Mucuna Pruriens and Testosterone for Energy and Focus

mucuna pruriens and testosterone

Supplementation should be a big part of your body building and fitness game by now.  If it’s not, we’re not really sure why you’re still reading this blog but hopefully we can convince you what you’ve been missing out on!  By now, we probably sound like a broken record focusing on the improvements you can realize through protein and creatine supplementation.  Taking that into consideration, we’ve decided to deep dive in to a couple of supplements that we’ve talked about before, such as mucuna pruriens and testosterone, but focus on what they can do for you from a mental and physical energy standpoint.  The energy needed to boost muscle growth and fat burn is not to be taken lightly.  Complementing the supplements that will help with muscle gain and recovery or fat burn with essential supplements that will get you in the right state of mind and ensure you’ve got the energy needed to complete your workouts is absolutely crucial.

Mucuna Pruriens

100% organic, mucuna pruriens is an all-natural mood enhancer.  The unexpected stress that life can throw into our laps every day certainly make it more difficult to find the motivation needed to hit the weights or complete our daily cardio workouts.  It can be easy to get discouraged after missing a workout or two and fall in to the halfhearted mantra of “I’ll just do it tomorrow.”  Mucuna pruriens supplementation can help you increase your dopamine levels, bringing you out of the funk and allowing you to feel more focused and motivated.  This doesn’t JUST apply to your sudden lack of drive in the gym, but maybe your attention has been slipping at work or in class.  Leverage mucuna pruriens to get the most out of your daily life.  (Don’t forget that it also helps regulate your sugar [1] levels and is loaded with antioxidants [2]!)


Now that you’re more focused and back to the daily grind without feeling like a piece of poo, we need to make sure we’re making the most out of that grind!  Testosterone declines with age and levels are lower when we’re physically spent.  Raising children, stresses at work, and expectations in the classroom are all taxing on our physical energy levels.  Dosing with a bit of testosterone is a good way to help fight off the fatigue and power through the workouts.  Countless studies have proven testosterone to be one of the most effective ways to naturally boost muscle gain, especially when compounded with healthy nutrition practices [3].  Just be cautious because heavy testosterone supplementation can result in some side effects that you really aren’t going to enjoy.  Do your research and start in small doses to avoid mishaps.

The Combined Powers of Mucuna Pruriens and Testosterone

Combining the mental focus and capacity benefits from mucuna pruriens and testosterone for the energy enhancing powers should be considered the protein and creatine of our unmotivated and the tired readers.  There is no point in trying to keep up with all the supplements that will help you physically get the most out of your workouts if you don’t have the means to get in the gym to begin with.  Try the MP and T combo platter before giving up entirely!


  1. Majekodunmi SO1, Oyagbemi AA, Umukoro S, Odeku OA.
    Evaluation of the anti-diabetic properties of Mucuna pruriens seed extract.
    Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011 Aug;4(8):632-6. doi: 10.1016/S1995-7645(11)60161-2.
  2. Lucia Raffaella Lampariello,1 Alessio Cortelazzo,2 Roberto Guerranti,2 Claudia Sticozzi,3 and Giuseppe Valacchi3,4,*
    The Magic Velvet Bean of Mucuna pruriens
    J Tradit Complement Med. 2012 Oct-Dec; 2(4): 331–339.
  3. Eric R Helms,corresponding author1 Alan A Aragon,2 and Peter J Fitschen3
    Evidence-based recommendations for natural bodybuilding contest preparation: nutrition and supplementation
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2014; 11: 20.
    Published online 2014 May 12. doi: 10.1186/1550-2783-11-20
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