Testosterone boosting supplements:
You may not think of vitamin D among testosterone boosting supplements. In fact, the direct effects of vitamin D levels on testosterone have not been studied in the literature. But as we have discussed elsewhere, the best way to raise your testosterone is to keep your body healthy and to train. If you have any of the following symptoms, you may be interested in reading further:
1. Frequent sore muscles or muscle pain
2. Respriatory infections
4. Stress fractures
These are all symptoms of vitamin D
And they all get in the way of your training and increased testosterone. In fact,
athletes are extremely suceptible to vitamin D deficiency.
In my experience, I found that 2000 IU per day of vitamin D3 made a surprisingly noticeable impact on my muscle soreness.
As a side note, there is something else about vitamin D that you should know: vitamin D levels have an enormous and underappreciated impact on your risk for
cancer and other diseases.
Current recommended intake values are based on
I strongly recommend anyone who is not out in the sun for their job, and especially people of color, take at least 1000 IU vitamin D3 supplements per day. We are not talking about the mega-max world of testosterone boosting here, but rather simple things that are easily overlooked in day to day life. Getting back to the principles section, you mostly just need to keep your body healthy. This is an easy way to do that.
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