Steroids (Anabolic) Blog Posts

Tour de France

Dopers’ Downfall May Be Cycling’s Salvation—Tour de France 2015: End of an Era

July 09, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Athletic competition is about using your own strength and skill, period. But when nearly everyone is cheating…what’s an athlete to do? Read More »

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A man with big muscles holding performance-enhancing drug in his hand.

Crossing the Line: Athletes Risk Their Health When Using Performance-Enhancing Drugs

December 11, 2014  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Abusing drugs to overcome pain or inflate athletic abilities gives athletes an unfair advantage. Read More »

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Olympic Skier

Like an Olympian: What Makes a Person Successful?

February 12, 2014  /  Sara Bellum

This week, the world is watching as athletes from around the globe compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The measure of success for Olympians is very clear: They must be the best athlete in their sport. They must move the fastest, go the farthest, or score the most points. Read More »

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Alex Rodriguez

Baseball’s Steroid Problem: Why Won’t It End?

August 07, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

On Monday, the news broke that New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will be suspended for 211 games for using performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). He is appealing, but as it stands, this is the longest non-lifetime suspension in baseball to date. Read More »

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Tyson Gay

Olympians and Steroids

July 24, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

The lure of Olympic Gold is strong among amateur athletes all over the world. People toil from childhood for the chance to stand atop the podium and hear their national anthem playing in their honor. Read More »

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