Numerous studies have demonstrated that optimization of these hormones in deficient individuals increases strength and lean muscle mass gains, reduces fat mass, and improves cardiovascular health, and metabolic parameters such as blood pressure, lipids, and insulin sensitivity – this is especially so when paired with proper nutrition and exercise regimes.
However, we can only manage what we can measure. This is why working with a knowledgeable trainer is essential when it comes to your fitness goals, and similarly working with an experienced doctor is as important when it comes to your health and wellness. A simple range of blood tests can offer a vast amount of information about your body’s metabolic, hormonal and nutritional status. With this information, individualized plans can optimize your fitness and health journey.