Archives for May2013

Youth Athlete Sports Nutrition – Are You Fueled To Reach The Finish Line?

Youth athlete sports nutrition goes hand in hand with your improving skill level and desire to perform at a high level.  Your passion for the sport being at its maximum, you will want to do everything you can to get the best results.  Yes, every young athlete needs to fuel their body with the right foods to reach their full potential.  … Continue Reading...

Bodybuilders travel to Thailand on “steroid holidays”

An amateur bodybuilder has given an alarming insight into so-called steroid vacations, where eager athletes head to Thailand to buy supplements that are illegal in Australia.

All manner of performance-enhancing substances are legal in the country, and sell for a fraction of the cost of their black market equivalents in Australia.… Continue Reading...

Dramatic increase in steroid use in Australia

Queensland syringe exchange programs say they are seeing a dramatic increase in the number of clients using steroids, especially on the Gold Coast.

Statistics show steroid use is on the rise nationally, with the latest Australian Crime Commission (ACC) data showing the highest number of steroid seizures and arrests on record.… Continue Reading...

Lawyer blames murder on steroids

 

As I Lay Dying lead singer Tim Lambesis is set to appear in court Wednesday, weeks after allegedly hiring a hitman to kill his estranged wife. Lambesis’ lawyers are expected to lay out a “roid rage” defense, blaming the rocker’s steroid use to his alleged attempt to arrange the murder.

Thomas Warwick, the rocker’s lawyer, says Lambesis was mentally unstable when he asked an undercover detective to kill his wife and that the singer’s thoughts were “devastatingly affected” by the drugs.… Continue Reading...

Addiction to steroids in Ireland is increasing

Merchants Quay Ireland chief executive  Tony Geoghegan said  7 per cent of people attending needle exchange services in Dublin were using steroids, used to enhance performance and image. Photograph:  Mac Innes

Merchants Quay Ireland chief executive Tony Geoghegan said 7 per cent of people attending needle exchange services in Dublin were using steroids, used to enhance performance and image.

Addiction to steroid drugs in Ireland is increasing, though those who take them don’t identify themselves as drug users and are often in employment, the chief executive of Merchants Quay Ireland, Tony Geoghegan, said yesterday.… Continue Reading...

Davie Price, others educate Tampa Bay kids about healthy lifestyles

Rays ace David Price joined others to promote healthy living to kids at a clinic on Saturday at Tropicana Field.

ST. PETERSBURG — American League Cy Young Award winner David Price, along with the Rays’ head athletic trainer, Ron Porterfield, and members of his staff, Major League Baseball Charities, and Don Hooton, founder of the Taylor Hooton Foundation, played host to about 60 youngsters, ages 7 to 17, and their parents on Saturday morning at a free two-hour clinic at Tropicana Field.… Continue Reading...

Bodybuilders’ steroid use is like CEOs’ use aspirin and caffiene! (Really??)

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Tom Platz: former Mr. Universe

Rather than trying to discourage high school students from using illegal anabolic steroids, former Mr. Universe, Tom Platz, offers explanations and excuses on why these people (who are “predestined” to be bodybuilders) resort to using these drugs.  He equates steroid use in body building with the use of caffeine and aspirin by the CEOs of businesses!… Continue Reading...

Hitesh Patel

Cardiac arrest – 28 year old steroid user (bodybuilder)

In an age of instant gratification, few have the patience to slog it out for that perfect body. Many rely on supplements and steroids for instant results, without realising the health hazards.

The death of Hitesh Patel, 28, who suffered a cardiac arrest while at the wheel, may have come as a shock to his family, but it has also got the fitness experts in the city worried.

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Cardiac arrest – 28 year old steroid user (bodybuilder)

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In an age of instant gratification, few have the patience to slog it out for that perfect body. Many rely on supplements and steroids for instant results, without realising the health hazards.

The death of Hitesh Patel, 28, who suffered a cardiac arrest while at the wheel, may have come as a shock to his family, but it has also got the fitness experts in the city worried.

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Criminal law will be used to stop steroid use in horse racing

Elik, right, and Ryan Moore, on their way to winning the Height of Fashion Stakes at Goodwood. Picture: PA

Elik, right, and Ryan Moore, on their way to winning the Height of Fashion Stakes at Goodwood

Giving anabolic steroids to horses will become a criminal offence in the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who also owns the Godolphin stables where 18 horses have failed tests for the drugs this year, said yesterday.… Continue Reading...