Years ago, it used to be all about the slim figure. Women were starving themselves if they weren’t lucky enough to have that ‘model slim’ figure naturally. Everybody wanted pencil thin legs and arms, a washboard stomach, and even a flat chest! These days, it’s all about being healthier. An emphasis is being put on eating right and working out. Women are realising that curvy bodies are beautiful, healthy, and desirable too. There’s no body shaming going on here – all bodies are beautiful. But this post is written for women who want to create curves in all of the right places. If you’re naturally very slim, doing this can be hard work. However, that’s not saying that you can’t do it. Anything is possible if you are committed, have the right knowledge, and really want it to work. It may be a little easier for women who are already curvy to simply hone their figures. Wherever you’re at right now, these tips can work for you:
Be More Cautious When It Comes To Your Diet
If you want curves in the most desirable places, you should be cautious when it comes to your diet. Aim to eat really well 80-90% of the time, only allowing treats 10% of the time. This definitely doesn’t mean starving yourself. If you want to lose fat, then you may simply need to reduce your caloric intake by about 200 calories. If you need to put on some mass to get those curves, then it’s all about increasing it in small increments and measuring your results so you can see what’s really working for you.
The thing with most women is that they want serious results, but they don’t want to get serious about the process. This means they aren’t willing to start tracking their food. By no means do you have to get obsessed. However, using an app like MyFitnessPal to put your food into, at least for a few weeks until you get a good idea of what you should be eating, will help you to reach your goals more effectively. You’ll make less mistakes and become more knowledgeable. However many calories you need, you should make sure you’re eating a balanced diet. This means eating a good amount of protein, fats, and carbs. Never cut out one particular food group, as this can cause problems for your body. It can also cause psychological problems, such as bingeing, and all kinds of negative behaviour. The best thing you can do is take a healthy, balanced, consistent approach. Be in this for the long haul and create a sustainable eating routine that you actually enjoy. Not only will you create curves in the right places this way, you’ll feel amazing. You’ll probably need to take less trips to the doctor throughout your life too!
Train For The Curves You Want
If you want curves in the right places, you must train for the curves you want. Usually, this means training in a way that helps to create a more hourglass shape, but everybody’s preferences are different. Every body type, whether you’re naturally slim or naturally curvy, should lift weights. There are so many negative stereotypes surrounding people who lift weights, especially women. But weights have many benefits! They help us to get stronger, stay mobile for longer, change our body composition, and have many other health benefits.
When training with weights, the key is to make sure you’re working with a challenging weight that you can use for 8-15 reps. This is the best rep range for building muscle. It needs to be challenging, or you won’t be making any changes to your body at all. Women go to the gym and use the lightest weights thinking that it will just help them to ‘tone’ rather than build muscle. This is false! If you want to ‘tone’ (which by the way, is a fancy term coined for fitness magazines designed to confuse women), then you need to build muscle. It’s as simple as that! Building muscle is difficult, so you won’t suddenly turn into the hulk or ‘look like a man’. Just take a look at some of the gorgeous fitness models out there. Nikki Blackketter and Paige Hathaway both lift weights, and they have bodies that women dream of having all the time! They both used to be very slim too, but with consistent effort they have build curves in the right places. They have peachy glutes, rounded shoulders, and shapely thighs. Cardio is good for your health and can shed extra fat, but you should avoid overdoing it.
The moral of the story? Lift weights, and be consistent!
Read Up On Products To Help You Achieve Your Goals
There may be certain products out there that can help you achieve your goals a little faster. Supplements, for instance, can help. Some are great for health, others can help to burn fat. Green tea extract is raved about all the time, and protein powder is considered a must for those who use weights. However, there are other products on the market that you may never have heard of. Breast cream is a new development that could possibly help women to go up a few bra sizes. This means no expensive and invasive breast enlargement surgery! You can find out how to use Naturaful breast cream online to give you an idea of what you can achieve.
Dress To Enhance Your Curves
The last thing you want to do, is dress to enhance your curves. Depending on your current body type, you might need to experiment a little to find a style that works for you. If you want to enhance that hourglass figure and show off your waist, you can’t go wrong with a waist belt. Combinations such as a nice skirt and blouse can work wonders too!
With these tips, just about anybody can build curves in the right places. Bear in mind that there are many scams out there you’ll want to steer clear of, so do your research and be smart.
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