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Measurement: Height, weight, neck, waist (add hips for women) Use a calculator to determine body fat percentage. Available online at http://fitness. Bizcalcs. Com/Calculator. Asp? Calc=Body-Fat-Navy Muscular tend to have lower BF, average have average and obese have high. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Shape: Shape tends to refer to the location where someone puts on weight. If they put it on in the abdomen, they are more apple. If they put it on in the hips they are more pear or hourglass. ...Read more
Apple vs pear: If you look in the mirror, does your bottom half look bigger than the top, then you are pear type. If you have weight gain mostly in the middle and perhaps your waist is bigger than hip measurement, you are an apple type. Apple type is more likely to have issues with glucose intolerance, and pre-diabetes. Ask your doctor if testing blood sugar would be helpful. ...Read more
Hmmm. . .: Rather than focus on generalizations, what's more important than what others might think is that your (asian) man considers you to be his ideal. Asian men are just like caucasian, black, hispanic & multicultural men. What one individual finds attractive might not be the same for someone else of same or different ethnicity. ...Read more
Healthy one: I don't believe in blood type diets, or diets for body type, I do however believe in nutrient based on genes and dna. If you have your dna tested, it could then be determined what foods are best for you best on your metabolism. The idea of endomorph, ectomorph and mesomorph, is not personalized enough in my humble opinion. ...Read more
Probably healthy: But not necessarily so. Many of the old movie actresses smoked like bette davies. ...Read more
I was 210 lbs at one point and 152 now because I work out all the time. What would my body type be?
Active: Active and disciplined and lean.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yours!: There is no ideal or perfect female body type, just the one that you have and that your partner appreciates. "ideal" body types have varied thru the ages from rubenesque to athletic. Likewise, desirable eye/hair/skin color, shape of eyes/lids/nose, lips, etc has varied w/time & culture. But isn't this all rather superficial? Focus on person, not body. Focus on your partner, not cultural expectatio. ...Read more
Tanner scale: Viewing the Tanner scale of sexual development would be good illustration. ...Read more
You've Been Framed?: You might as well consider them about the same but better to refer to the source of the term and see how it was used within the context of the topic being discussed. Like, was this a scientific article, a mention in a magazine or someone at a bar talking about a lady's figure? Classically 'frame' refers to axial (central) bone structure and 'body type' a more general term for the whole body. ...Read more
Round body: Bigger around than tallGet a more detailed answer ›
See below: 155 plus or minus 10% so 140 to 170 would be the range. ...Read more
Yes. There are good and effective surgical options for obesity in this country and elsewhere. From a lap band to gastric bypass and the gastric sleeve procedure. Please gather some information, attend a seminar given by your local bariatric groups and discuss this with your family.
Bariatric surgery can lessen so many health risks from obesity. Please be informed. ...Read more
I'm worried because my figure is 35-26-35, I'm 5'8 tall and I weigh lil bit under 122 pounds. What is my body type, what do you suggest?
I suggest that: You should be very pleased with what you have (assuming that you are a female)! ...Read more
Personal trainer: Finding an appropriate work out regimen will largley depend on factors such as your baseline fitness level, any underlying medical problems, previous injuries and fitness goals. Consult with a personal trainer for an analysis, recommendations and instruction on how to safely and effectively exercise. Good luck! ...Read more
You're you: Don't waste your time reading junk internet sites that define new made-up-from-scratch "body types." any crook can do this and there's money to be made off people who want to think they're getting an education. Embrace your genetic heritage and try to do the best with it that you can -- especially staying physically fit. ...Read more
Don't know: What you're asking. Which of your body's thousands of hormones do you think need to be "balanced" and why do you think they're not? What is your "body type", and how would you like it changed. If you're talking about abdominal weight gain, then definitely, diet and exercise will help you lose weight. ...Read more
What IS: Your body type? Muscular individuals respond more quickly to weight training, for example, than more asthenic (thin) types...What kinds of activity do you enjoy and are therefore more likely to maintain? Vigorous movement will benefit everyone. A good diet involves regular intake of unprocessed, whole foods at frequent intervals (4-5 x/day). Enjoy! ...Read more