Apr
12

Body Positivity and the Fight against Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs 

posted on April 12th 2017 in All Blogs & Current Events with 0 Comments

Body Positivity

It’s become increasingly clear that appearance and performance enhancing drugs are not just for professional, or even student-athletes. The average age for first time anabolic steroid users is only 15 years old High school girls are the fastest growing user group. The top three reasons that young people report that they turn to these substances […]

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Feb
07

How big is the youth APED problem? Vol. 2

posted on February 7th 2017 in All Blogs & The APED Problem with 0 Comments

High School Volleyball Match In Gymnasium

In my first blog post on this subject, I shared the most current data that exists on anabolic steroid usage among high school students. To review, the current data shows that about 7% of high school students admit to using anabolic steroids. Let’s look at some associated data that makes this high school data more […]

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Jan
17

How big is the youth APED problem? Vol. 1

posted on January 17th 2017 in All Blogs & The APED Problem with 0 Comments

High School Basketball Team Playing Game

Market research shows that few adults are aware of the scope of the youth anabolic steroid problem. Most believe that steroid use is limited to professional athletes. Few are aware that so many of our high school and college students are actively using Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs) like anabolic steroids and other similar […]

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