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In my question in Physical Fitness, Is there a simple program that I don't have to look up at all?, I am asked for the purpose of this plan:

for what goal?

My goal is to have a good form of muscle that can be noticeable by eyes, but don't need to be so muscular. I want to answer this short and fluent, but I don't know how to say that. Do you have any suggestion?

  • You can say "I want to be in a good shape". That is the best I could think of. – onlyforthis Jan 6 '16 at 9:04
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    @onlyforthis I disagree, in good shape generally means that the person is fit, ie can do a decent amount of physical activity without being too tired and puffed out. – Aequitas Jan 6 '16 at 10:34
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If I'm understanding what you're after, you might want to use the word toned.

This Wikipedia article says:

In this context, the term toned implies leanness in the body (low levels of body fat), noticeable muscle definition and shape, but not significant muscle size ("bulk").

Yet another website says:

What Is Toning?
When most people say that they want to "tone up," what they usually mean is that they want to become leaner. Basically, they want to lose fat, and add a little muscle definition—but not so much muscle mass that they look like a bodybuilder.

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    "but not so much muscle mass that they look like a bodybuilder". This. – Ooker Jan 6 '16 at 10:22

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