Archives for January2011

HGH (Human Growth Hormone) becoming a preferred drug of abuse

We spend much of our time on this site focused on steroid abuse.  However, steroids aren’t the only dangerous drug that is being abused by those looking to grow their muscles.  Please take a look at some of the latest drug trends in bodybuilding.  And, just assume that this behavior will quickly move from the ranks of the body builders right into our high school weight rooms.… Continue Reading...

Steroids for sale on Amazon.com

The bodybuilding blogs are making fun of the fact that Dr. Don Catlin has proved thatContinue Reading...

Allegations connecting Lance Armstrong to PEDs are nothing new, but it doesn’t help his case when more keeps trickling in

More allegations that link cycling legend

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STATEMENT OF THE TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT SENATE CANDIDACY OF MRS. LINDA McMAHON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:          Rob Housman

                        Book Hill Partners

                        O) 202-289-3636; C) 202-486-5874

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STATEMENT OF THE TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT SENATE CANDIDACY OF MRS.Continue Reading...

Texas may eliminate steroid testing program

BY JIM VERTUNO

updated 3:35 p.m. ET Jan. 30, 2011


AUSTIN, Texas – When Texas began testing tens of thousands of high school athletes for steroids, the goal was to stop teens from taking dangerous performance-enhancing drugs. The death of a 17-year-old baseball player in a Dallas suburb had drawn national attention to the hazard.
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3 Good Reasons Not to use Steroids (Opinion)

The issue of performance enhancing drugs, or PEDs, is a hot-button topic for many sports fans. The common argument among those that favor allowing PEDs in sports is the notion that if everyone is doing it, then it is not an advantage. The arguments against PEDS are a bit more practical as they run the gambit from preserving the integrity of the history of sports to setting a dangerous example for children.Continue Reading...

Steroid use leads to infertility

We get attacked on a regular basis about our contention that anabolic steroids are dangerous.  (These attacks can be vicious and are almost always sent to us anonymously.)

Here is one more scientist speaking to one of the many dangers of using these drugs.

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Anabolic steroids making musclemen infertile, say doctors

Bodybuilders destroying their chance of becoming fathers in their quest to bulk up, specialists report

Growing numbers of men are becoming infertile because they take anabolic steroids in their quest for a muscular body, doctors have warned.

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High usage rates in Scotland lead to special steroid treatment clinics

Steroid usage has gotten so prevalent in the UK that special clinics are opening to support the users.  They are evaluating the special training requirements that their workers need to handle these drug abusers.

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MOVE FOLLOWS HEALTH WORKERS NOTICING INCREASE IN BODY-ENHANCING DRUGS


BY NICHOLA RUTHERFORD


Published: 26/01/2011


A clinic for steroid users is to open in the Highlands after drug workers spotted an increase in the number of people using the performance-enhancing drugs.

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Steroid Chronicles: The Kirk Vinchattle Story

Writer Jim Evans is running a series on the true life story of steroid user Kirk Vinchattle.   I encourage you all to follow this multi-day story that is unfolding on Jim’s blog.

Today he is running Part VI of the series – you can find the other ones easily:  http://www.examiner.com/natural-bodybuilding-in-national/steroid-chronicles-the-kirk-vinchattle-story-part-vii

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THF Presents at Arlington ISD

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At age 16, Taylor Hooton was 6 feet 2 inches, 180 pounds and muscular but wanted more. He wanted bigger, better. So he used steroids, unaware of the steroid-induced depression he could experience as one of a number of side effects. That depression led to his suicide.

This is the opening punch Don Hooton threw at students at Shackelford Junior High on Jan.

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