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'''Mesomorphic''' is one of the three classic [[somatotype|somatotypes]] or body types created by [[William Sheldon]].Typically speaking mesomorphs are strong and have an athletic build. They can develop and build [muscle] mass without much difficulty and can usually eat without too much fear of gaining weight. Mesomorph [[male|males]] generally have a "V" shaped upper body and [[female|females]] usually have a classic hourglass shape. Some examples of athletes who have mesomorphic qualities are [[baseball]] players, [[soccer]] players, [[Rugby football|rugby]] players and [[triathlon]] athletes.
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'''Mesomorphic''' is one of the three classic [[somatotype|somatotypes]] or body types created by [[William Sheldon]].Typically speaking mesomorphs are strong and have an athletic build. They can develop and build [muscle] mass without much difficulty and can usually eat without too much fear of gaining weight.
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Mesomorph males generally have a "V" shaped upper body and females usually have a classic hourglass shape.
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Some examples of athletes who have mesomorphic qualities are baseball players, soccer players, rugby players and triathlon athletes.
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
* [http://menshealth.about.com/cs/gayhealth/a/body_shape.htm?terms=mesomorph About.com - Body shapes what do they mean?]
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* [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9052217 Britanica.com - Mesomorph]
 
* [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9052217 Britanica.com - Mesomorph]
* [http://www.webmd.com/content/article/12/1676_53599.htm Webmd.com - Morph your Body Type]
 
* [http://bodybuildingpro.com/bodytypeinformation.html BodyBuildingPro.com - Which body type are you?]
 
* [http://www.fitness-web.com/fitnessblog/?p=52 Fitness-Web.com - Choosing the right exercise for your body type]
 
 
* [http://changingminds.org/explanations/personality/sheldon_personality.htm ChangingMinds.org - Wiliam Sheldon's body types]
 
* [http://changingminds.org/explanations/personality/sheldon_personality.htm ChangingMinds.org - Wiliam Sheldon's body types]
* [http://www.femalemuscle.com/fitness/bodytypes.html FemaleMuscle.com]
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Mesomorphic is one of the three classic somatotypes or body types created by William Sheldon.Typically speaking mesomorphs are strong and have an athletic build. They can develop and build [muscle] mass without much difficulty and can usually eat without too much fear of gaining weight.


Mesomorph males generally have a "V" shaped upper body and females usually have a classic hourglass shape.


Some examples of athletes who have mesomorphic qualities are baseball players, soccer players, rugby players and triathlon athletes.



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