| EP 391 – How Much do Doctors Really Know About Testosterone?

Author / Cali Hinzman

36 min listen

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete Radio listener:

Hey guys, this is Shirley. I’m calling to get your thoughts on testosterone replacement therapy for the over 40 athlete given multiple iterations of blood work showing Low T. Even with good sleep. And lifting dialed-in. Thanks. Look forward to hearing from you.

The Male Check Engine Light

Bloodwork, Low T, and understanding Testosterone Replacement Therapy. Power Athlete is a huge advocate for getting bloodwork tests done and knowing what is going on under the hood of the human body. But, what happens when you receive bad-news from your test about your Test?

In this episode of Power Athlete Radio, John Welbourn drops knowledge on what males need to look for in their bloodwork, biomarkers for Low T, and what questions to ask your well-intentioned doctor recommending Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT). The Crew also explores how to decide which nutrition, training, and lifestyle adjustments can be made before going to the creams.

READ NOW: Low Testosterone, Cortisol, & CrossFit by John Welbourn


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AUTHOR

Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.

1 Comment

  1. Carey Siminski on September 21, 2020 at 1:34 pm

    “Next step” question, I’m a newer listener to the podcasts, but I couldn’t find this answer on the website. So where does the average Joe go to get a micronutrient test or legit hormone test? Are there good online (and affordable) options? Love the workouts and knowledge bombs you guys drop, keep up the good work. Thanks in advance!

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