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Lincoln in top 10 UK cities with ‘man boobs’

Lincoln has made it into the top 10 list of cities where men describe themselves as having “man boobs”, according to a survey.

The survey conducted by Sweatband.com, asked 2,138 men across the UK if they considered themselves to have high amounts of body fat within their chests.

Around half considered themselves to have “man boobs”, or “moobs”, and admitted this was due to a poor exercise and diet regime.

Lincoln is the tenth city where the highest proportion of men with man boobs can be found, at 45%.

The city with the highest proportion of males with man boobs is Leeds, at 59%.

Maz Darvish, CEO of Sweatband.com, said: “Although the majority of men with “moobs” admit they’re a result of a lack of exercise and a poor diet, to then find that so many would prefer to have surgery to correct the issue is worrying.

“Cosmetic operations like ‘moob surgery’ and liposuction are potentially very short-term solutions to obesity, especially if the patient continues to eat unhealthily and exercise rarely.

“Whilst in some cases moobs are due to hormonal problems or medication, excessive fat build-up of any kind is usually a sign that a healthier lifestyle is in order.”

Top 10 UK ‘moobs’ cities

  1. Leeds – 59%
  2. Swansea – 57%
  3. Glasgow – 56%
  4. Manchester – 54%
  5. Bristol – 52%
  6. Newport – 50%
  7. Coventry – 48%
  8. Wrexham – 46%
  9. Colchester – 45%
  10. Lincoln – 45%