Doping in sport: What is it and how is it being tackled?

Doping in sport: What is it and how is it being tackled? was featured on BBC.com in August of 2015. Although the article may have been published two years ago, the information is still important for athletes needing a quick 101 course for doping in sport. This article breaks down the complexities with doping in sport as well as what...[ read more ]

June 26, 2017

Painkillers and Cycling: Tramadol’s Dark Danger – An Athlete’s Story

This article, Painkillers and Cycling: Tramadol's Dark Danger, was written by Caley Fretz about how cyclist Ian Mullins worked through his painkiller addiction after he became injured. It is a brave story about how hard it can be for athletes to work for their goals while fighting through the pain. This is a story about how an injury progressed into...[ read more ]

April 8, 2017

Are You Racing Clean? – Keeping Yourself Safe as an Athlete

Are You Racing Clean? was featured on Triathlete.com about racing clean and how to protect yourself as an athlete from banned substance contamination by AJ Johnson. Athletes can never be too sure about what is in their dietary supplements. That is why we work with our partner, BSCG the Gold Standard in third-party banned substance testing and certification, to make...[ read more ]

April 7, 2017

Steroids on Amazon.com

Even though they are illegal without a prescription and banned in sport, steroids can still be purchased on Amazon.com. With schools across the nation developing programs to keep these banned products out of the hands of students, they are able to obtain such compounds with a click of the mouse on Amazon. Many people have been discussing high school steroid...[ read more ]

Methylhexaneamine Information for Athletes to Consider

                      The world is awash with more and more news about methylhexaneamine and positive drug tests related to it.  We have already written a couple blog posts about the compound and provided methylhexaneamine information.  Yesterday we noted an article in The Herald Sun in Australia entitled: Athletes warned of supplement risk:...[ read more ]

August 18, 2015

Methylhexaneamine, Recent Positives and the Larger Issues

Methylhexaneamine recent positive drug tests are back in the news again, this time after 14 Indian athletes tested positive for it. This is not the first time this substance has caused a problem with positive drug tests.   Methylhexaneamine is a weak stimulant that was added to the WADA list of banned substances in 2010. It is very similar to...[ read more ]

Growth Hormone, the Growth Cycle, and Training

An article about growth hormone, the biology of the growth cycle, and athlete training by Rick Crawford. We know that we improve when we train… at least we train with that goal. Each time we step out the door to go workout, we hope to come back with a training effect. Competitive athletes all share the objective to train and...[ read more ]

Give Me Some Sugar! – Article All About Carbohydrates

                      Breakdown of the differences in carbohydrates and how they effect your body by Ilana Katz MS, RD, CSSD Athletes are well aware that carbohydrates are their main source of energy, particularly during activity. Seems simple enough, but all carbohydrates are not the same. Carbohydrates (carbs) are categorized as either...[ read more ]

June 25, 2015