BOOST YOUR BODY’S NATURAL ENERGY
Turn up the power of the key hormones that control your strength and stamina.
Y our hormones are like a team, working together to give you energy. “There are anabolic hormones – including insulin and your thyroid hormones – that help your body create and store the molecules it uses as fuel. And catabolic hormones, such as cortisol and adrenaline, which enable your body to use that fuel,” explains Deena Adimoolam, a spokeswoman for the Hormone Health Network of the Endocrine Society.
But certain factors, including diet and stress, can upset this precise operation, making your energy levels plummet. Fortunately, by using a few simple strategies, you can sync them again – and become even stronger. Here’s how.
BALANCING ACT Keeping your hormones in sync will deliver lasting, steady fuel.