People with lean or ‘delicate’ builds have been known to be called ectomorphs.
Ectomorphs can eat unimaginable amounts to some, never putting on weight, or gaining any strength, muscle, or endurance.
Ectomorphs have extremely active metabolisms; that may offer many benefits, but can be considered a curse by skinny guys who are trying to gain weight, muscle and stamina.
There are two other body types that are generally accepted. The opposite of an ectomorph would be considered an endomorph.
This body type is also not desirable for most. [Read more…]