Over 50 hormones have been identified in the human body and they all play a vital role in regulating multiple physiological processes. An understanding of hormone function and dysfunction can enable you to identify endocrine disruption and adapt training, sleep hygiene and nutrition to help optimise performance and enhance recovery.
Hormones are diverse in their physiological actions as chemical messengers, regulating: metabolism, homeostasis, muscle and bone growth and repair, mood, the sleep cycle and sexual function. The article in the link below will explore some of the hormones that can impact training and recovery.
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