Steroids, the drug choice of some athletes, gym junkies and bodybuilders. But why? There are different forms of steroids called androgen steroids or anabolic steroids. They are used to increase the muscle mass and strength of one person. The main hormone the anabolic steroid forces your body to create is testosterone which promotes muscle building, helps you get them great gym gains. It will also increase the growth of hair and will make the voice deeper. It is also used to boost people’s performance; hence athletes are banned from using it. If they are found to be using it they will be banned or disqualified from what they are competing in. However steroids are also used for medical purposes, they are used for inflammatory issues like inflammation of the muscle and blood vessels.
Any other steroids except the medical grade ones are not good for your body and they come with many side effects. Here are some of the effects they may cause.
Men may develop:
Women may develop:
Both men and women will experience:
Despite this, people still use this drug to get the gym gains they desire. Why? There are other safe alternatives.
Many gym junkies turn to steroids because they are almost guaranteed to gain muscle quickly, but they don’t realise there are alternative and much safer ways to do that. One of the ways to do it safely is by eating correctly. By eating large amounts of protein and healthy foods it may help to promote the gain of muscles. Also working out regularly and steadily will also help to grow your muscles, this is because keeping fit will enlarge the size of the muscles, as well as your health. Supplements like shakes and pre and post workout drinks will also help to increase your performance safely. They will also help with your gym gains. There are also surgical options to help to give the look of the perfect gym body.
Surgical options include:
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