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Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs for Good

Sep 9, 2008
The term man boobs is used to describe enlarged breasts in men. Gynecomastia is the official medical name for man boobs, but in this article, I will use the term man boobs. Man boobs is a problem that affects over 40% of men in society today. Man boobs can cause embarrassment and can have other psychological effects such as depression.

Although there are many treatments available for enlarged male breasts, this article will focus on some exercises to get rid of man boobs. In order to get rid of man boobs, the fat on the chest must be burned.

So how do you use exercises to burn the fat off your chest?

The answer: The focus of your workout should be on "upper chest" exercises. What most people don't know is that developing your upper chest will make your man boobs appear less noticeable while at the same time actually decreasing them in size.

Two easy to perform exercises that will provide you with maximum benefit are:

1. The incline bench press The incline bench press should be done with an incline bench. First, load the weights onto the barbell. To perform this exercise, lay on your back on the bench. Lower the barbell from the rack down to your chest and then raise the barbell vertically from your upper chest. You should inhale while lowering the bar, and exhale on your way up. Try not to bounce the weight off your chest as this is cheating and could also injure you. Since your primary purpose is to lose weight, you should use light weights. Make sure to do 3 sets of 10 to 12 repetitions each time you do incline bench presses. If you perform this exercise twice per week, your man boobs are guaranteed to disappear.

2. The decline pushup The decline pushup is another excellent exercise to get rid of man boobs. In order to perform this exercise correctly, lie with your chest facing down and your palms facing the floor. Your chest should be lowered towards the floor. Your arms should be a little more than shoulder width apart, and here comes the important part. You need to have your feet raised. I have found from experience that a chair or a foot stool will do the job. If you have your legs raised while doing pushups, the focus of the exercise will be the upper chest area. At this point in performing the exercise, your chest should be facing down and your head/chest should be lower to the ground than your feet. To perform the pushups, push your chest away from the floor by straightening your arms. You should try not to bend or arch your back during this process. Exhale while pushing up and inhale on the way down. Make sure to perform 3 sets of 6 to 12 repetitions when you do this exercise. If you do decline pushups or incline bench presses a couple times a week, you can kiss your man boobs goodbye.

Extra Bonus Tip: Do not perform chest exercises that focus on the lower chest such as horizontal bench presses or flat pushups. This will have the effect of making your man boobs appear much larger than they really are.

In this article, I have presented some good exercises to get rid of man boobs. These exercises are a great start to get you on your way of curing this embarassing condition. There are also other exercises and treatments available to get rid of man boobs. The techniques I have described in this article have been used by lots of men to get rid of unwanted chest fat. You can do it too. For more information on how to get rid of man boobs, visit the website below.
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About the author: Anthony J. Howell can assist you to find ways to treat man boobs. Visit his site to learn more about exercises to get rid of man boobs.
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