Hip Dips & Ways to Minimize Appearance

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Hip Dips

If your body goes in, out, in again and out, then you are familiar with Hips dips.

Hips dips are inward depression along the side of your body below the hip bone. It is also called Violin hips. Where the curved have indentations, like a dent on the body. These indentations might be slight or conspicuous. They are not abnormal albeit not common in all body types. Some people have it while others don’t and sometimes, they are quite subtle.

Hips dips appear as a result of NATURAL ANATOMY and it’s something you shouldn’t be ashamed of. Essentially because you don’t have control over how your body was formed. There are a couple of exercises that are used to minimize the appearance of hip dips.

ARE HIPS DIPS GOOD OR BAD?

There is often this misconception that hips dips are a sign of how healthy one is. However, as ascertained before, hips dips are associated with the shape of your bones and have minimal to nothing to do with your health. It is from the shape of your bones and there’s not so much you can do to change it. And because your pelvis is different from that of others, your hip dips will equally be unique and different from that of others.

CAN YOU GET RID OF HIP DIPS PERMANENTLY?

Some people are of the opinion that hips dips can never be gotten rid of, but this is not entirely true as there are exercises to help you minimize the appearance. Yes, they are a permanent part of your physiology, therefore it might seem difficult to get rid of them. However, you can reduce their appearance using some exercises. It’s worthy to note that exercises that work your quads and hip flexors are to be avoided. Instead, concentrate on exercises that work your backside thus avoiding the dips.

Do not focus on hips dips exercises alone, rather than focusing on one body part, your lower-body workouts should be on hips, thighs, abdominals, and buttocks.

EXERCISES THAT CAN MINIMISE HIPS DIPS APPEARANCE
  • Side hip openers: Targeting your outer thighs, hips and side buttocks is the aim here. Be sure to keep your weight evenly distributed between your hands and knees.
  • Standing kickback lunges: This exercise also works your thighs and buttocks and is great at providing balance and stability in the body.
  • Standing side leg raises: This builds up the muscle along the sides of your hips and butts. Ensure the movement is consistent and controlled.
  • Squats: Squats are a great way to build and tone up your thighs, hips and butts. Keep your back straight and your toes facing forward.
  • Side lunges: This exercise works out your entire leg. They help to redefine your hips and buttocks.

Finally, if your body curves in a bit under your hip bones, don’t be frightened about it. They are perfectly normal and shouldn’t cause you to worry because there’s very little you can do to change it permanently. Rather embrace it and use lower-body exercises to make them less visible.

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44 Replies to “Hip Dips & Ways to Minimize Appearance”

  1. Wow! This is an interesting read. I didn’t even know what this is called until I read this, redirected from a website.

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    1. Precious Ajibare

      Wow, great article, I learned a lot “exercise can stop hip dip” I didn’t know that but now I do, thanks

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  2. Good information, body exercise will definitely help to reduce hip dips.

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    1. Akingbolu Ayodeji

      This article is educative. I wouldn’t have known the meaning of Hips dips if not for this article. I will also visit to get more knowledge.

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  3. This is well educated article,atleast l now know that body exercise can really stop hip dips

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  4. A well informed article… Now I understand more about body exercise to stop hip dips. Thanks

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  5. Hmm really nice write up ..
    At least this helps to maintain my beauty, and I learnt some things that can be practised tho.. Thanks kudos

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  6. Fashanu Modupe Peculiar

    Thank you damidols,before now I used to think hip dips can only be seen on a fat body due to fats but now that I’ve seen hip dips on a slim person body. With this write up I now know it’s just natural

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  7. Kike adebiyi

    It is very helpful…..thank you….
    I will definitely do all you have said, because i need it….

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  8. Happy2000

    Wow so interesting indeed
    I had no idea of what hip dip is but this post just enlighten me about it
    And I sincerely appreciate the person who posted this.

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  9. Daniella Mbamalu

    Wow.. Thank God for this post. I’ve been wondering why I started getting hip dips all of a sudden. Now, I know it’s normal.

