Will Testing Keep Athletes off Steroids?

If you are an athlete, the best way to make sure you are not disqualified from the competition you’ve worked so hard getting ready for is to stay away from all questionable substances and performance-enhancing drugs.  Continue reading “Will Testing Keep Athletes off Steroids?” »

The Dangers of Steroid Use

Steroids are synthetic components designed to raise testosterone levels, muscle mass, and body strength. They also help muscles recover more quickly after a workout, which is why they’re appealing to athletes.

Though sometimes used to treat medical conditions, steroids are not approved for boosting athletic performance. Most sports leagues have banned their use — and for good reason.

There are many physical and psychological effects of steroid use that every athlete should know.

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