Thanks to some new research, women with big butts have a lot to celebrate. The University of Oxford examined the health and intelligence of larger bottomed women as well as those with smaller backsides and they've come to some interesting conclusions. For one thing, the scientists found that the ladies with the bigger butts are actually healthier than those without.
Butts have been all around pop culture for decades. One thing they are for a fact, though, is interesting. You may not immediately think that the butt is the biggest muscle in our body, but when you break it down, it totally makes sense.
We are living, it seems, through the radical age of celebrating curvy women, where the call for bigger bums, tinier waists and thicker thighs is having something of a moment. In body image terms, the waifish rail-thin aesthetic is out and the cartoonish proportions of Kim Kardashian West are cinched in. Surgery, fillers and implants on bottoms have accounted for one of the fastest-growing types of cosmetic surgery in the US for the past two years, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
I remember the first time I tried to pull a bar off the floor loaded with two big weights. Unease pooled in my stomach. My trainer was patient, perhaps a little bemused. I frowned up at him, wedged myself under the bar, rolled back my shoulders, and pulled for my life.
Fat also cuts the time you can expect to live. So it may come as a surprise that several recent public health studies show that losing weight can cut your lifespan. The new research confirms that weight loss shortens the lifespan of healthy middle-aged people.
You've heard the saying: "Girls always want the body type they don't have. Of course, this isn't necessarily a bad thing. Actually, it's kind of awesome that big butts are having a moment — because they're beautiful.
But, to be real, we pretty much enjoy butts of any shape and size. Marion Winik explores the evolution of the booty and how it impacts our own body image. The 21st century has been full of surprises for us baby boomers: A black president, talking cash registers, portable phones that are smarter than we are, the ubiquity of hummus.
Scientists from the University of Oxford have discovered that women with larger than average butts are not only increasingly intelligent but also very resistant to chronic illnesses. According to ABC News, the results found that women with bigger backsides tend to have lower levels of cholesterol and are more likely to produce hormones to metabolize sugar. As is turns out, big butts are now proven to do more than just please the eye. And having a big butt requires an excess of Omega 3 fats, which have been proven to catalyze brain development.
If you feel blessed by your booty and want to celebrate it, here are five big-ass ways to work it in bed. For this one, don't even take off your panties—just bend over, shove 'em to the side and have your partner go down on you from behind. If they are a true ass-lover, they will appreciate having their nose being kinda buried in your butt.