Some of those factors that determine the body type are the region you live in, the lifestyle you follow, family hereditary, metabolic rate, body type and others.
New Delhi: Weight loss is an important journey, and everyone has their own. Experiences that one person has, are completely different from another person because the way your body responds to weight loss diets and workouts depends on a lot of factors.
Some of those factors are the region you live in, the lifestyle you follow, family hereditary, metabolic rate, body type and others. If you try to follow the diet and workout routine, step by step, prescribed or recommended for another person, you may not see results while they see considerable ones, and that could be because your body is different from theirs.
What are the different body types?
There are three classifications of the body types according to shape, metabolic rate, and hereditary.
- Ectomorph: fast metabolic rate and the body processes carbs quickly
- Mesomorph: Body types that can easily build muscle
- Endomorph: Pear-shaped body, more tendency to store fat
What is the endomorph body type?
The endomorph body type is when the body tends to store extra energy in the form of fats, especially in the lower body. People with the endomorph body type find it difficult to manage and lose weight when compared to the other two types. The focus of people with such body types is to lose weight, and not burn carbs or develop muscle.
Workout for people with endomorph body type
If you have this body type, you need to focus on working out and a healthy diet almost equally. For a workout, you must pick a low to medium intensity cardio workout. Cardio is important for losing weight. Any exercises like running, brisk walking, skipping, swimming, etc. can be a part of your cardio workout and can help you burn calories quickly. You must avoid heavy weightlifting, especially will fewer repetitions of the workout. Total body workouts, that use all parts fo your body are the best for people with the endomorph body type.
Diet for people with the endomorph body type
People with endomorph body type need to be very careful about their diet. People with this body type are not as lucky as the ones with the ectomorph type, who are blessed with a super fast metabolism and can get away with almost anything they eat. When people with the endomorph body type consume food that has any extra fat and calories, it gets stored in their body and they need to workout to shed it.
People with the endomorph body type should follow a low-carb restricted diet, that controls the intake of calories. A low-carb diet can help with the fat burning process. Endomorph body types should include protein-rich foods in their diet as the protein can help in weight loss.
What to eat – Include protein rich foods like meat, milk, cheese which contains good fats, curd, etc. in your diet. Curd is also rich in good bacteria which will improve your gut health and metabolism.
What not to eat – Steer clear from starchy food like rice, potatoes, etc. Carbohydrates must be controlled and minimized.
People with this body type must steer clear of junk and oily food as it can completely sabotage their weight loss efforts and goals.
Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.