Testosterone & Cortisol
- you are an athlete who wants to monitor levels of testosterone and cortisol during your training cycle
- you are training hard and are worried about overtraining and overreaching
- you are not making the gains in your training that you would expect
Cortisol is a steroid hormone, produced by the adrenal gland. It's vital for survival as it's involved in various important functions such as immunity, regulating blood pressure and releasing insulin for blood sugar maintenance. Cortisol has been termed 'the stress hormone' because it's also secreted in higher levels during the body's 'fight or flight' response to stress, and is responsible for several stress-related changes in the body.
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