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3 Weird Exercises to Boost Testosterone

In the Amazon regions of Bolivia, researchers from the University of California studied a group of tribesman called the Tsimane to determine if non-competitive activities had any effect on testosterone levels.

What they wanted to know was if competition or the activity itself had the greatest effect on increasing testosterone levels.

They sampled saliva testosterone levels before and after men playing a competitive game of soccer and chopping wood.

The results came back with a whopping 48.% percent increase in testosterone levels for the men chopping wood.

For the men playing soccer, their testosterone levels only rose 17%.

The results came back with a whopping 48.% percent increase in testosterone levels for the men chopping wood

Lifting heavy things, such as the effort needed to swing a weighed stick has offered men throughout the ages an excellent form of exercise, and in some cases a weapon of self-defense.

Not only has this type of exercise been shown to naturally boosted T levels, but also responsible for building lean muscle and sculpting an amazing physique.

Here are 3 weird “weighted stick” exercises to help boost your natural T levels and build an amazing physique:

Hindu Steel Mace:

Steel-MaceThe weapon of choice for Hindu soldiers. According to historians, the Hindu warriors of the Puranic age would use steel maces in conflict and for training. These steel maces were not only formidable weapons, but also served as an excellent piece of training equipment which helped to strengthen their back, chest, shoulders and forearms. According to historians, the rigorous physical training of Hindu warriors made them some of the fiercest warriors of the ancient world.

Sledgehammer:

Man Swinging Sledge HammerUsed by sportsman and athletes for many years, sledgehammer exercises have been a staple exercise for many men looking to attain the “Perfect V” while getting an excellent cardio workout at the same time.

Wood Splitting (Chopping):

chopping-woodThe best thing about chopping a stack of wood is you can see your progress with all the chopped wood. There is nothing like a fresh stack of firewood to help keep the fire going on cold winter nights.

Fighters, athletes and sportsman have been swinging heavy sticks since the beginning of time. Swinging heavy weighted sticks is a great way to build the “Perfect V” and get an excellent cardio workout at the same time.

 

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