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5 reasons you are putting on weight on your buttocks

Read to know why you tend to put on a lot of weight on your buttocks.

Written by Tania Tarafdar | Updated : November 21, 2016 7:26 PM IST

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Reasons You Put On Weight On Your Buttocks

Is the weight on your booty your problem area? While there are a number of ways to get rid of the fat from the buttocks, it may help to know why you are gaining all the weight in the area. Fitness expert Ganesh Sapkal from Gold’s Gym India tells you why.

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Your Body Type Is Pear Shaped

Your body type is pear-shaped: If you have a pear-shaped body, you will tend to pack a lot of weight on your hips rather than your upper body. It is a genetic predisposition and getting rid of the fat on the buttocks can be rather difficult if you have a pear-shaped body.  Also Read - Joint Pain In Winter: Tips For Elderly People To Manage The Pain

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You Sit All Day

You sit all day: Subcutaneous fat accumulates slowly over time on your buttocks when you sit all day at your desk and have very little mobility throughout the day. So move around and go for a walk whenever you can.

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You Consume A Lot Of Sugary Foods

You consume a lot of sugary foods: Indulging in high sugar foods such as cakes and candies can lead to accumulation of fat in your belly, hips, thighs and buttocks. This happens largely because of the fructose content in these foods.