Muscular

usgb/ˈmʌskjələr/Volume
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Physique DescriptionsPlay
Use 'muscular' to describe someone's physique positively, implying fitness and strength. SlideThe firefighter was muscular and ready for the job.
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Not Just SizePlay
'Muscular' implies function and health, not merely the size of muscles. SlideAfter months of training, her arms became muscular.
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Admiration TonePlay
Saying someone has a 'muscular build' often carries a tone of admiration for their fitness. SlideThe personal trainer's muscular physique inspired his clients.