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Fitness: Women’s Body Type and Diet

Women have been taking the sporting world by storm. Female athletes have been competing in what was initially thought of as a man’s game. They have been making sure that they get a share of that bright and shining spotlight.

Many female athletes are able to compete with men in almost every sport there is now, may it be a game of intellect to physical sports. They have started to prove that they are not just to stay at home doing the chores, but also they can be what many thought they could not.

Women in different types of sports have to maintain an optimal body requirement, depending on their game. But before all that, they must know their body types to be able to adjust their exercises and especially, their diet.
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Here are the three common body types and how you can maintain optimal nutrition.

# 1 Endomorph

Endomorph’s body typically has a higher amount of body fats and has a more significant bone density and structure. It is also said that these people tend to be less active than other body types causing an increase in retained calories then converts into body fats. Their bodies have more storage for bot lean and fat mass.

The typical diet for this body type includes a higher amount of proteins and fats. Carbohydrates tend to be metabolized much slowly, causing it to be the greatest culprit for increased body mass. The diet recommended for them must be low carbohydrate and high in good fats and protein.

# 2 Ectomorph

People with this body type typically has a small and thin build. Their bodies are able to tolerate high carbohydrate intake due to their high metabolic rate. The problem with this body type is that they cannot gain mass and weight if they need to as their body metabolizes nutrients almost instantly.

The best diet regimen for this body type is to increase carbohydrate intake and a low-fat diet. A distribution of 50% carbohydrate, 25% protein, and 25% fats is highly suggested.

# 3    Mesomorph

They are known to have high testosterone levels in their bodies, causing it to look leaner and more built. Their growth hormones are also very active. Due to the hormonal imbalances, their bodies naturally look stronger and healthier due to the leaner and more muscular build.

Diet usually is composed of a near balance of the three. 40% carbohydrates, 30% proteins, and 30% fats. Theis metabolic rate is profoundly affected by their activities and exercises/ it is also said that people with this body type are more active than the others.…

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