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Old 05-17-2013, 10:10 PM   #1
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Raised my testosterone through vegetable juicing

I did my blood work and I was sitting at 371 for the T level. I was going to go the TRT route but I didn't want to just yet so I bought a veggie juicer. Well after two months on it I raised my t-levels up to 521. I might actually be a bit higher now since the lab work is about a month old.

Nothing about my eating or workouts have changed. Just the juice. I've noticed I feel much more energetic and my recovery is a lot better.
For you guys on the lower end of the T-level spectrum this is a good way to boost it up.

I drink veggie juice 1-2x a day with each serving consisting of about 24oz.

What I put in there:

Lemon
Swiss Chard
Celery
Cucumber
A little honey dew to sweeten it up
Handful of carrots
Sometimes I'll throw in some beets which help sweeten it up as well
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Old 05-18-2013, 12:02 PM   #2
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Not wanking it also raises T.
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Old 05-18-2013, 12:44 PM   #3
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Interesting. I want to have my T-levels checked. I'm curious about where I stand versus the average guy.
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Old 05-18-2013, 12:49 PM   #4
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I did my blood work and I was sitting at 371 for the T level. I was going to go the TRT route but I didn't want to just yet so I bought a veggie juicer. Well after two months on it I raised my t-levels up to 521. I might actually be a bit higher now since the lab work is about a month old.

Nothing about my eating or workouts have changed. Just the juice. I've noticed I feel much more energetic and my recovery is a lot better.
For you guys on the lower end of the T-level spectrum this is a good way to boost it up.

I drink veggie juice 1-2x a day with each serving consisting of about 24oz.

What I put in there:

Lemon
Swiss Chard
Celery
Cucumber
A little honey dew to sweeten it up
Handful of carrots
Sometimes I'll throw in some beets which help sweeten it up as well
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:15 PM   #5
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Any science to this? Never heard of it but would love to get more veggies in me and if it does work it would be awesome.
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Old 05-18-2013, 01:30 PM   #6
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Hmmm. I think I'll take the carrot juice instead.


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A good read:

http://www.artofmanliness.com/2013/0...one-naturally/


I guess my heavy consumption of bacon and eggs is doing me some good.

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Old 05-18-2013, 02:25 PM   #8
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Just to confirm the points highlighted in M3inline link. Especially, eggs, nuts (dabears do you hear me? lol ), cold showers, more sex and sleep. Make all the difference. Me personally like lamb for a fatty meat cut.

That was a good read. I always wondered about 2min vs 5min rest between sets, from studies in the link, rest period has no difference on muscle hypertrophy. Interesting.
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Just to confirm the points highlighted in M3inline link. Especially, eggs, nuts (dabears do you hear me? lol ), cold showers, more sex and sleep. Make all the difference. Me personally like lamb for a fatty meat cut.

That was a good read. I always wondered about 2min vs 5min rest between sets, from studies in the link, rest period has no difference on muscle hypertrophy. Interesting.
Huh? Nuts are really good for you? I've only said they are really high in calories and there are much better alternatives if you are eating a ton of them as a staple. Too much of a fat imbalance.

I would think rest periods would mostly relate to heart rate, but also keep in mind that if you are lifting with high intensity and not resting enough for your next set it will effect hypertrophy since you aren't prepared enough to lift weight you otherwise could
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Interesting. I want to have my T-levels checked. I'm curious about where I stand versus the average guy.
This is the equivalent of getting tests run to see if you have high levels of melanin.
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What are the better alternatives?

For the rest period, I agree. But I was surprised from the study results. I rest 3min on my heavy sets, 1-2min on regular sits. It seems that resting even an extra 1min won't affect strength gains.

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lol, veg juice twice a day doesn't raise test

what does/

more rest

harder workouts

less body fat

diet
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You cannot be more contradictory in your reply.

You state that veggie juice cannot raise test but diet can. What do you think veggie juice is exactly? Is it not just a ton vitamins in a highly concentrated form that is easily digestible? Would that not be considered diet?
I don't get how you think that an abundance of vitamins could not increase ones overall health and vitality?

More rest? If veggie juice is giving my body the vitamins it needs to recover from my workouts would that not be in fact improving my rest? Then by improving my rest wouldn't my testosterone be raised? Or since it doesn't come in some huge tub you buy at GNC it doesn't work?

I'm not going all bro on you and saying I feel like it's raised. I have verified lab work that proves without a doubt that my testosterone went up.

Or are you going to tell me lab work is all bro science? I think it's absurd that you think that someone eating a lot of vegetables is not going to find their health improved.



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You cannot be more contradictory in your reply.

You state that veggie juice cannot raise test but diet can. What do you think veggie juice is exactly? Is it not just a ton vitamins in a highly concentrated form that is easily digestible? Would that not be considered diet?
I don't get how you think that an abundance of vitamins could not increase ones overall health and vitality?

More rest? If veggie juice is giving my body the vitamins it needs to recover from my workouts would that not be in fact improving my rest? Then by improving my rest wouldn't my testosterone be raised? Or since it doesn't come in some huge tub you buy at GNC it doesn't work?

I'm not going all bro on you and saying I feel like it's raised. I have verified lab work that proves without a doubt that my testosterone went up.

Or are you going to tell me lab work is all bro science? I think it's absurd that you think that someone eating a lot of vegetables is not going to find their health improved.

your test influenced diet wise will be dependent on your healthy fat intake, hence my diet statement

vitamins in and of themselves do not raise test , anyone that takes a multi knows this is a ridiculous thought

health and vitality or not the same as raised test

have you lost weight on the juice ? decreasing bodyfat will increase test

do you feel better? decreasing stress will increase test


i'm not doubting your test levels , i think you may be confused on how you got them
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You cannot be more contradictory in your reply.

You state that veggie juice cannot raise test but diet can. What do you think veggie juice is exactly? Is it not just a ton vitamins in a highly concentrated form that is easily digestible? Would that not be considered diet?
I don't get how you think that an abundance of vitamins could not increase ones overall health and vitality?

More rest? If veggie juice is giving my body the vitamins it needs to recover from my workouts would that not be in fact improving my rest? Then by improving my rest wouldn't my testosterone be raised? Or since it doesn't come in some huge tub you buy at GNC it doesn't work?

I'm not going all bro on you and saying I feel like it's raised. I have verified lab work that proves without a doubt that my testosterone went up.

Or are you going to tell me lab work is all bro science? I think it's absurd that you think that someone eating a lot of vegetables is not going to find their health improved.
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I think we are just going to disagree on this. No biggie.

As long as you're getting the results you want then I think you should keep at what you got going. Personally I'm happy that I got such a bump in my t levels and didn't have to resort to a lifetime of TRT.

I'm going to give it another month or two and retest. Hopefully I'll be sitting at 700-800.


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