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As a side note, one 2008 study in the British Medical Journal had an interesting twist: it showed that those with greater strength compared to those with weakest had a 32% reduced death rate from all causes.  This is an incredible reduction, especially considering they are just looking at one factor isolated by itself. Even more remarkable is the fact that the results showed that there was a 50% reduction in heart deaths and 32% from cancer. So weight lifting should pay huge dividends in more than just increased testosterone levels.
CAUTION: Before, I got on I have to issue a caution here: you must be careful not to Overtrain or you will whack your precious testosterone instead of increasing it.
Also, one question that may have crossed your mind is if these results translate to other sports and methods of training? Well, we don't fully know the answer to that question. What we do know, though, is that long endurance sports such as cycling seem to lower testosterone in the same way that weight lifting and weight training seems to increase it. For example, one 2003 study "that basal testosterone levels were significantly lower in cyclists than age-matched weightlifters or untrained controls".  In fact, some researchers have actually concluded that this is an adaptation that gives cyclists and other endurance athletes a competitive advantage since, after all, testosoterone and it's ensuing muscle mass would probably slow them down.
So should you lay off of all endurance sports? Well, I would be cautious in making any such rule. Remember the incredible Power of Exercise. Exercise decreases heart attack risk, improves your risk of dying from all causes, lowers inflammation, improves your erectile strength, protects your brain (in a dozen ways) and, above all, gives you endurance in the bedroom. So, if your testosterone is in a halfway decent location, you will almost for sure not have to worry about a small drop in testosterone that comes with any endurance sport.
If, on the other hand, your testosterone is low anyway, then you need to be very cautious about lowering it any further with a triathlon or marathon. Remember: the Symptoms of long term low testostone are nothing but ugly and dangerous. Rememember you want to increase your testosterone if need be in order to increase your mental outlook and attitude as well as build your lean body and muscle mass. Testosterone does all that for you: there is no substitute!
NOTE: Taking Cialis (or probably any of the erection-boosting PDE5 inhibitors) increases testosterone post-exercise in healthy male subjects.  So should you pop this pill before going to the gym? Well, not so fast: the study also showed that Cialis amplified cortisol significantly more than normal as well. The last thing most of us guys need is more cortisol, which leads to muscle tissue breakdown, visceral fat deposition and other ills. In addition, you should read the following links that cover The Dangers of Recreational Use of Viagra and Side Effects of Viagra, Cialis and Levitra.
CAUTION: If you have a medical condition or are on any medications, please discuss any changes with your doctor first. Certain supplements, foods and even juices can alter absorption rates of certain medications for example. Play it safe.
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