Since World War II, our society has been conditioned to believe we all have the same somatotypes (body type). But it’s actually the other way around as different people have different body types based on your body composition and skeletal frame which can be maintained through proper exercise and diet to stay fit. And the somatotype you have is embedded in your genes and cannot be augmented to change into another body type. In short, you can’t make yourself taller no matter how hard your exercise, if you lack height, nor narrow your shoulders if you are a broad-shouldered person.
Even so, you can still do something if you’ve gained weight because any excess fat in our bodies can be eliminated through exercise and a healthy diet. But if in case you’re having a hard time shedding off those unwanted pounds, there is still another way to fix this problem and that this through body sculpting.
And if you’re interested to know more about this, then we invite you to continue reading as we’ll discuss the most ideal body contouring methods for different body types in today’s article.
The ectomorph somatotype is the most ideal body type and is characterized by long and lean bodies with minimal fat and muscle. And those who are having this body type rarely gain weight. Basketball players and fashion models typically have ectomorph bodies.
And while many people want to achieve this body type, it is uncommon for ectomorph men to long for broader chests or desiring to have more curves for ectomorph women.
So if you’re an ectomorph and you want to undergo a body sculpting procedure, you will likely benefit from any treatments that provide a body lift or achieve the desired curvature. Aside from that, you can also opt for non-invasive treatments that use ultrasound or radiofrequency technology to tighten loose skin as sagging of the skin is very common among ectomorphs as they age.
The endomorph somatotype is characterized by more body fat, but not necessarily obese, with less muscles. These individuals typically have round shape bodies but are still lean. And the classic examples of this body type are Oprah Winfrey and Marylin Monroe.
If you’re an endomorph and you’re planning to try body contouring, we recommend you choose treatments that reduces and eliminates fats deposits in your body like liposuction. But if you don’t want to undergo surgery, there are still non-invasive sculpting procedures that you can avail which can be effective to your body type:
- Zimmer ZWave
- Other non-surgical methods that use radiofrequency to remove fat.
The mesomorph somatotype is a medium frame that is typically solid and is neither overweight nor underweight. You can eat anything in moderation without worrying much about gaining weight. However, your weight gain is fast if you’re not careful. On the flip side, if you’re physically active, you’re probably strong, solid, and athletic.
If you have this body type and want to undergo a contouring procedure, we can recommend any fat reduction treatments or try the non-invasive skin tightening procedures we’ve mentioned above depending on the goals you want to achieve.
If you’re interested in getting these treatments, check out The Pura Life’s body sculpting services in Houston, TX and see their offers.