Friday, April 20, 2012
Steroids and Performance
There is a clear relationship between taking anabolic steroids and muscle mass gains. However, whether these gains lead to increased strength or improved athletic performance is less clear. No study to date has demonstrated a Studies fail to show that steroids are able to do many of the things that people take them for including better muscle endurance, improved sprinting abilities, and shortened recovery times following workout.There are side effects that steroids bring on that can adversely influence performance such as unwanted increases in body weight, as well as declines in performance when steroid use is stopped.Furthermore, athletes who participate in team sports may find that the emotional outbursts that accompany steroid use hinder teamwork.