September 26, 2022
‘Bigorexia’ Has Young Men Doing Dangerous Things for Muscle
Muscle dysmorphia—a psychological disorder marked by an obsessive desire for a jacked physique—is on the rise. Social media is exacerbating the problem, but it may also offer new solutions. BY PETER FLAXPUBLISHED: SEP 19, 2022 https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a41133394/bigorexia-muscle-dysmorphia-special-report/ AS STRANGE AS IT SOUNDS, Diego Mercado’s journey toward a crisis began at a movie theater in the Bronx when he […]
September 9, 2022
Dietary supplement retailer sentenced for performance enhancing drugs
Albuquerque supplements retailer sentenced for performance enhancing drugs 08-Sep-2022 By Asia Sherman The Department of Justice has sentenced the owner of Albuquerque-based Allstar Nutrition to three years’ probation for selling misbranded performance enhancing drugs. HTTPS://WWW.NUTRAINGREDIENTS-USA.COM/ARTICLE/2022/09/08/ALBUQUERQUE-SUPPLEMENTS-RETAILER-SENTENCED-FOR-PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING-DRUGS
July 18, 2022
Fake anabolic androgenic steroids on the black market. Are they legit?
BMC Public Health . 2022 Jul 17;22(1):1371. doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-13734-4. Fake anabolic androgenic steroids on the black market – a systematic review and meta-analysis on qualitative and quantitative analytical results found within the literature Raphael Magnolini 1 2, Luis Falcato 3, Alessio Cremonesi 4, Dominique Schori 5, Philip Bruggmann 3 6Affiliations expand PMID: 35842594DOI: 10.1186/s12889-022-13734-4 Abstract Objective: Supraphysiologic doses of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) are widely used to improve body image and sport […]
June 10, 2022
Reds open GABP to youth during PLAY event
Will Aldrich@WillAldrich_Share CINCINNATI — It’s not every day that you have the opportunity to walk the same outfield grass as some of your favorite big leaguers, but several local Cincinnatians had that chance on Tuesday. The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) and their PLAY campaign (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth), in partnership with the […]
Royals happy to help kids PLAY at The K
Anne Rogers@anne__rogersShare KANSAS CITY — The smiles on all the faces of kids running across the outfield grass at Kauffman Stadium said everything one needs to know about the event the Royals’ held for area youth on Thursday afternoon. The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) and their PLAY campaign (Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth), […]
April 18, 2022
Why is steroid use rising among male bodybuilders?
The risks associated with taking anabolic steroids are extensive and well-documented, ranging from infertility and erectile dysfunction to addiction and baldness, according to the NHS website. But despite these stark warnings, there are still more than one million, predominantly male, steroid users in the UK, according to the UK Anti-Doping agency (UKAD). Academic Josh Torrance has spent years researching […]
March 10, 2022
What Is ‘Bigorexia’?
A social media diet of perfect bodies is spurring some teenage boys to form muscle dysmorphia. By Alex Hawgood Published March 5, 2022Updated March 9, 2022 Like many high school athletes, Bobby, 16, a junior from Long Island, has spent years whipping his body into shape through protein diets and workouts. Between rounds of Fortnite and homework, Bobby goes […]
February 8, 2022
Steroids are rampant among fitness influencers, trainers and bodybuilders say.
Most use in secret, claiming their gains come from workouts and diet plans. Lindsay Dodgson and Rachel Hosie Feb 3, 2022, 8:10 AM Trainers who’ve worked with fitness influencers say at least half take steroids. Few disclose it.Some are making money on workout and diet plans, promising results they got from steroids.Experts say steroids can risk influencers’ health […]
January 26, 2022
STATEMENT BY DON HOOTON,
FOUNDER, TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION RE: BARRY BONDS, ROGER CLEMENS DENIED ENTRY TO HALL OF FAME McKinney, Texas (Wednesday, January 26, 2022) – As the father of a young high-school athlete who took his own life due to the effects of anabolic steroids and as someone who, for the last 17 years, has crisscrossed the country to […]
January 20, 2022
Delta – 9 THC (Operation Supplement Safety)
The 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp as a controlled substance. However, hemp and CBD products—including those that contain delta-8-THC—are still prohibited for use by Military Service Members. For more information about products containing delta-8-THC, download a PDF of the handout below. INFORMATION PROVIDED BY OPERATION SUPPLEMENT SAFETY https://www.opss.org/infographic/delta-8-thc