How can I increase my testosterone level? What’re the risks of experiencing LOW testosterone? Does low “test” imply that I’m going to truly have a low sex drive as well? And what are the very best ways to increase my testosterone level, particularly if I’m 40 or above?
The reality is, there are lots of, many articles online (and off) about the issues with having a low degree of testosterone for a man… including lower libido and overall sex drive, to depression, emotional irritability, difficulty with focus and concentration and lower “output” levels in a top selection of competitive tasks.
(everything from the natural competitive instinct to succeed at the job and relationship, to the obvious conditions that many athletes and weekend warriors face maintaining at the gym, the ballpark and beyond)
The BAD news?
Testosterone levels unfortunately drop with age, especially in sedentary men. (e.g. – when you have a desk job, or perhaps a non active lifestyle that suppresses your bodies natural inclination to make higher degree of test)
After the age of 27, testosterone levels begin to trail off in men… and with each successive year, there could be a marked downward spiral in the amount of natural “healthy” growth hormone in many men, to and through middle and later age. (after 50 – these drops CAN become problematic, and can result in anything from Erectile Dysfunction, to lessen levels of energy, to depressed emotional states and sexual apathy as well)
The good thing?
Testosterone levels can be easily increased in an entirely natural way – and many of the very most BEST solutions and strategies can be “stacked” for exponentially improved results. (e.g. – combining diet and weight training and supplements… and obviously, some other exotic esoteric strategies as well can be mixed in for even BETTER results)
Some samples of some little known and even unusual ways to increase the bodies natural drive to increase growth hormones?
Deep breathing as an example, and many deeply focused meditation techniques have already been shown to increase testosterone levels.
So too has POWER posing… especially with the belly sucked in, the chest stuck out and the hands placed on the hips.
Believe it or not… “fake smiling” for a fixed period of time, while considering oneself in the mirror, has not just been proven to increase testosterone, it’s been demonstrated to DECREASE cortisol as well. Testogen (the stress hormone that can cause negative physiological side effects)
(don’t laugh, not just have University level studies been done on this phenomena since it concerns LEADERSHIP qualities, “alpha male syndrome” and testosterone levels, these same rituals have ALSO been demonstrated to decrease cortisol, or the stress hormones that usually sabotage success, sex drive and other daily drivers in men and women alike)
The most effective news?
Higher quantities of testosterone are associated with rapid increases in sexual desire, and some argue… sexual stamina and stamina as well.
Simple dietary and lifestyle changes, including a diet that is HIGHER in healthy fats, lean protein and LOWER in alcohol and bad fats, and radically reducing your carbohydrate levels, might have a dramatic effect on your “good” hormone levels, in 21-30 days.
Include exercise, (including MORE intercourse as a form of exercise) and stress reduction techniques like meditation, relaxation and focused attention for lower cortisol levels, and you’ll be amazed at how quickly and markedly your REAL fitness levels will improve. (and simply how much more pleasurable you’ll have on top of that!)