I've heard that the "swimmer's body" (I lol when I hear that term) is supposedly the ideal male body. Now, I think they look weak and tiny, but apparently women like that sort of thing, I think. I always thought women loved really muscular men, as my mother was and is repulsed by the skinny, toned type of physique shown above (she said she lost most attraction to my father when he dropped below 200 lbs, when he went from a meat-eating powerlifter to a vegan cycler at 175). She said she always loved big, muscular men like this:
So, I got the impression growing up that women liked that sort of thing, and I began laughing at the swimmer's physique as well. But, no I've heard differently.
So... which one do women generally prefer: the burly, muscular body or the slightly toned, low fat body?