INFORMATION FOR THE BIG BOTTOM PEOPLE:
WHAT TYPE OF FAT ARE YOU FIGHTING?
People with big bottoms have subcutaneous fat, which is the fat beneath the skin. It is the layers of fat that accumulate on the subcutaneous fat beneath the skin that gives you that big bottom appearance. There‘s good and bad news for everyone with a big bottom who has this type of fat.
This type of fat is healthier than belly fat. It is protective against cardiovascular disease. It is associated with low LDL (the bad cholesterol), high HDL (the good cholesterol) and fewer heart attacks.
It is harder to rid because there is less blood flow to break down the fat.
WHAT YOU SHOULD AND SHOULDN‘T EAT TO TARGET FAT IN YOUR HIPS, THIGHS AND BUTT:
The key for those who are big bottomed is to eat a low-fat diet. Research shows that calcium increases weight loss in a low-fat diet as high levels of calcium in blood promotes fat breakdown in fat cells.
STEP #1: Cut out saturated fats and avoid processed foods.
STEP #2: It is important to include low-fat dairy in every meal. Be sure to eat low-fat diary, not non-fat.
Breakfast – low-fat greek yogurt with fresh fruit and granola
Lunch – low-fat cottage cheese with tomatoes, cucumbers and grilled chicken.
Snack – low-fat milk with dark chocolate cocoa
Dinner – lean turkey burger with low-fat cheddar cheese
WHAT TYPE OF EXERCISE SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU‘RE BIG ON THE BOTTOM?
Curtsy Squats are a great way to go; they burn calories like cardio while increasing lean body tissue. Additionally, they can help to boost the metabolism and reduce the appearance of cellulite.
INFORMATION FOR THE BIG MIDDLE PEOPLE:
WHAT TYPE OF FAT ARE YOU FIGHTING?
People with big bellies have visceral fat, which can mean a fatty heart and intestines. There is good and bad news for everyone with a big middle.
Visceral fat is easier to get rid of than subcutaneous fat.
It is unhealthier and is linked to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Additionally it slows down the metabolism.
THE #1 REASON YOUR MIDDLE IS SO HARD TO WHITTLE?
Stress hormones! People who have a big middle have higher levels of cortisol, which breaks down muscle making you hard-wired to store fat.
WHAT YOU SHOULD AND SHOULDN‘T EAT TO TARGET FAT IN YOUR BIG BELLY:
Unlike the big bottom body type, people who have a big middle do not respond well to a low-fat diet. Instead you want to avoid refined carbohydrates. Simple carbs, like white rice, are low in fat and can have a yo-yo effect on blood-sugar so you‘re hungrier sooner. Try anti-inflammatory foods, which reduce the inflammation that occurs from frequent spikes in blood sugar, like barley, buckwheat, amaranth, olive oil, avocado, and sea bass.
Breakfast and Lunch - try a special anti-inflammatory toast to fight fat, ezekiel bread (sprouted 100% whole grain bread), toast it and top with avocado, olive oil, lemon, chili flakes
Dinner- a bowl of anti-inflammatory vegetarian chili
WHAT TYPE OF EXERCISE SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU‘RE BIG IN THE MIDDLE:
Metabolic disturbance training with a stepper. This is about intensity – you need the high and low, spot exercising like sit ups can tighten abdominal muscles but won‘t get at visceral fat.
WHAT IF WE TOLD YOU THAT YOU COULD INSTANTLY LOOK 10 POUNDS THINNER WITHOUT EVER LOSING A SINGLE POUND?
The secret is to change your clothes! It‘s the perfect way to fake it ‗til you make it.
WHAT’S THE BIGGEST MISTAKE WOMEN MAKE WHEN GETTING DRESSED?
They put on layers of clothes or baggy clothes to hide but that makes them look 5-10 lbs heavier and ends up highlighting their problem areas.
WHAT EVERY WOMAN WITH A BIG BOTTOM NEEDS TO KNOW?
Go for dark tones on the bottom and draw the eye up by wearing lighter colors, great patterns, or embellished tops. The length of your tops should hit the top or middle of the hip area and go for a wide leg trouser in your pants and look for great a-line skirts. Avoid cuts that hug hip area and taper down as that will only accentuate them.
WHAT EVERY WOMAN WITH A BIG BELLY NEEDS TO KNOW?
Wear v- shaped necklines; they draw attention towards your face and elongate your neck. Go for solid, deeper tones on top and style it up with a structured blazer. Avoid billowy tops and small busy and horizontal prints, which only make you appear wider. A wrap dress can help camouflage your belly, and give you more of a waist line.