What happens to hormones during reduction?

Strong body degreasing does not have to be healthy, but we are talking about getting ready to go on stage, or bodybuilding, rather than the average fat person using diet. 

Bodybuilder posing on the fire flames background 

In one study, changes in body composition, metabolic rate, and hormone levels were evaluated in 7 men and 8 women (physique) 



We know from other studies that … 

Intensive fat reduction in body builders (from 8.8 ± 3.1 to 5.3 ± 2.4 kg) causes 

In turn, women (fitness players), after 4 months of reduction 


Weight reduction in the pre-start period suppresses resting metabolism, negatively affects thyroid function, decreases anaerobic and aerobic capacity, strength, free and total testosterone concentrations. In women, it causes menstrual cycle disorders and other hormonal problems. 


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