Everyone comes in all different shapes and sizes. Some seem to build muscle easier. Some seem to stay skinny no matter what they eat. But does that mean the body shape you’re born limits what you can do with your body composition?

In this week’s blog, we take a look at how understanding your body shape, also known as somatotype, gives you the information you need to optimize your body composition. Our different body types respond to diet and exercise differently, and understanding your genetic predisposition can save you headaches in figuring out why what you’re doing doesn’t seem to work.

Here’s to finding out what works best for our unique bodies!