Body-Type View
February 14, 2007 3:54 PM   Subscribe

Is there a website with images of body types?

Its often difficult to get a true sense of one's own physique. Is there a website where one could enter a height and a weight in order to see an image of the body type described?
posted by jefficator to Health & Fitness (6 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
 
prevention.com has one but I think it is just for women. not sure why
posted by cda at 4:06 PM on February 14, 2007


This may not be quite what you had in mind, but your question reminded me of the Photographic Height/Weight Chart at cockeyed.com. Sadly, it's not complete and I'm not sure if it's still being updated.
posted by kittydelsol at 4:10 PM on February 14, 2007 [1 favorite]


cda...that model of the female is the perfect idea...anyone know where to find this in a male?
posted by jefficator at 4:28 PM on February 14, 2007


MyVirtualModel is available, but currently only for women (although it says that teens and men are "coming soon!").
posted by candyland at 4:28 PM on February 14, 2007


Land's End has a virtual model for men and women.

choose "women" and click the "my virtual model" located bottom right.
posted by cda at 4:33 PM on February 14, 2007


The Land's End model messed up my fitting. I put in my height and weight, but the jeans I chose with it were much too large. I had to return them for the next size down.

I don't know anything about using it for educational purposes, but that's just a warning to anyone buying clothes with it.
posted by jb at 4:51 PM on February 14, 2007


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