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Old 07-03-11, 06:40 PM   #1
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Manboobs on cyclists

Okay i just turned 14 my height is 5.4 and my weight is 116.
I ride an average of 150 miles a week 2 rest days 5 30miles day mostly flats.
i concentrate on sprinting and endurance.
i eat well usually have a 200cal deflect a day just to stay in shape
what am i doing wrong i still have manboobs.
please help.
what should i do?
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Old 07-03-11, 07:25 PM   #2
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It is fairly common for your age group and is called gynecomastia. If you want to be sure go to your doctor and ask him or her if you have it. In a majority of cases it disappears with time.
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Old 07-03-11, 08:55 PM   #3
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It is fairly common for your age group and is called gynecomastia. If you want to be sure go to your doctor and ask him or her if you have it. In a majority of cases it disappears with time.
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i have heard of that medical term gynecomastia and it seems to be associated to puberty but i long passed puberty. I passed through it when i was 11 or so when i weighted 140-150. i had pimples and everything and though manboobs where suppose to be there because of my weight but now after 3 years i have no pimples and my mustache is growing and my voiced dropped and i still have man boobs. I'm just worried because its been there for so long they have shrunk as i have lost weight but i want them gone please help. by the way they are like 1 inch popping from my chest.
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Old 07-04-11, 02:30 AM   #4
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You can have gynecomastia well past puberty. Sometimes the only solution for it is surgery (basically liposuction.) It's not mega expensive, but it's not free. I'm not sure if it would be covered by insurance. Most likely not. The contents can be more fibrous material than fat, which means that it doesn't help to lose a lot of weight.
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you might be "past" puberty by your definition, but you're not even close to having your adult body yet.
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I had it way past puberty.
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thx,
i have heard of that medical term gynecomastia and it seems to be associated to puberty but i long passed puberty. I passed through it when i was 11 or so when i weighted 140-150. i had pimples and everything and though manboobs where suppose to be there because of my weight but now after 3 years i have no pimples and my mustache is growing and my voiced dropped and i still have man boobs. I'm just worried because its been there for so long they have shrunk as i have lost weight but i want them gone please help. by the way they are like 1 inch popping from my chest.
You are still smack dab in the middle of puberty. Lots of changes still taking place. That said, you can always try to give them a little definition by doing chest exercises. Not a lot of fun, not quick, but effective over time.
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give it time, give it time.
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I had this when I was your age. It went away within a year.
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This could still be an "artifact" from your weight loss. Like the others said, wait it out. Unless you're wearing skintight shirts, I bet other people won't even notice. Or they may just look like pecs. Anyway, lots of people have them and they're not that bad. I don't think they're gross or weird.
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Okay i just turned 14 my height is 5.4 and my weight is 116.
I ride an average of 150 miles a week 2 rest days 5 30miles day mostly flats.
i concentrate on sprinting and endurance.
i eat well usually have a 200cal deflect a day just to stay in shape
what am i doing wrong i still have manboobs.
please help.
what should i do?
You're obviously fit. Don't worry about it.
In the end, physical fitness and your health is all that matters.
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Dude you're 14 and weigh 116 and you're speaking about calorie deficits and endurance sprints?!?!?! When I was 14 I was eating junk food, chasing girls around, engaging in heterosexual FAP competitions with friends, egging neighbor's houses, stealing **** and making any female that was dumb enough to please me sexually cry on a daily basis.

Get out and enjoy life and stop worry about your "man boobs".
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Manboobs eh? I had em, and now I have a naturally muscle dense upper torso, like my father. In my early teens, yeah I was seriously worried. Start benching, and those 'boobs' will become 'pecs'.

Congrats for being young and active.
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