DRUGS - This morning a young friend at the gym asked me for some advice on how to get into shape. During our conversation, he asked if I take steroids. This is definitely not my first time getting asked this, some people have jokingly asked and some were more serious. I take this as a great compliment as I have NEVER taken steroids or any drugs for that matter to build my physique. Basically, I told the young friend that it is not worth taking steroids as 1) you are looking for a quick solution which will not help you create good habits to get into shape. This means that once you stop taking it you will be out of shape again 2) your body's natural production of testosterone will decrease which will affect your health in the future. My favorite pro bodybuilders are on steroids however I understand that it is necessary for their competition and they know (most) what they are getting themselves into. For me, someone who is looking to be healthy and stay in shape for the rest of my life, it is not worth the risk. This photo was taken yesterday - lean & natural af!