It’s a reality that testosterone drops with time. You may even feel it. If you’re a little tired, unmotivated, and lacking that vigor you used to ooze, you may be wondering what the heck you can do to restore your mojo.
It’s easy to sit here and feel sorry for yourself. It’s a painful experience. Although you may not have the testosterone levels of your youth, it doesn’t mean you’re completely powerless.
Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) might not even work for you. If you want to know how to slow testosterone loss and get the most of what you’ve got, consider taking a look at your daily routine.
What have you done the past few days? Have you woken up and sat around? Had a drink or two in the afternoon before settling in for a considerable dinner to get you ready for a few more drinks with the game?
If that’s the case, then you’re doing nothing to slow the drip of testosterone leaving your body every year. And if you’re constantly bickering with your wife, partner, or someone else? That T is going to drop even further.
Look, it’s not my intention to make you feel entirely responsible. Sometimes life doesn’t work out as it should, and you get stuck in bad habits.
But those habits can be broken. You can start doing a little less of that sitting, drinking, and bickering and little more of the stuff that can knock testosterone up a little bit.
It may be the cheesiest thing you’ve heard all day: but you have the power to get that feeling back.
When you get up tomorrow, pour yourself a glass of water, drink it down, and lace up your sneakers for a good walk around the block. When you get home, cook up some eggs and oats, and sprinkle berries on there. Then head back outside to cut the grass.
Grab a tuna sandwich for lunch, then come up with a plan to reorganize the garage. Maybe dust off the weights in the basement.
Strategize about what you can do for the rest of the week to use your muscles and lift some weight. Working in the garage, garden, or basement is a great place to start.
After your grilled chicken and vegetables, spend some quality time with your partner. Ask what they want to do or invite them on a little date. Maybe it’s a glass of wine on the porch or a trip down memory lane with a photo album. Smiles and laughs are the idea.
Enough days like that, and your energy may start to come back. Those juices might start flowing again, and your zest for life will return. It might not send T into overdrive, but at least it will establish a lifestyle to help you get the most out of the next steps or TRT.