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October 7th, 2019, 10:20 PM   #21
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Yes in MMA it was around 2012 right?
I think it was a bit more recent than that but I canít remember exactly when. The differences between the sports though could mean that something like TRT isnít as beneficial.
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I think it was a bit more recent than that but I canít remember exactly when. The differences between the sports though could mean that something like TRT isnít as beneficial.
Not sure.

Everyone seems to be saying how demanding it is to win on a MotoGP bike now.

Having the testosterone and ability to recover of a 25 year old should be beneficial whatever sport you do.
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Not sure.

Everyone seems to be saying how demanding it is to win on a MotoGP bike now.

Having the testosterone and ability to recover of a 25 year old should be beneficial whatever sport you do.
Of course itís great for being able to train more often etc. but Iím not sure it would have the same advantages as it does in a sport where you rely solely on your body. That was the point that I was making. Of course the ability to train more due to better recovery is an advantage no matter the sport and dare I say even if you arenít playing sport.

Of course to take advantage of the TRT you need to be willing to train to exhaustion nearly every day as many top athletes do. IIRC Rossi isnít a huge fan of training off the bike but as Cal has already mentioned the guys on the Yamahas donít get off looking like theyíve worked as hard as Marquez post race.

IIRC the fall off in reaction time from 25-40 isnít as big as you would think but in other sports before an athletes mind gives up their body does because of the wear and tear that professional athletes have on their body.
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Of course itís great for being able to train more often etc. but Iím not sure it would have the same advantages as it does in a sport where you rely solely on your body. That was the point that I was making. Of course the ability to train more due to better recovery is an advantage no matter the sport and dare I say even if you arenít playing sport.

Of course to take advantage of the TRT you need to be willing to train to exhaustion nearly every day as many top athletes do. IIRC Rossi isnít a huge fan of training off the bike but as Cal has already mentioned the guys on the Yamahas donít get off looking like theyíve worked as hard as Marquez post race.

IIRC the fall off in reaction time from 25-40 isnít as big as you would think but in other sports before an athletes mind gives up their body does because of the wear and tear that professional athletes have on their body.


Yeah true I guess.

Dan Henderson's wear and tear isn't the same a Rossi's (or any other riders) for example that is for sure.
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