Archives for June2014

Steroids?: 6 months after a heart attack, Dan ‘Nitro’ Clark returns with his Gladiator Rock’n Run adventure race

Dan Clark helps set up the

The heart attack was six months ago. But Dan Clark still wears the plastic hospital bracelet on his wrist.

“It’s tattered and frayed,” he said. “But it reminds me to be grateful that I’m alive.”

Clark was a San Jose State football defensive lineman in the mid-1980s who later carved out a pop-culture niche as the cocky, Spandex-clad character “Nitro” on the American Gladiators TV series.… Continue Reading...

Forrest Griffin talks about TRT candidly

” . . . . there’s a chance (you can) enlarge your heart, enlarge your prostate, lose your prostate, not be able to (perform sexually) after 50. So I took that into advisement in doing that. But to me, being a better fighter was worth it. It was worth even shortening your lifespan to be good at something.”

The Testosterone Replacement Therapy era will live on in infamy in the history of mixed martial arts.… Continue Reading...

Senators Urge Colleagues to Support Anabolic Steroids Legislation

WASHINGTON—Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Monday urged their colleagues to co-sponsor legislation that empowers the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to prohibit illegal anabolic steroids that pose as dietary supplements.

 In a one-page letter, the senators pointed out the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2014 would place 27 designer anabolic steroids on the list of controlled substances and authorize DEA to temporarily schedule new designer steroids on the same list.… Continue Reading...

25 POWERFUL REASONS TO EAT BANANAS

You’ll never look at a banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet. Bananas combat depression, make you smarter, cure hangovers, relieve morning sickness, protect against kidney cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and blindness. They can cure the itch of a mosquito bite and put a great shine on your shoes. Continue Reading...

Queensland tops nation for steroid arrests

Steroid arrest facts.

Queensland continues to lead the nation in steroid arrests as young men bulk up with drugs purchased through foreign websites.

Over the past decade the state has accounted for the highest proportion of national steroid arrests, according to the Australian Crime Commission’s latest Illicit Drug Data Report.

Nearly 60 per cent of all steroid arrests in Australia in 2012-13 were made in Queensland, the report shows.… Continue Reading...

Chocolate Milk: Gain a performance edge

According to new research, grabbing chocolate milk after a hard swim could give swimmers a performance edge. Researchers at Indiana University found that when trained swimmers recovered with lowfat chocolate milk after an exhaustive swim, they swam faster in time trials later that same day.

  • On average, swimmers shaved off 2.1 seconds per 200 yard swim, and 0.5 seconds per 75 yard sprint after drinking chocolate milk, compared to when they recovered with a traditional carbohydrate sports drink or calorie-free beverage.
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Meth-contaminated supplements? Really?

Video: Meth Analogues a New Trend in Supplement Adulteration

NSF International’s general manager, Lisa Thomas said NSF is finding methamphetamine analogues in illegal products that label themselves as dietary supplements. Thomas, general manager of NSF International’s dietary supplement programs, noted this alarming trend at the annual conference of the Collegiate and Professionals Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) in May.

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Charges: SWAT Cop Pimped Wife, Stole Ammunition And Peddled Steroids

A veteran King County Sheriff’s deputy is behind bars after an investigation found that he had pimped his wife, stolen equipment from the county gun range and pedaled steroids.

Darrion Holiwell, 49, was charged in King County Superior Court on Thursday. Holiwell is a 19-year veteran of the department and the chief firearms instructor for the sheriff’s office.… Continue Reading...

Just How Dangerous Are Energy Drinks?

After a day of sipping energy drinks on the beach in Rocky Point, Mexico, 16-year-old Lanna Hamann went into cardiac arrest and died on June 14.

While the cause of Hamann’s death is still unknown, the potential dangers of caffeinated energy drinks like Red Bull, Monster and Rock Star have public health advocates worried — and for good reason.… Continue Reading...

The Rock says steroids don’t work! Oh really?

Outside of experimenting with steroids as a young college footballer, The Rock denied more recent PED usage to The Hollywood Reporter. He may very well be clean, but it’s hard to buy that he doesn’t use them because they are ineffective.

By   @glasgowkjh on Jun 19 2014, 7:28p

The in-depth feature about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the latest issue ofThe Hollywood Reporter magazine fittingly raised my eyebrow.… Continue Reading...