FORTITUDE is a testosterone-booster supplement made by ANS Performance.
It’s designed to increase strength and muscle mass via increases in testosterone.
Advanced Nutraceutical Sciences Inc. is based in Canada, and was founded in 2010.
Fenugreek is a plant which is known to increase libido.
The effective dose is about 500mg.
Ferula Asafoetida is a substance extracted from the ferula plant. It may have aphrodisiac affects, but it’s not yet known if it increases testosterone levels.
Boron is a mineral which may enhance testosterone.
Studies have shown that it can increase free testosterone and also reduce DHT and cortisol levels (3).
Eurycoma Longifolia, more commonly known as Longjack, is a flowering Asian plant.
Its roots are known to have aphrodisiac effects, possibly via anti-oestrogen mechanisms.
An effective dose is about 200-300mg of a 100:1 extract.
Zinc is another mineral which has been linked to increased testosterone levels (6).
These effects tend to be observed only in those who are deficient in zinc, however such a deficiency is very common in the general population – especially athletes.
White Button Mushroom
Agaricus Bisporus (white button mushroom) is an aromatase inhibitor.
Methoxy-7-Isoflavone is a potentially anabolic compound, but it is poorly researched.
A sole study has uncovered no major effects on sports performance or testosterone (9).
Bee propolis is a bee-produced substance.
It has been shown by test-tube studies to increase testosterone, but it has poor absorption when taken.
Japanese Knotweed is a plant whose root contains resveratrol.
Who Takes It?
Older males or those with low testosterone levels will benefit the most from using FORTITUDE.
How to Take
Take 4 capsules daily, 30 minutes before dinner on an empty stomach.
Cycle your use of FORTITUDE, by doing 8 weeks on, 2 weeks off.
Many of the ingredients in FORTITUDE may increase libido, and could also affect your overall mood.
Other side effects can include acne, changes in body odour, and mild testicular pain.
Some ingredients may be stressful to the liver and kidneys.
- Uses a combination of herbal and mineral ingredients to improve testosterone levels
- Reduces oestrogen levels.
- Some ingredients are not proven to work well
- Doses hidden in proprietary blends.
FORTITUDE is a test-boosting formula which includes ingredients to cover a range of testosterone-enhancing effects.
These consist of a variety of minerals, vitamins, herbs, and more, which work synergistically to naturally improve your T levels.
Some ingredient doses are hidden in blends, however these blends are large enough to imply some effectiveness.
This formula would work best for stressed, infertile, or older male athletes.