Posts Tagged ‘Athletics’

NBA to Begin HGH Testing in 2015

The NBA now joins the list of major sports organizations that require human growth hormone blood testing. Starting in 2015-2016, during training camp this fall, all NBA players will be subjected to three tests, each one random. If a player were to test positive for human growth hormone, there is a 20 game suspension penalty [...]

John Daly challenges PGA Drug Testing

It’s no secret that drug testing of most major sports is constantly evolving to catch any and all forms of illegal drugs that may enhance a player’s ability in an unfair way. The Professional Golf Association Tour is no exception, having significantly amped up the frequency and accuracy of their test, ensuring that no illegal [...]


Andy Pettitte and the HGH Issue

Professional athletes are under a lot of pressure to perform at their best each and every game. Some athletes choose to use illegal substances such as steroids to get ahead of the competition. Other times, athletes begin to stand head and shoulders above the rest, then feel pressured to maintain their legendary status by turning [...]


HGH and Athletics

The human growth hormone, also known as HGH, is a highly controversial drug that is becoming more and more prevalent in the athletic community. The rumors are that it can make you faster, stronger, leaner, and an overall better competitor. However, recent studies are beginning to show that may not be true. The human growth [...]

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Peter Thiel Using HGH in Quest to Reach 120

Plenty of people would love to add an extra year or two to our lives. So, we eat healthy, exercise and try to keep our body systems functioning efficiently. That’s not good enough for Peter Thiel, a US technology entrepreneur. Peter Thiel, cofounder of PayPal and high-dollar Facebook investor, has begun taking human growth hormones [...]

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Human Growth Hormone and Dr. Oz

The human growth hormone (or HGH) is still something of a mystery. What we do know is that HGH is produced by the pituitary gland, and regulates growth in children and teens. HGH also regulates your body fluids, the growth of muscle and bone, as well as your sugar and fat metabolism. It also possibly [...]

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HGH Testing and UFC

Human Growth Hormone testing was in the news again recently when it was reported that UFC middleweight Cung Le, aged 42, was given a year-long suspension from competing in MMA Fighting due to a positive HGH test. The UFC yesterday rescinded their suspension due to flaws discovered in their testing process. The UFC becomes the [...]

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Simple Steps You Can Take to Help Your Body Produce HGH Naturally

Taking HGH supplements is a great way to replenish your body’s necessary levels of HGH. But there is more you can do to increase your body’s HGH levels, especially as you age and your body is not producing the natural amounts it did when you were younger. There are many natural ways to help your [...]

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Your HGH Questions Answered: How HGH Works in Your Body to Reduce the Signs of Aging

There is a time in life, when we are children, that the pituitary gland in the brain produces a high amount of human growth hormone. (HGH) This substance is responsible for supporting healthy growth and maintaining proper organ function as you age. As you age and your growth slows, the brain’s production of HGH slows [...]


NFL Agrees To League Wide HGH Study

A few months back, the NFL Player’s Association was asking for a league wide study to find the average HGH levels in NFL players. The NFLPA was demanding this study because they feel that the size of the average NFL is obviously much larger than the average person and that may lead to false positives [...]