?>
 

 
 
 
    Steroid profiles
    Anadrol
    Anavar
    Andriol
    Arimidex
    Clenbuterol
    Clomid
    Cytomel
    Deca-Durabolin
    Dianabol
    Durabolin
    Ephedrine
    EPO / Erythropoietin
    Equipoise
    Femara
    Halotestin
    HCG
    Human Growth Hormone
    Insulin
    Lasix
    Masteron
    Nolvadex / Tamoxifen
    Omnadren 250
    Primobolan Depot
    Primobolan tabs
    Proviron
    Sustanon
    Testosterone cypionate
    Testosterone enanthate
    Testosterone propionate
    Testosterone suspension
    Trenbolone Acetate
    Winstrol

   Steroid articles
 Safe steroids
 The new form of drug abuse
 Save or savage?
 Fast Weight Loss Diet
 Hair Loss Product
 Hair Loss
 Short cycles / good gains - less sides
 Blood testing / a necessity in AAS usage
 Solid Cycles for Different Goals
 Nolvadex vs. Clomid for PCT
 Insulin

   Menu
    STEROID PROFILES
    Steroid discussions
    Chemistry in anabolics
    General anabolic discussion
    Discussion about training
    Discussion about other sports
    Disclaimer
    Search

   Supplements profiles
Syntrax Syntra EC
Universal Amino 1000
VPX Muscle Nitrous
Universal Animal Pak
Muscletech LEUKIC Hardcore
Premium NO-CRE-X3
Gaspari MyoFusion
Cytosport Joint Matrix
Inner Armour Creatine
Universal Tribulus Pro
San Shredded
Dymatize Super Multi
Universal Animal Test
NOW Phosphatidyl Serine
NOW ADAM™ Superior Men's Multiple Vitamin
NOW Tru Hoodia Complex
Universal Glutamine Powder
VPX Fiberteq
Optimum Superior Amino 2222 Capsules
Syntrax GLUFM
Nutrex Lipo 6 Pro-Natural
Optimum Complete Diet Boost
Gaspari PlasmaJet
BSN True Mass
Dymatize GABA


   What is going on?

There are 39 guests on-line




  The new form of drug abuse


Once upon a time bodybuilding was about lifting weights, good nutrition, and attaining good muscular symetry and form. Nowadays it's just another form of drug abuse.

The Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine has a new article highlighting prescription drug abuse among gym users (see PDF).

Anabolic steroids are a class of hormones that promote muscle and bone growth. The drugs have androgenic and anabolic effects and are self-administered via intramuscular injection.

John Grimek
Mr Universe (1948)


Ronnie Coleman (2005)
The following points outline just how dangerous recreational bodybuilding has become:

* Despite being a controlled drug, current estimates indicate there are as many 3 million steroid users in the USA.
* In the UK most steroid users are non-competitive recreational bodybuilders using the drugs for cosmetic purposes.
* In the USA nearly four out of five users are non-athletes who take these drugs with the sole intention of improving physical appearance.
* An 89% majority of users obtain drugs from aberrant sources, with more than 50% admitting to the use of drugs manufactured in back-street laboratories.
* Nearly 100% of steroid users experience subjective side effects.

Gym or Pharmacy?
A new survey of 200 UK gym users found significant increase in drug use. The following drugs were being used (the percentage indicates the proportion of people surveyed who were actively using the drug):

* diuretics (10%)
* thyroxine (10%)
* insulin (14%)
* clenbuterol (21%)
* tamoxifen (22%)
* human chorionic gonadotrophin (11%)
* growth hormone (24%)
* ephedrine (44%)

Tamoxifen is a prescription drug used for treating breast cancer. Male bodybuilders are using the drug in an attempt to reverse or prevent breast development.

Bigorexics
The lead researcher called the bodybuilders 'bigorexics'

"Sufferers of negative or heightened body image issues will go to extremes to meet their desired goals and doctors need to be more aware of the efforts 'bigorexics' will go to." (via bbc)

Bigorexia has also been called The Adonis Complex. Eating disorder site ANRED even includes information on bigorexia - calling it muscle dysmorphic disorder.

The Pressure to Conform
I once thought bodybuilding was about health and vitality. It seems more like a body image obsession combined with a cocktail of drugs. From a male perspective - the pressure is strong. The bulked and ripped male physiques that grace the magazine covers always catch my eye.

I walk away feeling slightly more scrawnier and just a bit more flabbier.


źródło: diet-blog.com

 


(c) 2001-2009 www.silownia.net