Every woman, with the exception of those who do not care about their health or how they look will want to have the ideal female body. Beauty, fashion magazines and advertisements capitalize on this feminine desire by using tall, thin, slim and slender female models to subliminally impress upon minds of girls that these are the ideal body shape for women.These almost perfect glamour modelss are used to dazzle the eye with their style, beauty and elegance to suggest to the averagely built women into thinking that they are not perfect and thus should use the advertiser’s products and services to get the perfect female body.However, do you know that most of these sometimes ridiculously thin female models weigh 20 percent to 30 percent less than the average woman? To compound their unhealthy state further, many of them don’t reveal their eating disorders such as anorexia to stay underweight to keep their supposedly glamorous jobs.Do you know that they also look very different in real life without any touch ups on their photos with added make-up and professional lightings of a photo shoot? Because of this, many women strive to be underweight to look like these waif like models which lead women to eating disorders, unhealthy diets, over exercising and low self-esteem.So in order to know and understand what constitute a perfect body for women and to get the body shape healthily, we need to take a look at various female body types.The shape of your body at the present moment is derived from your genetics, eating habits and daily activities such as working out and exercising. Your genes direct the path for the type of bodyshape you have. However, if necessary, you can reconstruct your body to very favorable extent to get the physical shape that you desire. Therefore you can take control of your body shape with the right information, nutrition and exercises to get your own idea of an ideal body for girls healthily.Your present body shape determines what cardio and weight resistance exercises work best for you. Do remember that the kind of exercise workouts that you do can have a dramatic effect on your body and so, it will be much wiser to get professional help or to read up all you can on the subject.The “A Frame” body type is also sometimes known as the spoon shape body. These A frame girls carry extra weight in the lower body such as in the hips, thighs and buttocks. Girls with this bodyshape should focus on exercises that can firm up their lower anatomy and they also need to lose some weight.The “V Frame” body type is sometimes called the cone shape body. Girls with this shape have shoulder width which are two or more inches wider than their hips. These women are usually rather busty with narrow hips or waist and thin legs.In cases like these, the girls need to work on their lower body to bring it to be proportionate with their upper body. Working out on the stair master is a good form of exercise for this body type to burn calories and add size to their legs and butts.The “H Frame” woman is somewhat blessed with an athletic body. However, she has a large waist girth and wide shoulders. This body shape is squared off and may even look chunky and thus needs to focus on symmetry by trimming her waist girth.The “Figure 8 Frame” or “Hourglass” girl is genetically blessed to have an attractive body shape. These girls are almost perfect in height and weight. Their bust, hip and waist ratio measurements are near perfect. What’s more, their body fat are evenly distributed and these types of girls are considered ideal for the modeling industry.The “Oval Frame” or the “apple shape” girls are average in height or shorter than average and are busty with thin legs. These girls tend to put on weight easily around their belly. So if you belong to this category of female bodyshape, you will most likely need to lose weight and tone up your upper body.The “Ruler” body shape’s measurements of the chest, waist, and hips are fairly symmetrical. These ladies are lean and have a naturally high metabolism and so, they don’t gain weight easily and will need professional help to assist them in putting on weight.So what body type are you? Because once you have determined your body type, you can then sculpt it to get the ideal female bodyshape of your choice healthily.
The anatomy of body building includes knowing what muscles are located where and how they are grown most effectively. It can be confusing, so as you read this article, find a mirror and locate the muscles on your own body. When you are body building, knowing the anatomy of your body can be very, very helpful.
Of course, you know where your neck is. There are two basic neck muscles that you can focus on in your body building. The upper trapezius runs down the back of your neck from the nape of the neck to the shoulder. The levator scapulae runs next to the first five or six cervical vertebrae in your neck.
The trapezius muscles run down your back from the nape of your neck to the waist on either side of the spine. In body building terms, these muscles are referred to as the trap muscles.
The deltoid muscles are located in your shoulders. The anterior delt is in the front part of the shoulder, the middle delt runs down the side of the shoulder, the posterior deltoid muscles runs down the back part of the shoulder. The rotator cuff muscle runs just below the anterior delt from the armpit straight out.
The muscles in your chest are the pectoral muscles.
Your tricep muscles are located in your arms. They run down the sides of the arms from shoulder to elbow. The biceps, on the other hand are located on the inside of the arm. There are also very distinct muscles in the forearms.
Your abs are located in the stomach area – or abdominal region hence their name!
In the legs, you have the quadriceps muscles in the front – or quads. The muscles in the back of the legs are located in the calf, or lower leg, and hamstring which is the upper leg.
Other major muscle groups you will want to focus on include glutes – or the buttocks, the lats which are in the upper back, and the lower trap muscles which is the lower back.
Knowing your anatomy when you undertake a body building program is a very important part of effectively growing your muscles. When you know the various muscle groups in your anatomy, you can build those muscles and concentrate on them during your workouts. In body building, knowledge of human anatomy isn’t difficult when you know what you are looking for. Know your muscles and succeed in your body building goals.