5. Train smart
It is well known that your HGH levels are increasing when you incorporate intense physical training. Try keeping your training sessions short and intense and limit them up to 45-60 minutes or less. Training more than 90 minutes decrease your testosterone and HGH levels because of the increase of cortisol levels which is the stress hormone. Some scientists think that even an intense cardio session can help you increase your HGH levels, but it very much depends on the activity we are doing, basketball players being one example.
6. Your liver needs cleansing
The liver is the main organ in your body that is in charge of getting rid of your bodily wastes. If you diet choices are very poor, chances are your liver is very unhealthy, which may not be evident at first, since it may not give any symptoms of a disease, it can merely not function at its optimal state. If you want to get the full benefits of optimal HGH levels, it is of utmost importance that you cleanse your liver. Some ways you can achieve this is by limiting the consumption of toxic, processed food products and taking out alcohol and exogenous drugs from the diet.
Studies have shown that all the human growth hormone released by the pituitary gland is processed by the liver and then metabolized in order to create IGF-1 or other insulin-like growth factors responsible for anti-aging protein construction, growth, and HGH development functions.
7. Keep Stress Low
Keeping yourself stress-free and being cheerful is one way of increasing your HGH levels by decreasing the release of the stress hormone cortisol. Participate in whichever fun and positive activities you find the most enjoyable, like watching movies or socializing more with your friends. Researchers have concluded that after watching a comedy film concentration of HGH has increased by 88%.
8. Proper diet
Proper diet conducive to HGH prooduction is comprised of lots of protein (eggs, cheese, lean meats), low glycemic carbohydrates (vegetables, fruits) and healthy fats (olive oil, various nuts). You should also reduce starchy and high-glycemic carbs which can increase your testosterone and HGH levels. Try eating most of your protein around 2 hours pre and post-workout.
9. Use supplements
Using supplements like BCAAs (Branch Chained Amino Acids) has been proven to increase HGH levels. Taking some specific amino acids has also increased HGH levels like L-Arginine, L-Glutamine, L-Lysine, Glycine, L-Tyrosine and Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).