Are all claims made by the media and government accurate and reliable in regards to steroids?
The truth will be unraveled and discovered as to what steroids can do for one individual.
Competitively, steroids give you a significant advantage and edge. You can take your desire “to the next level” and achieve physical results that are not naturally obtainable.
The primary function of anabolic steroids is to retain as much protein as possible, which is the building block of muscle growth and recovery.
Naturally, it takes roughly 48 hours for a muscle tissue to recuperate. With the addition of steroids, that process takes hours, which is quite astounding.
Since an individual who is taking steroids becomes considerably stronger, they are able to train at a much higher intensity, more frequency and will not fatigue. Most natural athletes will over train and their body will start to break down, which will result in injury.
Will you get big and strong if you take steroids? No!
You will still need to perform vigorous physical activity and eat foods with the necessary nutrients to allow your body to grow.
Wow, if I take some steroids I am going to have an amazing body and be really good at sport and getting the girls! Let’s look at why this may not be the smartest philosophy.
In order for a system to balance, there needs to be as much positives as there are negatives. In the case of steroids, the negatives clearly outweigh the positives.
In the National Library of Medicine, side effects of steroids included;
As you can see, the scales are quite lopsided.
Obviously, when someone is going out of their way to buy in illegal substance, they are aware of the implications and consequences. This does not necessarily mean that they are fully informed or understand the risks of a banned compound.
Many of these people are young boys, who quickly realise that looking like their childhood heroes is not as easy as it seems.
We are in a ‘microwave society’. That is, most of us expect successful results with little to no effort. Similarly, you cannot bake a cake in 15 seconds, it takes time.
People, particularly our youth, do not want to wait and want instant results
This results in many misinformed adolescence using steroids at a young age, which has become a major social problem in contemporary society.