Personal trainer shares the three different body types - and the diet and exercise to follow

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A personal trainer has revealed the three different body types - and the best workout tips and diet tricks for each type of physique. Rachael Attard, from Sydney, said you need to eat and work out right.
A personal trainer has revealed the three different body types - and the best workout tips and diet tricks for each type of physique.

Rachael Attard, from Sydney, said while many personal trainers will recommend that their clients follow the same exercise routine and diet approach, this will do nothing for your body - unless it's right for your physique.

'There are three female body types: ectomorph, mesomorph and endomorph, and finding out what your body type is and by adjusting your workout and diet to it, you will be training smarter and you will achieve better and faster results,' Rachael told FEMAIL.

So which type are you and how should you eat and work out?

A personal trainer has revealed the three different body types - and the best workout tips and diet tricks for each type of physique (Rachael Attard pictured)

The first body type is ectomorph - and such women are usually characterised by being tall and slim. A celebrity example is Kendall Jenner (pictured), along with many models

ECTOMORPH BODY TYPE

Major characteristics: Tall and slim

Celebrity example: Kendall Jenner

The first body type is ectomorph - and such women are usually characterised by being tall and slim.

'Ectomorphs generally find it quite difficult to gain weight or muscle but are naturally low in body fat,' Rachael explained.

Because of this, they need to adapt their diet and workouts accordingly.

What is the ideal workout?

Ectomorphs should up their resistance training to ideally three times per week, as this will help them to put on muscle.

'Since ectomorphs find it quite hard to gain muscle and they lose weight easily, they should focus on heavy lifting, high-intensity interval training and resistance training,' Rachael said.

This body type can also limit their cardio, as it's not strictly necessary for slimming success.

'Ectomorphs should also aim for one rest day per week or an active recovery day that includes some light walking or stretching,' Rachael said.

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