Dangers of doping

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What’s the big deal?

Most medications on the Prohibited List can be bought at a pharmacy – so they must be safe to use, right?

NO! Medications are for people with specific health issues – not healthy athletes. They were not approved to be used by healthy people, in higher doses and in combination with other substances.


What about dietary or nutritional supplements?

‘All-natural. Pure fast results.’ BEWARE!

Supplement companies are not highly regulated – meaning you never know what you are taking. There could be a banned substance in your ‘all-natural’ supplement.


What’s at risk?

All medications have side effects – but taking them when your body doesn’t need them can cause serious damage to your body and destroy your athletic career.


What else should you know?


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