GT Get Fit Tip: Ectomorph Body Type aka “Lurch”
Slim, Skinny, Bean Pole, Lurch, Stick, Bird Legs, Stilts, Hightower, Two Tall Jones these are all names associated with the ectomorph body type.
Ecto’s are usually always long and skinny, they have a faster metabolism that’s built up of slow twitch muscle fibers attached to long bones with long tendons.
You can build up fat stores although it will usually be around the belly and chest area which is the worst place bc of increase heart attack and stroke risk.
You can also build muscle but sometimes are referred to as a “hardgainer” since you have to go above and beyond what other body types endure to build the same pound of muscle.
If you’re an ecto and want to get fit, you have to eat MORE and train MORE, lift MORE, run MORE and sweat MORE to make a difference.
Enjoy the workout
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Posted on July 19, 2011, in GT Get Fit Tip and tagged Adipose tissue, body type, Carbohydrate, Conditions and Diseases, ectomorph, hard gainer, health, Lurch, Muscle, Physical exercise, skinny, Somatotype and constitutional psychology. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.