Natural testosterone boosters have started to make a comeback in early 2019. Once thought of as “bunk” for the last couple of years, the new wave of natural testosterone enhancement products has been well thought out, packed with new ingredients and carefully selected compounds that have some legitimate scientific backing. The days of mega dosing of D-aspartic acid and Tribulus are finally behind us, and the new era of natural testosterone boosters may actually have a place in your supplement regimen for good! With that in mind, we would like to introduce Elevated Sports Nutrition AndroGIN+, a natural alternative to boosting and supporting your bodies own natural test production.
You won’t find a proprietary blend of herbs and ‘anabolic’ compounds in this product, rather ESN uses just 2 patented ingredients—both scientifically proven to safely increase testosterone, support healthy testosterone levels, and display numerous benefits associated with increased test levels in men. We were especially intrigued by an ingredient we have rarely seen used and not yet reviewed at Modern Athletic Health, Gingergenic! Would AndroGIN+ be all hype after our 1 month run, or could AndroGIN+ actually provide noticeable and effective benefits?
Keep reading below to find out our experience with Elevated Sports Nutrition’s AndroGIN+.
What’s in AndroGIN+
As mentioned above, AndroGIN+ is comprised of only two ingredients; Gingergenic and AndroJax. Although the ingredient list is short, more is not necessarily better, and both of these ingredients are patented and have been shown to provide NUMEROUS testosterone and body composition benefits. Let’s take a closer look at what to expect from each ingredient individually:
Gingergenic (Zingiber Officinale Extract) 500mg:
We have all heard of the benefits that ginger provides us. Whether it’s used as an anti-inflammatory, a mild stimulant, or an antioxidant, ginger has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. The compound in AndroGIN+, Gingergenic, is a patented ingredient that contains the Gingerol-6,8, and 10 compounds, along with 6-Shogao. While the standardization of these compounds is only 2% in AndroGIN+, these compounds follow the old adage “big things come in small packages”.
Let’s take a look at what Gingergenic brings to the table:
• Increased Testosterone- Obviously this should be a benefit of natural testosterone boosters, right? Well Gingergenic has been proven to do this on a much higher level than other over-the-counter natural test enhancers. Studies suggest that Gingergenic may be on par or even enhance testosterone more than the common PCT RX Clomid! Studies have also shown that Gingergenic can increase serum Luteinizing Hormone (LH) and Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), thus leading to an increase in total testosterone levels. While we are still awaiting more in-vivo human studies, Gingergenic has been noted as a promising testosterone booster in men of all ages.
• Improved fertility- Studies have shown that supplementing with Gingergenic has improved spermatogenesis (sperm production) sperm count, and sperm quality which would make sense given the increase in FSH. While this may not seem like much of a benefit, this aspect shows promise for those looking to improve fertility in a society that is overrun with endocrine disrupters like BPA, Fluoride, Soy, etc.
• Improved sexual performance- With boosted testosterone comes the boost in libido, energy, and “vigor” in the bedroom. Many anecdotal reports have shown that supplementing with Gingergenic has improved both stamina as well as overall bedroom performance. We can safely agree that AndroGIN+ does have a profound effect on libido!
• Improved performance and body composition- Another direct effect from the increased testosterone is increased strength, muscle mass, and total gym performance. Studies suggest that the gingerol compounds, specifically 6-gingerol can provide some powerful body composition effects. Evidence shows that 6-gingerol has the ability to increase whole-body energy expenditure, activates brown adipose tissue (BAT), and can also reduce muscle soreness. By increasing total energy expenditure and reducing muscle soreness, AndroGIN+ also helps you to burn more calories and hit the gym harder and more often.
• Anti-cancer effects- Gingergenic has also shown promise in the cancer field, as it is used as an alternative holistic treatment for various cancers worldwide. Studies show that Gingergenic supplementation has the ability to display growth-inhibitory and death-inductory effects in various cancer cells. These studies have showed Gingergenic ability to reduce tumor size, and increase apoptosis (death of cells) in various common cancer locations such as the pancreas, prostate, and various areas of the GI tract.
