The Myth of Somatotypes: There Is Absolutely No Such Thing As “Body Types”

Surely you have heard of somatotypes – that is, the supposed 3 body types. They are: ectomorph, mesomorph, and endomorph. Sadly, this myth has absolutely no grounding in science or reality. There is no such thing as a “body type”. There are not “plum shapes”, “round shapes”, “slender shapes”, “hourglass shapes” etc. If you look like that it is not because of your genetics, it is because … read more