Learn How Your body type determines the metabolism rate of your body
There are three different body types and each react differently.
The Three body types are
Women generally have more body fat than men.
The body fat needed for optimal health ranges from 14% to 30% for women. And 6% to 25% for men.
- Naturally long and lean,
- Struggle to gain weight
- Narrow shoulders and hips
- Have fast metabolism
- Have little body fat and little muscles.
- They have a hard time gaining weight.
- athletic, solid and strong.
- Wide shoulders
- Narrow waist
- Thin joints
- Round muscle belly
- Narrow hips and clavicles
- Small joints (wrist/ankle)
- They are not overweight and not underweight.
- They both gain and loss weight without much effort.
- Heavier bone texture
- Square torso
- Wider waist
- Larger hips
- Slower metabolism
- Shorter limbs
- Thick Ribcage
- Have rounded in appearance
- Endomorphs have lots of fats, lots of muscle and they easily gain weight.
- Are generally softer
- Rounder and tend to store fat easily
A slow metabolism is linked to weight gain as endomorphs struggle to weight at bay.
A fast metabolism contributes to ectomorphs finding it hard to gain weight.
Some classic combinations somatotypes include
pear-shaped ectomorphs with their thin delicate upper bodies and high fat storage in the hips and thighs
Apple shaped endo-ectomorphs with fat storage in the mid section and thin lower bodies.