Performance-Enhancement Drugs in Sports

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What is performance-enhancement and supplement? Performance- Enhancement and supplement is to enhance ones appearance and to avoid fatigue in an athletic. What can the performance-enhancement drugs do to your body, and the side effects and risk of using steroid has on an individual? The effects steroids have on a male, female and an adolescent. And why would any body use these drugs to enhance their body futures by putting something in your body that is naturally produced.

The usage of performance-enhancing drugs in today sport is more often heard of; like in baseball, football, basketball, weightlifting, and even in the Olympics. It is not only in the major league but it is also in our school sports as well. There are different types of drugs that is being used, how they are being used, and why they are being used by the athletics, some of the side effects these drugs may have and the consequences they may have on an individual.

Some of the most commonly used steroids are anadrol, oxandrin, dianabol, winstrol, decadurabolin, and equipoise. The reasons why most of the athletics are using the drugs is to increase their muscles mass, it also cut down on them from being fatigue after they are done with their workouts it also keeps them from getting sore. Some of the high school athletics are using is to increase their admirations from their family, friends. It is also that they are peer pressured into using the drug by friends family and even their coach. The athletic are sacrifices their body to their sports so they can win the games. Some of the high school students who are using may get the Performance-Enhancement Drugs 2 opportunity for them to go to the major league and a chance to receive a scholarship to a...