So really, what can’t the Gingerol’s and Shogaol’s in Gingergenic do? Not only has it been shown to increase testosterone and all beneficial effects that come along with that, but it also has numerous general health effects such as reduced inflammation, anti-cancer properties, and much more! Certainly an ingredient we are keen on and hope to see used more throughout the supplement industry.
While AndroJax might not be a household name in the natural testosterone boosting world, Tongkat Ali or Eurycoma Longifolia are sure to sound more familiar. This ingredient appears to be a staple in many natural testosterone boosters—and for just cause:
• Elevated serum testosterone levels- Although this effect is not prominent, studies have suggested that Eurycoma Longifolia can produce slight increases in testosterone. This increase in testosterone can boost athletic performance, bedroom performance, and overall feeling of well-being.
• Increased strength and muscle mass- Studies have suggested that supplementation with this ingredient also has an effect on strength and muscle mass. One study in particular showed an increase in muscle strength and improved muscular endurance on a group of cyclists. Anecdotally, users have reported increases in strength when used over the course of 4-6 weeks.
• Improved libido/blood flow- One of the major benefits of AndroJax is its benefits in the bedroom. Traditionally Eurycoma Longifolia has been known to improve blood flow, treat erectile dysfunction, improve male fertility, and improve sexual performance. Many studies have validated these claims and continue to put Eurycoma Longifolia in the spotlight as a top male enhancement product.
• Antistressor/Anxiety benefits: Studies have also suggested that the compounds in AndroJax have the ability reduce stress and reduce cortisol levels by up to 16%. The reduction of the hormone cortisol can play a key role in your ability to build muscle and burn fat effectively. As stress builds, cortisol will also increase, often leading to stress eating, poor performance in the gym or in the bedroom, sleep disruption and much more. AndroJax has been shown to reduce cortisol levels to make sure those things don’t happen.
As you see above, the two ingredients that AndroGIN+ use are no slouches. Not only do they provide great testosterone enhancing benefits, but their general health and well being benefits make this a dual purpose supplement which is always helpful for your bank account.
Which brings us to our next topic.
Price Point: Most natural testosterone boosters are WAY overpriced—which makes sense, as most of us are paying for the hype and false promises and not the actual product. AndroGIN+ is very reasonably priced at $49.99/bottle and when you use code ESN20 at checkout, you can get yourself 20% off your entire order; bringing the total down to around $39.99. This makes AndroGIN+ a very comfortable purchase.
Our Experience: AndroGIN+ exceeded expectations during our one month trial and delivered a host of benefits that we didn’t expect at first glance from the label.
Here’s a recap of our month-long run with AndroGIN+
• Improved recovery- One of the biggest things we noticed over the course of the month was the reduced recovery time after intense lifting sessions. Most often the DOMS affect us from 48-72 hours but soreness seemed to go away after 24-36. AndroGIN’s ability to cut down on recovery time is sure to help you hit the gym harder and cement more of the hard-earned muscle you’re after.
• Improved libido- This was evident from the first couple doses we took. Without getting into too much detail, it’s safe to say that AndroGIN+ is one of the most powerful libido enhancing supplements we have ever tried. If it provided us no other benefits, we still think this would be worth the money just for the sexual performance.
• Improved sense of well-being/confidence- As hard as this may be to describe, we just felt “better” during this last month. More confidence, swagger, and improved self-efficacy in the gym and bedroom were things we noticed. This isn’t something that is easy to come by and maintain but AndroGIN+ can give you that boost in mood that can help you take on more than just training.
• Strength and endurance increase- This was most noticeable around week 3 of supplementation. Using heavier weights at higher rep schemes was most evident, as well as cutting down time between sets. The effects were on par with some of the better intra-workout supplements we have used!
Overall, we were very impressed with the effects of AndroGIN+. We see AndroGIN+ as a solid natural testosterone enhancer that can enhance other aspects of your life besides just the gym and the bedroom. If you are looking for a natural testosterone booster that is cost effective (ESN20 for 20% off) and can provide a long list of general health benefits as well as hormonal support, then we suggest checking out Elevated Sports Nutrition’s AndroGIN+.