usual running in place?

04-13-2006, 10:42 AM
I would think the nice thing about having no bum or breast is that you can buy the padded underwear and you can get the size you like. Unlike those of us who have a little too much of each. We have to get the old granny type undies so we have the support.

:D Sarah

04-13-2006, 10:48 AM

I bought the "glutes" special fro Oxygen magazine...in there it stated that you should be doing glutes 3-4 times a weeks with moderate to heavy weights to really see a change in size....
do lunges, squats etc and push through you heels...

04-13-2006, 08:02 PM
Heavy squats and lunges--gives you a nice high bubble butt! (and a sore one, too)


Less of Lena
04-14-2006, 11:49 AM
One thing I've noticed over the years is that figure skaters tend to have bubble butts. Even the guys (yes, I'm looking at their butts while they skate :o ). Actually, it's more obvious on the guys because they wear those tight little pants instead of those little skater skirts, which sort of float over the butt.

If I wanted to build up my butt (which I most certainly do NOT, since I already give J-Lo a run for the money, and then some), I'd consider looking into figure skating. If I could skate...

Misti in Seattle
04-15-2006, 08:42 PM
Meet us all at the Dr say 5pm EST? LOL

LOL well I don't have any butt either but I have all the free boobs to give away anyone could possibly want... FREE for the taking LOL

When I lost weight years ago someone even tried to get me to pad my butt... but ha! Ain't NO WAY anything on THIS body is ever getting padded LOL. Not a chance!

BTW Lena... THERE you are! I have been wondering about you and was about ready to send out my cyber posse!!

Jennifer 3FC
04-16-2006, 12:08 AM
One tip for butt exercises. If I don't feel my cheeks burn, I don't get any results. I'm not saying it has to be painful, but in the last few reps of each set, you really need to be feeling the glutes at work. Squats and lunges really do work well if you have enough weight in your hands.

04-16-2006, 12:31 PM
lipid -- instead of running in place inside go out in your driveway and do some lunges from one end of it to the other, squats are very good too, and like Mel said go heavy too... walking briskly is better than those rebounders IMHO... I also have the Oxygen Glutes magazine and I really like it. They have great variations on several exercises.

Jennifer 3FC
04-16-2006, 12:47 PM
:write: I would just like to state for the record, that I've seen Ilene's gluteal side, which is proof that walking lunges can be a butt's best friend. :)

04-16-2006, 12:59 PM
:write: I would just like to state for the record, that I've seen Ilene's gluteal side, which is proof that walking lunges can be a butt's best friend. :) :hug: Silly girl!

Misti in Seattle
04-16-2006, 04:44 PM
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Jennifer! :rofl:

Jennifer 3FC
04-16-2006, 07:38 PM
I'm sure I'm not the only one in the gym that notices the fruits of our labor! Let's see a show of hands - who admires muscles? ;) It's like men and cars. I see a muscle and think YEAH I want shoulders like that, etc. :yes:

But my balance stinks, so I don't do many walking lunges ( I think Ilene does them with a kickback, which is even harder for me), and totally forgot about them until this thread, so maybe I'll give them another shot and see if I do them better. We also just got a BOSU (actually I think we've had it but I just didn't see it) so maybe that will help with balance. I joke with people that it's because my boobs are big, but I just have lousy balance. And weak abs, because I hate ab work, soooo I can now, thanks to this thread, justfy that by doing my Pilates Core DVD that I'm avoiding, I can have a better butt. Darn! :lol:

Misti in Seattle
04-16-2006, 08:14 PM
Okay... what are walking lunges? :)

And it's not your imagination... my big boobs cause me to have a problem with balance too! :)

04-17-2006, 07:25 PM
Misti -- Walking Lunges (http://www.exrx.net/WeightExercises/GluteusMaximus/DBWalkingLunge.html)

Misti in Seattle
04-18-2006, 12:42 AM
Thanks Ilene... LOL unfortunately I could never do them!! I couldn't get back UP from that position, especially as I have one knee that doesn't move right. Oh well.... appreciate the explanation