Should Athletes Use Steroids

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Athletes should not be allowed to use Steroids How would a professional athlete feel if another one won the Most Valuable Player award while using Anabolic Steroids or in other words cheating? Most likely not very good. Athletes using Performing-Enhancing Drugs (PEDS) has been a problem for over twenty years now in multiple sports. Professional Athletes intake of Anabolic Steroids is a reoccurring problem in every sport due to it being tremendously unhealthy, it’s illegal; also it gives players unfair advantages of others. Steroids are very unhealthy for multiple parts of the human body, many health issues can arise from the use of such a drug. Primarily, the users’ continuous use of the drug will deplete the body’s ability to produce testosterone…show more content…
Mr. J. Hirby of states: Many professional athletes take steroids illegally, which not only represent a potential felony convictions but may also result in permanent career damages. People take steroids because it helps them build muscle quickly and perform more effectively at top levels. However, they are considered cheating by many sports enthusiasts, and they are banned from use because no organization wants to lend its support to a practice that leads to severe health risks for the sake of improved athletic performance (Hirby). This quote stated above describes how it is in-fact cheating to use steroids in pro sports as believed by sport enthusiasts and many fans. The quote also draws bag to reason number two. Additionally, PEDS (Performing Enhancing Drugs) is cheating according to many of the different pro sports drug abuse policies (Beck). The use of Performing Enhancing Drugs in baseball specifically has been outlawed since the year on 1991 due to it being considered cheating by rule makers. Furthermore, Performing Enhancing Drugs make achieving success in sports all to easy. The athletes that put in the work in the weight room, practice, and eating healthy achieve greatness that way and not cheating by using PEDs (Beck). The athletes that actually work hard to be great is more honorable than a cheater. The ones that use steroids build muscle way easier and get “hulk” like strength easier and quicker than the traditional ways. Steroids or PEDs is illegal to use in all sports because if it being
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