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Will The Real Fitness Hormone Please Stand Up!
New Medical Research shows high-intensity exercise can increase the body's natural production of the fitness hormone by 530%!
When I completed the research phase for a health and fitness book in 2002, the bio-medical research was complete enough to draw hard conclusions about the type of fitness program that would make your body increase anti-aging, anti-MIDDLE-aging, and athletic performance improving HGH growth hormone - THE FITNESS HORMONE. However, the research didn't specifically test high-intensity sprints - until now!
NEW LANDMARK RESEARCH
In a new study, researchers compared HGH growth hormone levels in several ways - resting (for a baseline measurement), after a 6 second cycle sprint, and after 30 second cycle sprint. Researchers also measured growth hormone for hours afterwards to see how long HGH stayed in participant's bodies after exercise, (The time course of the human growth hormone response to a 6s and a 30s cycle ergometer sprint, 2002, Stokes).
THE RESULTS ARE INCREDIBLE!
The 6 second sprint method did move HGH some, but didn't come close to the body's potential to release this powerful hormone. The 30 second all-out effort sprint experiment increased HGH by 530% over resting baseline and 450% over the lesser intensity sprint.
Like earlier research studies, HGH stayed elevated for 1.5 to 2 hours after the sprinting program. And according to the researchers at the University of VA, the HGH released during exercise targets body fat for up to two hours after training. (Impact of acute exercise intensity on pulsatile growth hormone release in men, 2000, Pritzlaff).
This new research became the essence of my book; how to increase HGH through specific types of fitness training, and how to keep the fitness hormone in your body for two hours after training going after body fat.
The Synergy Fitness anaerobic sprint workout can be performed in many different ways - cycling, swimming, skiing, running, XC skiing, or even power walking. It can be performed in the gym on an elliptical trainer, stationary bike, recumbent bike, or a treadmill.
What ever the method, the goal is to reach all FOUR critical HGH-release benchmarks during fitness training. This workout multi-tasks aerobic and anaerobic training during the same workout, and it takes about 20-minutes. (Details in Chapter 8, Accelerating Growth Hormone Release with Anaerobics) www.readysetgofitness.com
MAY BE THE MOST POWERFUL HORMONE IN YOUR BODY
HGH may be the most powerful fitness improving, anti-aging (and anti-middle-aging), body fat reducing, muscle toning, hormone in your body. And the FITNESS HORMONE can be increased by 530% with specific types of anaerobic fitness training. Natural is almost always better. And increasing the Fitness hormone naturally through exercise is the NATURAL choice!
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About The Author
Phil Campbell, M.S., M.A., FACHE, AGE 50, is the author of "Ready, Set, GO! Synergy Fitness for Time-Crunched Adults" www.readysetgofitness.com.
His book an free newsletter reports on exciting new medical research that shows high-intensity exercise can increase the body's natural production of the fitness hormone by 530%!
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