Liver body type women have a strong, solid body with a sturdy appearance. They have dense, solid musculature with well defined calves. With a broad, thick torso and narrow hips, they often wear a larger size clothing for the upper body compared to the lower body. They have a short, thick neck with a tendency towards a double chin. Initial weight gain is in the upper body - abdomen, waist, back, and upper hips, with little or no weight gain in thighs.
Liver body type men have a solid, stocky appearance with thick, heavy musculature. They can range from average height to very tall, and have a thick, straight torso with slender legs. They have a short, sometimes thick neck with a tendency for a double chin. Shoulders may be even with or moderately broader than hips. Torso musculature is solid with ability to attain muscular definition, while calves and thighs are muscular but slender. Weight gain primarily in abdomen, back and shoulders.
Celebrities with a Liver Body Type include:
Princess Diana, John Bradshaw, Bette Midler, Alec Baldwin, Dave Grohl
Salty foods such as chips, nuts, bacon (as in BLT sandwich); protein foods with sauces or gravy (chicken or beef), cheeses – including melted cheese such as on cheeseburgers; creamy foods like ice cream, chocolate with creamy or caramel centers; sweets, especially donuts, pastries, pies and sugary desserts.
A partial list of Unsupportive Foods for the Liver Body Type include: Pork, ham, sausage, milk, half-and-half, high-fat yogurt, ice cream, whole wheat, saccharin, artificial sweeteners such as Equal or Nutrasweet, mayonnaise, margarine, salt, MSG, chocolate desserts, salted potato chips, regular or diet sodas.
Best when there is a fluidity of movement, such as in dance, jazzercise, Callanetics, walking, and downhill skiing. Exercise machines, weights, and bicycling are moderately effective.
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