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Anabolic Steroids, Injuries and Weight Training

Historically, anabolic steroids were first used in weight training 1950s and 1960s was confined to serious or elite athletes. The recreational or casual use of these training aids has become increasingly prevalent in the less hard core or fitness gyms.


A Site for Sore Shoulders

Microscopic muscle tears and strains are a normal response to heavy exercise. These minor ‘injuries’ don’t usually present any problems since the trainer is rarely awarepf them, acknowledging only a passing soreness a few days after a workout.


Knees Up

Anyone who engages in regular leg training that is two or three times a week, may at some time suffer with the condition – chondromalacia patellae.



Sciatica is commonly used to describe lower back and leg pain, true sciatica extends down the back or posterior aspect of the thigh and can extend beyond the knee, through the lower leg and foot. The sciatic nerve is the large nerve which comes out from the lower part of the spine.


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