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Man Boobs?

  1. edguider profile image64
    edguiderposted 7 years ago

    A friend of a friend LOL has a small case of man boobs and seems to be getting worse. Does anyone have any good tips or workout ideas that he can do in the gym?

    1. torimari profile image67
      torimariposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Moobs are sexy...why would you rid them? :B

      1. siamk2 profile image53
        siamk2posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        moobs are sexy but boobs does matter...what u think

    2. savingmyhair profile image36
      savingmyhairposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It depend if is just fat or if is hormonal. If is hormonal, not any workout in the gym will help. If is fat, the best is to do aerobic .

    3. Twins Mum profile image68
      Twins Mumposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I´ve got a couple of friends and no matter how much exercise they do, they still seem to have a small case of moobies.  You don´t tend to see thin men with them so weight loss must be the key.

    4. joshuanoerr profile image59
      joshuanoerrposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, after reading through all of the nonsense in this thread, I almost didn't post. But I want to help you out.

      Does he take any anabolic steroids? If so, he needs estrogen inhibitors, and he is an idiot for not cycling properly.

      Second, does he drink beer? Beer is highly estrogenic and can cause Moobs.

      Several people recommended aerobic training. And all of them are idiots. What he should be doing is HIIT training and fat burning complexes with weights.

      It is probably very safe to say that his diet is absolute crap. He needs to eat right, train right, and live right.

    5. Trsmd profile image59
      Trsmdposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      just he has to think normal and hsould not feel discomfort about that..

    6. qwark profile image58
      qwarkposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It's called gynecomastia.
      It can oly be reduced by surgery.

      Qwark

  2. Pearldiver profile image79
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    Check out the range of 'BigBoy Wiggle' Training bras. Plus get him to check his Estrogen levels... that female hormone is widely resposible for Chicken Brests. smile
    Good Luck smile
    Maybe you should blog about it on squidoo? hmm

  3. raineer profile image65
    raineerposted 7 years ago

    Maybe a bit off topic, but did you know men can actually get breast cancer?

    1. edguider profile image64
      edguiderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Pear diver, did not understand what you meant with BigBoy Wiggle' Training bras?

      Raineer, not sure if men can get breast cancer.

      Anyone else have any suggestions for getting rid of man boobs?

      1. Pearldiver profile image79
        Pearldiverposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        What part of "Wiggle those Man Boobs Big Boy!!" did you not understand roll  lol

  4. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 7 years ago

    Mastectomy hehe

  5. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Free weights and exercises designated for upper arms, shoulders, and chest. Workouts would be at least 3 days per week, 20-30 minutes each day. Running, if they can, would also help. wink

    Not to mention, a well balance eating plan and calorie watch. wink

    1. katiem2 profile image60
      katiem2posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Cagsil, I know I have to work out on a regular basis to keep my upper body toned.  smile

    2. edguider profile image64
      edguiderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Good Suggestion, 3 times a week will be rough, but I will give it a try

  6. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    You're welcome Katie. I'd love to watch you do exactly that. lol wink

  7. wesleycox profile image80
    wesleycoxposted 7 years ago

    Here http://hubpages.com/hub/weight-training-fitness-chest is an article I wrote on the matter of weight training.  Hope it helps.

    1. edguider profile image64
      edguiderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Wesley, I will check it out

  8. Greek One profile image77
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    workout?

    What about just getting some..

    http://scrapetv.com/News/News%20Pages/usa/images-2/duct-tape-rolls.jpg

    1. edguider profile image64
      edguiderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      LOL very funny!

    2. timorous profile image84
      timorousposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Except it hurts like hell when you rip the duct tape of those man boobs...depending on whether or not you're follicularly challenged in that area of course yikes

  9. Cagsil profile image60
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    roll

  10. katiem2 profile image60
    katiem2posted 7 years ago

    lololololol Duct tape the many uses...

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image83
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      THAT comment surprising hasn't opened up more commentary.......yet

  11. siamk2 profile image53
    siamk2posted 7 years ago

    Better to have some push ups.............and avoid watching naked girls on net..

    1. edguider profile image64
      edguiderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      What does watching naked girls on the net have to do with manboobs?

  12. profile image0
    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    maybe he is pregnant?

    1. blondepoet profile image72
      blondepoetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      LMAO

  13. optimus grimlock profile image59
    optimus grimlockposted 7 years ago

    pushups and dips will also help, cross unders will to. If he adds muscle the bitch titts will dissapear! Maybe he needs to layoff the beer and hit the gym 5 days a week!

    1. edguider profile image64
      edguiderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Good point, no more beer

  14. LeanMan profile image87
    LeanManposted 7 years ago

    More beer to increase girth in other areas so that the man boobs don't show as much...best solution all round

    1. Shadesbreath profile image84
      Shadesbreathposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      We have a winner.

