5 Little Known Benefits of Having High Testosterone Levels
We have all heard the most common benefits of having high T. Such as the increased ability to build lean muscle mass, increased ability to burn fat for fuel, or the improved sexual performance and libido, bone health, etc. But there are also so many other awesome benefits that come along with high testosterone…
…And most people simply don’t know about them.
Just take a look at these 5:
1. Reduced Facial Fat
It’s a quite well known fact that increased testosterone levels make the facial muscles more prominent, and the bone structure more “chiseled” and angular.
But what most people don’t know, is that in men, testosterone also controls the fat distribution of the face.
In fact there’s quite a large pool of evidence suggesting that the higher the testosterone level, the less subcutaneous fat on the face.
I personally believe that high testosterone is the main ingredient to awesome facial aesthetics. T makes the the bone structure of the face more angular, and it increases the size and thickness of the facial muscles. The reduction of subcutaneous fat in the area amplifies the effect, creating a strong, angular, defined face.
Basing my assumption only on facial aesthetics, I would say that the model on the image above, has quite high serum testosterone levels.
2. Improved Mood
I have scanned through thousands of testosterone related studies through pubmed, and few trends have caught my eye on multiple testosterone replacement studies…
I can relate to the studies on a personal level too. I never had clinically “low” testosterone levels, but they weren’t exactly high either at the time I started this journey of boosting T naturally…
…As my testosterone levels have gradually gone up throughout these years, my mood, success, and quality of life have all followed the trend. I actually believe that the grand success I’ve had with this blog, could be traced back to the testosterone driven thrive for success and competition.
3. Increased Basal Metabolic Rate
Men who have higher testosterone levels, can literally eat a bit more food without gaining weight, than men with low testosterone can.
There are actually two main reasons to this.
1. The first one is more well known, it’s the fact that testosterone directly inhibits the formation of new fat cells.
As a guy who has an appetite of an elephant, I appreciate findings like these. 😉
4. Women Love Testosterone
This is something that can be easily understood just by using common sense.
Women – especially when they’re ovulating – are more attracted to masculine men.
More in detail, women are attracted to men who have high testosterone charasteristics, that or just high testosterone, as one study even suggests that women can also be attracted to the “smell” of high testosterone.
There’s an evolutionary reason for that. As women subconsciously seek the best “genes” to their children, and a man who has high testosterone levels, is exactly what their subconscious mind is looking for.
If you’re a feminist, the above statement probably got you really mad. But hold on to your horses, it goes the other way around too. Men are subconsciously attracted to feminine women who have high estrogen levels.
5. Improved Circulation
Improved blood flow all-around the body is one of the not so well known – but awesome – benefits of high T.
Testosterone directly stimulates the enzyme nitric oxide synthase (eNOS). This is a fancy way of saying that it increases the production of nitric oxide, a molecule that both widens and relaxes blood vessels and arteries.
This is one of the reasons why high testosterone is a good thing for your cardiovascular health, and one of the reasons why it’s borderline unhealthy and even dangerous to have clinically low T.
Nitric oxide improves your workouts, improves your erectile quality, shortens your recovery time after workouts, and simply just makes your body to operate much more efficiently as blood is flowing more freely.
If you want to learn more about nitric oxide (NO) read this article.
There’s a shitload of benefits that come along with increased testosterone levels.
It increases your ability to build lean mass, improves fat loss, improves your sexual performance, increases female attraction, makes you feel better, and on continues the mounting pile of benefits…
…In short, if you’re not interested in maximizing your testosterone production, you’re missing out.
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