In a previous article, we talked about how ‘Alcohol gives you man boobs‘. Basically, excessive consumption of alcohol throws off the hormonal balance, and increases the production of estrogen, which promotes the growth of fatty deposits in men, around the chest area- or in simpler words, gives you male breasts.
So, if excessive consumption of alcohol promotes estrogen production in men, will it have the same effects on women? It might or might not. But excessive consumption of alcohol is definitely not the healthy way to increase estrogen levels in women.
Studies have shown that high estrogen levels in women is related to higher risk of breast cancer. If you really want to increase estrogen levels in your body, please see a specialist doctor for that. Consumption of excessive alcohol will harm your health- promotes fat storage, cholesterol build up and can even affect your sex life.
Walking is boring. It takes so long, and we believe that unless you don’t have a physical limitation holding you back from running, you should not be walking. Start running.
There are so many reasons to start running now- we’ve listed a few for you:
Burn calories while you rest: Running raises your metabolic rate, so you burn calories even while you rest. So you burn calories while watching TV, while sleeping, even while taking a shower!
Build great leg muscles: Running can build muscle in your legs- gives you great calves, quads and butt muscles- your way to look good in shorts Also, it increases in your body’s muscle. Muscle burns calories just to maintain itself, so your burn even more calories.
Running can improve posture: When you run correctly, it helps to work the muscles in your lower back and core. As a result, it can improve your general posture, while burning fat. Since many of us have belly fat and fat around the lower back and hips, running can help you lose that also.
Running suppresses appetite- Researchers found that running for over 60 minutes lowers levels of the hormone, Ghrelin (appetite increasing hormone), and increases levels of the hormone Peptide YY (appetite suppressing hormone). So, you probably won’t be scarfing down a huge meal after a good run!
Look hot: With all the fat you lose, the muscle you build, you only get hotter!
Save time: When you run, you do the same amount of work in lesser time. So, you burn calories faster, and you save time to do anything else that you want.