      1. Jewels profile image85
        Jewelsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol

  15. ediggity profile image61
    ediggityposted 7 years ago

    Wear a wrist watch and set the timer for every hour when you are at home.  Start out with 10 and add one push up the next hour.  The next day pick up where you left off.  Ex. day 1. hour 1. 10 pushups
    hour 2 11 pushups hour 3 12 puch ups hour 4 13 push ups.  Day 2 hour 1 14 push ups and so on.  Next you need to do at least 20-30 minutes of cardio 3-5 times a week with your heart rate in the fat burning zone.  That means slow and steady.  Lastly, the hardest part is don't fill up on junk after you work out.  Eat things like almonds, yogurt, fruit etc..

  16. karmicfilly profile image74
    karmicfillyposted 7 years ago

    I went to a lecture a few weeks ago on hormones.  One of the topics that came up was that with food being so altered that there is to much estrogen in things like soy etc....  Men eat these like the women and are getting "soft" where they shouldn't like the man boobs you speak of.  First thing to do would be get his hormones checked.  If estrogen is the culprit then some testosterone can be prescribed.  Also altering his foods would be a solution. 

    Exercise is great but if the hormone are off your still out of luck
    ridding yourself of these.  Good luck.

    1. edguider profile image64
      edguiderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I have gotten my hormone levels checked and doctors says they are normal

  17. profile image52
    Rosholisticposted 7 years ago

    karmicfilly has truly hit upon the answer to "moobs" as they have been called.  Because of the hormones placed in our meats as well as the effect that pesticides have on hormones both men and women are changing.  The answer however is not to take testosterone in my opinion as the key to fixing the issue is the estrogen/progesterone ratio.  Eating foods that contain less hormones is a start but will probably not reverse the imbalance that already exist. I believe you will find a good natural male progesterone cream very helpful.  The cream that I've found effective is sold by Restored Balance.  It also works wonders for prostate issues.

  18. climberjames profile image58
    climberjamesposted 7 years ago

    aerobic workouts, cut fatty foods & beer smile

    1. edguider profile image64
      edguiderposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The basics, good point climber, thanks.

  19. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 7 years ago

    possibly it would be great just to go ahead and finish the process and become a woman!  Then write a hub (or several) about it!

  20. chigoiyke profile image60
    chigoiykeposted 7 years ago

    Lol. I need to see the pic before I profer anything

  21. Gabe Abbott profile image57
    Gabe Abbottposted 7 years ago

    Chances are his body is predisposed to store fat there. It can be very distressing, especially for a young man. Tell him to look up gynecomastia on google.

    1. profile image0
      Baileybearposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      if it is from weight gain, lose weight.  If not, then can consider surgery.  I've heard that men can get breast cancer too, but is rare

  22. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    A man-bra = bro.

  23. Kangaroo_Jase profile image83
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago

    http://i536.photobucket.com/albums/ff324/GCrackers/JBL.gif

    1. Simplifyit profile image50
      Simplifyitposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I've always said that anyone with a specific medical condition should visit a physician first.

      If it's hormonal, workout only will not solve the problem.

      A healthy eating plan combined with exercise like push ups (incline,decline, flat), cardio-workouts and weight lifting plus a
      system like natural herb supplements to help balance the level
      of 'positive' testosterone while lowering the estrogen levels,
      along with burning the fat from the chest, could help.

      These combined options maybe a suitable choice to avoid going under costly surgery and possible consequent scarring.

  24. bojanglesk8 profile image60
    bojanglesk8posted 7 years ago

    I believe only surgery can fix gyno.

  25. johnshade profile image70
    johnshadeposted 7 years ago

    Manboobs is fat basically do lots og cardio drink plenty of water and do chest workouts.
    So as your fat goes the muscle will build.

    This really works, I got manboobs on antidepressants and i got rid of them, I have a 45 inch chest of muscle now.

    Good luck to your friend

    1. johnshade profile image70
      johnshadeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      oh and the worst thing to do is eating to little, this tell your body to keep the fat it has.

      have small healthy meals about 5 for the day.

      no fizzy drinks and alchohol/junk for at least 3 months
      when u get ur body back then u can cheat a little

  26. tinyteddy profile image61
    tinyteddyposted 7 years ago

    hey folks
    i am an endocrine surgeon  and i think  you  got to get things straight
    moobs  -gynaecomastia  can  appear at puberty  and    that  is  because of hormonal imbalance
    it also can happen  because of fat accumulation truncal obesity
    steroid  intake also  causes it
    it may  occue in middle age  due to excessive drinking  leading to cirrhosis of thwe liver

    what one needs to do is to evaluate their hormones and check for testosterone total and free
    then if there is deficiency they need endocrine opinion
    if they can be surgically corrected then  webster's surgery is the answer

  27. wilsonallen01 profile image59
    wilsonallen01posted 7 years ago

    Hey

    This is just because of the obesity problems. Just you have to reduce your excessive weight and do some exercise daily.
    This can help you a lot.

    Thank You

 
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