Healthy Training

Orioles host PLAY campaign event

Orioles host PLAY campaign event

BALTIMORE — As about 70 kids took their seats near the third-base line at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Tuesday morning, Donald Hooton, Jr. stood in front of them wearing a blue T-shirt that read “ALL ME. PED FREE.” 

The president of the Taylor Hooton Foundation, which educates children about the dangers of anabolic steroids, warned the youngsters about the dangers of those banned substances before the kids hit the field for a workout.

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Bigorexia: Body dysmorphia driving increased usage of anabolic steroids

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In the past decade or so, doctors have started to see men who are so hung up on beefing up their bodies that it becomes an obsession.

Some of them even end up with liver or kidney damage after overdosing on anabolic steroids in their frenzy to become Mr Muscle Man.… Continue Reading...

York gym instructor, 34, died after injecting steroids

New Earswick Folk Hall, where the inquest was held

New Earswick Folk Hall, where the inquest was held

A man died suddenly in York when an infection caught from injecting steroids took hold in his heart, an inquest has heard.

Andrew Johnson, an instructor at the city’s Fitness First, was just 34 when he died in February last year.

It emerged at his inquest that his sudden death was most likely caused by a virulent infection picked up from injecting steroids, even though Mr Johnson was “fastidious” about hygiene and took great care to use sterile and safe equipment.… Continue Reading...

Youth baseball coach charged with smuggling steroids

CBSA officials have seized over 5,600 vials of steroids as part of the Project Juice investigation.

CBSA officials have seized over 5,600 vials of steroids as part of the Project Juice investigation

A Victoria baseball coach is among four B.C. men who have been charged with trafficking and producing steroids.

Gautam Mohan Srivastava, of Saanich, B.C. was the general manager of Victoria High Performance Eagles and coached a team of 18 and older seasonally for at least three years.… Continue Reading...

Prison worker illegally dealing in anabolic steroids given suspended jail sentence

Guy Spencer caught with drugs

A prison service employee was caught illegally dealing in anabolic steroids and offering to supply cannabis, a court heard.

Police officers founds a stash of hundreds of various steroid tablets, worth £2,350, when they raided Guy Spencer’s home in Bayliss Close, in Quorn, last November.

They also seized about £65 worth of cannabis as well as £945 in cash – which was confiscated by the court.… Continue Reading...

Should High School Athletes Take Supplements?

By Tavis Piatolly, MS, RD

John is a 15-year-old football player who is constantly tired and lacks the drive and energy needed to perform at the highest level. He’s also not getting enough rest and the quality of his diet has been inconsistent, as well as the times of day he chooses to eat. … Continue Reading...

Podcast: Talking nutrition with Lance Berkman

Podcast Notes:

  1. His dietary habits when he first entered the league
  2. His highest playing weight vs. where he is today
  3. His body transformation and work with trainer Ben Fairchild and how this improved his performance.
  4. Some the challenges you face nutritionally with a long season and does his weight fluctuate during the season
  5. How does he manage to eat healthy when traveling from city to city
  6. The types of food available in the clubhouse for players and do some ballparks have healthier options than others
  7. Does he get hungry during a game, especially one that may go into extra innings?
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Increase in youth steroid deaths in Domincan Republic


By Julio Reyes,  Washington, DC.

The Dominican Republic has become a nation that does not care about plight of some young people who are recruited by so-called independent coaches.  Baseball and fatalities are increasing every day in some cases called programs they operate, where young people fall dead from a heart attack or cardiac arrest taking his life in an explosive no time to anything, not the executive branch headed by His Excellency Constitutional President of the Republic Danilo Medina, has ordered a thorough investigation, or much less the Attorney General Francisco Dominguez Brito presiding, has taken the initiative although it is an open secret in the community that the deaths of these young people have been produced by excessive consumption of steroids.… 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...

31 inch biceps – what steroids?

What steroids? Egyptian ‘Popeye’ defends his natural 31-inch biceps which he says are the result of hard work, protein and water

  •  ‘Big Mo’ eats 7lbs of protein every day and drinks three gallons of water
  •   Egyptian bodybuilder can lift 600lbs
  •   Determined to prove he does not use artificial means

Don’t tell Popeye.

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