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Building a Butt with heavy weight training like Heidi Sommers, Nikki Blackketter?

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KKishaA
KKishaA Posts: 160 Member
edited August 2016 in Health and Weight Loss
Is anyone following the type of training these ladies are promoting?

I just discovered these ladies and their whole muscle isolation programs. I have been a cardio queen for years but these two have got me taking a second look at heavy weight training. I loved weight training in my early 20's but dropped it because I became stocky in my lower body. I would love to hear from anyone that has given this type of training a go!

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  • ninerbuff
    ninerbuff Posts: 48,750 Member
    edited August 2016
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    It's not new. It's been around for decades. You can't change the shape you have, but you can enhance it.
    And some people like that "stocky" look. Check out Nabieva Bakhar.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-blDf8vjEWU

    Note: there are some racy photos in the beginning, but then it goes to her workouts

    A.C.E. Certified Personal and Group Fitness Trainer
    IDEA Fitness member
    Kickboxing Certified Instructor
    Been in fitness for 30 years and have studied kinesiology and nutrition

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  • KKishaA
    KKishaA Posts: 160 Member
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    Hmm.

    Weight training is certainly not new but when I was in college (15yrs ago), isolated training was not encouraged. Women were told to workout just like men because muscle is muscle and humans are humans. It looks as though in answer to the many many many women that complain that squatting/heavy training bulked their quads, a new movement has been born. Though, I am late to this movement for sure!

    Any ladies?
  • Talan79
    Talan79 Posts: 782 Member
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    Squats tend to be quad dominant, but I I do them anyway on my leg days. Try Bulgarian split lunge, one leg RDL, glute bridge, hip thrusters, lunges -walking, reverse and curtsy....look at Lauren Simpson on Instagram...she actually built a booty, she has before/after pics.
  • KKishaA
    KKishaA Posts: 160 Member
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    Talan79 wrote: »
    Squats tend to be quad dominant, but I I do them anyway on my leg days. Try Bulgarian split lunge, one leg RDL, glute bridge, hip thrusters, lunges -walking, reverse and curtsy....look at Lauren Simpson on Instagram...she actually built a booty, she has before/after pics.

    Thanks Talan, will do.
  • sardelsa
    sardelsa Posts: 9,812 Member
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    If I'm not mistaken they are bikini competitors? I would imagine their training is focused on building that type of body, with heavy focus on the glutes (likely hitting them 3-6 days per week).
    I would say programming like Strong Curves, Get Glutes come to my mind for booty focus.. I'm sure there are others as well.
  • fatfudgery
    fatfudgery Posts: 449 Member
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    KKishaA wrote: »
    when I was in college (15yrs ago), isolated training was not encouraged. Women were told to workout just like men because muscle is muscle and humans are humans.

    Women should work out like men. Which is why male (and female) bodybuilders have been training muscles in isolation for decades - definitely waaaay longer than 15 years. If you want bigger glutes, you gotta train your glutes. If you want weak quads, then you don't train those. Simple!
  • jemhh
    jemhh Posts: 14,261 Member
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    I have no idea what type of training these women do. Never heard of them.
  • Shana67
    Shana67 Posts: 680 Member
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    So, I want to have a nicely toned and good looking backside. But a big Kardashian-like booty? Gross. Nooooo thank you. =/