Gynecomastia is the issue of enlarged breasts in men. This can be an issue of embarrassment for men. Men suffer from gynecomastia due to the excessive presence of estrogen that is a female hormone and lower presence of testosterone which is a male hormone. Generally, the problem of gynecomastia resolves on its own with balancing of hormones naturally in the body. However, in some cases, men may have to undergo a gynecomastia surgery for correction of this condition.
What Exercises Are Available In Place Of Gynecomastia Surgery?
Exercising can help to resolve the issue of gynecomastia in men and they can regain the normal breast size.
- 20-minute running session: running can be done either on a treadmill or on the open ground. A 20-minute running session releases enzymes from the body and also drains out the excessive fat deposit around all the areas of the body including the breast area. Initially, the male can engage in the running session for 3 to 4 days which gradually can be increased to 5 to 6 days a week. This develop the stamina of the man and reduce his enlarged breasts. It is important that men buy the right clothes to avoid bouncing of breast leading to discomfort in performing the exercise.
- Exercises with low impact: with low impact, it means the exercise is focused on some specific region and not the entire body or joints and ligaments. Exercises for example swimming and elliptical training are centered mainly on the upper torso of the men and work effectively to reduce their enlarged breasts. Additionally, these exercises refresh the person and do not cause much fatigue.
- Weight lifting: if one is into the habit of going to the gym and doing work out there, some of the exercises performed at the gym can help him with reducing male breasts. Along with cardio and interval training, men can amalgamate weight lifting. This is because when the former two exercises are performed, the body and the breast muscles are active and doing the weight lifting exercises work wonders for the male breasts.
- Rowing routine: this exercise involves the workout of the chest, arms, and back muscle. This is the best exercise to minimize the enlarged breasts as this exercise routine is focused on the chest area. This makes it convenient to reduce the size of the enlarged breasts. When the male starts with this routine, he is capable to spend 10 minutes on this session and with regular practice, his capacity extends up to 30 minutes.
All in all, gynecomastia arises in men due to hormonal imbalance and resolving of this issue mostly happens on its own with the natural set up of balance within the body. If that does not help, it is best and advisable to go for the exercises focused around the chest area which burn the excessive fat deposit around the chest and help to control the problem of enlargement in breasts. In case of failure of all these, men can go for the surgery.