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    I have heard mixed reports on whether doing squats raises testosterone levels. Is it myth or does doing squats actually raise test levels?

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    I can't remember where I read it, but its true. Squats ATG with heavy weight (3 to 6 reps). Either way, squats are good for you.
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    I admit, i am one of those who hate doing squats. I am diligent in my workouts but if pressed for time, i always skip the leg workouts. Knowing this, I suppose I'll put more emphasis on maintaining my leg workouts.
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    I've always heard "if you want big arms, workout your legs".... the understanding that the legs are the largest muscle group and by building them up you're not only building a strong base for your upper body but like you said - you have way more testosterone helping out those arms
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    doing the big compounds with heavy weights will raise test levels over the next few days
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    Yes, but the amount is more or loess inconsequential.
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