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Thread: training / diet increasing test / gh???

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    training / diet increasing test / gh???

    i know we all hear statements like 'squatting boosts natural test', or eating 'anabolically' promotes testosterone, etc. How much truth is there to these statements? i mean i'm sure there's some reason people say them, but is there any significant change in testosterone levels of a healthy male who begins doing a squat routine?

    (oh, when i meant diet, i mean foods that people say raise test, i don't mean things like fat, for instance, where eating fat when you previously weren't might raise test by correcting a deficiency)

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    eek... it's lil' Fixation! fixationdarknes's Avatar
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    Anecdotal: I'd say it can be pretty significant. Check out some pics in the Members Pics section. After a year of training, some guys look like they aged at least 5's the testosterone.
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    Age: 20, Height: 5'7", Weight: 165, Deadlift: 405, 9.5" Squat: 230 x 10, Bench: 195 (3x5)

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    I try to visualize that my girlfriend is under the weight and I have to push the weight up to save her. Of course it doesn't work and I just laugh as I think about the weight slowly crushing her bones. Then I remember it's me under the weight and give 200% effort to push it back up.


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