Pressure to have the ideal body is ever increasing. Teenagers today are under more and more pressure to try and comply with the constant media bombardment of the so-called beautiful human body. Feeling good about ourselves means accepting ourselves the way we are. Where does our body-shape come from? Is it heredity, our diet and exercise, or fitness? This film attempts to expose the beauty myths - highlight the pressures on girls and boys, stereotypes and fashion fads. Body Shapes tackles the subjects of diet, nutrition, obesity and anorexia. Even featuring the governor of California in his body building days!