It’s not always the face or the personality that attracts. It’s that “X factor”- everybody feels its attractive pull but nobody can really put a finger on it. In many cases, what’s responsible for that is called male pheromones. Pheromones area chemical messenger your body produces that trigger sattraction. Sure, physical features and personality do cause attraction, but even if you don’t have those, pheromones just might do the trick.
In one of our previous posts, we’ve provided you the ultimate list of foods that can boost testosterone levels. Now, we’re here to give the top 5 high testosterone foods you must be eating. We understand that it can be intimidating to choose which foods to buy. That’s why we’ve also taken the foods’ availability into consideration.
Referred to as the happy chemical, serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamin) is known to contribute to overall happiness and wellbeing—and that’s why many choose to take natural serotonin antagonists. A person suffering from major depression, for example, likely has decreased serotonin levels and activity, which results in low energy, loss of interest in daily activities, and low self-esteem. Even IBS patients tend to worry about the chemical. Constipation and low serotonin are linked, which is made worse by reduced serotonin sensitivity in the rectal region.
The catuaba is a fast growing tree native to the forests of the Amazon. Its bark is traditionally used as an aphrodisiac by the Tupi tribe in Brazil. Also known as trichiliacatigua, its bark is used to create an infusion. This infusion is then drunk and its effects were said to be so effective that it inspired the creation of several songs in the indigenous Brazilian culture. However, we cannot just depend on cultural beliefs and traditional songs to determine its benefits. So, we did our research and here’s what we have found out about catuaba bark benefits.
There was a time when getting a good pump meant lifting really heavy weights, which are at least 80% of your one-rep-max. That was until blood flow restriction training or BFR training came into the limelight. In order to put an end to all those doubts against BFR, let’s dig deeper into the research studies that have been done to prove that when done right, this technique is potent and safe. The plan is to safely apply BFR into your personal physical goals.
Being fat was never cool. It doesn’t look good and neither does it feel good. Moreover, being fat (or overweight or obese; however way you want to categorize it) puts you at a higher risk of heart-disease, diabetes and cancer (all positively backed by medical science). This is just the tip of the iceberg as there are other myriads of diseases and health-risks that are associated with a high body-fat percentage. In this article we are going to focus on body fat and how it adversely affects your testosterone levels. Out of all the problems surrounding high body-fat percentage; we will focus on its impact on hormones, specifically testosterone.
I had a coworker at the last job, with whom I used to chat during our lunch break. He seemed like a true gym bro; always talking about his training split and ͚meal-prep Saturdays͛. The peculiar thing was, he never changed much; all year round. He had the same skinny-fat look with some muscularity. I saw his gym bag daily with his branded apparel; wrist wraps, knee wraps, compression shorts and what not. So, he did hit the gym daily and according to him, his sessions are at least two hours long.
It seems more and more people are talking about pine pollen benefits these days. Well, that’s to be expected since whenever there’s something that supposedly offers a variety of health benefits, people get excited about the possibilities that come with it. And, what we’ve found is quite surprising for something that is commonly found in North America but has not been used in Native American herbalism (though it’s been part of traditional Chinese medicine). Here are the most important and interesting benefits of pine pollen we’ve found: