The biggest question I get asked is why I’m not taking steroids.
It’s been more than a decade since I first heard the word “steroids” in a mainstream sports context, and I’ve learned a lot about the benefits of using natural substances to help with performance and health.
I’ve had many friends and teammates ask me why I don’t use steroids.
They feel the same way.
I understand the sentiment.
It doesn’t help when I’m trying to beat people, to beat them in my own personal game, but when it comes to my professional endeavors, the truth is, steroids are no longer the answer.
I have no reason to believe they’re not the answer when it’s all said and done.
I want to be able to use natural substances, but I also want to do what’s best for my body.
So when I first began to use herbs and spices, I thought, I have a chance.
I want to get stronger and more productive.
But I know if I do that, I’ll never be as effective as the guys who are using the drugs.
That’s not who I am.
I’ve been in the UFC for more than eight years and I never saw anyone fight at a higher level than I am today.
I never even knew if I could fight on the top of my feet, as I am right now.
I can’t even see the top tier fighters.
I see fighters in the background who are just trying to make it to the top level.
When I think about the top guys, I’m seeing guys who have fought their whole lives.
If I wanted to beat someone up, I’d just use a hammer.
So if I had a choice, I would have to use a sword.
That being said, if I were a professional fighter, I wouldn’t be able do it, either.
I was trying to get a better workout, but the only time I’d be able was if I was in a cage.
There were guys that used to spar in the gym and get on top of me and fight.
Now, I only have a couple of times a year that I spar, and that’s it.
It wasn’t a long-term solution, but it’s something that I had to do.
If you take a look at my resume, I had my whole career before me, so I was never going to be that strong.
That was the only thing that I knew.
The first time I used a natural supplement was when I was 17, but then I started seeing results.
I was a junior middleweight, so my only opponent was at the top.
I would see my coach do squats and bench presses and stuff.
I thought that was it.
I had no idea what to expect.
I started taking the supplement and I saw it was helping me with my weightlifting.
I’m 5-foot-11, so there were guys in the weight room who were a little taller and heavier than me, but they didn’t get a lot of reps.
Then one day, my coach was taking me for a run, and he saw me lift weights for about 45 minutes and saw my progress.
He said, “I don’t think I’ve seen anyone like you since I started training with you.”
I started noticing that I could get stronger, and the more I saw, the more excited I was.
I got in shape and I got stronger, which was really amazing.
I went to the UFC, and then to the Bellator MMA.
I made my first appearance, but my first fight was at Bellator 120.
It was my first time in the cage and my first MMA fight.
I won and I lost, and it was a great feeling.
I had my first training camp with UFC, the biggest one ever, in 2008, and at the end of the camp, I was getting to see all the guys from around the world, from all the promotions.
There was a lot more hype than there is now, and we were doing it for the love of it.
I always felt like I was being treated fairly.
I felt like we were the best of the best.
At the end, we were like, “Why don’t you guys come over here and do some workouts with us, and see how it goes?”
I started working with a lot different people, so it was really cool.
I could see the progress I was making and I was like, okay, this is going to pay off, and this is what I can do.
I felt like everything was going to work out for me.
I saw my family and my friends get bigger, and they were really proud of me.
We got on Twitter and I started to see how much my fans cared about me.
My dad was like “Yo, I can see you getting a lot bigger now.”
He’d see me out there and I’d say,