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Glimpses From History Of Steroids In Bodybuilding!

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Summary:
The <a href=http://www.isteroids.com/>history of steroids</a> in
bodybuilding is often linked with the idea of bigness, which in
bodybuilding just means big doses of anabolic steroids. The idea of
bigness was responsible for bringing up many out of control steroid
freaks in bodybuilding in the Seventies. The criterion of bigness was
actually created by IFBB for adjudicating winners of the international
contests, such as Mr. Olympia.


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history of steroids


Article Body:
The <a href=http://www.isteroids.com/>history of steroids</a> in
bodybuilding is often linked with the idea of bigness, which in
bodybuilding just means big doses of anabolic steroid s. The idea of
bigness was responsible for bringing up many out of control steroid
freaks in bodybuilding in the Seventies. The criterion of bigness was
actually created by IFBB for adjudicating winners of the international
contests, such as Mr. Olympia.

Arnold Schwarzenegger is perhaps the most prominent name in the history
of steroids in bodybuilding. Arnold got on steroids when he realized that
he needed to bulk up his body when he lost to Frank Zane in 1968. Arnold,
now the Governor of California, is honest enough to admit that he was
using steroids during his years as a champion body builder.

Actually, steroids were viewed totally different in the 70's. They were
considered as supplements, and they were not illegal at that time. The
bodybuilding celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lee Haney are
believed to be linked with steroids, however presently they speak against
steroid use.

One of the most notable cases of the recent <a
href=http://www.isteroids.com/>history of steroids</a> in body building is
Ronald Dean Coleman, popularly known as Ronnie Coleman. Ronnie, who
equaled Lee Haney’s record in Mr. Olympia, has been named in
investigations involving steroids. During the BALCO investigation, track
star Tim Montgomery testified under oath to a federal grand jury that
Victor Conte had bragged about getting Ronnie Coleman to use Winstrol, an
anabolic steroid. An ongoing investigation by a New York State grand jury
into online pharmacies also indicates that Coleman allegedly received
fraudulent prescriptions for steroids. Additionally, there are persistent
allegations by fitness enthusiasts and natural bodybuilders that Coleman
and most other professional bodybuilders are using anabolic steroids
and/or human growth hormone.
In an interview, the Austrian-born seven times former Mr. Olympia said,
"I have no regrets about it, because at that time, it was something new
that came on the market, and we went to the doctor and did it under
doctors' supervision." Arnold did admit the use of steroids, b ut also
pointed out that steroids were not illegal at that time. He said, “We
were experimenting with it. It was a new thing!”

However, Arnold does not encourage the use of steroids in the present
times. Arnold has urged bodybuilding officials to crack down on steroid
use and suggested calling a summit of the sport's leaders to discuss the
problem.