The balanced body type.The balanced body type or “constitution” includes a somewhat even number of delicate and hearty attributes. [What’s your body type?]

This body type is described as the mesomorph in biomedicine.

Although a man is posing in this image, this body type arises equally in both genders.

The balanced body type people are shapely and muscular. They are often cast as the male or female lead in romantic movies. They’re balanced between thin and wide, heavy and light, hearty and delicate, etc.

Notice the full chest and muscles. These are decathletes and sprinters. A women with this physique might also be athletic or have a well-developed upper chest, either in the form of muscle, or breast development.

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