Mir explains his personal reasons for TRT use

source: mmafighting.com

He will also continue his doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. Mir said he regularly does blood work and was told his low testosterone levels posed a health risk. Saying the decision was more about his personal health than his fight career, Mir said he is planning to continue the treatment for the foreseeable future.

"As far as performance in the gym I couldn't tell you the difference," he said. "But as far as the areas of my health where I was starting to have issues, I was depressed -- as far as that goes, that gets too personal -- but I probably will always stay on this, the years of weight cutting have taken their toll, the constant dehydrating makes the body lose all that testoserone, thats medical science fact." 

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superCalo site profile image  

4/19/13 10:40 PM by superCalo

Hes been in the uFc for like Ten years guy

HexRei site profile image  

4/19/13 10:39 PM by HexRei

lolz. Yeah, that excuse works for some guys Frank, but I don't think you really thought that one through in regard to yourself...

SleepItOff site profile image  

4/19/13 10:36 PM by SleepItOff

Separate commissions, separate approvals.

Jay Jay site profile image  

4/19/13 10:30 PM by Jay Jay

Also would he need to obtain an additional approval from CSAC or is the NSAC's decision honored in terms of granting TUE exemption for TRT?

Jay Jay site profile image  

4/19/13 9:58 PM by Jay Jay

Does anyone know if Frank Mir has continued to use TRT for his most recent training camp?

Kerouac site profile image  

4/17/13 2:10 PM by Kerouac

Still one of the funniest mma gifs ever...the look on Jones' face is so fucking priceless.Oh...and UGblog owned by Calo is always funny.

HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe site profile image  

4/17/13 1:57 PM by HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe

The years of weight cutting?!

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4/17/13 1:17 PM by SHOOTMedia

DC v Mir!

Card site profile image  

4/17/13 12:17 PM by Card

Frank is still on TRT right... for the Cormier fight?

LBH_RN site profile image  

8/7/12 9:13 PM by LBH_RN

ain't we all...