Steroids Should Not Be Banned

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Steroids By: Taci Miller For many years people have debated whether not to have steroids in sports, or to keep them away from all competition. However some athletes use steroids anyway to “get ahead” of the competition. These action can cause athletes being kicked out of a game or even all future competition. Some people ask “Why use steroids?” Some athletes use drugs, where they can train their bodies hard and then have their bodies recover fast. Different types of athletes use steroids in different ways depending on what sport the athlete is partaking in. Depending on what the athlete is trying to achieve they will combine certain drugs to give them the result that they want(Knight 23). Another reason that some athletes may start to use…show more content…
The use of steroids has forever changed the face of professional sports, making it a world fueled by drug contacts instead of skill and talent. Roids, juice, hype, or pump are names that people may use when talking about steroids. Anabolic steroids are different from steroids medications. Anabolic steroids help build muscle, buy steroids can not help the ability and or skill of the athlete. Genetics, body size, age, sex, diet and how the athlete trains determines ability(State Health Department 1). "Steroids fall into the category of ergogenic drugs. A drug that is classified as orogenetic is a substance that can be used to improve athletic performance. Other ergogenic drugs include prohormones, such as androstenedione and androstenediol, growth hormones, and nutritional supplements. While these substances may act on the body in different ways, the goals are the same: to gain muscles, increase endurance, and speed muscle and strength recovery."(Knight 7). "Athletes who are doping rarely take one kind of drug. More commonly, they will do what is called stacking, which means combining a number of drugs in order to have the best chance at success. Unfortunately, stacking can also lead to overdose and greater chances of permanently damaging vital organs."(Knight 23). Even tho stacking is very bad for everyone, people
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