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4 Reasons Why your Glutes are NOT Growing | Steps to Grow a Bigger Booty

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If my memory serves me correctly, no one in the early

2000's wanted a big bum.

If anything, it was an insult!

The influential celebrities at the time were mostly a size 0 - impacting the trends and the standards for women to follow. Our idols back then were the likes of Paris Hilton, Halle Berri, Brittany Spears, Christina Aguilera, and even the ladies of Destiny's Child were of a slim build then.


So when did wanting to grow juicy glutes become the in thing? My theory is it started in 2004 when Beyonce's "Bootylicious" entered the Webster's Dictionary. It was a sign of what to expect the future ahead of us to look like (or rather 'behind' us).

While this article is to assist you in growing larger and stronger glutes, we'd like to remind you that there is more to life than your aesthetics. Building powerful glutes have numerous physical and internal benefits but avoid making it your primary focus by neglecting to work out the rest of your body.

The combination of each person's physical needs, capabilities, and genetics will produce unique results and needs to be considered. Before making extreme changes to your diet and exercise routines, get your personalized action plan by booking a consultation call here.

#1 Calorie Deficit

Body recomposition (losing fat and gaining muscle simultaneously) is currently a favoured fitness goal for both men and women. However, the food/energy consumption to achieve these goals is fundamentally contradictory.

Google and fitness professionals alike will tell you if you want to drop body fat levels, you must eat fewer calories than you burn per day (a calorie deficit). And if you wish to increase muscle size and strength, they suggest eating slightly more calories than your daily recommendation to sufficiently feed muscles to promote growth.

It is possible to build muscle on a calorie deficit but it is not the ideal condition for muscle development.

Stronger by science has an easy-to-follow breakdown of a recent study; the results show a calorie deficit of 500kcal/day under your Basic Metabolic Rate (the minimum number of calories your body needs to perform basic, life-sustaining functions) to be the lowest if you are looking to build lean muscle and lose body fat.¹


Muscles need the nutrients and energy from calories over y