When it comes down to it, who among us doesn't love a sexy man butt? Sure, bulging biceps are a turn-on for some, and yes, washboard abs will probably never go out of style - but a gorgeous man bum? You can't beat it. But t why are we attracted to man butts? If a woman has narrow hips and a broad waist, it means she isn't pregnant and she's likely to survive childbirth. Mmmmm, sexy caveman thoughts So why are heterosexual woman drooling over big butts? Dr Kerri L Johnson of UCLA is a leading expert in the psychology of human attraction, and may have worked out why we go to pieces when we spy a cute butt. Turns out it isn't so much about the butt itself, it's how the butt enhances male body movement that gets us so hot and bothered.
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An examination of presidential booty that rocked the world.
Image: Wikimedia Commons. Trump boarded the Marine 1 helicopter on Thursday, and on his way in, a photographer snapped the photo that shook the world:. That, I'm sure you'll agree, is a fairly thicc booty, which is not something I see on a man often. We live in a culture that fetishizes women with big butts in music videos that proclaim that we love them and cannot lie about it. There are entire exercise regimens aimed at giving women bigger butts. For men, however, the standards are different. We appreciate a man's butt when it is firm or sculpted, but rarely do we see or celebrate a man's butt for being big. As a result of it being more rare in men, and perhaps more culturally associated with an effeminate shape, the internet is full of dudes who are stressed out about the size of their butts. They band together for support on bodybuilding forums and Quora , asking one another about hormonal imbalances and the size of their pelvic bones.
While your butt size is largely determined by genetics, which dictate where you store fat, science provides plenty of reasons to L-O-V-E every inch of whatever your momma gave you, according to Pamela M. Peeke, M. And if you're on Team Tiny Tush? You can always strengthen your glutes to reap some of the benefits. Butt fat is relatively harmless, health-wise.
Last week, in our regular game of old-man basketball, I planted myself in my usual spot. Low post. Before each play, I backed into the body of my opponent, making space for me to catch the ball, move right or left, then shoot. I hit five, six, seven shots in a row. The reason? It was because my anatomical weapon—an ass the size of a Smart Car—can clear enough space down low for me to get clean shots. The extra baggage is something I feel every day—when I run, when I sit, when I get dressed. In the pecking order of what we care about body-wise, we tend to put show-off muscles—chest, arms, abs—at the top of the list.