15 August 2013 by

How Tracy Anderson Helped Gwyneth Paltrow Erase Her 'Long Butt' And Flaunt Her Side Bum

Gwyneth Paltrow's enviable side bum in action [Getty]

Back in April Gwyneth Paltrow - or rather Gwyneth Paltrow's derrière - was the talk of Grazia HQ as the actress walked the Iron Man 3 premiere red carpet in a breathtaking Antonio Berardi gown. While the dress itself (top centre) was beautiful, what really got us talking was the sheer panel of material, which exposed the mum of two's enviable asset, namely what has now been come to be known as 'side bum'.

S.B. isn't a new phenomenon, J.Lo's been rocking it since her Diddy days, but Gwyneth hasn’t always been so willing to flash her pert behind. According to her friend and exercise guru Tracy Anderson, that's because GP once suffered from a condition she calls 'Long Butt'. This isn't the same as having 'dumps like a truck' (thanks Sisqo), a 'Long Butt' refers to a flat bottom that has no obvious shape and certainly doesn't fill out a Berardi gown.

Tracy Anderson and Gwyneth Paltrow [Getty]

Anderson described her first meeting with Paltrow when the problem was (ahem) ASS-essed: "She said ... 'I just had Moses — and I can’t get this weight off. I’ve never had a problem like this in my life.' She had 35 extra pounds on her. Her butt was long and she had outer thigh problems. Gwyneth is lucky because she’s really tall, so she can hide it really well in clothes, but she had significant problem areas."

 So that's how she does it! Gwyneth Paltrow works it out [Getty]

Luckily Beyonce's bessie had help from internationally renowned trainer Tracy who stepped in with her method. She revealed, "I felt so badly for her, and thought I could really help. So, I agreed, and she did everything that I asked. Now, seven years later, she looks younger every year; she’s totally transformed. And she really does the work. She and I became business partners, too, because she said, 'Every woman has to have this. It’s not fair. I’ve tried everything and nothing works like this. You’re a real gift.’"

So there you have it, we have Tracy Anderson in part to thank for our current side butt obsession.

Take a look at Gwyneth's red carpet style hits below...

Gwyneth Paltrow in Matthew Williamson at Matthew Williamson & Gwyneth Paltrow Host Kids Company - 25 November 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow in Prada launching the Printemps Christmas Decorations Inauguration at Printemps Haussmann, Paris - 07 November 2013

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Gwyneth Paltrow at Private Dinner Celebrating 9th Annual Authors Night - 10 August 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow in Valentino at Met Gala - 6 May 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow in Ralph Lauren and Tiffany & Co. jewels - 19 April 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow in Erdem at 'Iron Man 3' film premiere, Paris - April 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow at 'Iron Man 3' film photocall, Munich - April 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow at 'Good Morning America' TV show, New York - April 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow at 'Good Morning America' TV show, New York - April 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow at 'It's All Good' book signing, New York - April 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow at the Opening of the Tracy Anderson Flagship Studio, Los Angeles - April 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow at her 'It's All Good' book signing, Los Angeles - April 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow out and about, New York - October 2012

Gwyneth Paltrow in Michael Kors, October 2012

Gwyneth Paltrow in Tom Ford at President Obama's victory dinner, Sept 2012

Gwyneth Paltrow in Tom Ford at The Academy Awards, Feb 2012

Gwyneth Paltrow in Elie Saab at The Bambi Awards, Nov 2011

Gwyneth Paltrow in Calvin Klein at the 2011 Oscars

Gwyneth Paltrow in Lanvin at the Coach bag launch party, Sept 2011

Gwyneth Paltrow at a Coach dinner, Sept 2011

Gwyneth Paltrow at the Bottega Veneta launch party, March 2011

Gwyneth Paltrow in Prada, Feb 2011

Gwyneth Paltrow at Ralph Lauren's Wimbledon party, June 2010

Gwyneth Paltrow at the Louis Vuitton Maison opening, May 2010

Gwyneth Paltrow at the DVF dinner at Claridges, June 2010

Gwyneth Paltrow at the Iron Man premiere after party, April 2008

Gwyneth Paltrow at the Iron Man premiere, April 2008

Gwyneth Paltrow in New York, 2008

Gwyneth Paltrow at Cannes Film Festival, May 2008

Gwyneth Paltrow, 1999

Gwyneth Paltrow, 1999

Gwyneth Paltrow, 1996

Gwyneth Paltrow, 1995


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