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Many men who have had gynecomastia surgery in Dallas by Dr. Solomon Azouz want to shape and strengthen their newly defined chest. Although surgery can eliminate excess tissue, gaining muscle can improve the outcome even further. However, certain workouts are better suited and focus on building the pec muscles after surgery. It is important to contact board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Azouz before beginning any new fitness routine after gynecomastia surgery.

Low-impact Pec Muscle Exercises for Early Recovery

In the early phases of recovery (about 4-6 weeks after surgery), concentrate on low-impact workouts that enhance circulation and avoid stiffness without putting strain on your chest. Here are a few options:

  • Backward Shoulder Rolls: Gently roll your shoulders forward, up, backward, and down in a circle. This increases shoulder mobility and decreases tension.
  • Isometric Chest Press: Stand with your hands together in front of your chest. Push your palms together for a few seconds, then relax. This isometric workout works your chest muscles without moving.
  • Light Arm Circles: Draw little circles with your arms forward and backward. This increases the shoulder’s range of motion.

Pectoral Exercises for Later Recovery Stages

Once Dr. Azouz gives you the green light, you can progressively integrate activities that target your chest muscles. Here are several safe and effective alternatives:

workouts after gyno surgery | pec muscles after gynecomastia

  • Modified Push-Ups: Begin with knee push-ups or incline push-ups against a wall to reduce pressure on your chest. As your strength increases, gradually advance to full push-ups.
  • Dumbbell Flyes: Lie on a flat bench, holding dumbbells in each hand. Raise your arms straight up and slowly lower them to the sides until you feel a stretch in your chest. Keep your elbows slightly bent throughout the exercise.
  • Cable Crossovers: Set the cable machine to a low weight and do crossovers with your arms together in front of your chest. This isolates your pec muscles, allowing for more controlled movement.

Working out after gynecomastia surgery:

  • Pay attention to your Body: When you feel pain, stop. Until you feel at ease, use fewer weights or adapt your workouts.
  • Preserve Correct Form: To make sure you’re using the correct form to avoid injury, you may want to hire a certified trainer.
  • Gradual Progression: Begin slowly and gradually increase the weight or reps as your strength allows. For guidance on a safe progression strategy, consult Dr. Azouz.
Dr. Solomon Azouz | Top Gynecomastia Surgeon in Dallas, Texas

During your routine follow-up appointments after surgery, top gynecomastia surgeon Dr. Azouz will monitor your progress and give personalized recommendations to help you achieve your goals. Dr. Azouz will establish a safe and efficient exercise program, taking into account your particular operation, your level of recuperation, and your fitness objectives. It is possible to achieve a contoured chest after gynecomastia surgery. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Azouz, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Dallas who specializes in gynecomastia surgery, contact us online or call us at (972) 702-8888.

Posted on behalf of Azouz Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

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