endomorph


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a heavy person with a soft and rounded body

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The good news is that endomorph women who are in shape, such as J-Lo and Sophia Loren, are often thought of as voluptuous and sensual.
No evidence for the presence of health problems in majority of female and male adolescents with respect to their body types was found although some of the endomorph females (13%) had menstrual irregularities that could account for their obesity.
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.
When you look back at pictures of her before she lost weight she's obviously an endomorph," says Simon, who is also Geri Halliwell's trainer.
Even if you remain a bit of an endomorph (more round than thin) exercise can help you avoid many of the health problems associated with being overweight.
While estimating that 34 million people in the United States are more than 20 percent over their ideal weight, the panel bemoaned the lack of a good standard weight table that takes into consideration age, build and whether a 6-foot-tall 220-pounder happens to be a muscular football player or an idle endomorph.
Endomorph – usually a more athleticlooking shape, think upside–down triangle with wider shoulders and smaller waist.
And it's those with an endomorph body that are most likely to be struggling to shed pounds.
It described three basic human body types: the endomorph, characterized by a preponderance of body fat; the mesomorph, marked by a well-developed musculature; and the ectomorph, distinguished by a lack of either much fat or muscle tissue - in other words, lean and slightly muscular.
ATYPICAL EXAMPLE: Renee Zellweger turned herself into an endomorph for Bridget Jones's Diary with a diet of pizzas and Guinness.