Is there some concrete definitions of each type of bone structure a person could possibly have? I realise there are small frames, medium frames, large frames etc....but I see more variables than mere frame size. I for one have small wrists but a big ribcage and wide hips. Others have large arm bones but tiny upper body structures...and I've heard people being described as 'built wierdly' which I took to mean having some rare type of bone structure. Can anyone shed light on this? Or better yet, point me to a glossary of different skeleton types?
What would the indicators of frame size be? Since the wrist measurement isn't enough by itself.
03-14-2006, 05:38 AM #1
The different kinds of bone structures...
03-14-2006, 07:01 AM #2
03-14-2006, 10:04 AM #3
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03-14-2006, 09:46 PM #4
Oh nah, I'm not talking about somatypes...i'm talking about different types of skeletons. You can be endo and have a small frame, be endo and have a big frame...etc. It's not like each somatype has its own unique bone structure. I'm after clarification of the different types of skeletons. Person A might have a large upper body, but a tiny waist, person B might have the same upper body but wide hips, that sorta thing.This might be a difficult request, but could someone find me pics of what small frames, medium frames, large frames would look like? Because I have no idea what I am and its really bugging the crap out of me. Reps for help.
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03-14-2006, 10:41 PM #5Originally Posted by lucious
You can get a general idea by looking at your shoulder width, rib cage, hip width."It seems like your goal is not to help."
03-14-2006, 11:31 PM #6
Well generally, I have whats known as a barrel chest(is that a good or bad thing?), wide shoulders, not sure about hips(smaller than shoulders though, BF is still in the high teens). Natural V taper, not a monstrous one though since my hips suck, square shaped head, add muscle really easily, if i stop working out and binge on bad food ill get fat pretty fast. Would that be a medium/large frame with some meso qualities? If I was about 10lbs lighter I'd look like a comic book superhero, probably without the tiny waist