You hit the gym hard, doing plenty of squats, lunges, machines and classes, but your backside still isn’t as defined or perky as you’d like. You’ve been tearing out magazine clippings to bring with you to the gym. You’ve been doing more squats because that’s what all of the hashtags on Instagram say to do. You’ve noticed a change in your strength level, but there have been no real changes in the shape of your butt. What gives? Some women have an easier time building glutes than others, based on genetics, but there are a number of other factors that have nothing to do with your genes.
Here are some possible reasons why you haven’t seen any booty changes.