This video posted on youtube shows the science of steriods and how
they create muscle rapidly, and also the dangers of steroid use.
Includes a look at some famous deaths thought to be brought on by
Some facts from the video
Lyle Alzado won a championship in Super Bowl XVIII as a player with
the Los Angeles Raiders blamed steroids for his battle with brain cancer
that eventually took his life at the age of 43.
Steve Michalik won a number of body building titles including the 1971
AAU Mr. USA, the Mr. America in 1972 and the NABBA Mr. Universe in 1975
as well as 22 other titles including the 1971 AAU Mr. Apollo and the
Most Muscular Man in the USA. Michalik claimed he used steroids for ten
years. His use first began in preparation for the 1975 Mr. Universe
According to Michalik, he suffered many serious health problems due to
his steroid use. It started with him passing blood in his urine; a sign
of the multiple liver tumors doctors later discovered. After recovering
from these bouts with cancer Michalik suffered a heart attack, followed
by a stroke. Since then, he was against the use of steroids. Although
not mentioned in the video, Michalik died on May 24, 2012. He was 63.
Common issues with steroids in men are breast swelling, shrinking of
testicles, and bad acne.
In women, often there is a permanent deepening of their voice, male
pattern baldness, facial area, and shrinking of the breasts.
The Incredible Hulk Lou
Ferrigno Lou Ferrigno portrayed the Incredible Hulk on television
every week in the late 1970s, and TV movies in the 1980s. He's a big
inspiration to me as he crosses the lines between two of my favorite
hobbies, weightlifting and comic books. He started weight lifting at age
13. His role model was body builder and Hercules star Steve Reeves. He's
won IFBB Mr. America, IFBB Mr. Universe, came second and third in the
Mr. Olympia competition, and second in the Masters Olympia. His favorite
superheroes as a child were Spider-man and the Hulk of course.
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Exercise - Tae Bo is a great way to work on balance, flexibility,
and burning off extra calories.
Hugh Jackman Wolverine
Workout Hugh Jackman likes to take his workouts a lot like you'd
imagine Wolverine would, that is with a huge amount of just plain
The complete title of the book is "Never Quit The
Back to Basics Fitness Guide ". It takes you through the four major
categories or steps to a healthier and happier you. It's not a short
term gimmicky program that we see a lot of these days.