ectomorph


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  • noun

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a person with a thin body

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Mesomorphs are more likely to have personalities strong in 'somatotonia', (energetic and aggressive), and ectomorphs are more likely to have personalities strong in 'cerebrotonia' (shy and inhibited).
Younger ectomorphs can suffer from "skinny fat" - they look great with their clothes on but awful when naked as they have very little muscle mass.
Lean, lightly muscled and small-shouldered people are called ectomorphs.
GMTV's Ms Phillips has a slim, ectomorph body, so it is hard to understand why she is doing a video for women who are pear-shaped, apple-shaped, or hourglass-shaped.
One has to take into consideration whether the person is of body type endomorph, ectomorph or mesomorph as there are specific exercises and diets for each body type.
The Ectomorph is tall and lanky, can experience chest and back problems and is more at risk from osteoporosis because of lower body mass.
The three main types of basic physique are the ectomorph or slender frame which is narrow and thin; the mesomorph or broad frame which is wide and muscular, and the endomorph or thick frame which is deep and rounded.
If your middle finger overlaps your thumb, then you are likely to be an ectomorph.
Performers at Friday's ceremony included the Go, Trick Trick, Ectomorph, Alexander Zonjic & Friends, Mr.
An ectomorph or a lean person should start with 4- 6 reps for the first 6- 8 weeks followed by 6- 12 reps to gain size and ultimately 12- 18 reps for stamina.
1984 `Madonna's a cross between an athletic mesamorph (like Demi Moore, far right) and an ectomorph, which is the skinny, boyish shape,' says Matt.
Other materials used included three photographs obtained from magazines, each depicting one of three different body types that can be best described as an endomorph, a mesomorph, and an ectomorph (Sheldon, Stevens, & Tucker, 1940).
In discussing the three body types today known as Endomorph, Mesomorph, and Ectomorph, Kretschmer (1970) utilized cycloid and schizoid to refer to what his translators would later call temperament.