So in this post I'm going to highlight the features of a male model physique. Exactly what type of look one has to possess to have a body like a male model? This will be my focus on this post.
Again, the male models I am focused on here are the well-shaped guys like you see in photos and videos that women drool over. We are not including any other type of male models because there can also be skinny and overweight male models, but I'm sure this is not the look that most guys want.
The Fit Male Models Possess Muscle Mass But Not Excessive Amounts
The male models are suppose to have some muscle on their frame, but not excessive amounts like bodybuilders. The amount of muscle mass male models have on their body may vary depending on the targeted look they want for their jobs, but they generally don't become overly muscular.
The huge and muscular look is what professional bodybuilders and wrestlers aim for, which is actually required for their profession. But male models need to look lean (having very little fat) and athletic, because this body type has a more fashionable appearance, and it's just a more appropriate physique overall for most men.
Male Models Have A Very Low Body Fat Percentage
Male models also focus a lot on keeping their body fat percentage at a very low range. Having a low body fat percentage is crucial to get the stunning lean look that male models are suppose to have. If you have too much fat stored with the muscle, you may not look defined and spectacular as you should.
Keeping body fat levels low is also the key to having six pack abs. Six pack abs will show in your mid section only when you are at a low body fat percentage.
You don't really create six pack abs with your workout, they are already there, but would not be visible if they are covered up with excess fat. So the first thing you have to aim for when trying to get six pack abs is losing body fat to get to a low body fat percentage.
Male models have different body fat percentages commonly ranging from 4% to 10%. However, some can be a bit higher and still look ultra lean. Your body type will affect exactly what body fat % you need to get at to look exceptionally defined.
If you look at pictures of most fit male models, you'll realize that they look a bit slim despite possessing a noticeable amount of muscle mass. You can gain a great deal of muscle and still look nice an slender when you use the right strategy to get ultra lean and gain muscle in targeted body parts.
I don't think it's the best approach to use a strict mass gaining program suitable for bodybuilders when your aim is to get a lean and toned body like male models.
Professional bodybuilders do not use the same approach like male models because they are aiming for a far different goal.
Therefore, if you want the body of a male model who has a lean athletic body type you need to be careful taking training advice from bodybuilders who are focused only on building big muscles.
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