Choose the right diet for your body: Rectangle

The Rectangle

Your build is characterised by:

  • Straight shoulder line

  • Straight hips and bottom

  • Very little waist definition

  • Straight ribcage


Short fast bouts of cardiovascular exercises are recommended. High repetition resistance exercises may help tone and define shoulders, waist and hips.

Essential diet tips

  • Eat a high protein diet to help muscle development. i.e fish, chicken, eggs and dairy products.

  • Include RDA (recommended daily allowance) of omega 3 and 6, to help with joint suppleness during extra resistance training.

Essential exercise tips

  • Upper body cardiovascular exercises will help define shoulders. Boxing training may help this as well as helping definition of the waist.

  • Compound resistance training will help shape and strengthen of the middle part of the body.

  • Exercises such as squats, deadlifts and pressing movements will help.



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