6 Ways to Balance Hormones Naturally

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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2. Exercise (High Intensity)

Short, hard exercises efforts are the best way to get a hormone boost.

The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research studied the result of performing short bouts of exercises and determined that performing one set of 6×35 meter max-effort sprints twice each week was more effective at boosting hormone levels than longer cardio efforts[2].

It’s good to get some longer cardio in, but make sure you mix it up with shorter efforts a few times each week.


3. Avoid Long Cardio Efforts

This tip goes along with the previous tip.

Try to avoid longer cardio efforts if you want to have balanced hormone levels.

Research indicates that exercise duration longer than 80 minutes negatively impacts testosterone levels[3].

It’s a myth that women don’t need testosterone. In both men and women testosterone is an important hormone that regulates mood, sex drive, and energy levels.