Steroids

The Temptation of Testosterone

Robert Ince | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Robert Ince

There's something peculiar happening in gyms these days; a new archetype of man flexing and posturing in increasing numbers. Problem is, he doesn't quite look natural, less so normal. It's almost a parody of masculinity - a male drag as it were, a more pronounced and inflated body (literally)

The Trial of Alex Rodriguez

Matt Clough | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Matt Clough

In the event that Rodriguez is ordered to serve his ban, despite Cashman's assurance of his pivotal role in the organisation, it's hard to imagine the Yankees losing much sleep over it.

Female Bodybuilder's Steroid Habit Made Her Grow A Penis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It sounds like every woman's nightmare, and is not going to help the cause of getting more women to lift weights, but Candice Armstrong's obsession wi...

HIV Warning For Men Who Use Injectable Steriods

PA | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

One in 10 men who inject themselves with anabolic steroids or tanning drugs have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C, according to a study...

Gay Tested Positive For Banned Steroid

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Sport

Tyson Gay tested positive for a banned steroid, it has emerged. American sprinter Gay confirmed last month he had failed a doping test but the subs...

And You Thought Meatless Monday Was Just for Hippies

Patrick Drake | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Patrick Drake

Global warming isn't the fictional bogey man many once thought it to be and its effects go way beyond marooning polar bears on melting icebergs. The methane (noisily) produced by livestock is 20 times more deleterious as a greenhouse gas than C02, which makes meat production the second most damaging source of greenhouse gases in the world.

Drugs in Sport, Part II: Why Do We Care?

Marek Doyle | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Sport
Marek Doyle

I play devil's advocate here only to drive home the point: we need biological manipulation to make sport a spectacle. In fact, I will rephrase that: sport IS biological manipulation. The more pertinent question is to what extent is biological manipulation fair? And can we justify accepting certain forms but not others?

Drugs in Sport, Part I: The Inconvenient Truth

Marek Doyle | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Sport
Marek Doyle

Regardless of what you have heard since Lance Armstrong staged his confession on Oprah, drugs are everywhere in sport. And regardless of where you stand, they're not going anywhere. And there's a good reason they're not going anywhere either: drugs work and they work very well.

The Rising Tide of Men Suffering Body Imagine Anxiety

Rosi Prescott | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rosi Prescott

For countless years the female of the species has been under enormous pressure about her appearance, and the struggle only appears to have got worse in recent years. It appears that the contagion of body image insecurity that has historically afflicted women is beginning to infect men. Last year Central YMCA collaborated with the Centre for Appearance Research and the Succeed Foundation to undertake a major piece of research to better understand men's attitudes to their appearance.

New arrest in steroids case - Washington Post (blog):

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