Elite Runner Ryan Hall Turns To Weightlifting To Increase Testosterone Levels

Ryan Hall was suffering from low testosterone levels.  As an elite runner he was continuously conscious of his weight, trying to shave off any additional unwanted extra baggage to ensure he could hit his marathon PB of 2:04:58. However, his previous training schedule created an under-developed physical appearance, lack of physical strength, chronic fatigue and horrendously low testosterone. It was […]

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Can Abstinence Have An Effect On Sports Performance?

The common belief and possible misconception is that abstinence is related to increased levels of testosterone in the body and in that case, increased sporting performance. It is fairly common knowledge that a person with higher levels of testosterone tend to be stronger, aggressive and have more athletic abilities.  One only has to witness the media frenzy surrounding Caster Semenya who […]

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5 Ways To Improve Testosterone Levels For Health And Well Being

There are many functions of testosterone, it isn’t just to build big muscles and a wide jaw. The hormone is responsible for bone health, muscle growth, sperm levels, fat levels and even hair growth. The hormone stimulates the development of the male secondary sexual characteristics that is mainly produced in the testes for men and the ovaries for women. The […]

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Does Cycling Lower Testosterone Levels?

The Shocking Truth Exposed. Cycling, in particularly competitive cycling, is extremely punishing. The body is put through many rigors, not to mention the saddle area. If you are a keen cyclist or a professional cyclist, extensive training and road time is the center of some health concerns regarding trauma to the perineum. Research has shown that intense training in the […]

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The Risks And Benefits Of Doping In Sport

Are we a species of cheaters? Since the Dawn of time and competitive sports, it seems athletes have been subjecting their bodies to a myriad of risks by taking a number of concoctions to enhance performance and get that edge over the next competitor. With the recent doping allegations and ban of the Russian weightlifting team coming to light for […]

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