28 Mar '13, 3pm

Study: Testosterone Doesn't Boost Functional Fitness in Older Men

At the end of the study, testosterone blood levels in the men who had received supplements was nearly twice that of the other men. And they had a slight increase in lean body mass, which is a common motivation for taking testosterone. But for the men who did resistance training, their functional fitness, as measured by attributes such as upper- and lower-body strength and flexibility, and tests such as climbing stairs and distance covered in a six-minute walk, didn't improve any more than that of the weight-training men who didn't take testosterone.

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/health/study-testosterone-doe...

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