Here are 10 natural ways to boost your T-levels
Testosterone naturally declines as we age, but poor diet, lack of exercise and unhealthy lifestyle choices can accelerate the process. Read on to find out how you can improve your levels.
Resistance training is key to raising testosterone. Moderate to heavy weightlifting significantly increased the level of testosterone in the blood for a period of time immediately following the exercise.
Get Some Sun
Vitamin D, which is factually a hormone, is needed in the production of testosterone.
Zinc deficiency is linked to hypogonadism in men, a condition where the sex glands produce little or no hormones. Zinc also helps regulate testosterone levels.
Garlic. According to the Journal of Nutrition, garlic supplementation "alters hormones associated with protein anabolism by increasing testicular testosterone. It’s great on pizza!
A Cup of Joe
In a study published in the International Journal of Sport, Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, researchers found that, in addition to a boost in testosterone from exercise, those who took caffeine before a workout saw an additional 21 percent jump in testosterone.
Stop Eating Crap
Organic foods such as Nuts, oysters, oatmeal all been identified as being associated with increased testosterone levels. The essentials are in the foods. Oatmeal has the amino acid arginine, which helps reduce stiffness in the blood vessels, oysters and nuts are high in zinc. “Organic” is key. Chemicals and pesticides used on non-organic foods have been linked to decrease in testosterone and an increased risk of erectile dysfunction.
Point Blank – THIS IS A POISON – I won’t pull any punches on this. Alcohol consumption decreases blood testosterone in men. Some will argue a small amount is okay and can actually raise testosterone – that’s what you call a justification lie. They don’t want to stop drinking(or can’t) so they protest on its behalf. Do not consume unless you want boobs.
Stress causes the release of cortisol. Which causes big belly syndrome. Which in turn screws up all other hormones. Chill out. Take a walk.
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Lose that big o’ gut! Scientific analysis proves that belly fat decrease testosterone. Could it have something to do with cortisol? Too much beer? Probably. Change your diet and start a workout program. Soon your little friend will be visible again.
A high protein diet has been shown to increase testosterone. Just be sure to eat high quality protein, whether its from meat, nuts, peas, eggs, or goat milk. Be sure the quality is very high.
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