Hoot’s Corner

Two men jailed for ‘cooking’ steroids and selling them on Internet

David Anthony Smith and David Martin Pierce

Two men who imported raw materials from Pakistan in order to “cook” their own steroids and sell them through a website have been jailed,

David Anthony Smith and David Martin Pierce each received 15 months at Mold Crown Court.

Smith, 26, of Mancot Way in Mancot, and Pierce, 25, of Bryn Garmon Cottages, Gwernaffield near Mold, both admitted conspiring to produce and supply steroids, a class C drug.… Continue Reading…

High School football coach, accused of steroid possession, applies for probation

Former Sayreville War Memorial High School assistant football coach Charles Garcia — charged with steroid possession in a motor vehicle stop just before a hazing scandal shut down the school’s football program for the year — has applied for a pre-trial intervention program.

Garcia, who resigned his post at Sayreville three weeks ago, has been charged with possession of steroids and possession of paraphernalia, a disorderly persons offense.… Continue Reading…

The tragedy of Jose Canseco: shoots self in hand

Jose Canseco's gun accident perhaps symbolizes just how far he’s fallen from his onetime hero status for many baseball fans.

It’s long been said that former major league slugger Jose Canseco, while on his way to the Hall of Fame, shot himself in the foot, or worse, with his seemingly habitual use of steroids.

Now, sadly, it can also be said that Canseco literally shot himself in a hand, apparently blowing off the middle finger of his left hand, in a shooting accident Tuesday at his Las Vegas home.… Continue Reading…

University athletes must waive privacy to play

Canadian university students who want to play sports such as football and hockey will be required this fall to waive their right to privacy if their names are uncovered by law enforcement authorities during drug busts.

Under the current legal landscape, when law enforcement staff seize steroids and other banned substances that are being smuggled into Canada at border points or through the mail, the Canada Border Services Agency is typically not allowed to disclose information to the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport about who has ordered the drugs because of privacy legislation.… Continue Reading…

Are low testosterone meds dangerous?

Are low testosterone meds dangerous?

Short, Sweet and to the point:

“I have low testosterone.  There, I said it”

An admission from many men who are concerned about their sex drive.

Many men who are dealing with low testosterone take medications…But the effects could be dangerous.

Federal health experts say low-T medications are over-prescribed and could lead to serious heart problems.… Continue Reading…

THF conducted our program at Middlesex High School

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Assembly speaker describes APEDs risks

During Tuesday’s assembly, Middlesex students and faculty heard from Brian Parker of the Taylor Hooton Foundation about the dangers of appearance and performance enhancing drugs.  The Taylor Hooton Foundation was started by the Hooton family in memory of young Taylor Hooton, who tragically took his own life in the wake of anabolic steroid use.  … Continue Reading…

Life is Rich for natural bodybuilder who says no to drugs or steroids

With the right diet and training regime you could have a naturally sculpted body like Richard Robinson.

“People want to be fit and look good and they don’t have to pump themselves full of drugs to do that,” Rich said. “I’ve got an invite to the worlds. I may do it, I may not, because I really want to get my professional card.

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Military exchange stores again pull fitness supplements

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MD2 Meltdown, found to contain DMBA

Exchange stores at military bases around the world again pulled fitness supplements from shelves earlier this month after concerns they contained a potentially dangerous and untested stimulant.

The recalls might be triggering déjà vu among troops.

Nearly three years ago, the same stores removed a variety of other supplements containing the previously obscure stimulant DMAA after reports of soldier deaths.… Continue Reading…

Four-year ban for drug cheats could be extended, confirms president of World Anti-Doping Agency

Four-year ban for drug cheats could be extended, confirms president of World Anti-Doping Agency

Justin Gatlin has twice been banned for doping

The new four-year ban for drugs cheats could be extended again if performance-enhancing substances can be proven to confer long-term benefits, the World Anti-Doping Agency president has confirmed.

In an exclusive interview with The Daily Telegraph, Sir Craig Reedie revealed that he would explore the possibility of even tougher penalties for athletes who fail dope tests should evidence of the effect of steroids on animals be duplicated in humans.

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Another personal trainer caught with steroids

Benjamin Sellers, 28, was also found in possession of 16 vials of liquid steroids, a zip-lock bag of testosterone pills and a number of boxes of steroid tablets after a police search on his Alfredton home in June. PICTURE: JEREMY BANNISTER

Benjamin Sellers, 28, was also found in possession of 16 vials of liquid steroids, a zip-lock bag of testosterone pills and a number of boxes of steroid tablets after a police search on his Alfredton home in June.

A BALLARAT personal trainer caught with numerous vials of human growth hormone used the substance to prepare for bodybuilding competitions, a court has heard.

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