Health and Fitness

    Understanding your body type

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    Did you know that not everybody has the same body type? We often look at other ladies and compare the size of their hips, legs and tummies to ours. We look at them, thinking they look so beautiful (which is probably true) compared to us (which is probably not true). What is also true is that there actually different body types. These, broadly speaking, are ectomorph, endomorph and mesomorph; though there will be many people who fall into more than one body type and this is also common. These various categories take into account metabolism and how the body functions in different exercise states. Understanding these body types and which one you fit into can be helpful in interpreting your results from your exercise program and reaching your weight loss goals. Continue reading