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Old 04-25-2012, 08:57 PM   #2116
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If you look at his security guys eyes, I think he thought May was about to go off on homeboy.
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:59 PM   #2117
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essentially, you get a doctor who agrees you have low testosterone and he prescribes you some. It's fairly easy to get apparently, a lot of MMA guys who are old get a therapeutic use exemption because they're old as ****. But mostly if you say you're tired or don't have as much energy as you used to or just feel old a half crooked doctor can put you on it.

And that was weird. He shifted a bit on the question.
why would BOXERS need testosterone therapy?
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:59 PM   #2118
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why would BOXERS need testosterone therapy?
When you get older, your testosterone decreases.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:01 PM   #2119
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When you get older, your testosterone decreases.
don't elite boxing veterans still have enough to go around?
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:02 PM   #2120
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why would BOXERS need testosterone therapy?
It's to combat the drop in testosterone when you age. The goal of the therapy is to balance you, not give you super human steroid strength.

The bad part is, some get it under false pretenses and basically don't have a testosterone deficiency. At that point, they are just juicing.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:02 PM   #2121
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don't elite boxing veterans still have enough to go around?
Sure, but it's better to have more.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:02 PM   #2122
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don't elite boxing veterans still have enough to go around?
That shit stopped in the 80's
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:03 PM   #2123
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That shit stopped in the 80's
what do you mean here?
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:07 PM   #2124
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I don't know each and every PED available. And I don't care to find out. If reporters really want to be on the same page with Floyd, just ask him straight up: "Hey Floyd, do you use performance enhancement drugs?" or "Have you heard of this drug called _____?"

Speak English.

Now if he says he doesn't know what steroids are then ok, fire away.
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what do you mean here?
Meaning, men stopped being men.
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Meaning, men stopped being men.
Were you aruond for the 80s?
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:11 PM   #2127
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Were you aruond for the 80s?
Sure was. Born in 79
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:11 PM   #2128
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Were you aruond for the 80s?
He was probably born no earlier than '99.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:28 PM   #2130
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don't elite boxing veterans still have enough to go around?
With all the environmental toxins, bad electicity, and processed food and all the additives, this can significantly lower your testosterone.

It's not uncommon for men in their mid 30s to have very low testosterone levels. Compounded with prior gear use, even an athlete who is is in good shape, with resistance training and a sound diet can have low test levels.

For an athlete who makes his living off athletic performance, this deficit can be huge since it's responsible for building muscle, recovery, drive... etc.
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