Thursday, July 9, 2009

Body type

Did you know that our body can be placed into a particular category of body type? Most of us inherited our body type from our family's gene. By knowing your body type you can understand how your body is and help you work on achieving your goals.

These body types are ectomorph, mesomorph, and endomorph.

Ectomorph summary:
* Ultra fast metabolism
* Flat Chest
* Fragile
* Lean
* Lightly Muscled
* Small Shouldered
* Takes Longer to Gain Muscle
* Thin

Mesomorph summary:
* Athletic
* Hard Body
* Hourglass Shaped (Female)
* Rectangular Shaped (Male)
* Mature Muscle Mass
* Muscular Body
* Excellent Posture
* Gains Muscle Easily
* Gains Fat More Easily Than Ectomorphs
* Thick Skin

Endomorph summary:
* Soft Body
* Underdeveloped Muscles
* Round Physique
* Weight Loss is Difficult
* Gains Muscle Easily Like the Mesomorph.
* The endomorphs are at the greatest risk for developing obesity, mesomorphs are at a moderate risk and ectomorphs are at little or no risk.