||02-06-2013 05:31 PM
I honestly don't care as long as they stay with in the correct ranges.
I dont think it makes any real difference unless it came down to 2 completely evenly skilled fighters in which one of a 2:1 ratio while the other had a 4:1 in which it would still be a very small difference. You gotta understand, just because the limit is 6:1, who in their right mind is actually going to let themselves get to that ratio? What if they ACCIDENTLY went over and then got randomly tested and popped and now they are this big abuser? So your thinking 4:1 against someone that is 2 or 3:1 which really isnt even worth making an argument about.
The only arguments that hold any weight are exactly what budi is saying - "You should have to go out the old fashion way if your testosterone is declining" and a case where someone blatantly abused it(Like in chael's case [but let's remember chael has been on this stuff since he was a kid.. he supposedly was never on steroids, just born with a condition] where he was way over) but not to be confused with a case like Overeem's where it wasn't TRT, it was actually steroids.
When i think of TRT i think of testosterone. Not a HUGE pimply guy with no neck. There is a big difference. Extra test is only going to allow you to go harder in the gym and be more aggressive. It will NOT give you more stamina or more strength, THOUGH more stamina and more strength can be a result of being able to go harder in the gym, it is not a direct result of the therapy.
For example, if a guy was on TRT, but not working out or anything like that.. the only real effect it would have would be his sex drive and his attitude.
A guy taking steroids will gain weight and muscle without even working out. Absolutely not as much as he would if he was, but he still does have gains without putting any work in to earn it.