Hoot’s Corner

MotoGP Rider Handed 18-Month Competition Ban For Allegedly Accidental Steroid Use

Aprilia rider and one-time MotoGP race victor Andrea Iannone has been banned from the sport for 18 months following a positive test for steroid use at last November’s Malaysian Grand Prix. The ban will be enforced from December 17th, 2019 through June of 2021, meaning the Italian will miss all 2020 rounds (whenever the season does eventually re-start) as well as the first part of next season.… Continue Reading...

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACHES SOCIETY STEPS UP TO PARTNER WITH HOOTON FOUNDATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

  

PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACHES SOCIETY STEPS UP TO PARTNER WITH HOOTON FOUNDATION

PBSCCS WILL ENDORSE AND FINANCIALLY SUPPORT THF’s EDUCATION

MISSION WITH SPONSORSHIP OF “ALL ME®” T-SHIRTS           

 

McKinney, Texas (Thursday, February 20, 2020) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today its continued national partnership with the Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning Society (PBSCCS) which will endorse—as well as financially support—the Foundation’s mission of enlightening people to the truth about Appearance and Performance Enhancing Substances.  

“It is tremendously gratifying to know the Foundation and its education efforts have the full support of these outstanding strength and conditioning coaches who are at the highest level of professional sports,” said Taylor Hooton Foundation President Donald Hooton.… Continue Reading...

Sheriff’s Office suspends 8 deputies for using, selling steroids

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office opens an investigation and suspends eight of its deputies following reports of employees using, distributing and selling steroids. Those involved are with the detention bureau, the sheriff’s office says. This includes two corporals.

The sheriff’s office identifies the detention deputies involved as a 27-year-old man, employed with the department for four years, a 28-year-old man, employed with the department for four-and-one-half years, a 40-year-old man, with the department for 16 years, a 27-year-old man, with the department for six-and-one-half years, a 29-year-old man, with the department for three years, a 46-year-old man, employed with the department for 15 years, a 28-year-old man, with the department for 3 years and a 25-year-old woman, with the department for three years.… Continue Reading...

Man dies of massive heart attack after consuming 4 energy drinks per day

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Mothers know best. So why don’t we always listen to our moms when they advise us on certain things?

When Shani Clarke saw her 35-year-old son, Michael Clarke, cleaning out his truck she mentioned his large collection of energy drinks, but he shrugged her off and that was the end of their conversation.… Continue Reading...

ABH NATURE’S PRODUCTS, INC, ABH PHARMA, INC., and STOCKNUTRA.COM, INC. Issues Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Dietary Supplement Products

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EDGEWOOD, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This is to inform you that ABH NATURE’S PRODUCTS, INC, ABH PHARMA, INC., and STOCKNUTRA.COM, INC. (the “COMPANIES”) is conducting a nationwide recall of ALL lots of its dietary supplement products pursuant to a Consent Decree entered by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.… Continue Reading...

DEA warns young adults have easy access to steroids on social media

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The DEA is warning how easy it is for teens and young adults to buy illegal steroids from sites like YouTube, Facebook and even Instagram.

Having a drug dealer at the tip of your fingers.

Dante Sorianello of the DEA said, “Sure! They are out there, and we aggressively have units that pay attention to those type of steroids, they are dangerous.”

After some simple searches for steroids, we found a number of YouTube videos that showed either who to call to buy steroids, complete with a Whatsapp contact number, or how to use them, while Facebook is known to have programs devoted to policing other social ills such as cocaine, or heroin use, the selling of illegal steroids has been able to stay off their radar.… Continue Reading...

SARMS: WHAT’S THE HARM?

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SARMs” have emerged as a new class of appearance- and performance-enhancing substances. Before you consider using one, learn the facts here.

What are SARMs?

SARMs—short for “selective androgen receptor modulators”—are synthetic drugs designed to have effects similar to those of testosterone. SARMs are still in the research and testing stages for various medical conditions but have not been approved yet for any other use.… Continue Reading...

Steroids, suicide and stigma: The dangers of doping

Steroids and suicide.

Reporter JO MCKENZIE-MCLEAN lost her brother to suicide after he went ‘cold turkey’ off anabolic steroids. She revisits his story 20 years after his death.

A baggy-jeaned skateboarder hikes up his pants before pushing off a ramp. It’s night and an orange glow from the streetlights illuminates the dark Invercargill skate park where he attempts an ollie.

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CAFFEINE FOR PERFORMANCE

 

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Caffeine is the most widely-used stimulant in the world. It’s found in coffee, tea, soda, energy drinks, and energy shots, as well as some sports gels, dietary supplements, over-the-counter medications, and combat ration items (pudding, gum, and mints). In moderate doses, caffeine can boost both physical and mental performance. As with other stimulants, though, too much caffeine can have negative consequences, so it’s important to be aware of how much caffeine you’re consuming, and use it appropriately and strategically.

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THF Issues Statement re: WADA Decision on Russia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

 

STATEMENT BY DONALD HOOTON JR.

President, Taylor Hooton Foundation

RE: The WADA Executive Committee’s Decision on Russia

 

“The Taylor Hooton Foundation (THF) stands with the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and supports its stance that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) should have enforced a blanket ban to include all Russian athletes.… Continue Reading...