What is Body Type

3 Generalised body compositions that people are predetermined to have

Concept is Given by Dr. W.H. Sheldon in 1940s

3 body types in Male

endomorph

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Always rounded and soft

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Stockier bone

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Has More Fat

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Gains fat fast and loses it slow

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slow metabolism

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mesomorph

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square and muscular

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Medium bone structure

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shoulders wider than the hips

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Developed athletic musculature

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Efficient metabolism

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mass gain and loss both happen

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ectomorph

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thin and fine-boned

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More narrow shoulders and hips

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maller muscles

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fast metabolism

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