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And the Most Coveted Body Part of 2014 Is...

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2014 was declared the Year of the Butt, with "belfies" becoming the new duck lips, Nicki Minaj reclaiming "anaconda" from Sir Mix-a-Lot, and Kim Kardashian's greased-up heinie "breaking" the Internet. But when it comes down to what body parts people are actually most interested in exercising, Google knows all. To help us track the trends, the wise geeks at Google gave us two exclusive search lists that show exactly what people want to work out and how. Turns out, butts rank fourth on the list of the body parts most people want to work out.  

It appears that Michelle Obama's guns still reign supreme, as arm exercises took the number one spot. (Here, 5 Exercises to Ditch Arm Flab Forever.) Surprising exactly no one, flat tummies and tiny waists are also highly coveted, with core exercises occupying four of the top 10 spots. "Bigger butt exercises" rounded out (ha!) the top five. 

After that, things got a little more, well, specific. "Cable leg exercises" and "functional chest exercises" show that people are looking for new ways to work standard muscles. And, exercises for lower back pain and shoulder strains finished off the top 10 searches, proving that lots of us are into using exercise to heal or prevent injuries.

When it comes to the top trending types of exercises, we were glad to see classics like Zumba, dumbbell exercises, and Russian twists make the list. But newcomers T-Tapp and pole dancing are definitely growing in popularity, too—as they should; those workouts are hard. (Target both your arms and core with The Ultimate Arms and Abs Workout.)

Check out all the most popular searches below. It's a pretty comprehensive workout list, but we have one question: Why just the upper thigh muscles? (Speaking of "arm workouts," get them toned for your upcoming holiday parties with these 6 Arm Exercises to Stun in Your Cocktail Dress.)

Top Trending Exercises (by body part)
Arm exercises
Waist training exercises
Planking exercises
Bigger butt exercises
Tone abs exercises
Cable leg exercises
External oblique exercises
Upper thigh exercises
Lower back exercises
Functional chest exercises
Shoulder strain exercises


Top Trending Exercises (by type)
Russian twists exercise
Leg lifts exercise 
Reverse crunches exercise
Bicycle crunches exercise
Hip thrust exercise
Zumba exercise dance
Arm swinging exercise
Chest fly exercise
T-tap exercise
Single dumbbell exercise
Pole dance exercise

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