How to Harness the Power of Insulin

May 13, 2021 by
Credit: The CrossFit Games

Insulin is a misunderstood hormone. It is like the Severus Snape of the human body. People think he’s evil but only because they don’t understand his real motives. In the end, he saves Harry’s life because he loves…. Well, I won’t spoil the ending.

Real spoiler alert: Insulin isn’t evil. It’s actually necessary for our bodies to function. And it happens to be the most anabolic hormone we have, meaning it holds the key to performance and muscle building. And it definitely isn’t the root cause of the obesity epidemic.

The role of insulin in the body is an important one. 

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