Steroids in Mixed Martial Artistry

Posted by ourplan on September 21st, 2017

Recently, two top professional mixed martial arts (MMA) practitioners were banned for using Nandrolone Metabolite and Drostanolone. This news brought to light what many in the MMA world knew already - performance-enhancing drugs are extremely prevalent in the fighting ring.

Mma (MMA) emerged in the nineties as an underground sports activity, which integrated fighting styles from striking to grappling, into one unique sport. Originally considered barbaric and dangerous, it was restricted in many circles. By simply the early 2000s, the underground sport started to gain more and more visibility, and therefore, reliability. New standards for combating were introduced to improve seeing pleasure and be sure fighters were protected from unnecessary injuries. The sport gained company interest, took on sponsors, and soon commenced staging pay-Per-View tv set events.

As with most sports, the moment a lot of money is infused, two things happen. First, the level of performance increases greatly as many new athletes join the sport. Second, drug use becomes more widespread as no longer are fighters combating for a k check and a trophy. All of a sudden, fighters are competing for hundreds of thousands of dollars. With that kind of money on the line, and the level of competitors, performance-enhancing drugs quickly made their mark on the sport.

Most MMA practitioners who do use choose D-bal For Sale in UK Halotesten and/or Mibolerone. These substances create feelings of violence and strength increases, without water retention or weight gain. Strikers often choose Winstrol and Trenbolone. Testo-sterone and human growth junk are beginning to obtain a footing in the sport. Those two compounds are incredibly expensive, tightly controlled, and often only available to top sports athletes in sports like football and baseball. A medical doctor typically prescribes testosterone, and human growth hormone is hard to acquire, even from a doctor.

As with other sports, the decision of a fighter to use or not 2 a personal decision. The rules of each major professional fighting organization forbid the use of steroids, as well as many stimulants. Testing is very expensive and often only implemented at the top levels, where prize money and sponsorship dollars allow for this option. Are steroids cheating if many of the top opponents are employing them? That's a tough question to answer. What we do know is that with continued success of the sport - worldwide television set coverage and hundreds of thousands of sponsorship dollars - the level of competition, and subsequent steroid use to compete, will continue to rise.

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