Somatotypes

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  • Somatotypes
    • Ectomorphs
      • Narrow-shaped body, are thin faced, with little fat or muscle.
      • This is the ideal body type for long-distance runners.
    • Endomorphs
      • When fit, ideal body type for weightlifting, wrestling.
      • Pear-shaped body, wide hips, wide shoulders, can have a lot fat on body, arms and thighs.
    • Mesomorphs
      • Ideal body type for sprinters.
      • Wedge-shaped body, wide shoulders, narrow hips, muscular.

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