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  10. Awe Blessing

    Hello damidols, thanks once again for this wonderful insight, I am somebody who worries about my body shape and now, I can see there’s totally nothing to worry about. Keep more coming

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  11. Bello Ayomipo

    I’m so glad I learnt something new today. Hearing this for the first time though. Thank God it can be gotten rid of too.

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  12. This lecture i believe is directed to ladies especially..it is a great lecture that i am sure will help them..kudos to the writers.

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  13. Chioma Ojiaku

    Thanks for this wonderful information. Though I am somebody who worries about my body shape and avoids bum shorts because of this, I can now understand that there is nothing to worry about. Thanks so much

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  14. Laurel Osa

    Wow, what an interesting and insightful article, learnt quite a lot on hip dips, great to know that with excercises the appearance can be reduced

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    1. Usman Badamasi Alhassan

      Nice and good now I understand what this mean good works keep it up

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  15. Waw thanks, I was able to learn a lot about my problems.

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  16. I have suffered from hip dip so long. I didn’t even know it was called hip dip or there was an excerise for it not until i read this article am so happy to read this. It an interesting article ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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  17. It’s just like you know my problem,I really appreciate it,thanks

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  18. Lawal idris

    It’s just like you know my problem,I really appreciate it,thanks

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  19. Nwankwo Samuel Chimaobi

    I have suffered from hip dip so long. I didn’t even know it was called hip dip or there was an excerise for it not until i read this article am so happy to read this. It an interesting article

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  20. Mary Olaoye

    Thank you for this amazing tip. I have never heard of hip dip before and I just checked it out. Please if you can attach a picture so most can relate would be better. But thank you, I’ll post this article to my friends that need this. Great write up

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  21. This is indeed very educating, I have never heard about hip dip before but I have seen some people with it and don’t even know what is called and am sure some doesn’t know what is called either. Thanks you for the write up. This article need to be forwarded to some of my friends that I have seen with this so they can know what it call and also what to do to get rid of it. Thank you

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  23. Nsidibe inim

    Wow it is very instrested. I love it well

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  24. Oluwapelumi

    This is a good article. I believe the hips are the best part of women like us hence we must take good Care of it.

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  25. This post is really educating, I did not know about hip dips until now. Thanks for sharing knowledge.

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  26. Wamuo Chinemerem Moses

    Wow! Very impress and I’m pleased. Thanks for information

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  27. Dport girlz

    Thanks a lot for the update damidols it was really helpful.I always thought it was a bad thing to have hipdips but now am assured that it is not bad.

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  28. Wow…….I use to think it was as a result of data now I know better. Thanks for the info.

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  29. Wow…..I used to think it was as a result of body fat. Now I know better thanks.

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  30. Ayuba Yahaya

    Wow! Though, I’m not a lady but I’ve always been hearing Hip dips and I don’t know the meaning, so that is what it means, this article is educative, I would share it to the female friends I have, Keep up the good work 👍

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  31. Hip dips can be reduced with consistent excercise, but I love the fact that you mentioned that we should embrace our bodies while working on improving it.
    Great content!

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  32. Omojola Toluwanimi Hannah

    This is an informative/ educative write- up. I have been trying to find more exercises to reduce the appearance of my dips, I’m glad I ran into this.

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  33. Oghenevwegba

    Wow…I had no idea of this until now…thanks alot for letting me know…I’m glad i found your page

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  34. Great Ike

    Yeah, to me hips dips are really not cool, they actually make your body look out of shape.

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    1. I am really excited about this article. It has really educated me about hip dip, and obviously I have learnt something new. Thanks.

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  35. Emmanuella Olaoye

    This is an interesting and educative write-up. I never knew anything about hip dips but now I do. I will try an inform my friends about it so we can add the exercises to our workout routine. Thank you

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  36. Victoria Nwabueze

    Wow,this is really interesting and so educating,never knew this till now,been looking for ways to enhance my shape,thanks a lot.

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  37. This is actually the first time i am reading of hip dips,..not sure i have seen one before,.. very informative article,. Thank you

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  38. Chidiebere Victor

    Yea me too now I know that body exercise can stop hip dips

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  40. I couldn?t refrain from commenting. Perfectly written!|

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