Why choose DIM as an alternative supplement? Dim is is a food-based compound found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and Brussel’s sprouts. DIM may balance hormonal activity, contribute to better metabolism, and slightly increase free testosterone levels in the body.
I first heard about DIM through a friend who is a weightlifter and NPC bodybuilder. He was prepping for his next show and I asked him how he was able to get those rock hard abs. In just a few words, he basically gave me 101 tips on how to trim down my waistline, whittle my middle and essentially reduce body fat around the waist.
To make the most of this supplement, I started sprinting. Always pair supplements with exercise to gain the most benefits. I believe dieting is 80% of your progress. You must fuel your body to make gains. Supplements designed to improve fat loss and appetite suppression are popular among weightlifters and newbies alike. Ensure the supplements you choose are designed to specifically meet your goals.
Take into consideration your starting point. Are you lean and want to gain mass? Are you massive and want to lean out? Are you heavy and want to lose weight/build muscle? These are good questions to consider before supplement selection. When I started this journey I wasn’t taking any supplements at all. The differences began when I started implementing these as a daily habit.
In scientific studies, DIM has also been known to reduce the risk of breast, cervical and other estrogen-driven cancers cancer by helping the body to make a better balance of the “good estrogen” (2-hydroxy-estrone) compared to the “bad estrogen” (16-alpha-hydroxy-estrone).
Maca, another supplement known to improve fertility and libido, is said to complement DIM. When paired together the duo is ideal for hormone regulation. Upon further reading, information supplied indicates that this could also aid with overall weightloss.