Category Archives: HRT Fitness And Exercise

Can’t Get to the Gym? Easy Ways to Work Out From Home

Posted by Professor Anna Gray, Updated on January 3rd, 2023

no gym covid 19 home workouts 300x199Reading Time: 4 minutes With most of the gyms closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we all need to figure out ways to exercise and stay fit from home. If some of your local gyms are opening up but you’ve become accustomed to staying at home or want to stay as safe as possible, have no fear. You can get and stay fit without the gym, no problem. There are so many different ways to work out and break a sweat, there’s something for everyone. Being Stuck at Home Can Lead to Bad Habits If you’ve been stuck at home for too long, you … Read more »

The Intersection of Testosterone, Body Fat, and Weight

Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on October 31st, 2021

overweight and obesity 300x200Reading Time: 3 minutes As 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 »