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What's Worse: Cankles or Back Fat?

What's Worse: Cankles or Back Fat?

It seems like every time I turn around there's another body part I'm supposed to be obsessed with. First it was love handles, then arm flappage (what--there's not a name for this awful affliction yet?!), double chin, etc. And I've already shown you that some clothes make all this even worse (hello, low rise jeans!) Well, now there are a couple more to add to the roster. (You may have heard of these--they're news to me.) What's worse?

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ella1978 ella1978 7 years
Whenever I am feeling down about the way I look, I'm going to look up these photos.. whew.. I would have to say backfat. It's not easy to hide.
superjules superjules 9 years
Yeah MO that is a little joke. People stress over all these little things that amount to nothing. When I was young I had a body like a brick sh*thouse. But did I appreciate it? No. I was embarrassed to be in a bikini, I weighed 95 lbs. it's just crazy. If I knew then what I know now, I would have spent years 18-30 completely naked. (joke, kind of) So if you're young and want to flaunt it, do it and take pictures so you can look back and enjoy them!
nycgirl nycgirl 9 years
Back fat!! What has horrified me now is: while on the elliptical at the gym, I've been watching myself in the mirror, and I notice that my backfat will jiggle with each step. I am probably only about 5 lb 'overweight' too even though my BMI is within normal range. SO SO gross!! It's become an obsession of mine to GET RID of it!!
My-Opinion My-Opinion 9 years
lol super* no one has a perfect body unless they have a surgeon for a friend or millions of dollars.....
rubialala rubialala 9 years
back fat!!!
superjules superjules 9 years
Cankles aren't always because someone is heavy. Let's just get that out of the way. If I have to walk for more than an hour my legs and ankles swell something terrible. But there's a medical reason for that. I can't think of any medical reasons for back fat. Enjoy your perfect bodies now while you can! :)
Ghettomocha Ghettomocha 9 years
I absolutely love the photos you found as examples... perfecto... both have that essence of "I'm disgusted but can't look away." I'm way more afraid of cankles lady, though.
sexyface sexyface 9 years
but back fat clearly takes it; her back, not so sexy
sexyface sexyface 9 years
EWWW both!!
ritaw ritaw 9 years
eww....my eyes... but back fat is really gross from that picture
trogdor09 trogdor09 9 years
Cankles are scary as hell, but back boobs are clearly scarier: [
ashleycakes ashleycakes 9 years
I had to say back fat because I was afraid if I said cankles, the woman in the picture above might hit me with her tire iron. _________________________ Cheese It!!
Marci Marci 9 years
I say backfat, because one CAN dress to hide that more than the cankles. We're stuck with what we get genetically, but some people just don't dress for their body; they just dress for what they want to wear, which isn't always the best idea. I've said it before and I'll say it again: We all need to really look in the mirror before walking out of the house. Seriously!
My-Opinion My-Opinion 9 years
whoa!!! I would have to say BOTH!!!!!!!
Foofaraw Foofaraw 9 years
right away I would say cankles, but after the visual presentation. i would have to say back fat. not so tasty.
darkoblivion darkoblivion 9 years
back fat... you can wear pants that cover the cankles but back fat is pretty noticeable all the time.
Sugar_Rush Sugar_Rush 9 years
I'd say back fat is probably worse because even if you're wearing a jumper if its bad it can still be seen - not necessarily so in jeans Oh and in the UK arm flab is often referred to as 'bingo wings' (at least it is in the midlands)
GiggleSugar GiggleSugar 9 years
That's the spirit, redegg! Let's focus on men's physical flaws instead! ;)
redegg redegg 9 years
I don't like man boobs!
MsShamae MsShamae 9 years
I don't like back boobs
redegg redegg 9 years
I say back fat... but I have a slight case of cankles thanks to my grandmother's unshapely legs. And no they don't really go away but they do get smaller when you lose weight. I would say that I'm a small size but when you look at my foot and ankle in a high heeled shoe it looks like it belongs to a larger woman. Its weird!
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 9 years
I think Ims is right. So, I voted for cankles because, people can get rid of back fat. I think some people just have cankles...so no amount of dieting and exercise can lose those (but, I'm not positive). :?
amyfinke amyfinke 9 years
back fat is far worse - it's a lot easier to hide cankles :)
vrico2005 vrico2005 9 years
Back fat Back fat Back fat!
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