Archives for December2011

Taylor Hooton

An Athlete’s Dangerous Experiment

PLANO, Tex., Nov. 25 - After recording one save last season, Taylor Hooton expected to join the starting rotation next spring for the baseball team at Plano West Senior High School.

“You could count on the kid to throw strikes,” said Billy Ajello, Taylor’s best friend and a catcher at Plano West, which is located amid the affluent sprawl north of Dallas.… Continue Reading...

Wes Gould

FORMER doorman Wes Gould used steroids for four years to bulk up for his job.

Then he suffered a series of health problems which convinced him to ditch the drugs.

Wes, 43, who now owns a shop-lets firm in Norwich, says: “I left the Army in 1994 and started as a doorman at clubs and pubs around Stoke-on-Trent.… Continue Reading...

Tina Plakinger

“Kicking steroids was the hardest thing I've ever done in my life”

By Tina Plakinger, Former Female Bodybuilder,
Muscle & Fitness, magazine article.

Kicking steroids was the hardest thing I've ever done in my life. You go through terrible withdrawal. It takes six months to a year to completely get them out of your system.… Continue Reading...

Stephen Pratt

YOUNGSTERS are being warned of the dangers of anabolic steroids by a former fitness fanatic who developed heart problems.

Stephen Pratt was just 18 when he started taking the drugs to improve his physique, and his weight soon leapt from 10 st 7lbs to 13st 7lbs.

He stopped taking steroids in January, but was rushed to hospital in May because his resting heart rate was 150 beats per minute - when it should be 60 to 80.… Continue Reading...

Patrick Hall

Patrick hall was a good looking kid, extermely popular, and a very talented athlete. But that was not enough. In 2004, Patrick started using Anabolic steroids. That use led to abuse and eventually a full blown addicton that nearly cost him everything. Steroids, and the need to always be bigger and more ripped consumed his every waking thought.… Continue Reading...

Matthew Swordy

A POPULAR student with a "hidden" heart condition collapsed and died after taking anabolic steroids in a bid to "bulk-up", an inquest heard.

Matthew Swordy, from Oaky Balks in Alnwick, Northumberland, was unaware that he was living with the rare heart problem Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) when he began injecting steroids to supplement his bodybuilding regime.… Continue Reading...

Matthew Dear

Matthew was born in 1991 at Rochford hospital. Matthew attended St Helens R. C Primary School and then went on to St Thomas More High School For Boys. He finished off his education at the South East Essex College. Matthew worked part time for Royal Mail. Matthew’s interests were keeping fit and with passing his driving test after four months his new hobby of restoring an old Mercedes car he had bought, taxed, MOT, and insured all by himself.… Continue Reading...

Eddie “the Bull” Gantner

Ed "The Bull" Gantner, 30

As a young teenager, Ed Gantner was a bit on the small side. But that would all change once he discovered weightlifting and anabolic steroids. By the time he graduated high school and moved on to professional football, he had built his 6'4" frame into a 300-pound hulk.… Continue Reading...

Dale Burns

A HULKING bodybuilder addicted to steroids has died after police shot him with a 50,000-volt Taser.

Muscleman Dale Burns, 27, was zapped with the stun gun as he rampaged around his flat smashing it up.

Pals claimed he was Tasered 3 times as eight officers struggled to subdue him.

Police called in by terrified neighbours also used pepper spray before finally handcuffing the raging bouncer.… Continue Reading...

Chris Benoit

Chris Benoit Had Steroids, Other Drugs In His System At Time Of Murder-Suicide

Toxicology reports in the Chris Benoit murder-suicide case indicate that the former WWE champion had steroids and other drugs in his body at the time of the incident, according to the chief medical investigator at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.… Continue Reading...