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How To Get Skinny Legs: Knowing Your Body Type – Ectomorph, Mesomorph, Endomorph.

I know that a lot of women have problems with their legs and thighs, myself included! Unfortunately, it is one of the last places that we tend to lose weight. This series of blog posts will hopefully help you understand how to get lean and toned legs, get rid of stubborn fat on your thighs and avoid getting bulky and thicker.

Knowing your body type will be important when reading through my how to get skinny legs blog posts. Obviously, someone who has a larger frame with naturally muscular legs is going to need a different workout and nutrition program to someone who is naturally thin. That is why it is important to know which body type you are so you will know which advice is most relevant to you.

If you are unsure of your body type, click here to find out. These are the three main body types.

 

Lean Legs Quiz Body Type

1. Ectomorph

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Keira Knightley – ectomorph

 

Ectomorphs are those lucky people who are naturally thin, have a low body fat without needing to exercise or diet and find it difficult to gain weight and muscle. Think of those people who have natural “model type” bodies. Typically they have fast metabolisms, but they lack shape and can sometimes be skinny fat. Skinny fat is a term used to describe people who appear skinny when wearing clothes, but actually have a higher body fat percentage for their bodies.

Famous ectomorphs include: Keira Knightley, Kate Moss, Victoria Beckham and Paris Hilton

Read my blog post on ectomorph workout and nutrition here.

Find out more about the ectomorph skinny legs workout and nutrition ebook here.

2. Mesomorph

 

Halle Berry - mesomorph - how to get skinny legs series

Halle Berry – Mesomorph

 

Mesomorphs are somewhat in the middle. They can have an athletic body, respond quickly to exercise and can have great muscle definition. They find it easy to lose and gain weight and their weight can fluctuate. If you’re a mesomorph and have ever dreamed of being a fitness model, then lucky you, you’ve got the genetics!

Famous mesomorphs include: Halle Berry, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Lawrence and Mila Kunis

Read my blog post on mesomorph workout and nutrition here.

Find out more about the mesomorph skinny legs workout and nutrition ebook here.

3. Endomorph

 

Sofia Vergara - Endomorph - Skinny legs series

Sofia Vergara – Endomorph

 

Endomorphs have a larger, solid frame and are generally curvy with a high level of body fat. These body types gain muscle and fat very easily and find it difficult to lose weight, especially through diet alone. They have strong muscles (especially their legs). Losing body fat for the endomorph will take longer compared to the other body types.

Famous endomorphs include: Sofia Vergara, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez

Read my blog post on endomorph workout and nutrition here.

Find out more about the endomorph workout and nutrition ebook here.

Related post: Recommended Macronutrients For Each Body Type

You can, in fact, be a combination of two body types. If you are an ectomorph/mesomorph, it is best for you to follow the mesomorph guidelines. If you are a mesomorph/endomorph, it is best for you to follow the endomorph guidelines.

No matter what your body type, you CAN lose body fat, gain muscle and make an improvement to your legs. But you CAN’T change your body type. If for example, you are an endomorph, you will never have the same thin body of an ectomorph and this should not be your goal. Your goal should be something that is attainable for your body type and that will make you look and feel your absolute best!

If you are unsure of your body type, click here to find out.

 

 

Read my next blog post on why you should be doing cardio for fat loss and lean legs here.

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