h a l f b a k e r y
Not so much a thought experiment as a single neuron misfire.
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In it's simplest form, this idea essentially proposes skin-hugging plastic which forces fat into the shape of muscle.
While not claiming to offer any sort of health benefit, applied properly and from a suitable distance your average overweight lump of lard will appear a glistening, perfectly sculpted
figure, complete with bulging six-pack and hefty triceps.
The strong, clear, lightweight, breathable, reusable material preferable for muscle-shaped fat may not yet exist, but its development is surely just around the corner.
or like this?
[xandram, Mar 04 2008]
||...so, it's like a girdle then?
||Exactly, but invisible, and suitable (theoretically) for all major body muscles.
||Oh, so this isn't surgery to move my stored beer reserves to my biceps?