Why is it harder for women to lose body fat than men?
In our younger years when we are kids, the male and female body is pretty much equal in the way the processes and functions operate. Once we hit puberty however, it is a very different story! At the start of puberty the amount of testosterone in a male will increase in huge amounts. Testosterone is a naturally occurring steroid hormone, which helps with the growth of bones and muscles. Both men and women produce it but men produce around 2.4-12 ng/ml and women 0.1-1.2 ng/ml, so this is already giving us women a harder job to build lean muscle mass. However, it gets a lot more complex from here….