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How to Get Rid of Man Boobs

How to Get Rid of Man Boobs

How to get rid of man boobs

Outside of erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and losing a limb, man boobs are in many guys eyes the worst thing that could ever happen to them. But men can and do develop man boobs, man titties, or moobs as they are often called. In today's post we're going to be discussing man boobs, what causes man boobs, and what you can do to get rid of man boobs. 

WHAT ARE MAN BOOBS?

While many mens knee jerk reactions may be women have breasts, men have pecs, in reality yes men do have breasts and even milk ducts. For most men, the breast tissue they have never develops like it does in women due to the high levels of testosterone produced by young men during puberty. There are however some medical conditions as well as some lifestyle choices that can cause gynecomastia, better known as man boobs. gynecomastia causes men to develop swollen breast tissue and even tenderness, and it's caused by some issue with testosterone which leads to more estrogen in the body and the development of breast tissue in men. For others however man boobs are just a result of having too much fat on your chest leaving your pecs hidden under a layer of fat. For those who don't have gynocomastia, solving the issue of man boobs is much simpler than hormonal issues, it's as simple as losing fat. 

ARE MAN BOOBS COMMON?

While man boobs can cause men to be self conscious, it's actually more common than you may think. Man boobs are actually very common and affect 40 to 60 percent of men

WHAT CAUSES MAN BOOBS?

The cause of man boobs can vary from man to man. For some men man boobs are caused by hormonal imbalances, for others they're caused by taking steroids or prohormones and for others it can be lifestyle and diet choices and simply having too much fat in your chest. Another potential cause of man boobs can be the use of marijuana. While the science is still out on marijuana causing man boobs, there are some who believe that marijuana, which can act as an estrogen stimulator, may be the cause of man boobs in heavy users. Let's keep in mind that heavy marijuana use typically leads to heavy food intake which in turn could be the true cause of man boobs. 

HOW TO GET RID OF MAN BOOBS?

So you want to lose your man boobs, fortunately for most men some simple lifestyle changes can go a long way in ridding yourself of your man boobs. Guys looking to get rid of their man boobs should reduce the intake of alcohol, exercise more and try to stay active including resistance training and cardio. If you're a marijuana user you may want to try to cut back or even eliminate your use of marijuana. In regards to specific exercises you can do to speed of the shedding of your man boobs do things like pushups, barbell bench press, a pec deck machine,  and forward bent cable crossovers. If you're man boobs or gynecomastia is caused by the use of prohormones or steroids you may need to use an estrogen blocking supplement like Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Arimistane. In serious cases you may need to see a doctor to perform gynecomastia surgery, also known as male breast reduction. This is a procedure improves the male chest countour by removing excess fat, gland tissue and excess skin from a males chest. 

WRAPPING UP

The best way to not have man boobs is to avoid getting them in the first place. You can do this by eating a healthy and balanced diet, limiting the use of alcohol, and avoiding or limiting the use of marijuana. For those who use supplements like prohormones, get educated on how to use them properly and use an on cycle support estrogen blocker like Arimistane when necessary. 

John has years worth of experience working in the nutrition and supplement industry and has been working out and weight training since his teens. His other areas of expertise are SEO and Digital Marketing and when he's not in front of a screen John enjoys exploring the outdoors hiking and paddleboarding. 

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