The Health Risks Associated With The Use Of Anabolic Steroids

Written by Rick Mitchell

Anabolic steroids are classed as illegal drugs and are banned by most legitimate sports organizations. There can be no disputingrepparttar fact that testosterone boostsrepparttar 113047 development of muscle mass and aids sporting performance. Equally there is no doubt that its use can adversely affectrepparttar 113048 health and wellbeing of users.

The androgenic properties of testosterone can affectrepparttar 113049 body in many ways but often users see these as inconveniences that can be treated by using other drugs. The most common side effects of testosterone supplementation includerepparttar 113050 following:

1. Testicle shrinkage -repparttar 113051 body responds to testosterone overload by reducing its own production ofrepparttar 113052 hormone. This causesrepparttar 113053 testicles to shrink due to lack of use. When steroid usage stops,repparttar 113054 testicles will grow again but they could take at least six months to return to normal size.

2. Addiction - despite some users trying to convince themselves otherwise,repparttar 113055 use of steroids can result in physical and psychological addiction. Withdrawal symptoms can be severe with muscle shrinkage, weakness and loss of libido.

Know Your Muscle Building Exercises - The Legs

Written by Rick Mitchell

Every bodybuilder and weight trainer will have his or her favorite exercises for each body part. That's how it should be - as you progress throughrepparttar various stages of learning you'll understand what works best for you. It is useful, however, to take stock of your progress every so often and carry out an analysis of where you are and what changes, if any, are needed to move onwards and upwards.

Part of this analysis should include an assessment ofrepparttar 113046 core exercises that make up your bodybuilding training program. In this article we'll look atrepparttar 113047 leg exercises that have proven their worth to serious bodybuilders for many years. Where appropriate a series of exercises suitable for achieving pre-exhaustion will be presented. All exercises should be performed to failure with one set of six to eight reps.

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