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endomorph

[′en·də‚mȯrf]
(psychology)
A somatotype suggested by W.H. Sheldon to describe a person with a rounded physique; associated with viscerotonia.
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BEST EXERCISE: Endomorphs have a harder time losing weight and put it on more easily than the other groups.
The correlations are significant, indicating that endomorphs are more likely to have personalities strong in 'vicerotonia' (very sociable and outgoing).
While endomorphs have a harder time than other body types in losing fat, this can be done with some extra effort.
Rob Harris from Fitness First health club, Bromborough, says: ``It is generally accepted that there are three body types, known as ectomorphs, mesomorphs and endomorphs.
RESULT: Mark before and after; KEEP FIGHTING: Don't just concentrate on one area of your body; OUCH: Unstable base works more muscles; WEIGHT FOR IT: Henry puts Mark through his paces; Henry transformed himself from a podgy Endomorph to a superfit Mesomorph; MUSCLE IN: Mark after just 12 weeks
If your finger and thumb do not touch then you are most likely to be an endomorph.
Women can either be a long and lean ectomorph, a robust mesomorph, like Sophia Loren or a curvaceous endomorph, like Marilyn Monroe.
Veena identifies three basic body-classification types: Endomorph.
I felt I was an actor more than an endomorph,'' Rush explains.