Big Thigh that is due to bulky muscle is the result of lots of exercise. Such Big Thigh is more toned and firm.
Big Thigh when due to a lot of fat deposition, it becomes droopy, floppy and no tone.
In the younger day we do not have Big Thigh. Big Thigh only comes around after we are grown up.
We all have the beautifully shaped, which is firm, round and slender like the cylinder with bouncing elasticity kind of thigh during our teenage years. However, it is just unfortunate that the good old days don’t last long. By the time we enters twenties the thigh started to balloon and cause big thigh with lost slender silhouette. To be able to restore the old glory is a million dollar question.
It is better to have a big thigh than a big waist or a big belly. Having fat lower down, meaning in the hip and below is better than having fat in the tummy or the back. Accumulation lower down gives a pear shape figure, while that in the tummy gives an apple figure. However, studies show that whether buttock-thigh (gluteal-femoral) fat is better than a slim body or one with healthy low range Body Mass Index (BMI) is not sure. But definitely a slimmer body has a less chance of getting obesity related lifestyle diseases.
There are multiple causes of Big Thigh:
Big Thigh are less sexy shape due to it bulkiness.
A slim thigh in the youngster is very firm and lifted but as we age, moving into the twenties, it starts to balloon causing a big thigh. The solution to this is to do more exercise of the buttock and thigh to firm up the gluteal and the thigh muscle, such as the hamstring and the quadriceps.
Other way is to do liposuction as a quick fix.
Big Thigh gives the hint of the fat distribution.
Lady tends to have slender thigh in the early phase of fat deposition. In advanced fat deposition it tends to move upwards into the tummy causing big belly and visceral fat deposition.
For the man, the fat is generally deposited into the abdomen. It seldom deposit on the thigh or the butt. this is due to the difference of hormonal makeup.
Big Thigh gives a pear shaped body. This is beneficial to the health.
Apple shaped fat distribution subject the lady to increased risk of metabolic syndrome. The same is true for man.
Big Thigh from fat deposition can be due to increased leptin. More the leptin, more hunger, more eating, more fat accumulation. The vicious cycle continues.
This a hormone that regulate hunger and appetite. In the obese person, the body and the brain has resistance to leptin causing it to be secreted more than usual. Due to this, the body do not knows that it is no longer hungry after taking sufficient food. The body continues to secrete, causing hunger signal to continue firing throughout the body and hence the patient remain having the urges to eat more and the resultant obesity problem.
Big Thigh due to fat deposition is best treated by liposuction.
This is by way of liposuction for a quick fix.
Other methods includes the exercise to tone up the thigh muscle but only so much can be done.