Natural Ways To Get Rid Of ‘Man Boobs’

‘Man boobs’ might sound very silly to many of us but it appears as a very serious issue to the men out there who are suffering from the thing. The main reason behind getting ‘man boobs’ is the imbalance that’s created between the two hormones- estrogen & progesterone. It not only looks bad but it also has other derivative problem that the man can face in near future like – diabetes, high pressure, heart problems. So it is very crucial that the one suffering from this should try to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. The most immediate & easy way men can think of to get rid of this problem is being operated. But it is suggested to try these natural ways instead of going with the surgery as the first option. Here are some natural ways using which men can minimize the chances of having ‘man boobs’ in future.

Say No to Fast Food – It’s impossible to say ‘NO’ to your favourite chicken pizza, burger, & other junk foods. But if you really need to get rid of your ‘man boobs’ then you’ve to stop consuming all these food along with beer, & other alcoholic drinks. If not stop then at least minimize having all these stuff because these foods contain a huge amount of calories & fat which later becomes hard for your body to break it down thus giving rise to uninvited problems like this.

Avoid Estrogen Booster Grains – No doubt grains are a rich source of proteins & fibres but there are few grains out there which give a boost to the production of estrogen. So if you are suffering from ‘man boobs’ then you must be very careful when you are having grains in your diet. Avoid eating grain such as chickpeas, sesame seeds, beans & peas.

Check your Diet – It’s a high time you have a look at your diet plan that you were following for so many days. There are chances that your food might contain high levels of carbohydrates, if so then you must know the high level of carbohydrates in the food is not at all good for you. High level of carbohydrates decreases your level of testosterone. Even if you’re having any sweetened food or carbohydrate rich food like rice, bread, cookies etc, stop immediately.

Go Cardio – At least go for cardiovascular exercises thrice a week if you can’t manage to do it every day. Cardio exercises help men to lose their chest fat & also keep their abs in shape & burn out calories too. Daily doing cardio exercises help to keep your body fit.

Be Sporty – Go for any kind of sports besides doing cardiovascular exercises. Men suffering from this problem of having ‘man boobs’ can go for sports like boxing, rowing, swimming or other activities that involve upper body exercises. Go for warm up activities like jogging or walking before you go these sports

Weight Lifts – Besides going for cardiovascular exercises & playing sports, lift weights. Go to a gym & start tight weight training activities. Scientific studies have revealed that when men do these kinds of weight training activities their body is supposed to release testosterone which in turn reduces the chances of getting ‘man boobs’

Pick up Strength – To get rid off ‘man boobs’ one has to really work hard; like work hard & sweat hard. Besides lifting weights you need to do exercises that build up your strength because exercises like bench press, push ups & other kinds help you to get strong chest muscles thereby minimizing the chances of having ‘man boobs’

Proper Posture – Well maintaining a good posture is something we’ll know but how many of us actually try to implement it in our real life. So if you want to get rid of your ‘man boobs’ just fix your posture.

So men out there before going or even thinking about surgery just try to follow these simple yet natural steps for some time & you’re sure to get results. So don’t be disheartened, just start following & you’ll feel the difference.


Image Credits: By David Andrew Copeland, Dr. Mordcai Blau (Own work) [GFDL ( or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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