Women with Thymus body type are tall or very tall with a long-limbed appearance. Shoulders are relatively even with hips, and musculature is elongated. Waist is straight or defined. May have difficulty gaining weight, and generally have stable weight pattern throughout life. Initial weight gain occurs in lower abdomen, waist, and either upper thighs or only upper inner thighs.
Men with Thymus body type are tall or very tall and somewhat lanky. They have a long, slender torso with long limbs. Shoulders are moderately or markedly broader than hips. May have difficulty gaining or maintaining weight. Muscular definition in torso is relatively easy to achieve. Weight gain occurs as a solid thickening of the waist excluding the abdomen.
Celebrities with a Thymus Body Type include:
Clint Eastwood, Sharon Stone, Jerry Hall, George H.W. Bush, James Cameron, Omarosa Manigault
Sweets and fats, like ice cream, chocolate, cookies, pastries, fruit; protein, such as cheese and meat.
A partial list of Unsupportive Foods for the Thymus Body Type include: Frozen yogurt, ice cream, broccoflower, saccharin, artificial sweeteners such as Equal or Nutrasweet, catsup, mustard, margarine, coffee, diet sodas.
Exercise should be for at least 15 minutes daily, any time of day. Best forms of exercise include swimming, basketball, running, jogging, walking, low impact aerobics, and Tai Chi. Also recommended, stationary bike or cross-country training. To strengthen upper body, moderate weight lifting. Most efficient exercise is Callanetics.
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