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Pumped: Straight Facts for Athletes about Drugs, Supplements, and Training

Pumped: Straight Facts for Athletes about Drugs, Supplements, and Training

Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson

ISBN: 978-0-393-32129-6

*Norton agency titles

192 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Steroids, stimulants, supplements: today's athlete is offered an array of drugs and dietary enhancements to solve every problem from weight to speed.

What's safe? What works? What's a waste of money? "Pumped" offers research-based information. It explains the body basics that every athlete must know for optimum performance. It also offers the reader straight information about drugs and supplements for weight control, muscle building, and endurance training. What an athlete uses in the off-training time is important too, and this text covers recreational drugs - from alcohol to speed—how they can seem to help performance, how they hurt, and for how long.