Trim down all over and amp up your best assets with these 4 shape specific training plans

By Jessica Smith
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While you can't change your genes, you can make the most of what you were born with by training for your shape. Miami-based fitness expert Jessica Smith created four body-type specific workouts for women to help you work with, not against, your body for faster results.

To get started, first you'll want to determine your body type:

Pear: Pears are usually heavier on the bottom than up top and carry excess weight in their hips, thighs, and butt. Celebrity examples include Jennifer Lopez and Beyoncé. Sound like you? Click here to get the pear-shaped workout plan!

Apple: Apples are rounder in the middle and have a thicker waist (think Oprah, Drew Barrymore, or Lindsay Lohan), especially in comparison to their hips and shoulders. This apple-specific plan mixes fat-blasting cardio and waist-defining strength moves to deliver a one-two punch to stubborn belly bulge.

Straight or Boyish: The thin, stick-straight frame of the boyish body type is also referred to as "string bean" and usually lacks curves. Famous boyish frames include Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz. If that's you, try this workout plan to add strength and shape to your frame.

Hourglass: Hourglass shapes are typically very curvy both on the top and bottom, with a smaller appearing waist (like Scarlett Johansson and Sofia Vergara). Try this plan to tighten up all over without losing those curves.

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January 18, 2018
I believe I am an apple type although I have extremely large breats
Anonymous
May 26, 2017
I don't know what type I am I have thick thighs and love love handles and a pouch from having my kids. I have a very athletic build. I'm taking combodia weight loss pills and going to the gym but I'm not seeing and change. It feels like I'm toning my legs but my stomach and hips aren't changing. What do I do?