Hip Dips Are The New Body Positivity Trend - Do You Have Them?

By Kristy Rice Aug 14, 2017

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Personal trainer, Kelly-Marie Bakewell, says she's had clients ask her how to get rid of them.
“They are very normal! A lot of women have them… please don’t scrutinize yourself so much! As you can see there isn’t really a muscle there to exercise!” she writes. “Gluteus medius isn’t a meaty muscle, it wouldn’t really be able to be built up to help with a dip. If the dip is from excess fat then exercise may help but again fat storage can be genetic. It’s mostly down to high wide hips. Be proud ladies.”
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And while this may be bad news to those who were holding out hope for a fitness-fix, it is leading a number of women to accept and appreciate their bodies the way they are.
“In recent years, proportionate hour glass bodies have been glamorized in the media heavily … but I have realized that I will never have a perfect hour-glass shape because I have very prominent hip dips (even though I do carry more fat in my lower body). There’s absolutely nothing wrong with it, but it is one of those things I don’t absolutely love about my body,” @jenneydoll writes. “However, I accept it and I’m learning to love all my imperfections because that’s what makes us human.”
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Source: Usatoday | People
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