Anabolic Steroids In Sports

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The use of anabolic steroids in the sport has had its positive impact on athlete’s performance and the sport itself, especially its impact on raising both levels of performance and competition in sporting events. Anabolic steroids and PEDS are sold to athletes to allow them look, perform and feel better after heavy workouts. Probably there is no athlete a live at any level that has bot considered using steroids at least in some point of their career. Furthermore, any normal person when they workout, they are going to break down their muscles and it usually takes about 48 hours in between workouts for your muscles to repair themselves which is called muscle recovery. While anabolic steroids speed up this process, so rather than taking 48 hours it may take 24 hours or less. Therefore, un-natural athletes are able to workout more frequently, longer more intensely and then recover faster so they can workout again.…show more content…
During the seventies, the East Germans had a phenomenal record in the pool competitions, but it was not until about 20 years later when it was finally emerged that they had a drug program in place. By the end of 1970s, steroids infected other sports in many countries, one of the famous cases was Ben Johnson who did two things, he got his gold medal taken away for doping anabolic steroids, second, he ran the fastest 100 meters that have ever been recorded in world’s history (during that time). Thus, he showed the world that steroids were really effective drugs, because when he came back to competition without steroids two years later, the headlines were “Ben Johnson is back… and he’s
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