TESTOSTERONE SUPPRESSORS YOU PROBABLY DON’T KNOW ABOUT

Testosterone Suppressors You Probably Don't Know About

Keeping your reputation under the sheets is just as important as looking good naked. Having suppressed testosterone will directly complicate both of those goals. I want you to be at optimal performance at all times.

Whether it’s during weight training or lovemaking, your hormone production needs to be at its best output. Unfortunately, there are factors that interfere with our testosterone production, making it harder for us to reach optimum levels.

HERE ARE A FEW IMPORTANT TESTOSTERONE SUPPRESSORS YOU SHOULD WATCH OUT FOR

EXCESS SUGAR

Put down that chocolate bar. Don’t save room for dessert. Insulin-spiking sugar is a sure way to kick your testosterone production into the basement, making it very difficult for your body to recover to normal levels.

This would make the science behind your morning erection more understandable. Since you presumably don’t eat while you sleep, your blood sugar levels are at their lowest point right when you wake up.

LACK OF SLEEP

If you’re sleeping less than 5 hours a night, you’re more than likely going to have a drop in testosterone. Ample sleep time is crucial for stable hormone production, especially testosterone. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. If you’re having trouble, turn off all devices to ensure you’re not distracted from being able to rest.

STRESS

Constantly elevated stress levels will result in a huge increase in cortisol levels in the body. Not only will this hinder your body’s testosterone production, but it will also diminish the effects of the functions testosterone has on your body.

BEER

Reaching for a cold one? You might want to rethink that. It turns out that the hops in beer has estrogenic properties and can affect your testosterone production negatively. So now, you have one more reason, other than an ugly beer gut, to stop drinking beer.

SOYBEANS

Soybeans contain large amounts of isoflavones that are known to have estrogenic properties. While there have been studies that show consuming soybeans is less potent than injecting the synthetic hormone oestrogen, the isoflavones in the beans can still promote some oestrogen production.

Many men are having their testosterone levels checked by the doctor to know where they stand. If you have any concerns or you think your testosterone levels could be lower than they should, then seek professional help.

ANTHONY HILL, FOUNDER

Anthony Hill

When you put together the sum total of my 30 years of bodybuilding training, the contests, the vast array of diets I have experimented (tortured) myself with as well as the experiences I have been through with various training partners in the gyms I have trained in all over the world, it’s been a great ride and I wouldn’t change it for anything. Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to be able to do lots of personal training for private clients alongside my day job. For a few years during my 30’s, I moved to Asia and worked as the Fitness Manager and head personal trainer at one of Thailand’s leading gyms in Bangkok. Learn More

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