Masturbation is an activity surrounded by legends. We’ve all heard the story of how you can go blind, if you were to play with yourself. Interestingly enough there is a belief that masturbation can actually hinder muscle gains and is somewhat counter productive when it comes to bodybuilding. Is this really the case or are they playing us one more time?
According to many regular and ‘bro’ scientist for the formation of sperm is used only the ‘best’ blood. So, if your ‘finest’ blood is lost during ejaculation, it should on paper hinder muscle gains and have negative impact on your bodybuilding journey. However, that statement seems to belong more to the ‘bro’ side rather is different from actually happens on the battlefield.
The most important thing for muscle construction is the male hormone testosterone which regulates those processes. There is no doubt that guys with high testosterone levels have higher potential when it comes to building muscle mass.