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The Intersection of Testosterone, Body Fat, and Weight


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 3rd, 2021

overweight and obesity 300x200As men get older, it becomes more difficult to stay in shape. It's common (and unfortunately natural, to a certain extent) for even relatively fit men to struggle to maintain their fitness as they get older. Hormone Imbalance is perhaps the most powerful contributing factor to age-related issues with body composition. While declining Growth Hormone Levels and Increasing Insulin Resistance can play a role, declining Testosterone Production creates a huge roadblock for men looking to get fit or stay fit. Testosterone is a potent anabolic steroid that contributes to men's heightened basal metabolism. While women also produce Testosterone, the much … Read more »