Tongkat Ali is known to boost performance, stamina, and muscle mass in bodybuilding. In a clinical study conducted with a group of men, half the male were given Tongkat Ali to consume while the other half were not. During a few week of physical training program, the men who consume the herbs experienced greater muscle mass gain, stamina and strength. There were also a growing number of Asian athletes and body builders whom are using Tongkat Ali as an androgen booster to improve muscle size and enhance their sports performance.
Testosterone is a male hormone that can be found in both men and women. But it is more of the male characteristics. Usually, at age 30, blood levels of testosterone start to decline slowly. If testosterone declines in a man’s body, his muscles, energy, and libido begin to decrease. Men who smoke and drink alcohol excessively lose testosterone faster than those who don’t. Male hormones or testosterone stimulates metabolism, promotes fat burning, increases red blood cells and muscle growth.