Our expert says:
I've not heard this before! I must say, usually people have the exact opposite problem! Yours is unique, and I must say, I have no answer for it.
Ageing certanily has something to do with it, that's for sure, as you've discussed on the forum already. I think this is likely the big part of the problem, it does explain the loss of muscle mass, and the gradual increase in fat mass compared to lean muscle mass.
Exercise partly prevents it, and for that, you need to do specific exercises for the region in question. I don't know if you are at a gym or not, but if you are, then it's quite easy - the circuit has pretty much all you need, and then you can supplement with other exercises that target the glutes especially. For body weight training, things like squats, lunges are effective, but it's much easier to get into a gym and use specific machines. So that would be my advice.
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