sábado, 24 de noviembre de 2012

Andreas Moritz

Conventionally, there are three body types - ectomorph, mesomorph and endomorph. These body types are based solely on muscle mass and body shape. The ectomorph is lean and skinny, the mesomorph strong and muscular, and the endomorph round and soft. Thanks to the media, advertising and social conditioning, it is obvious which body type most people long for and try to achieve through dieting and exercise.
Conventional weight-loss programs, with their infamous ‘before-and-after’ pictures, suggest that with an appropriate diet and set of exercises, every woman can possess a coveted svelte figure and every man can acquire a sculpted muscular physique. It is a great sales pitch aimed where it hurts most - at overweight and obese individuals, many of them desperate to clutch at straws.
But there is a fundamental flaw in this so-called reasoning and classification of body type. It is based solely on external morphological characteristics - shape and size...Ver más
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