Why are Steroids Illegal in the United States? The History of 1990 Steroid Control Act

It's a theme that pops up again and again when discussing bodybuilding in the mid-twentieth-century. How did iconic lifters like Arnold or Frank Zane create their championship physiques? Was it all down to genetics? Hard work? Or was it due to steroids? What about a combination of all three? As someone who grew up on... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Steroid Use through History

We all know how competitive humans are, especially when it comes to sports. Athletes are pushing themselves harder and harder every day to be the best and achieve what nobody has achieved before. Sometimes they resort to various substances to enhance their performance, but many of those substances are actually quite harmful and forbidden. Still,... Continue Reading →

A Brief History of Steroids

Humans are considered to be species that are hard working, competitive and ambitious in all walks of life. Especially when it comes to sports, athletes have been found to be curious and conscious of their performances since the beginning of civilization. Ever since life existed, people have been discovering distinct and incongruous materials to boost... Continue Reading →

Friends to Enemies: Steroids and the United States

Note:┬áThis article is about the legal history of Anabolic Steroids in the United States and not an endorsement or discussion about steroids and performance. There is perhaps no other topic in sports that garners as emotional a reaction than the use of steroids or performance enhancing drugs by professional athletes. For some the ends justify... Continue Reading →

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